Walled Mayan city of Tulum served as a major port for Coba. Jade, obsidian, ceramics, incense burners, gold and copper objects, salt and textiles were among some of the goods brought by traders to Tulum by sea that would be dispersed inland. The ruins are situated on 12-meter tall cliffs, inside the Tulum National Park overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.
Cobá was one of the most important Maya cities in the Yucatan Peninsula. The city is hidden in the heart of the jungle. Visitors can enjoy the shaded paths of the sacbeos (white roads), three settlements, 2 pelota courts and admire the tallest (42m) Mayan pyramid in the Yucatan, Nohoch Mul. The archaeological site contains numerous steles (free-standing, carved stone slabs) that document the rites and important events in the city.
Chichen Itza is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico. This pre-Columbian city built by the Maya was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. In 2007 a massive step pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan which dominates the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Ikkil – one of the most beautiful cenotes in Yucatan. A natural freshwater pool of almost perfect circular shape of 60 meters. The height of the cenote is 27 meters and the water is 50 meters deep. The cenote is surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden which is home to a number of different species of birds. Spider monkeys also live in the area.
We start the tour with a visit to the ancient Mayan port of Tulum – a city built on a cliff in a breathtaking scenery. Walled Mayan city of Tulum served as a major port for Coba. Jade, obsidian, ceramics, incense burners, gold and copper objects, salt and textiles were among some of the goods brought by traders to Tulum by sea that would be dispersed inland. The ruins are situated on 12-meter tall cliffs, inside the Tulum National Park overlooking one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. This is where our adventure with the Mayan beliefs begins. We get to know the sacred tree La Ceiba, which represents the cycle of life and death, and the legends of the underworld and spiritual guides.
Our next stop is an ancient city of Coba – the oldest Mayan city in Yucatan. There we will find out how the Mayan code was broken, we will see stone tablets (stelles) and the history of the city written on them. We will visit this archaeological zone by driving in two-person Mayan rickshaws.
We visit the tequila distillery, where we will learn about the production process of this famous drink, we will be able to try various types of tequila, mezcal and liqueurs. Possibility to purchase original gifts, e.g. mezcal with gusano de maguey or scorpion, real vanilla, honey, agave syrup and coffee.
We explore the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, one of the most important centers of Mayan culture, and one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Free time for photos or the purchase of souvenirs is provided.
Lunch. A choice of dishes from the buffet, including traditional cochnita pibil and local drinks: fresh lemonade, hibiscus water, local beer. – Bathing in one of the most beautiful cenotes in the Yucatan – Ik Kil. The amazing scenery, lianas and tropical garden will remain in your memories forever.
What to take with you:
Sun protection, swimming suit, towel. Lockers and life jackets are available in the cenote. Please take a shower before entering the cenote. We recommend visitors to use eco-friendly sunscreen as it helps protect the environment.
Price includes: transportation to / from hotel, entrance fees, licensed tour guide, a bottle of water, lunch.
Price does not include: other beverages and tips.
Prices depend on the number of people in the group.