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4 Day itinerary in Mexico, North America

Explore Merida & Surroundings

Discover Merida, the cultural heart of the Yucatán Peninsula and explore its surroundings in different expeditions on this 4-day adventure. Start your trip visiting Celestun and ride a boat with the chance to see the famous flamingos in the area, swim in different cenotes, visit the archaeological s... Read More

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Overview

Physical Difficulty

Easy
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Recommended Age

Everyone

Operated in

English, Spanish

GUIDANCE

On Some Day Trips

starting point

Mérida

trip type

Private

trip attributes

Outdoors & Nature

Start / End

Highlights

1

Get the chance to see the beautiful flamingos in Celestún

2

Discover the Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyché and take a dip in the crystalline waters

3

Visit the archaeological site of Uxmal and the chocolate museum

4

Learn about the Henequen process in the Hacienda de Sotuta

Itinerary

Mid-Range Accommodation arrow_drop_down

Day 1

place Trip to Celestún

Start your trip visiting the beautiful Celestún! Here you will be able to navigate between mangroves and flamingos, and you will have the chance to visit a water spring. Finishing the tour, you can go spend the afternoon chilling on a virgin beach and use the facilities of the hotel (pool, restaurant, kayak, lounge chairs, etc). Sleep in Mérida.

Accommodation:

  • Mid-Range Accommodation: CASA LUCIA
Day 2

place Trip to Mucuyché & Sotuta de Peón

Our first stop today will be Mucuyché. Where you will visit an area of abandoned haciendas. In one of them there are 3 cenotes and 2 of them are joined by a channel in which you can swim for about 25 minutes, letting yourself go to get to the other. An amazing place! Then, we will proceed to Sotuta de Peón. Visit to the Hacienda de Sotuta to learn about the Henequen process in a Truck and after this, we will finish our day tour in a beautiful cenote. Sleep in Mérida.

Accommodation:

  • Mid-Range Accommodation: CASA LUCIA
Day 3

place Trip to Uxmal

Today you will visit the wonderful archaeological site of Uxmal, an ancient Mayan city of the classical period. Today it is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture. Right after, you will 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 rooms, in which you will learn the role of cacao through time as in pre-Hispanic times, where its use was as currency. Finishing the experience at the cocoa museum, you can go to eat typical food at the Temozón hacienda, one of the most beautiful haciendas in the area. Sleep in Mérida.

Accommodation:

  • Mid-Range Accommodation: CASA LUCIA
Day 4

place Free Day in Merida

Enjoy a free day exploring the beautiful city of Merida before your transfer back to the airport. Hope to see you soon!

What’s Included

Accommodation expand_less

  • CASA LUCIA

Transport expand_less

  • All transfers as per itinerary

Activities expand_less

  • Boat tour in Celestún
  • Guided visit to the archaeological site of Uxmal
  • Visit to the Chocolate museum
  • Tour of the Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Extras expand_less

  • Tickets to the Chocolate museum
  • Tickets to Mucuy Che

Not Included expand_less

  • Not included meals
  • Tips
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses

About Karen

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Expertise: 

Hiking

Rafting

Snorkeling/Diving

Meet local people

Indigenous culture

Travel with Purpose

Beach & Sea

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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FROM PRICE PER TRAVELER

$988 USD