FLAMINGOS, CAVES AND CENOTES (UNDERGROUND RIVERS) OF YUCATÁN
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - DAILY DEPARTURES
Day 1 Mérida
Arrival from your place of origin, and transfer to the hotel by yourself. Accommodation and rest of the day is free.
Day 2 Mérida – Celestún - Mérida
Breakfast. Today, we will enjoy the eco-touristic paradise Parque Nacional de Celestún. Declared by UNESCO as “Wetlands of International Importance, the world network of Biosphere Reserves”. We can watch the different fauna such as turtles, ocelots, fish, pelicans, herons and albatrosses but mostly, pink flamingos in their natural habitat. Meal. Return to hotel in Mérida and the rest of the day is free. Accommodation.
Day 3 Mérida – Sayil – Labna – Xlapak - Loltún caves- Mérida
Breakfast. For the adventure lovers, we will visit the Loltún caves, where we will travel down the bowels of the earth to discover and appreciate the formation of stalactites and stalagmites, as well as the cave paintings that go back to the Pleistocene period. These caves have an extension of 8 to 10 km but only 2 have been explored by men. We will continue to Labná, a small archeologic site that has a temple El Palacio, with two stores, a stone ceremonial road or sacbé, and El Arco, a beautiful structure that still has the detail of the construction with 3 mts wide. Next, we will go to Sayil, city surrounded by hills and buildings joint by roads sacbe. The most relevant temples on this region are El Gran Palacio, El Mirador, El juego de Pelota and the Templo de las Jambas. Return to Mérida. Accommodation.
Day 4 Mérida – Haciendas and Cenotes Route - Mérida
Breakfast. Departure to a wonderful journey to the past and present of Yucatan, a tour full of history through the ranches of the route. Tahdzibichen, San Pedro Chimay, Tekit de Regil and Uayalceh. Next, we will go to Mucuyche to get into the low forest of the peninsula and discover the fantastic cenotes of crystal water that invites to swim. The Peba and Yaal-Utzil cenotes are nature jewels. We will continue to Hacienda Ochil, a beautiful colonial vestige with a sisal plant (AGAVE) museum. Free time to enjoy the ranch that has workshops and swimming pool. Return to hotel.
Day 5 Mérida
End of Services
- 4 nights of accommodation in a 4 stars hotel.
- 1 meal in Celestún.
- Visit to Celestún.
- Visit to Sayil, Labna, Xlapak, Loltún caves.
- Visit to the Route of Haciendas and Cenotes.
- Guide and transportation during the tours.
- Admission to the visiting places.