Yucatan

The spectacular Yucatan Peninsula is a world hotspot for nature and adventure lovers.

Indulge your eyes with countless shades of blue and one of its famous pink sunsets. Swim in crystal-clear water surrounded by lush jungle. Dive or snorkel some of the world’s largest flooded caves and explore its beautiful white sand Caribbean beaches. Experience the Maya culture, their mysteries and ancient splendor. Try your luck spotting monkeys, birds, alligators, manatees or jaguars while exploring one of its stunning natural reserves. Discover the wild side of Yucatan.

Yucatan in a snapshot

Adventures in Yucatan

Sample Itinerary

Duration

8 Days

Rhythm

Active

Resistance

Medium

Best time to go

Nov-Mar

EXPECT

Nature, Adventure, Villages, Food, Culture, Archaeology, Wellness, Nightlife

Places visited:

Tulum, Coba, Bacalar, Valladolid, Chichen Itza, Holbox

  • Day-to-day personalized itinerary
  • Hand-picked accommodations
  • Local recomendations on food, drinks & hangouts
  • Self-driven road trip
  • Self-guided & private guides (when needed)
  • Expert local support
  • 100% customizable

Trip overview

  • Discover the stunning cenotes and have a plunge in its fresh crystal-clear waters in the middle of the Mayan jungle.
  • Explore the majestic archaeological site of Chichen Itza, one of the most important ancient Mayan cities and remnant of the old splendor.
  • Disconnect from the world in Holbox with its endless beach and fabulous vibes, and enjoy the unique beauty of the Yum Balam Wildlife Refuge.
  • Sail the stunning seven-color lagoon of Bacalar searching for living fossils and listening to epic pirate stories.

Starting from $800 USD

Customizable itinerary

Head from Cancun Airport to your hotel in Tulum (map and recommendations provided). Settle in hotel and take the rest of the day to discover the wonderful area (recommendations provided).
Stroll around its colorful streets, discover its magnificent beach, check out the splendid boutiques and explore its cool restaurants, beach clubs and bars (recommendations provided).

Time to explore Tulum. Take a bike and head to one of its many cenotes (recommendations provided). Discover these amazing jungle oases and take a plunge in its crystal-clear waters. After that discover one of the paradisiac lagoons around town with its serene natural vibes. Head to the beach and experience Mexico’s number one beach destination with its beautiful turquiose ocean, white sand beach and cool vibes. Finally head to town, wander around its streets and check out the boutiques and culinary offer (recommendations provided).

Explore the magnificent archaeological site of Coba and climb its giant pyramid. The ancient Mayan city of Cobá was a very important political and cultural hub back in the age of the Maya splendor. Today is one of the best adventures around Tulum as it has the tallest pyramid in all of Yucatan, and you can climb to the top of it! Discover the site by foot or biking and reach the top of the pyramid to get breathtaking views of the jungle (guide available upon request). After the visit head to one of the amazing cenotes around the site for a well-deserved cool splash (recommendations provided). Head back to Tulum when you are done for a perfect end of the day at the beach.

Head south to Bacalar, the stunning seven color lagoon. Upon arrival meet with your captain and embark on an unforgetable sailing trip around the stunning lagoon. Search for the awesome stromatolites (prehistoric colonies of microorganisms), discover its deep cenotes, try the local natural clay masks and listen to some of the epic pirate stories of the area. Settle in your hotel and spend the rest of the day wandering around the charming town (recommendations provided).

Discover the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, one of the seven new wonders of the world. Walk its sacbes and explore the whole area to appreciate its grandiosity (recommendations provided and guide upon request). Learn about Mayan cosmology, mathematics, astronomy and architecture. Discover its exquisite Castillo, the ball game and many of its incredible buildings. After Chichen Itza head to Valladolid and its cenotes. Take a refreshing plunge in one of the stunning cenotes of the area. Explore Valladolid, a beautiful colonial town nestled in the jungle. Stroll around its main square and tranquil streets, check out the boutiques and cafes (recommendations provided).

Arrive in Holbox island, one of Mexico’s paradisiac corners. Settle in your beach front hotel and spend the day relaxing at the extraordinary beach. Discover its vibrant town, colorful murals and lively small bars (recommendations provided).

Wake up in paradise and head for a long walk on the beach. Unwind and enjoy the sun and the water. Go on a boat trip around the island to witness some of its natural wonders. Watch flamingos, storks and several other species of birds, as well as crocodiles and different marine species. If you are there in the summer, hop on a boat and go snorkel with the whalesharks, the biggest and most impressive fish in the planet. At night go check out the biolumincense around the island and witness its glowing beaches.

Head to Cancun Airport for departure. Possibility of connecting/combining with other Mexico destinations.