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Chichén Itzá

It was the most important ceremonial, cultural and political center of the ancient Mayan civilization. With more than 25 km of extension, the archaeological site is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (1988) and Wonder of the Modern World (2007).

The Castle is the most emblematic building of the place. Each year, during the spring and autumn equinoxes, the descent of the feathered serpent Kukulcan is projected on its stairs, with an effect of light and shade, indicating the beginning of the sowing and harvest period, respectively.

Valladolid

Magic Town located just two hours away from Cancun or Mérida. The city, founded in 1543, offers various tourist attractions: colonial mansions, parks, cenotes, churches and a majestic Franciscan convent. Its proximity to the archaeological sites of Ek Balam and Chichen Itzá, make the visit to Valladolid a must stop in the travel itinerary.

Ek Balam

Mayan archaeological site located 23 km north of Valladolid. It had its maximum development during the Late Classic period. Among the most outstanding vestiges are The Acropolis, the Ball Game, The Oval Palace, and the Twin Pyramids. The architecture and the impressive artistic wealth of the place are reason enough to visit the place.

Rio Lagartos

Located on the northern coast of the State of Yucatan, the port is ideal to rest and relax. Beautiful beaches, a natural fresh water spring and exquisite cuisine based on fish and seafood are there for you to enjoy. It is also a refuge for wildlife, each year between January and September; more than 20,000 specimens of pink flamingo come to the site to reproduce, as well as another 250 species of birds.

Izamal

Magic Town located 69 km from the city of Merida, Yucatan. Known as the City of the Three Cultures, Izamal offers its visitors history, culture, gastronomy, archaeology.

Things to do. Stroll the streets and squares, visit the convent of San Antonio de Padua and the pyramid of Kinich Kakmó, ride on a horse-drawn carriage, enjoy the Yucatecan cuisine.

Mérida

Founded in 1542, the State Capital of Yucatan boasts an important architectural, historical, gastronomic and cultural heritage. It is a colonial, vibrant, quiet city that offers its visitors a wide range of services and tourist attractions.

Things to do. Walk by the Historic Center; ride on a horse drawn carriage along the Paseo de Montejo; visit the various museums; tour the colonial neighborhoods; do some shopping; discover typical markets; attend the daily free activities, available for locals and visitors at different city landmarks and enjoy its vast gastronomy.

Uxmal

Archaeological site located 83 km away from the city of Mérida, Yucatán. The architecture of its buildings is majestic, rich in exquisite ornaments carved in stone, unique in the entire Mayan area. The Pyramid of the Magician, The Quadrangle of the Nuns, The Governor's Palace, The Ball Game, are some of the most important buildings.

Every night, in Uxmal a show of light and sound is presented. One by one, as the narrative unfolds, the buildings light up emphasizing the story.

Celestun

Fishing port located 95 km from the City of Merida, in Yucatan, almost on the border with the State of Campeche. The ecosystem of Celestún is unique due to the combination of fresh water from a stream and the salt water of the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of pink flamingoes arrive at the place, a spectacle in itself.

Things to do. Enjoy the beaches, explore the mangroves by boat, do bird watching, swim in a natural fresh water spring; try the local cuisine based on fish and seafood.

Campeche

Capital of the State of Campeche and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is a colonial, walled city located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

Things to do. Sightseeing the Historical Center and its colonial neighborhoods, visit the Museums, Churches and the forts, enjoy the exquisite cuisine.

Going out of the city, the State of Campeche offers its visitors plenty of activities and attractions like Mayan archaeological sites, charming colonial villages, beaches, lagoons, bird watching and adventure experiences.