Family Tour: Mayan Pyramids, Colonial Cities & Yucatan Peninsula

Experience the achievements of the ancient civilisation of the Mayas who built fortress cities with huge pyramids and were pioneers in the observation of the universe. After the culture, enjoy and relax on the beach!

Travel Highlights

  • Our specially-designed family tour to Mexico with direct flights to Cancun
  • Embark on a self-drive discovery through the popular Yucatan Peninsula
  • Explore magnificent Mayan pyramids to fire the imaginations of your children
  • Take a dip in a natural underground cenote
  • Stroll through the colonial centre of Merida on a three night stay
  • Relax in the sun at a family-friendly beach resort on the Riviera Maya
  • Optional activities, such as swimming with dolphins or snorkeling at Xel-ha

Journey Breakdown

Route Map

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The Ninos Mayas Tour
Travel Itinerary

Chichen Itza
Days 3 - 4

Day 1-2 - Cancun

Day 3-4 - Chichen Itza

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Itinerary Description

Day 1-2 - Cancun

Departure on a daytime flight, direct, non-stop to Cancun so you should not sleep on the airplane. On arrival, your body clock will feel like late at night. You will be met and taken to your hotel for a good night sleep and be fresh the next day.

Day 3-4 - Chichen Itza

You will collect your self-drive car, ready for your Mexican adventure! Drive to Chichen-Itza and stay for two nights to explore the magnificent Mayan pyramids and ancient buildings where they practiced human sacrifice and observed the movement of the heavens. 

There is also the opportunity to visit the nearby Ikil Cenote, a large ancient sinkhole in the ground (produced by the limestone earth falling through) with vegetation growing all around and access to the water level so that you can go for an underground swim.

Uxmal
Days 5 - 6

Day 5-6 - Uxmal

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Day 5-6 - Uxmal

Drive to Uxmal, staying for two nights. The buildings are in a 'Puuc' style and all feature unique finely carved façades in magnificent stucco. Time to explore the site, visit the area or drive as far as Chetumal.

Merida
Days 7 - 9

Days 7-9 - Merida

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Days 7-9 - Merida

Drive to Merida staying for three nights. Two days to explore the historic, aristocratic city, the cathedral, the famous Paseo de Montejo and the colonial "Zocalo" main square with gardens, where local people and families go for a stroll, ideal for watching the world go by.

Riviera Beach
Days 10 - 15

Day 10-15 - Beach Resort

Day 16 - Return home

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Day 10-15 - Beach Resort

Drive to Cancun visiting Izamal and Dzip-nut, the sacrificial lake. Return the car to the airport and you will be taken to Playa del Carmen, staying at the Mahekal Beach Resort for 4 nights on Half Board.

The hotel has comfortable rooms, a swimming pool, extensive gardens, restaurant, bar and is right on the beach. Further details and images of the hotel on the website. Optional excursions to swim with dolphins, visit Tulum ruins, snorkel at Xel-Ha and enjoy the beach in front of the hotel. 

 

Day 16 - Return home

Afternoon transfer to Cancun airport for the return flight home arriving on Day 16.

Travel Details
Ninos Mayas

What's Included

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

*Children aged 7-11 years old have a reduction of 20 % when sharing a room.

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

*Children aged 7-11 years old have a reduction of 20 % when sharing a room.

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport  throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

*Children aged 7-11 years old have a reduction of 20 % when sharing a room.

Price Breakdown

Prices are per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.

Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates 21 Oct-23 Jun 24 Jun-17 Aug
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £2,429 - - £2,872 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + £-226 - - + £-226 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates 21 Oct-23 Jun 24 Jun-17 Aug
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room €2,014 - - €2,546 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + €-271 - - + €-271 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates 21 Oct-23 Jun 24 Jun-17 Aug
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room $2,157 - - $2,733 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + $-293 - - + $-294 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

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