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Day Trips from Merida: Convent Route and Maya Ruins Tour

Experience one of the best day trips from Merida as you follow the Convent Route to discover historic churches and two breathtaking Mayan caves.

USD $473.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $473.00
2USD $255.00
3USD $182.00
4USD $146.00
5USD $124.00

See Fascinating Ancient Convents on these Day Trips from Merida

On these day trips from Merida, travel down the Convent Route south of Merida to explore a series of historic towns and villages. The trip down the road will introduce you to Mexico’s colorful history through the attractions of the towns.

Visit Mayapan, the political and cultural capital of the Maya in the Yucatan, as well as its stunning cave which has been featured by National Geographic. You will also visit the Loltun Cave which contains Mayan paintings from the Late Preclassic Era.

Of the 106 municipalities south of Merida, you will travel to a few of the following: Tecoh, Chumayel, Teabo, Dzan, Ticul, and Oxkutzcab. In addition to visiting villages known for their convents, you may also visit Acanceh, a Mayan archaeological site, and Mani, a village home to the church and convent of San Miguel.


  • Visit the ancient convents of some of the 106 municipalities of the Yucatan Peninsula
  • See the archaeological site of  Mayapan and its famous cave known for hiding human bones
  • Admire the paintings inside the Loltun Cave

Tour Information

Duration: Full Day
Start and end location: Merida
Availability: Year-round


  • 8:30 am – Pick up from your Merida hotel
  • Drive south from Merida
  • Explore Mayapan, the Maya capital, and the Mayapan Cave
  • See ancient Mayan paintings in the Loltun Cave
  • Visit various villages with fascinating convents and buildings (Tecoh, Chumayel, Teabo, Dzan, Ticul, and Oxkutzcab)
  • Experience the Mayan archaeological site of Acanceh
  • Stop by the Church and Convent of San Miguel in the village of Mani
  • Drop off at your hotel

What’s Included

  • Professional, INAH-certified, bilingual guide/driver
  • Private transportation
  • Water during transportation and special amenities
  • Entry fee to Mayapan and Loltun Caves

What’s Not Included

  • Lunch


Mayapán, Mexico

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Mayapán, Mexico 20.467434, -89.214128

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