in Merida–Campeche Highway 26, Progreso, Mexico

Progreso Shore Excursion: Uxmal Day Trip


Merida–Campeche Highway 26, Progreso, Mexico

75.05 USD

1 - 15

6 hrs


From $75.05 USD
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Overview
  • Embark on a shore excursion to Uxmal – declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO – when your cruise ship docks in Progreso. Explore one of the Yucatan’s most significant Mayan cities with a professional guide and learn about Puuc architectural styles at the Pyramid of the Magician, the Governor's Palace and the Nunnery Quadrangle. Receive personal attention on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.

Location
  • Around:
    • Merida–Campeche Highway 26
    • Progreso, Mexico
  • Pickup: Cruise Ship Shuttle Bus Stop, Boulevard Turístico Malecón, 97320 Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico

Categories
  • Historical & Heritage Tours
  • Archaeology Tours
  • Day Trips
  • Luxury Tours
  • Ports of Call Tours
  • Half-day Tours
  • Bus & Minivan Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: 8:30 AM
  • Duration: 6 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $75.05
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English - Guide

Inclusion
  • Port pickup and drop-off.
    Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide.
    Box Lunch.
    Soft drinks while on board vehicle

Exclusion
  • Gratuities.
    Entrance to the archaeological site of Uxmal.
    Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica Uxmal

Cancellation
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience

Progreso Shore Excursion: Uxmal Day Trip

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal, Carretera Federal No. 261, Uxmal 97899 Mexico

Take a shuttle at 8:30am from the Progreso port to a specific meeting point. There, meet your guide and climb into a luxurious Mercedes Benz minivan and begin your shore excursion to Uxmal. Sit back in your plush reclining seat as your small group is transferred directly to your destination – without the hassle of tourist stopovers along the way!

Drive along the Yucatan Peninsula to Uxmal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and legendary ceremonial center of the ancient Maya, set amid hills in the Puuc (Mayan for ‘mountain range’) region. Upon arrival, tour the archeological park (entrance doens't include) with your professional guide, who will inform your small group about the distinctive architecture and decorative design of the buildings. Learn about the city that flourished from 600-1,000 AD with 25,000 Mayan inhabitants at its height.

Admire impressive structures designed with geometrical figures and the masks of the rain god Chaac, the Mayan’s most significant deity. Visit the Nunnery Quadrangle, whose friezes represent owls and serpents, as your guide explains the significance of the four multi-level buildings arranged around Uxmal’s central plaza.

Marvel at the Pyramid of the Magician (the Pyramid of the Soothsayer), unique in its precise oval-shaped design. On the façade of the Governor’s Palace, whose central doorway astronomically aligns with the planets, you’ll see a frieze with more than 100 images of Chaac.

On your return, enjoy a boxed lunch and soft drinks aboard the minivan, arriving at the port of Progreso at 2:30pm.

Duration: 6 hours

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Near public transportation.
Most travelers can participate.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.
Face masks required for travelers in public areas.
Face masks required for guides in public areas.
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas.
Gear/equipment sanitized between use.
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
Guides required to regularly wash hands.
Regular temperature checks for staff

Reviews

5.0 stars, based on 1 reviews
frechetlegrand
frechetlegrand

We were quite fortunately to meet with Mr Jose Garcia who was very professional, polite,courteous and very personal to take care of our family very well on Nov 22. I strongly recommended Mr. Garcia to any travelers who will go to Progreso and to take the tour in Progreso. I can guarantee that Mr. Garcia will take a good care of you and your family.

27/11/2019
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