On this full-day cultural tour, visit the Magic Pueblos of Valladolid and Izamal, significant for their living cultural heritage and rich historical value. Visit the San Bernardo de Siena Convent, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, experience the world’s only active Mayan ceremonial site, and taste world-renowned authentic Yucatan cuisine! Immerse yourself in Mexico’s vibrant culture and heritage.
Mexico’s Magic Pueblos are “magical communities” culturally significant for their natural beauty, cultural heritage, folklore, historical importance, or outstanding artesanal work. These communities represent the best of Mexico and offer truly unique and authentic travel experiences.
On this full-day Yucatan bike tour, explore the Yucatán Magic Pueblos of Valladolid and Izamal. In these two communities, experience the powerful duality of indigenous culture and Spanish colonialism in the region. From the San Bernardo de Siena convent, one of the most important historical Franciscan buildings on earth, to the last Mayan ceremonial temple still actively in use, you’ll experience a cultural heritage found nowhere else on earth.
By bike, travel the tranquil country roads and trails between these two off-the-beaten-path destinations. Explore with your guide and on your own to discover highlights and hidden gems of Mexico’s Magic Pueblos.
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Duration: 08:00 am – 04:30 pm
Start / End Location: Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Mérida
Availability: All year round
Your day begins with 8:00 am hotel pick-up in Mérida and transfer (2 hours) to Valladolid. Upon arrival, get fitted with your bike and spend the morning exploring the Magic Pueblo on your own. From Valladolid, transfer to Izamal where you’ll enjoy a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. Bike to the famous bright yellow monastery and other highlights in the afternoon. At 15:30 pm, you’ll board your private transportation for the trip back to Mérida.
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