1Hotel stay in Cozumel, MX
Enjoy a complimentary stay at the pre-voyage hotel. The evening allows time to at the resort and enjoy relaxation time before the adventure begins. For your convenience, our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about the upcoming voyage to reservation of premium experiences. Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.
2Embark in Cozumel
Today you’ll explore the Tulum Archaeological Site on our included tour of one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities. We will travel about 80 miles south of Cancun to this well-known destination known for its spiritual history. Tulum is protected on one side by four-story cliffs and on the other by a 12-foot wall. The ruins sit along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the glittering Caribbean Sea.
3Scenic Sailing on the Caribbean Sea
Azure skies watch waves absorb the sun as we set sail on the Caribbean Sea. Revel in the fetch of the gentle waves and another unhurried day of exploring the decks, taking in the view from different perspectives and sharing time with friends.
The colors of the rainbow adorn this fortified city on the Yucatán Peninsula’s western edge, in the restored façades of the historic buildings lining this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s cobblestone streets. Today, you will enjoy an included trolly tour of the city with stops at cultural hotspots: Puerta de Tierra, El Palacio de Centro Cultural and the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral. And in the evening, you’ll be astounded by an exclusive 45-min authentic Folkloric Show and performance at the city’s historic theatre, Francisco de Paula Toro.
This day is filled with an included experience to Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Yucatán. While there we’ll visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida to see a magnificent collection of artifacts, including textiles, engravings, ceramics and religious works, and learn about the Mayan culture and the civilization’s history. The museum will set the stage for the ancient Mayan civilizations that will be seen throughout this cultural voyage.
8Progreso, MX (Disembark) Valladolid (Hotel Check in)
HOTEL STAY & LAND TOUR - With our ship docked in the scenic port of Progreso, we travel by motorcoach to spend a night within walking distance of Chichén Itzá. This day includes a city tour of Valladolid, known for its colonial architecture and picturesque beauty — including gorgeous cenotes — Valladolid is a jewel of the Yucatán Peninsula. The streets are colorful and buzzing with life. And unwind in the evening with your accommodations at the Mayaland Hotel to enjoy balconies with garden views, stained glass windows, and pyramid horizons. You may also choose an optional evening premium experience to view the incredible sound and light show on the Pyramid of Kukulkán that tells the story of Chichén Itzá in a most unique way.
9Hotel Stay in Valladolid
HOTEL STAY & LAND TOUR - Venture into one of Mexico’s ancient Mayan ruins, Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza dates to 400-500 A.D., its establishment in close proximity to a cenote helped the city to flourish. Explore the remnants of the city ruled by King Quetzalcoatl that attracts millions each year on a guided tour of the grounds. Here, a local expert will delve into the history behind the ruins and of course, the iconic pyramid structure — the Temple of Kukulkan.
TRANSFER TO CANCUN AIRPORT - As the journey concludes, explore other opportunities in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure prior to your travel home.