If you’re short on time but want to delve into the Yucatan, this wide-ranging itinerary in one of Mexico’s most fascinating regions is an authentic 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 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 cruise off Isla Mujeres.
Chichén Itzá guided tour. Mérida orientation walk. Palenque guided tour. Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve visit with transportation and entrance fee. Beach time on Isla Mujeres.
(Allow USD240-315 for meals not included.)
Hotels (8 nts), overnight bus (1 nt).
Public bus, ferry, private van.
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12