3rd Day-Saturday March 21
7:00 am Breakfast at your hotel.
9:00 am Check Out from Hotel Santa Lucia.
11:00 am Check in at Hotel Mayaland in Chichen-Itza.
Each associate of the hotel, with 180 total over the hotel's history, has been of direct Mayan ancestry, allowing for matchless knowledge of the area's history, of much delight to travelers. With traditions preserved and celebrated, each hotel associate strives to maintain the rich history of the Mayans: Whether it be through speaking in Maya, the hotel's official language, or educating travelers on the culture's vast traditions via the knowledgeable resident anthropologist, a stay at Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows ensures that historical details of the Mayan tradition are maintained and celebrated.
1:00 pm Lunch at Hotel Mayaland.
2:30 pm Guided visit to The Mayan City Chichen Itza, meaning “At the mouth of the well of the Itza”. July 7th, 2007 Chichen-Itza was chosen as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
8:00 pm Chichen-Itza Light and Sound Show.
Every night the Great Pyramid of El Castillo shines through the night after dark. It is an exciting show full of history and beautiful light effects. Ancient Mayan complex comes to life with a dramatic light and images and also sound show.
9:30 pm Dinner at Las Villas Arqueologicas
4th Day-Sunday March 22
7:00 am Breakfast at Mayaland
9:00 am Visit to Cenote Ik-Kil
The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft) below ground level. There is a carved stairway down to a swimming platform. The cenote is about 60 metres (200 ft) in diameter and about 40 metres (130 ft) deep.
2:00 pm Lunch at Meson del Marquez in Valladolid City.
4:00 pm Waking Tour in Valladolid City.
Return to Hotel Mayaland by evening.
8:00 pm Farewell dinner in Hacienda Chichen. We will trade tales, tips and discoveries learned on your insider look at Mexico, a country you will now know far better than any tourist ever does.
Hacienda Chichen was among the first of Yucatan's Haciendas. This Colonial hacienda was built by the Spaniards in the 16th Century (around 1540s). Hacienda Chichen is uniquely famous among Mexico's haciendas due to its intimate link with Mayan archaeology discoveries within Chichen Itza and for its current green vision and sustainable tourism activities making this boutique Eco-Spa Resort, the most committed green hotel in Yucatan, Mexico. Today, this Chichen Itza hotel ranks among Mexico's best green spa resorts, and it is recognized internationally among the ten best Eco-Spa Destinations in the World, and among the top Eco-Wellness Destinations in North America.