Yucatan Heritage Tour (8 days) (departs from Cancun)

World Heritage Sites, are landmarks or areas which has been officially recognized by the United Nations, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, scientific or some other form of significance.

To date Mexico boasts 34 such sites, each one of them legally protected by international treaties. On this incredible tour of the Yucatan Peninsula visit 4 World Heritage Sites, including the spectacular ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, the pristine wetlands and coastal forests of the massive Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, the alluring colonial city of Campeche and the hidden secrets of the ancient Mayan settlement of Calakmul.

DAY 1
Arrival at Cancun
Transfer to Puerto Morelos
Overnight in Puerto Morelos

DAY 2
Coral reef lecture
Coral reef snorkel tour (National Marine Park)
Tropical rainforest lecture
Tour of botanical gardens
Transfer to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve (World Heritage Site)
Overnight in Sian Ka’an

DAY 3
Sian Ka’an lecture
Boat tour of wetlands
Forest hike
Overnight in Sian Ka’an

DAY 4
Transfer to Kohunlich
Tour of Kohunlich archaeological site
Bat lecture
Bat observation
Calakmul lecture (World Heritage Site)
Overnight in Kohunlich

DAY 5
Tour of Calakmul archaeological site
Transfer to Campeche (World Heritage Site)
City tour of Campeche
Colonial cities lecture
Overnight in Campeche

DAY 6
Transfer to Merida
City tour of Merida
Overnight in Merida

DAY 7
Tour of Chichen Itza archaeological site (World Heritage Site)
Transfer to Rio Lagartos
Bird watching tour (pink flamingos)
Transfer to Cancun
Overnight in Cancun

DAY 8
Transfer to Cancun International Airport

$1,995

Features

Your Yucatan Heritage Tour (8 days) (departs from Cancun) includes the following:

  • Bilingual staff
  • Land transportation
  • Lodging
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance fees
  • All equipment required
Details
  • Tour duration: 7 nights, 8 days
  • Tour departure: From Cancun (details will accompany your reservation confirmation)
  • Activity level: easy to moderate
  • Clients who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate
Recommendations

Please bring the following to your Yucatan Heritage Tour (8 days) (departs from Cancun):

  • Biodegradable sunscreen/repellent
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit
  • Comfortable walking/hiking shoes
  • Suitable and sufficient clothing
  • Camera
  • Torch or headlamp
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Backpack
  • Extra $$ for beverages, lunches, dinners, tips, souvenirs etc…
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