Progreso Mayapan and swim cenote excursion
Explore the archeological site of Mayapan. These Mayan ruins are considered the last Mayan capital of the postclassic era Then refresh yourself in the cool fresh water of a beautiful cenote.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Mayapan Archaeological Zone, Carretera Merida _ Chetumal, Telchaquillo LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida 97824 Mexico
Spend your day learning about ancient Mayan culture at the Ruins of Mayapan. Afterward, an adventure deep into the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula.Upon your arrival at Mayapan, you will first notice the 5.65 miles (9.1 km) long wall surrounding the site, this is arguably the largest defense wall found anywhere in Mesoamerica. Evidence that Anthropologists have uncovered at the site suggests that Mayapan was once the capital of the Mayans during the Late Post-Classic period. Your knowledgeable guide will show you all of the most important buildings in the center of the site, from the largest pyramid the Temple of Kukulcan, and around the ceremonial center which oratories, colonnaded halls, temples, sanctuaries, shrines, platforms, and altars. An estimated population of around 12,000 once lived inside the walled city. After about 45 minutes you will have seen all the best sites and will return to your transportation to head off towards your next stop, Nah Yah cenote.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Nah Yah cenote, Pixia, Ejido, 97823 Tecoh, Yuc., Mexico
Disembark and find yourself surrounded by jungle, follow your guide to a wooden staircase that descends into an opening in the ground. As you climb 27 feet (9 meters) down and your eyes adjust, you will see the sparkling blue water of the cenote below. Take in the cracks and crevices of the limestone surrounding this large underground body of water, 72 feet (22 meters) long by 78 feet (24 meters) wide and a maximum depth of 88 feet (27 meters). Jump in from the wooden platform to refresh yourself in the cool fresh water, just be sure to not use any sunscreen as the oils can damage the delicate ecosystem. After about 1 hour you will again board the transportation and return to the cruise terminal!
Duration: 2 hours
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
SHORE EXCURSIONS MEXICO, Mercado Municipal Calle 80, Centro, 97320 Progreso, Yuc., Mexico
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: for Cruise guests: departure from the Progreso Cruise ship terminal. one our after the ship docs at the pier
You will meet your guide just outside of the duty-free stores that are right next to the ship. you will find a small taxi stand to the right and you will find the staff from Shore Excursions Mexico here. please check in with Bianca Crisanty, Fernando Rodriguez, Jose Arenas or Cristobal Figueroa only.
GUESTS STAYING IN PROGRESO HOTELS have pickup service included (at your hotel lobby). please meet your tour guide 15 min before the activity starts
for assitance please call +52 999 373 03 41Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Progreso Cruise Ship Terminal, C. 82, 97337 Progreso, Yuc., Mexico
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.