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Mexico & Mayan Ruins Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Mexico

We recommend booking pre-trip accommodations if you'd like to fully immerse yourself in Cancun's vibrant atmosphere.

Afternoon
  • Arrive at your at Cancun International Airport (CUN) before 3:00 PM and be driven in safe, comfortable, air-conditioned transportation to your boutique hotel in the heart of Tulum (apx. 2 hour drive)
  • ‍Your Trip Leader will be waiting for you at the hotel in Tulum. Please follow the instructions provide by your Trip Leaders before the trip.
  • Get settled into your hotel located away just steps away from some of the best spots in town
  • Explore the town and get acclimated to your new home for the next 5 days

*Note: The Trip Leaders are coming from Belize, please look for our driver with a Under30Experiences sign. We will share the driver information before the trip starts*

Evening
  • Catch a 2x1 happy hour in a nearby restaurant aor hang out poolside at the hotel
  • Enjoy a delicious Mexican dinner at a local restaurant as you begin to really get the flavor of Mexico
  • Sip on some mezcal, hit the town for live music, or head back to the hotel and relax

***If your flight is delayed and you miss the shuttle*  You are responsible for your own transportation.  Find a licensed taxi to drive your hotel in Tulum. Your travel insurance company might reimburse you, so be sure to get a receipt for the ~$120 fare.**

Day 2

Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve & Coba Ruins

Morning
  • Enjoy your first Azteca breakfast in the popular Don Cafeto, and prepare for a day of adventure
  • First, explore Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve, an off-the-beaten-path experience
  • See monkeys in their natural habitat while you take a guided tour through the beautiful jungle
  • Experience an authentic Mayan Ceremony performed by a local Shaman
  • Admire the spectacular views over the Yucatan jungle and cross a Mayan Lagoon by canoe or zip-line depending on the weather and Trip Leader suggestion
  • Finally, rappel down into a dark, closed and ancient cenote celebrated by Mayans as gates to the underworld
Afternoon
  • Enjoy lunch in Coba city as you fuel up for more Mayan Ruins
  • Bike to and explore Coba Archaeological Site & Sanctuary and climb one of the tallest Mayan pyramids on the Yucatan Peninsula
Evening
  • Take a taxi to the the beach or town for sunset and happy hour, or hang by the pool
  • Enjoy a delicious Mexican dinner at a nearby restaurant and then go listen to live music, or head back to the hotel and relax

Day 3

Explore Chichen Itza

Morning
  • Ready to to explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World? This morning we venture off to the world famous Chichen Itza! (apx. 3 hour drive)
  • Get to know the ancient Mayan history, culture, and amazing architecture as you're guided through what was once one of the largest Mayan cities.
Afternoon
  • Have a delicious lunch in the colonial town of Valladolid before cooling off in a local cenote.
Evening
  • Hit the beach or town for sunset and happy hour, or hang by the pool
  • Enjoy a delicious Mexican meal in town before listening to live music and enjoying some of the best mojitos in the world!

Day 4

Beach Day & Secret Cenotes

Morning
  • Start your day with a delicious new option for breakfast at Don Cafeto
  • Enjoy your morning swimming in the turquoise blue ocean while staring at Mayan Ruins – the only place in the world where this is possible
Afternoon
  • Take a break while you enjoy a delicious Mexican lunch before gearing up for your next adventure
  • Next, it's time to plunge into cenotes, the "gates of the underworld" according to Mayans
  • Swim in sacred cenotes and explore this hidden underground world as you dive into underground caves and see what UNESCO calls some of the world's most important underwater heritage sites
Evening
  • Take a taxi to the beach  beach or town for sunset and happy hour, or hang by the pool
  • Enjoy a delicious Mexican dinner at a nearby restaurant and then hit the town for some live music, or head back to the hotel and relax

Day 5

Relaxation & Departure

Morning
  • Enjoy your last breakfast in Mexico and as you reminisce on your adventure with your new friends
  • Be driven back to Cancun International Airport for your flight departing after 2:00 PM (apx. 2 hour drive)
  • Be sure to exchange information with your new friends and welcome to our close-knit travel community

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