A tour for those with a keen interest in Maya history! Explore Chiapas & the Yucatan’s most famous sites as well as some lesser known ruins on this tour of Mexican’s ancient civilisation. From the jungle cities of Yaxchilan and Palenque, to the UNESCO World Heritage Listed ruins of Uxmal, this tour shows off the best of the ancient Mayan archaeology. And for those who would like to delve deeper into this extraordinary civilisation, there are plenty of other incredible Maya experiences to be had in Mexico and Central America.
Arrive Villa Hermosa airport this morning & transfer overland to the town of Palenque.
Full day tour visiting two mysterious Mayan sites, Yaxchilán and Bonampak. Famous for their sculpture and steles, these cities are located in the Lacandon Jungle and surrounded by lush foliage.
Half day tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque, built on the fringe of the Chiapas Jungle. Transfer overland to Campeche this afternoon and overnight.
Early morning departure to Calakmul, set deep in the tropical forest of the Tierras Bajas. Continue to Balamku, the Temple of the Jaguar, one of the most important sites in Mexico.
Tour of Uxmal, one of the best maintained ruins in the Yucatan, for an exploratory tour of the site. Continue to Merida and stay overnight.
Free day to explore Merida.
Full day tour travelling across the Yucatán Peninsula from Mérida to Playa del Carmen, with a tour of the spectacular ruins of Chichén Itzá along the way. Lunch is included in today’s tour.
Half day tour Tulum ruins, the only Mayan site built on the coast, a spectacular setting. Afternoon at leisure.
Transfer to the airport for your onwards flight.