Zona Arqueológica de Uxmal

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  • Uxmal & Kabah Full-Day Tour from Merida

    1. Uxmal & Kabah Full-Day Tour from Merida

    Discover some of the highest representations of Mayan art and architecture on this 6-hour tour from Merida to the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uxmal, and the large archaeological site of Kabah. First, drive 65 miles south to the pre-Hispanic town of Uxmal, which dates from between 700 and 1000 AD. Built on a layout revealing the Mayans knowledge of astronomy, tour the Pyramid of the Magician, Quadrangle of the Nuns, and Palace of the Governor to see why many consider Uxmal to be the high point of Mayan art. Continue to the ruins of Kabah, a Mayan archaeological site connected to the ruins of Uxmal by an 11-mile (18 kilometer) raised pedestrian causeway. The largest archaeological site in Puuc, after Uxmal, admire the hundreds of stone masks of the long-nosed rain god Chaac on the façade of the Palace of the Masks. The name "Kabah" or "Kabaah" is thought to come from the ...

    Spent an incredibly informative and in-depth visit to Uxmal. The guide certainly knows his stuff and taught our small group a lot about the Mayan cultures through the amazing constructions. We had a perfect tour, everything was great!

  • From Mérida: Uxmal, Hacienda Yaxcopoil and Cenote with Lunch

    2. From Mérida: Uxmal, Hacienda Yaxcopoil and Cenote with Lunch

    Explore the rich culture and heritage of Mexico on a day trip to Uxmal, Yaxcopoil, and Cenote Peba. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Mérida, and enjoy a delicious lunch during the tour. After pickup from selected hotels, head to Hacienda Yaxcopoil, a colonial estate. Admire the arched buildings of this country house, wander through the large halls, and see the original furnishings. Stroll in the lush gardens and learn about the hacienda’s history, from its origins to the henequen industry. Continue back in time to the pre-Hispanic era, with a guided tour of Uxmal. Discover the features and architectural style that make this Mayan archaeological site unique. Climb the Pyramid of the Fortune Teller, see the Quadrangle of the Nuns, and enter the Governor’s Palace. Stop to enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant, before continuing to Cenote Peba. Cool down with a swim in the...

  • Uxmal with Private Guide and Transportation from Merida

    3. Uxmal with Private Guide and Transportation from Merida

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Merida at the time of your preference aboard a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle. Go directly from your hotel to Uxmal’s Archaeological Site, known by many as place of legend and myth. It is situated within a series of hills known as the Puuc or “mountainous area” in the Mayan language.  In this amazing archaeological site a private bilingual guide will take you to explore colossal constructions like the Magicians Pyramid, the Governors Palace, the Dove’s Temple and the Nuns Quadrangle. The archaeological structures and buildings located throughout Uxmal are ornamented with geometrical figures and masks of the rain god, Chaac. The rain god was considered by the Maya people as one of the most important of their deities. After your visit you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch at the restaurants of either the beautiful Hacienda Uxmal o...

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What people are saying about Zona Arqueológica de Uxmal

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Spent an incredibly informative and in-depth visit to Uxmal. The guide certainly knows his stuff and taught our small group a lot about the Mayan cultures through the amazing constructions. We had a perfect tour, everything was great!

Great tour

We had an excellent guide in Raoul and a very interesting day.