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Enjoy abundant nature, as you explore the Celestun
Flamingo sanctuary on Mexico's Gulf coast, get a closer look at today's
Maya people as you share a yucatecan-style lunch, visit a local Maya
straw hat weaving family and journey back in time visiting sites of
greatest Maya splendor, such as Oxkintok, Uxmal, Kabah and the Lol-tun
Departures every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to beach front hotel Eco Paraiso Xixim, on the west coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Dinner.
Day 2: Early breakfast and departure for a boat tour of the
Celestun Estuary. Birdwatching including a visit to the world's largest
colony of pink flamingoes. Seafood lunch. Afternoon free to enjoy the
beach. Dinner at hotel Eco Paraiso.
Day 3: Breakfast and departure for the small village of Kuch
Holoch, where we will be visiting a family for a straw hats weaving
demonstration; it is a typical town located passing by Becal near
Halacho. Continue on to the
ruins of Oxkintok and its labyrinth. Overnight at Hotel Hacienda Uxmal.
Day 4: Breakfast followed by visits to the archaeological
sites of Uxmal, Kabah and the Lol-tún caves, with opportunity to
observe birds in the surroundings. Lunch at Lol-tún. Transfer to
Merida. Overnight at the Hotel Casa del Balam. Dinner.
Day 5: Breakfast and morning free. Airport transfer.
This Tour Includes:
- Land transportation in air-conditioned vehicles
Accident insurance during the tour
- Specialized tour guide
- Entrance fees to sites and boat tour
- Hotels, including gratuities for bellboys and maids
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners).
Does Not Include:
- Telephone calls
- Personal laundry
Suggested items to bring along:
- insect repellent - sunscreen (preferably
biodegradable) - binoculars - hat - raincoat - comfortable clothes -
bathing suit - walking shoes - small towel.
Cost Per Person
- Double -$1266 US
- Single - $1550 US