Yucatan Family Adventure

Days: 8

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The Yucatan Family Adventure Tour is designed for families combining outdoor adventure and the rich history found in the Yucatan Peninsula and Mayan World.

Ek Balam Adventure YucatanThe Yucatan Family Adventure explores the vibrant and tropical nature that covers the Yucatan Peninsula and the ancient ruins that are nestled among lush jungles. Designed for families, it is the perfect combination of history and outdoor adventure.





Merida  – Visit this historic city that boasts colonial architecture, churches, and monuments

Uxmal – Marvel at the achievements and mysterious demise of the Maya

Mayan Family – Meet the people of indigenous villages and learn about their traditional gastronomy and hand crafts

Celestun – Discover this UNESCO World Heritage Site and World Biosphere Reserve

Chichen Itza – Admire this archaeological site with impressive plazas, followed by a swim in a cenote

Ek-Balam – Enjoy the lesser visited Mayan archaeological site

Sian Ka’an – Witness the most important protected areas to appreciate the flora and fauna in the mangrove and wetland estuaries

Izamal – Explore the mysterious Yellow City via horse drawn carriage ride

Riviera Maya – Rest and relax along turquoise waters and soft powder sand beaches

Dates & Prices


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


Our custom-tailored journeys start from $600 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Customizable Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Merida
You will be greeted at the airport and privately transferred to your lovely lodging in a historic hacienda at Hacienda Temozon. Today is arrival day and at your leisure should you arrive early. You will meet your tour director for a welcome cocktail and orientation over your welcome dinner.

Day 2

Uxmal and Family  Scavenger Hunt
Today you will be one of the first to enter the famed Maya ball courts and temples of Uxmal; once again under the tutelage of our expert guide we will marvel at the achievements and mysterious demise of the Maya. Beholding the Pyramid of the Magician, prepared to be perplexed at the engineering, architectural, and social heights of the Maya and their myriad accomplishments.

Here you will have a fun scavenger hunt, where you will set out to search for a variety of clues that will draw on all that you have learned so far of this magical region. You will need a combination of intellectual acuity, mental fortitude, physical prowess and creativity!

Following your scavenger hunt, you will enjoy a traditional Yucatecan meal.

Day 3

Today you will head to the UNESCO World Heritage Site and World Biosphere Reserve of Celestun. Our speedy launches will navigate the winding canals of this vast mangrove and wet lands complex arriving to visit the permanent colony of Pink Flamingos that make their home here. We return to the boat dock and the town of Celestun for a delicious treat of local seafood delights under the shade of our thatched roof palapa restaurant on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico before returning to the Hacienda. After lunch, we continue on a brief historic city tour including Merida’s colonial architecture, churches, and monuments of this thriving Yucatan city ending with a short “Calesa” ride. Enjoy the Hacienda in the afternoon including: Complimentary services – Tennis court – Mountain bikes – Swimming pool – Cenotes on premises – Library – Games (Chess, Back gammon, cards, etc.) – Mini tour through the property – Pool table Services available at extra cost – Horseback riding – Spa services (massages, facials, body treatments, aromatherapy) – Special dinner in the gardens of the Hacienda – Private trip by mule cart to cenote “Xaca Mucuhi”

Day 4

Tixkokob, Izamal, and Chichen Itza
Today we will start with a visit to the traditional Maya village of Tixkokob to see how local families still practice the age old tradition of hammock weaving. Afterward, you will continue on to the Magic Town of Izamal to have lunch and explore the mysterious Yellow City including and interesting cruise in a calesa (horse drawn carriage) before continuing to your lodging at Mayaland Lodge nestled in the garden on the UNESCO Heritage Site of Chichen Itza.

Day 5

Chichen Itza and  Riviera Maya
Today we will enter the famed archaeological site of Chichen Itza upon its opening to learn about its impressive plazas, imposing ball courts, and temples as well as the Maya’s engineering, agricultural, and astronomical achievements. We will depart the archaeological site just as the crowds are arriving and enjoy lunch and swim in a cenote to cool off. The Yucatan Peninsula is a limestone shelf; due to the lack of elevation and the incredible porosity of the soil, there are no rivers in the Yucatan! As water drains easily through the limestone, it forms a vast network of underground rivers and sink holes that feature crystal clear water, eye-less fish, and interesting stalagmites and stalactites and offers an unusual swimming adventure in the distilled light of these underground caves! After our refreshing swim and lunch we will continue on to the lesser visited Mayan archaeological site of Ek-Balam before making our way to your stunning luxury hotel located on the idyllic Caribbean Coast with its crystalline blue waters.

Day 6

Riviera Maya and Sian Ka’an
After breakfast, we will transfer to one of the most extensive and important protected areas and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sian Ka’an and set out with our local Maya naturalist guides to appreciate the flora and fauna in the mangrove and wetland estuaries. We will disembark from our speedy launches and effortlessly float through the peaceful waterways to fully understand the origin of the Maya birthplace of the Sky. We will continue on for a delicious lunch on the beach before returning northwards along the coast to our lovely seaside hotel.

Day 7

Riviera Maya
Today you will transfer to the marina to board our own private boat to explore the exquisite reefs and crystalline water of the Mexican Caribbean. We return for lunch on your own before our farewell fiesta including a beach barbeque (weather permitting)!

Day 8

Departure from Cancun
You will transfer to the Cancun Airport for your homeward bound flight according to your flight schedule.



Chichen Itza

Cochinita Pibil

Celestun Wildlife

Izamal Monastery

Sian Ka´an

Yucatan homecooked meal


Culture Statue of Merida
Yucatan Dish of Cochinita Pibil
Pink Flamingos Celestun
Boat Ride Sian Kaan
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