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Excursions

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Chichen Itza and Valladolid (1 day)

Excursion recommended by our Discovery Center

Chichen Itzá… Is the worldwide most known pre-Columbian city in the northern Yucatán; its astonishing monumental architecture tells the history of its occupation by the pre-Hispanic Maya and Toltec culture. The famous Kukulkan Pyramid, the largest Mesoamerican Ball Court and the Astronomical Observatory are only a few of the magnificent structures found within the site. Since 1988, Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In 2007 it was elected as one of the New 7 Wonders of the world. 

Ex-Convent “San Bernardino de Siena”… Built in 1552 in the city of Valladolid, was the first seat of the Franciscan order in the Yucatan Peninsula. The convent is a testimony of the Maya evangelization at the time of the Spanish conquest. Later, it was used as an important strategic point during the Rebellion of the Yucatan native population against the white community; historically referred to as “The Cast War”. One day tour (7am – 6.30pm) ? Program of the day:

Morning visit of the famous Archeological site of Chichen Itza (3 hour guided tour)

Enjoy Lunch at the restaurant “Villa Arqueologica Chichen Itzá” next to the site. The onsite pool is available for a refreshing swim! (aprox. 1 hour)

Afternoon visit to the Ex Convent “San Bernardino” in Valladolid; between historical past and present Yucatecan lifestyle.(aprox. 1 hour guided tour) For your information:
Cultural excursion Multilingual tour guide, certified by the Mexican Tourism Board
Transport: By bus

Transfer 2hours and 15 minutes one way

Chichen Itza Express (half day)

Visit the famous archeological site of Chichen Itza, the most remarkable Precolumbian site in the Yucatan peninsula. Its architecture tells the story of the occupation of the Prehispanic Mayan and Toltec civilisations, with such magnificent examples as the astonishing Kukulkan pyramid, the largest Central American ball game pitch in the world, and the astronomical observatory, In 1980, Chichen Itza was ranked a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in 2007 it became one of the 7 new Wonders of the Modern World.

Eco Coba and Cenote (1 day)

Excursion recommended by our Discovery Center 
This excursion by bike will allow you to visit the very extensive site of Coba, discover its most secret treasures hidden deep within the jungle. Swim in a natural decor of stalactites at the Cho-Ha Cenote.
Lunch followed by a meeting with a Mayan family.
transport: Mini-bus. transfer: 1 hour 50 mins

Ek Balam and Ria Lagartos (1 day)

Excursion recommended by our Discovery Center 
Ek Balam The most recent unearthed Maya site in the Yucatan Peninsula, containing some of the finest Maya artistic works and one of the most astonishing monuments in the Maya World, known as “Acropolis”, still accessible to reach to its top location!

Ria Lagartos The Biosphere Reserve at the Gulf of Mexico in the Northern coast of the Yucatan is one of the most important breeding areas of the Pink Flamingo in North America. Throughout the entire year hundreds of individuals of this elegant bird can be observed in their natural habitat. More than 300 other bird species find ideal feeding and nesting grounds in this protected area. For your information:

Horseback outing (half day)

Guided by professional riders, this enjoyable horseback ride will take you to the discovery of the surrounding area with its haciendas that are considered as being the local cultural heritage of the region. A Mexican snack rounds up this outing.

Isla Mujeres Discovery (1 day)

Depart from Club Med. This boat outing will transport you to the blue Caribbean of Isla Mujeres.
On the program: trip on board a golf cart of the island to discover its history and its nature, free time to discover the city center streets and finally swim in the ocean.Lunch included.

Playa del Carmen (half day)

In the heart of the “Riviera Maya”, 35 miles south of Cancun, the bohemian flare of this coastal town is fascinating every visitor. Strolling along its traffic free Mainstreet “Quinta Avenida”, seemed with small boutiques, bars, cafés and restaurants, all uniquely decorated and only seconds from the beach, sets everyone in vacation mode.

Speed boat in the laguna (half day)

Fun for the whole family or group of friends. On bord your own boat, sail on the lagoon of Cancun and appreciate the mangroves and the panoramic views of Cancun.

Swim with the Dolphins (half day)

A dream come true…The encounter with these gentle and intelligent sea mammals is a lifetime experience. Different programs and times are available. The tour includes besides the dolphin encounter the many water attractions the Wet’n Wild Park has to offer.

Tulum (half day)

Excursion recommended by our Discovery Center 
Morning visit, on a little hill next to the turquoise ocean, of the archeological site of Tulum, only fortified site of the Mayan world. Site protected as a world Heritage site by UNESCO.

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