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Acanceh, Mayapan, y Cenote Mysterious Places in Yucatán

by Go Tour
per traveler Price is $71
*Pricing based on group of 4 travelers
Duration: 6h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Opportunity to visit acanceh and its main market

  • Opportunity to visit archeological site Mayapan

  • Chance to swim in a cenote

  • Admiring typical towns in the way

  • Eating a yucatecan typical food

Highlights

  • Opportunity to visit acanceh and its main market

  • Opportunity to visit archeological site Mayapan

  • Chance to swim in a cenote

  • Admiring typical towns in the way

  • Eating a yucatecan typical food

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 6h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English and Spanish

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per traveler
$88

Total price is $176, taxes included

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Acanceh, Mayapan, y Cenote Mysterious Places in Yucatán

Activity Location

Multiple Locations Visited

Acanceh

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Merida


Description

Depart early from your Merida hotel and commence the journey to Mayapan in a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan.

Mayapan (Màayapáan in Modern Maya), (in Spanish Mayapán) is a Pre-Columbian Maya site a couple of kilometers south of the town of Telchaquillo in Municipality of Tecoh, approximately 40 km south-east of Mérida and 100 km west of Chichen Itza; in the state of Yucatán, Mexico.

Mayapan was the political and cultural capital of the Maya in the Yucatán Peninsula during the Late Post-Classic period from the 1220s until the 1440s. You will visit with a certificated guide. Next, See, too, Acanceh a towm Acanceh was founded sometime between 200 and 300, during the Early Classic period.

The ancient Maya city covered more than 4 square kilometers, and had about 400 buildings. Three of these buildings have been restored and are open to the public, although recent excavations have uncovered more structures. The three-leveled step pyramid in Acanceh is 11 meters high. One of the older layers of the pyramid has been uncovered revealing several distinctive carved masks as part of the pyramid's decoration.

The “Palace of the Stuccos” is 50 meters wide, 6 meters high, and contains many elaborate friezes. This building's design is very complex, with many rooms and detailed carvings.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Acanceh and Mayapan

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Merida hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English and Spanish


Exclusions

  • Admission fees, 9 usd aprox

  • Meals and beverages

  • Gratuities

  • A nominal surcharge for 9 usd aprox is payable on the day of your activity.


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • A nominal surcharge for 9 usd aprox is payable on the day of your activity.

  • Hotel pickup is available at most Merida hotels located downtown. Make arrangements to pick them up at your hotel or at a nearby location when you call to confirm your booking.