Uxmal - Kabah: Mystical Archeological Sites

  • Description

Uxmal: It is an ancient Mayan city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture. It is located in the valley of Santa Elena next to a series of hills that are known by the name of Puuc, which in the Mayan language means "mountainous area", and which was the name that later received the architectural style that the sites of that region have. region.

It is estimated that it had a population of close to 25 thousand inhabitants, distributed in a territory of 37.5 km2 with enormous agricultural potential, but lacking permanent sources for the use of water, which is why the Mayans built Chultunes or water tanks, and a complex system of aguadas and bukteoobob, to take advantage of rainwater.

Kabah: It is a Mayan archaeological site in the Puuc region in western Yucatan, south of Merida. Kabah is located south of Uxmal, connected to that site by a large 18-kilometer (11-mile), 5-meter (16-foot) wide elevated pedestrian walkway with monumental arches at each end. Kabah is the second largest ruin in the Puuc region after Uxmal.

The ruins extend on both sides of the road in a very large area of ​​jungle, are located in the lower part of a valley, surrounded by hills of medium height where you can see small temples at the top, where from the horizon You can see the main buildings of Nohpat and Uxmal.

  • Hotel pickup instructions

Departure at 9 am approximately from your hotel. Please wait in the lobby 10 minutes before that the hour of pick up indicated. The guide will call you by your first and last name upon arrival at the hotel lobby, he will ask you to show the coupon, he will reconfirm the destination to visit and includes of the tour.

  • Itinerary

09:00 hrs: Departure from your hotel in Mérida.

11:00 hrs: Arrival at the archaeological site in Uxmal, the guide will buy tickets for all groups (not included).

Will visit for 2 hours with free time.

Afterwards, we will visit the archaeological zone of Kabah. It will be visited for 40 minutes.

Lunch with typical food, (drinks at an additional cost).

16:00 hrs: Arrival in the city of Merida.

This itinerary is approximate

Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Included in price: Driver / Bilingual Certified Guide (English - Spanish). Buffet lunch. Hotel pickup and drop-off.
Not Included in price: Entrance fees. Souvenirs. Drinks.
Additional Information: Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. Baby meals not included. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Wear comfortable clothes, swimsuit, and towel.