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Mayan Highlights

Mayan Highlights
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9 Days

Highlights

Soak up true Mexican culture, marvel at the beauty of Palenque, relax on world-class beaches

What's included

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Accommodation
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Dinner
If you’re short on time but want to delve into the Yucatán, this wide-ranging itinerary in one of Mexico’s most fascinating regions is a worthwhile alternative to the mainstream. Snorkel Caribbean reefs and laze on beautiful white-sand beaches. Enter the world of the ancient Maya at Chichén Itzá and the incredible jungle ruins of Palenque. Your experienced Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will reveal the region’s hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on ancient ruins and vibrant sites, or revel in a tranquil sunset from Playa del Carmen's beaches.
Mayan Highlights
Starts
Playa del Carmen
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9 Days
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Playa del Carmen

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá and an orientation walk in Mérida.
  • Opt to visit the ruins of Uxmal or swim in cenotes (underground pools) in the Yucatán.
  • Travel day to Palenque in the lush dense jungle of Chiapas.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Mayan ruins of Palenque.
  • Transfer to Bacalar and spend time on the beach looking out at the crystal-clear lake.
  • Opt to kayak around the lagoon or explore the nearby fortress.
  • Travel to Playa del Carmen to lounge on Mayan Riviera beaches. Enjoy dinner at a G Adventures-supported community restaurant with a youth-focused art program.
    Meals: DINNER
  • Depart at any time.