Mayan Explorer Tour

Follow the Mayan road from Merida to Isla Mujeres and explore the Mayan cities of Celestun, Uxmal, Izamal, and Coba in this tour packed with adventure, mystery and some Fun in the Sun! Exclusively brought to you by American Student Travel Abroad!


  • International regular scheduled roundtrip air transportation between your city and into Merida and out of Cancun*
  • Transportation between Merida / Valladolid / Isla Mujers via deluxe motor coach
  • Inter-city transportation by deluxe motor coach in Merida
  • Daily 3-4 star hotel accommodations located in the heart of Merida, Valladolid and Isla Mujeres
  • All hotel taxes
  • Daily breakfast & Dinner and lunches where noted in itinerary
  • Walking tour of Merida’s Central Plaza including the Casa Montejo, Municipal Palace, and the Government Palace
  • Walking tour of Mercado of Merida
  • Excursion to Celestun
  • Excursion to Uxmal with swimming, dinner and sound & light
  • Visit to Izamal and Ek Balam
  • Excursion to Coba and Cenote
  • Leisure time on the beautiful resort island of Isla Mujeres


Merida – Celestun – Uxmal – Chichen-Itza – Izamal – Ek Balam – Valladolid – Isla Mujeres


  • Arrival into Merida
  • Greeting at the Merida airport by an American Student Travel Abroad representative
  • Transfer to hotel in deluxe motor coach
  • Rooming assignment and general briefing
  • Full Dinner
  • Overnight Merida


  • Full American breakfast
  • Morning walking tour of the central plaza including the Casa Montejo, Municipal Palace, and the Government Palace
  • Shopping at the Mercado Merida
  • Full dinner
  • Optional evening activity: Horse-drawn carriage ride through the streets of Merida^
  • Overnight Merida


  • Full American breakfast
  • Morning excursion to Celestun in deluxe motor coach to view interesting species including thousands of flamingos in their natural habitat
  • Lunch on your own
  • Continue to the Mayan ruins of Uxmal
  • Swimming at nearby hotel with Full dinner
  • Sound & Light Show of Uxmal
  • Overnight Merida.


  • Full American breakfast
  • Departure in deluxe motor coach to the unique colonial town of Valladolid with a stop in lzamal and an excursion to Ek Balam enroute
  • Lunch included
  • Full dinner
  • Overnight Valladolid


  • Full American breakfast
  • Excursion of a local cenote & Coba
  • Continue to Cancun to catch ferry to Isla Mujeres
  • Arrival in Isla Mujeres
  • Rooming assignment & general briefing
  • Dinner on your own
  • Overnight Isla Mujeres


  • Full American breakfast
  • Day at leisure to explore on your own this fascinating resort island
  • Optional Activity: Experience the best snorkeling in Mexico with our fantastic snorkeling tour
  • Lunch and dinner on your own
  • Overnight Isla Mujeres


  • Full American breakfast
  • Day at leisure for swimming, snorkeling, and shopping
  • Lunch and dinner on your own
  • Overnight Isla Mujeres


  • Full American breakfast
  • Transfer to Cancun airport for your return flight to USA

*Prices above based on sample June/July 2014 flight fares into Merida and out of Cancun from Chicago (ORD) & New York (JFK/LGA) and a minimum of 30 fully paid travelers, 3-4 star hotel stay in Merida, Valladolid and Isla Mujeres, and “1 & 8” teacher rewards. Additional US and Mexican Departure taxes and fees NOT INCLUDED in prices. Flights originating from other departure cities may increase prices. Upgrades for full lunches and dinner available at an additional cost. Price dependent on travel dates & group size and are subject to change. Any deviation from above itinerary or change in teacher rewards may incur price increases. See complete ASTA Trip Terms & Conditions here. Call 1.844.327.ASTA for more details and to plan this trip. ^Optional Activities are activities or excursions highly recommended but not included in price of this tour. Special discounted pricing for optional Activities will be presented to organizing teacher in advance of finalizing itinerary. Call 1.844.327.ASTA for more details regarding Optional Activities.

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