AUTO TOUR 7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS YUCATAN
PLAYA DEL CARMEN -> TULUM : 50 MIN
Departure from Playa del Carmen to Tulum. This isn’t one of the most impressive sites in terms of architecture, but it is unique due to its locations; it is the only Mayan site located along the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Absolutely magnificent.
TULUM -> COBA : 45 MIN
Coba is an ancient Mayan site hidden in the jungle; it is the home of the highest pyramid in Yucatan and it is the only one that we can climb to get a spectacular view of the jungle.
COBA -> VALLADOLID : 1h30
Valladolid is small colonial town, very valuable for Mexican History. You will see a lot of the local people dressed with the traditional clothes from the Yucatan region; its 7 churches, its convent and the main square surrounded by building in pastel color. You will also be able to visit the ruins of Coba. You will spend the night ate the Hotel Meson del Marques.
VALLADOLID -> CHICHEN ITZA : 1h
You can visit the most spectacular Mayan site in Yucatan (300 ha). You will recognize the amazing pyramid “El Castillo” (The Castle). The entire site is extraordinary. After the visit, go back on the road to Izamal.
Night in the hotel Villas Arqueologicas.
Chichen Itza -> Izamal : 1h15
Izamal it’s a small town where all the buildings are painted in pastel colors. This city is a witness of the cultural confrontation between Mayans and Spanish. Continue the trip to Merida.
Izamal -> Mérida : 30 min
Once in Merida you will spend the night at the Hotel Mision Fray Diego, located in the heart of the historic center. Saturday night you can enjoy the folklore and the vibrant ambiance of the weekend.
Mision Fray Diego is a comfortable hotel with a double bed, air conditioner, TV, safe; there is a parking lot, restaurant and a pool.
You can visit Merida, the capital of Yucatan, a city vibrant around its market. Merida is the city of handmade crafts (hammocks, sombreros, shirts). Enjoy the road where you can find some of the haciendas.
Mérida -> Uxmal : 1h15
Later go back on the road to Uxmal to discover a Mayan site from the classic period (The governor’s palace, the Pyramid of the magician 40m high). The ensemble of monuments is exceptional. You can’t miss the light show. Night at the Hotel Uxmal Resort.
Uxmal -> Campeche : 1h15
On the way to Campeche, you will see the roads resembling a checkers board, its colonial buildings in pastel colors it’s a quiet city, the only walled city in Mexico. You will spend the night at the Hotel Plaza Campeche, located at the heart of the historic center, very comfortable hotel with colonial architecture.
CAMPECHE -> PALENQUE : 6h
After a few hours on the road, you will reach Palenque, where you can rest at the Hotel Mision, located just 5 min away from the main square and 10 min away from the archeological site. You will find the right comfort to recharge: double bed, cable TV, air conditioner, safe, terrace; there is a parking lot, a pool; and also services like transportation to the archeological site, temazcal (traditional Mayan steam room), restaurant, etc.
Ruines de Palenque
Visit one of the biggest Mayan sites in Mexico; also one on the most beautiful. Surrounded by jungle at the foot of the mountains in Chiapas, you will discover a temple in each of the hills, where the tropical jungle meets the clouds and the fog creates a silhouette of ancient times. This is a site that can’t be missed.
PALENQUE -> AGUA AZUL : 1h30
If you want, you can continue the road until the water falls of Agua Azul, tall and impressive where you can appreciate the turquoise water during the months of April and May.
AGUA AZUL -> PALENQUE : 1h30
Go back to Palenque to spend the night at the Hotel Mision.
Palenque -> Xpuhil : 5h
Archaeological evidence at the site indicates that Xpuhil could have been settled as early as the Early Classic period, but the majority of architecture and artifacts from the site appear to be from the end of the Classic period. The INAH estimates occupation to be somewhere between 300 and 1200 AD.
Xpuhil -> Kohunlich : 2h
Kohunlich is one of the prettiest residential complexes from the Mayan world, with an hydraulic system that gathers rainwater, and also the Pyramid of Masks 14m high and magnificent masks made in stucco.
Kohunlich -> Chetumal : 1h
In this last course of the trip you can spend the day Chetumal at the Hotel Los Cocos, located 2 steps away from the museum with the exuberant gardens. The rooms have a double bed, air conditioner; there is a restaurant and a parking lot.
Chetumal -> Playa del Carmen : 6h
On the way back, you can stop in Bacalar, where you can admire the 7 colors lagoon.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Back to Playa del Carmen.
- Location de voiture en kilométrage illimité avec assurance tous risques et personnes transportées (franchise 10%)
- Hôtels et les petits déjeuners
- Le chauffeur doit avoir plus de 25 ans et se munir d’une carte bancaire pour la caution.
- Mise à disposition d’un Van climatisé avec chauffeur, l’essence, péages, parkings
- Nuits et repas du chauffeur,
- Hôtels et les petits déjeuners.