Explore the Haciendas and Cenotes of Yucatan: Embark on an unforgettable journey through time where you will discover both the past and the present history of the fascinating Yucatan. This trip is the perfect way of spending a day out among the ruins of a bygone age.
As you begin your outing, hop aboard our comfortable bus and enjoy a relaxing ride to the fascinating sites that are sure to enrich your traveller’s spirit. Along the way, you will not be able to peel your eyes away from the mesmerizing backdrops that roll by your window.
As you cross the rural part of Yucatan, you will set eyes on several local haciendas, snuggly nestled among the landscape. Delve then into the region of the peninsula mostly unknown to many and discover the amazing cenotes. This is how locals refer to large round underground pools that were used in Mayan times to appease the gods by casting human sacrifices into them. Especially noteworthy are the two natural jewels of Chihoo and Yaal-utzil. The cenotes, despite their eerie past – or possibly because of it – are fascinating to contemplate and fill one with a sense of wonder, as if in an otherworldly entourage. You will even be able to enjoy a dip in their cool refreshing waters.
Continue then to the hacienda Ochil, a splendid testimony of the colonial times, where you can learn more about the region’s past in its museum. In the hacienda you will be able to enjoy a hearty lunch, join workshops and even relish another dip in the local pools.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up at the hotel.
Duration: Seven hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End or closing time: 5pm.
Languages: English and Spanish.