Discover the history and wildlife of the Riviera Maya on this incredible seven-day tour from Cancun. Snorkel in a cenote and swim with whale sharks among other amazing activities.
Best of the Yucatan
- Shared Tour
Experience the Best of the Yucatan Peninsula!
This is a specially designed tour for everyone who wants to see the nature and culture of the Yucatan Peninsula, but with the addition of enjoying the local cuisine.
On this trip, you will get the chance to learn more about the Maya culture and communities and visit the most important archeological sites in the region: Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, Coba, and Tulum.
In addition to them, you will enjoy the biosphere nature reserve of Ria Largartos where you can see the biggest colony of flamingos in America.
Besides all of those activities, you will have the incredible opportunity to learn a lot about the local cuisine, try the dishes of Yucatan and even participate in a workshop where you can learn how to prepare them.
Do not hesitate to join this wonderful journey through Yucatan!
- Land transportation
- Breakfast, lunch & dinner
- Entrance fees
- Cooking class
- Bilingual guide
Day 1: Arrival in Cancun and transfer to the hotel
Day 2: Depart to enjoy a Maya community tour
You will learn a lot about the traditions, customs, and culture of the Maya. You will also be able to cook ´Pollo PiBil.” At the end of the day, we will snorkel and swim in a wonderful cenote located in this magical place. Transfer back to the hotel.
Day 3: Depart to a cooking class in Cancun
Our professional chef will show you how can you prepare some of the most delicious dishes in Yucatan! Enjoy the lunch prepared by you.
Departure to a Temazcal ceremony. You will have the opportunity to live an authentic ceremony of the ancestral Maya culture, offered by the shaman of the community. You will also discover the customs, the house, the faiths and the lifestyle of the Maya since their ancestors until nowadays. Transfer back to hotel.
Day 4: Depart to enjoy Chichen Itza archeological site
Lunch in a typical Mexican atmosphere where you can enjoy the Yucatan food, which through the centuries absorbed influences from all over the world — Europe, Cuba and New Orleans. Followed by a swim in a cenote.
Dinner in a local restaurant in Valladolid, where once again you will get the opportunity to taste the incredible Yucatan food! Overnight in Valladolid.
Day 5: Departure to Rio Lagartos
Visit Ría Lagartos biosphere reserve where you will enjoy a great boat ride to see the biggest colony of flamingos in America as well as the attractive birds and wildlife!
Lunch at a local restaurant where you will learn more about the seafood in the region and get the chance to try it! Visit Ek Balam site, followed by a swim in a cenote. Transfer back to hotel.
Day 6: Breakfast—enjoy a nutritious breakfast in Yucatan style!
Visit the archaeological site of Tulum—the only Maya city that is located near the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Followed by a swim in cenote.
Dinner—The Dining Experience— Learn how to make cocktails, enjoy local beer and try many of the Yucatan dishes in a cozy dining environment where you will not only taste and learn but have lots of fun!
Day 7: Departure from Cancun International Airport