trek is an exciting mix of tropical Mexico, ancient Mayan Indian cultures,
steamy jungles, mystical highlands and the enchanting, inviting beaches of
Discover the fascinating, ancient Mayan city of
Itza before heading to the capital of the Yucatan, Merida. We can shop
in the large markets, dine in the outdoor cafes and discover the cultural
heritage of this great colonial city.
Travel into the heart of the Yucatan to climb the heights of the Pyramid of
the Magician at the fabled city of Uxmal. Enter the Jungles of the Lacendon
which surround the mystical city of Palenque. Climb the stairs of the Temple
of Inscriptions and scan the horizon from the observatory as did the Mayan
priests/astronomers centuries ago.
Jungle gives way to the lush mountain highlands of Chiapas, passing quaint
Indian villages, bountiful coffee plantations and the refreshing
waterfalls of Agua Azul en route to San Cristobal de las Casas. Wander its
bustling streets, teeming with colourful Indian markets and beautiful handicrafts.
Outlying villages, such as San Juan Chamula, where the present day Mayans
are garbed in their traditional clothing and speak Tzetzal and Tzotzil dialects,
the languages of their ancestors. Drop out of the highlands and cross the
vast Yucatan Peninsula, passing pyramids and ancient cities of the Maya before
arriving at the Caribbean coast in Quintana Roo. Stop for a refreshing swim
in the exotic lagoon of
Azul - a fitting introduction to the relaxed pace of the Caribbean. Our coastal
Tulum is surrounded by swaying palm trees, white sandy beaches and sparkling
blue waters. Days are spent relaxing on pristine beaches, visiting nearby
resorts or exploring underwater wonders of natural parks such as
before returning to Cancun. .
1. Cancun - Chichen Itza
2/3. Merida (Hotel paid locally)
6/7. San Cristobal de las Casa
13. Playa del Carmen
Note: This tour may operate in either direction.
INCLUDED IN PRICE
- Tour Guide
- Entry Fees
- Transportation by adventure vehicle
- Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
- All camping fees & equipment
- Visit to Indian villages
- Admission to all parks and archaeological sites en route including:
- Agua Azul waterfalls
- Misol-Ha waterfalls
- Cenote Azul
- Xel-Ha Marine Park
- Chichen Itza
To make a
reservation: Click "Book Now" at the top of the page. You
will receive a voucher via e-mail within 24 hours (in most cases) that you
will print out and bring with you to Cancun.