9 Day itinerary in Mexico, North America

Discover Merida's nature, culture, and gastronomy

Discover Merida's nature, culture, and gastronomy

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By Karen



Physical Difficulty


Recommended Age


Operated in

English, Spanish


On Some Day Trips

starting point


trip type


trip attributes


Visit markets

Meet local people

Indigenous culture


Historic & cultural landmarks

Outdoors & Nature

Food & Drink













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Day 1

place Arrival to Merida

Free day in Merida Departure from your city to Mérida. We will give you all recommendations for this day. Sleep in Merida.

Day 2

place Celestun

You will navigate between mangroves and flamingos and visit a wate whole, ending the tour you can spend the afternoon on a virgin beach in a hotel that offers all services (swimming pool, restaurant, kayak, lounge chairs, etc). Sleep in Merida

Guide: Included for the day

Day 3

place Uxmal

Visit the archaeological site of Uxmal, an ancient Mayan city of the classic period. Today it is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture. Then, visit the chocolate museum that is in Uxmal, this is an 8-minute walk from the archaeological zone of Uxmal, we take a tour of five exhibition halls, you will learn about the role of cocoa over time as in pre-Hispanic times, where its use was as currency. Finishing the experience in the cocoa museum you can eat typical food at the Temozón hacienda, one of the most beautiful haciendas in the area. Sleep in Merida

Day 4

place Mucuyche and Sotuta de Peón

Mucuyché: Visit an area of ​​abandoned haciendas, in one of them there are 3 cenotes and 2 of them are joined by a channel that you can swim for about 25 minutes, letting yourself go to reach the other. An incredible place. Sotuta de Peón: Visit to the Hacienda de Sotuta to learn about the Henequén process in a Truck and end up in a beautiful cenote. Sleep in Merida

Day 5

place 7 cenotes: adventure day

It is an adventure that allows you to free your spirit! Adventurous day to connect with nature and face different challenges. You will contemplate nature from your bicycle, immerse yourself in crystal clear waters of 3 or 4 different cenotes, explore a cave, enjoy traditional Yucatecan food, and live different emotions. Sleep in Merida

Day 6

place Honey Workshop

Departure from Mérida to visit Izamal (Yellow Magical Town). Then you will enjoy a Honey workshop. You will learn the whole process about bee honey and melipona honey. It is a community of beekeepers, called Apicultura Sinanche, it is a local cooperative. Finishing the workshop go to Progress beach. Sleep in Merida.

Day 7

place Chichen Itza

Tour in the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. At the end of the visit you can eat Yucatecan food in a community and have an exclusive cenote to cool off and rest. Light and sound show at the night to enjoy Chichen Itza show at night. Sleep in Valladolid

Day 8

place Rio Lagartos and Las Coloradas

Departure from Valladolid towards Río lagartos and Las coloradas (Approx 2:00 hours on the way). Here you will enjoy immersing yourself in Río lagartos and Las coloradas. Return to Valladolid. Sleep in Valladolid

Day 9

place Ruins of Ek Balam or ATVs

Departure from Valladolid Option 1: Visit the ruins of Ek Balam, bike tour and its cenotes. Option 2: ATV tour in the jungle and ending the tour visit a cenote. Return to Mexico (Look for a flight that leaves after 5 pm) End of the tour

What’s Included

About Karen


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Meet local people

Indigenous culture

Travel with Purpose

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Outdoors & Nature

Since 2014, I have been connecting travelers with local communities. My passion to help other communities thrive, to preserve the indigenous cultures of Mexico as well as its natural habitats, and help travelers discover this treasure.

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