Mayan Adventure – Yucatan, Mexico 2012

This was our itinerary

May 9: Arrive Cancun…. picked up and
transferred to Tulum. Relax, enjoy the beach.
May 10: Visit the spectacular Tulum Ruins, the only ruins built
above the sea. Afternoon of leisure.
May 11: After breakfast an early departure to Valladolid via
the majestic ruins of Coba which spreads through forests and lakes.
Overnight Meson de Marques
May 12: After breakfast a visit to Ek-Balam, recently excavated
in 1998. Some of the most spectacular carvings are found here.
On to Chitchin Itza.
Overnight The Hacienda
May 13: After breakfast a visit to the most dramatic and largest
of the Mayan cities Chichen Itza.
Overnight The Hacienda
May 14: Another day at Chichen Itza.
Overnight The hacienda
May 15: After breakfast we drive to Merida, the Yucatan’s capital.
Merida is the most tropical of Mexico’s colonial cities.
It was built on the ruins of the Mayan city of Ti’ho.
Overnight Mision de Fray Diego
May 16: After breakfast we drive north to Dzibilchaltun. A great
swimming cenote here. A cenote is a limestone hole filled
with fresh spring water. There are many throughout the Yucatan.
On our return will have ½ day tour of Merida, an official city for handicrafts. Best place to find that hammock for those lazy days
at home.
Overnight Mision de Fray Diego

May 17: After breakfast we drive onto Campeche via the
hugely atmospheric ruins of Uxmal. On the sea, Campeche
is the most complete Spanish walled city in Mexico.
Overnight Castlemar
May 18: After breakfast a ½ day tour of Campeche.
Afternoon free to explore this seaside colonial city.
The other official city for handicrafts and traditional
textiles like serapes.
Overnight Castlemar
May 19: Drive to Cancun.
Overnight Radisson
May 20: Cancun……fly back to Havana