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The Ninos Mayas Tour

13 Night Itinerary from £2,5952,084$2,633

Private Individual Tour

Discover the achievements of the ancient 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!

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Family Tour: Mayan Pyramids, Colonial Cities and the Yucatan Peninsula

Discover the achievements of the ancient 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 programme 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 snorkelling at Xel-ha

Journey Breakdown

The Ninos Mayas Tour
Travel Itinerary

Chichen Itza Days 3 - 4

Day 1 - Fly to Cancun

Day 2 - At leisure in Cancun - local family visit

Days 3-4 - Chichen Itza

Itinerary Description

Day 1 - Fly to Cancun

Depart on a daytime flight direct to Cancun. On arrival, you will be met by our guide and taken to your hotel for a 2 night stay. Your guide will run through your programme and ensure it meets all the requirements of your family.

Day 2 - At leisure in Cancun - local family visit

Enjoy the facilities of your hotel or explore Cancun at your leisure. There is an opportunity to meet a local family in Cancun where your children will be able to exchange views and insights into life in Mexico compared to back home (please note this service needs to be pre-booked prior to departing, please discuss with our expert tour advisors).

Days 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 -  Drive to Uxmal

Day 6 - Visit Uxmal

Itinerary Description

Day 5 - Drive to Uxmal

Today you drive to Uxmal, we you stay for two nights at a family friendly hotel close to the ruins. Rest of the day free to relax at your hotel.

Day 6 - Visit Uxmal and Kabah

Explore the ancient archeological site of Uxmal today. The well preserved buildings here are in a 'Puuc' style (Uxmal was the 'Puuc' religious and administrative centre between 7th and 10th centuries) and all feature unique finely carved façades in magnificent stucco. Also worth a visit is nearby Kabah, the second largest regional centre in 'Puuc' times. 

 

 

Merida Days 7 - 9

Day 7 - Drive to Merida

Days 8-9 - Family adventures in Merida

Itinerary Description

Day 7 - Drive to Merida

Drive to Merida, where we stay for 3 nights at a family friendly hotel.

Days 8-9 - Family adventures in Merida

Enjoy 2 days exploring this historic, aristocratic city. Visit the cathedral, the famous Paseo de Montejo and the colonial "Zocalo" main square where local people and families go for a stroll and watch the world go by.

Veloso Tours has a special programme of optional excursions and activities designed to appeal to families with teenage children, including: swimming in a cenote, cycle tours of the city, Spanish lessons , spend time with a local family, Mexican cooking lessons, learn about Mayan history at the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya.

Riviera Beach Days 10 - 15

Days 10-13 - Playa del Carmen beach resort

Day 14 - Return home

Day 15 - Arrive in the UK

Itinerary Description

Days 10-13 - Playa del Carmen beach resort

Drive to Cancun via a visit to the city of Izamal (known as the Yellow City) and Dzipnut, the sacrificial lake and now a natural cenote - ideal for a swim. Drive to Cancun airport and return the car, from where we will transfer your family to the Mehekal Beach Resort Playa del Carmen, where you stay for 4 nights on a half board basis.

The Mahekal Beach Resort has comfortable rooms, a swimming pool, extensive gardens, restaurant, bar and is right on the beach. There are many optional excursions available at the resort including swimming with dolphins, a visit to Tulum ruins overlooking the ocean, snorkelling at Xel-Ha and enjoy the wide range of water-sports on the beach in front of the hotel. 

Day 14 - Return home

Transfer to the airport for overnight flight back to the UK.

Day 15 - Arrive in the UK

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

Mahekal Beach Resort

Playa del Carmen - First Resort

Nestled between lush tropical gardens, a pristine white sand beach and the turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea, Mahékal is one of the most picturesque Hotels in Playa del Carmen. The 121 rooms are divided into three sections, each with a different atmosphere - Caribe Ocean, Caribbean Garden view, and Aventura Ocean. All rooms have private facilities, a patio or balcony with hammocks and air conditioned. Some rooms have their own plunge pool or outdoor shower. In keeping with a relaxed environment, there are no televisions, radios or telephones in the rooms.

The hotel's facilities include two pools and jacuzzi, two restaurants and bar. Watersports such as scuba diving or windsurfing can be arranged at the hotel. The hotel is conveniently located to the shops and restaurants of 5th Avenue, or La Quinta as it is known locally and only 50 minutes from Cancun Airport.

The resort offers breakfast and dinner or lunch under a Modified Plan. Alcohol and some beverages are additional.

The Ninos Mayas Tour
Travel Details

Price Breakdown

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

SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
Travel Dates21 Oct-23 Jun24 Jun-17 Aug
Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £2,594 - - £3,067 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + £-242 - - + £-242 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
Travel Dates21 Oct-23 Jun24 Jun-17 Aug
Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room €2,083 - - €2,627 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + €-278 - - + €-278 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -
SeasonLow SeasonHigh Season
Travel Dates21 Oct-23 Jun24 Jun-17 Aug
Room ArrangementTouristFirstDeluxeTouristFirstDeluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room $2,631 - - $3,293 - -
Multiple Travellers - Own Room + $-337 - - + $-337 - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Booking Terms & Conditions

What's Included

  • 15 Days / 13 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers, as described
  • 4 door self drive car carrying up to 4 people 
  • Veloso Tours self-drive pack including maps and local guides
  • Access to Veloso Tours family optional excursions programme
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request
  • Children aged 7-11 years old have a 20% reduction 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.

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