Mayan History and Culture
Mayan History and Culture Itinerary
Day 1 – Chichen Itza, Cenote Samula and Merida City
We start the first day with a visit to the most famous Mayan city, Chichen Itza, then we will bathe in the cenula of Samula, taste tequila and go to the wonderful one of the colonial city of Mérida.
Chichén Itzá is the most famous, best renovated and the most visited Mayan city. This city is registered on the UNESCO list and is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. Here we will see the famous pyramid of Kukulkan (El Castillo), Temple of the Warriors (Templo de los Guerreros), Caracol or Mayan Observatory, “Poc-ta-Poc” ball court (Juego de Pelota) and Cenote Sagrado were not sacred cenotes, who witnessed human sacrifice.
Then we go to cool down to the cenote of Samula, which is natural limestone cave with a crystal clear pond and turquoise with water. Swimming in refreshing water is an amazing experience. Subsequently, as a bonus, we will also visit a tequila with an explanation of and tasting tequila and moving to a wonderful colonial of the city of Merida.
Merida is the capital of not only the state of Yucatan, but what into the commercial significance of the whole peninsula. Here you will be be able to walk around the main square Plaza de la Constitución, or also Plaza Mayor.
This ancient heart surrounds the city the oldest Meridian landmark headed by the Cathedral of San Idelf. There is a possibility of driving a car called “Calesa” after “Paseo de Montejo”, which is a broad class after which on the sides are the magnificent residences of wealthy Meridian families.
But that’s not all, get ready for your second day of the Mayan History and Culture Tour.
Day 2 – Visit Uxmal and Sotuta de Peon
The next day we start with a tour of the Mayan city of Uxmal, to which only Chichen itza is equal in size and importance. As in all Yucatan cities, on Uxmal buildings it appears scary at every turn face of rain god Chaak. The Pyramid was dedicated to him here magician. Next we will see the Courtyard of the Nuns, the playground on the pelota or the Palace of the Ruler. You can also climb here to the top of the Great Pyramid.
After visiting Uxmal, we will move to a wonderful hacienda Sotuta de Peón. Here we take a 3-hour circuit, where we explain the process of production of textile fibers from sisal agave, we will ride in a carriage pulled by a mule, we will visit the old man “Maya” living here for several decades and for the end
we bathe in the beautiful cenote of Dzul-Ha.
Return to the beach hotel in the evening after your Mayan History and Culture Tour.
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