25 days tour around Yucatan Peninsula

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The 25 days tour around Yucatan Peninsula

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This route includes the most popular Yucatan destinations in 3 mexican states – Quintana Roo, Yucatan and Campeche.

  • The point of departure: Cancun
  • The point of return: Cancun

You will visit a cosy colonial towns, protected natural areas and popular resorts, walk along ancient mayan roads in selva and swim in blue lagoons and underground cenotes.

Attention!

This tour cointains 5 long distance bus travel:

  • Cancun – Valladolid (2:00/2:45 hours)
  • Valladolid – Merida (2:15/3:20 hours)
  • Merida – Campeche (2:25/4:00 hours)
  • Campeche – Chetumal (6:45 hours)
  • Chetumal – Playa del Carmen (4:15/4:45 hours)

You also could rent a car, but the time in road will be the same.

For more detail information about each destination of this route, use tags at the end of this page.

Have a nice trip!

Day 1 – Cancun

Getting around

Zona Hostellera
Downtown
Punta Cancun
Museo Maya
Parque Ecológico Kabah
El Mirador
Nightlife

Day 2 – Cancun – Isla Mujeres – Cancun

How to get there?

Ferry boats run from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and vice-versa during all the day.

Ferry from/to Puerto Juarez 8$ (30 min) each 30 min.
Ferry via Playa de Tortugas 16$ (40 min) each 2 hours.

Getting around

You can visit Turtle Farm
The 19th century hacienda built by pirate Fermin Mundaca.
There is a small ruin and temple to Ixchel.
You also can take a Whale Shark Tour, or snorkel at Garrafon Park, swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery Park.
Swim at multiple beaches.
Or just rent a bike and go around and have fun..

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last ferry runs to Cancun.

Day 3 – Cancun – Valladolid – Valladolid

How to get there?

A lot of buses during all the day, estimated time in road from 2:00 to 2:45 hours.
Better to buy or reserve tickets at yesterday evening.
Multiple operators service this route.

First Class bus: $18-$26
Economy Class Bus: $8-$13

Getting around

Downtown
Cenote Zaci

Day 4 – Valladolid – Ria Lagartos – Valladolid

How to get there?

Bus: Valladolid – Tizimin $1-$21 (1:05 hour), each hour
Bus: Tizimin – Rio Lagartos $3 (1:15 hour), each 2 hours
Taxi: Rio Lagartos – Ria Lagartos Reserve $1-$2 (8-10 min)

Getting around

Guided boat tour

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last bus returns to Tizimin and then to Valladolid.

Day 5 – Valladolid – Chichen Itza – Valladolid

How to get there?

Bus: Valladolid – Chichen Itza $1-$21 (0:42 min), runs each 4 hours a day.
Then around 2 km more in taxi: $1 (1 min)

Or just search for “colectivo”, they runs directly to the site.

Getting around

The famous pyramid, mysterious cenote and ball cort.. Just walk around and have fun, there are a lot to see around..

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last bus or “colectivo” return to Valladolid.

Day 6 – Valladolid – Valladolid – Merida

You could stay in Valladolid, walking aroud and take a bus to Merida by the evening.

How to get there?

Buses from Valladolid to Medira run each hour or even more often during all the day.
Multiple operators service this route.

Valladolid – Merida $4-$26 (2:15 hours)
Valladolid – Izamal – Merida $1-$4 (3:20 hours)

Day 7 – Merida

Getting around

Mérida has a “centro histórico” (“hisctoric center”) typical of colonial spanish cities.
Just take a walk and enjoy this beautiful town with a lot of history.

Day 8 – Merida – Ake – Merida

How to get there?

There are a route via Hoctún and another route via Euán.

Buses from Merida to Hoctún $1-$3 (0:54 min) run hourly during all the day.
Buses from Hoctún to Aké $4-$6 (0:24 min).

Buses from Merida to Euán (1:00 hour) run each hour during all the day.
Buses from Euán to Aké $1-$3 (0:11 min).

Getting around

The 19th-century Hacienda henequenera with chapel also has a specialized area for raising deer.
The hacienda also has a small archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization.

Entrance fee

The tour duration: 1:30 (approx):

$250 MXN (includes free drink).
$400 MXN (includes free drink and snacks).

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last bus or “colectivo” return to Merida.

Day 9 – Merida – Uxmal – Merida

How to get there?

Merida – Uxmal

Bus $2-$9 (1:35 hours) runs once daily.
Taxi $15-$19 (1:15 hours)

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last bus returns from Uxmal to Merida.

Day 10 – Merida – Izamal – Merida

Bus Merida – Izamal $1-$4 (1:20 hours), each hour.

Day 11 – Merida – Mani – Merida

Bus Merida – Ticul $2-$4 (1 hour), each 30 min.
Taxi Ticul – Mani $3-$4 (15 min).

Day 12 – Merida – Campeche

How to get there?

Buses from Merida to Campeche $5-$28 (2:25 hours) run each 30 min daily.
Buses from Merida via Umán and Tenabo to Campeche $7 (4:10 hours) run each 30 min daily.
Taxi $30-$40 (2:30 hours)

Day 13 – Campeche

Sorry.. Still under construction..
Come back in July 2018..

Day 14 – Campeche – Edzna – Campeche

How to get there?

Taxi $10-$20 (0:55 min)

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last taxi returns to Campeche.

Day 15 – Campeche – Chetumal

How to get there?

Bus from Campeche to Chetumal $17-$40 (6:45 hours) runs just once daily at 14:00.
Taxi $70-$85 (5:50 hours)

Day 16 – Chetumal

Sorry.. Still under construction..
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Day 17 – Chetumal – Bacalar – Chetumal

How to get there?

Buses to Bacalar $1-$2 (0:30 min) run each hour daily.
Taxi $7-$9 (0:35 min).

Attention!

Don’t forget to check when the last bus, “colectivo” or taxi return to Chetumal.

Day 18 – Chetumal – Playa del Carmen

How to get there?

Buses Chetumal to Playa del Carmen $14-$45 (4:15 hours) run each hour daily.
There are also buses from Chetumal via Bacalar to Playa del Carmen $18-$61 (4:50 hours), each hour daily.
Taxi $80-$100 (4:50 hours)

Day 19 – Playa del Carmen – Tulum – Playa del Carmen

Sorry.. Still under construction..
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Day 20 – Playa del Carmen – Akumal – Playa del Carmen

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Day 21 – Playa del Carmen – Cenotes – Playa del Carmen

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Day 22 – Playa del Carmen – Xcaret – Playa del Carmen

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Day 23 – Playa del Carmen – Cozumel – Playa del Carmen

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Day 24 – Playa del Carmen – Coba – Playa del Carmen

Sorry.. Still under construction..
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Day 25 – Playa del Carmen – Cancun

Bus to Cancun (1:10 hours).

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