A tour for those who do not have much time but which allows you to enjoy in just three days all the history and archaeological charm of Yucatan.
From Chichen Itza to Uxmal, from Ekbalam to Coba, we will visit, thanks to the Discovery Yucatan itinerary, some of the most important ceremonial centers of the Mayan's world in Mexico.
The itinerary can be combined with another tour or a holiday resort, suitable for those who want to enjoy a cultural experience along with sea and relaxation.

Trip summary

  • Travel style Group departure
  • Departure Cancun
  • End Cancun
  • Countries
    • Mexico
  • City
    • Ek Balam
    • Uxmal
    • Chichen Itza
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips
  • Accommodation Superior
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

  • 1
    Cancun - Merida
    Day 1

    Departure for our sightseeing of the archaeological area of Ek Balam.

    Ek Balam, in Maya meaning "Black Jaguar", lived its splendor between 700 and 1000 AD. During the visit of this wonderful ceremonial center you will see the large Central Square, where you'll find three important buildings for worship and the main pyramid known as "The Tower"  which, in size, can be compared to the most important structures in the North Eastern Yucatan.

    At the end, departure to Cobà. Lunch at restaurant. In the afternoon visit to the archaeological site of Coba, which was not discovered and plundered by the Spaniards, home of the tallest pyramid in Mexico: the Nohoch Mul.

    Continuation to Merida and overnight.

    Visited places:
    • Cancun
    • Ek Balam
    • Cobà
    • Merida
  • 2
    Day 2

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Visit of the archaeological site of Uxmal, about an hour far from Merida.

    This site, whose name means "built in three stages," is an example of the classical and post-classical Mayan age. The main buildings are: the Pyramid of the Magician, the Palace of the Governors and the Quadrangle of the Nuns.

    Lunch at restaurant and return to Merida.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Visited places:
    • Merida
    • Uxmal
    Accommodation offered:
  • 3
    Merida - Cancun
    Day 3

    On the way visit to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Mayan capital, flourished between the fifth and tenth centuries AD. Here you can visit the imposing monuments of archaeological sites placed in northern and central area: the Temple of Kukulkan, the Temple of the Warriors, the Ball Court and the Well of Sacrifice.

    Lunch at restaurant.

    In the afternoon we will drive to Merida, known as the "White City" where residences in French, Italian and Arabic style are evidence of a past prosperity that came from the trade of the fibers and agave.

    Panoramic tour of the Main Square, where you can admire the main monuments of the city: the Cathedral, the Government Palace, the Municipal Palace and the House of Montejo.

    Then we will continue to Cancun to finish your holiday or maybe, to combine it with a sea tour.

    Visited places:
    • Merida
    • Chichen Itza
    • Cancun
    Accommodation offered:
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation at selected hotels according to the reported treatment
    • Local assistance by the English speaking partner's staff
    Price does not include
    • Tips
    • Extras
    • Optional excursions
    • International flights
    • Everything not included in " the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services