Uxmal Day Trip

About the location

The archaeological site of Uxmal – “The thrice built” is a masterpiece of the Puuc style.

This Mayan site is located next to the only mountain range of the Yucatan and very close to the state of Campeche.

The Governor’s Palace, the Nunnery and Sorcerer’s pyramid are among the most important buildings. The Mayan word Puuc means mountain range. This architectural style is characterized by elaborate geometric patterns on the upper section of buildings, contrasting with very austere lower sections.  Climbing the “Gran Piramide” allows for a panoramic view of the citadel.

Follow the path to the magnificent chambers and hear the legends and secrets explained by the local guides.

After your visit to Uxmal, continue the Puuc route to Kabah (temporarily closed due to the pandemic), or visit the Cacao Musuem across Uxmal: taste chocolate mixed with pepper and other spices, understand the importance of cacao in the Mayan culture.  After your visit, we recommend you have lunch at charming San Pedro Ochil Hacienda (temporarily closed due to the pandemic), a former sisal plantation.  Time permitting, Yaxcopoil Hacienda can also be explored as the final stop before heading back to Merida.

If you wish the extended version of the Puuc route including Sayil, Labna, X’lapac and/or Loltun Caves please send us a message (temporarily closed).

Our driving service rate includes, van & driver, insurance, fuel, toll fees, cold bottled water (ice boxes on board the vehicle), as well as towels for swimming activities.  Rates consider Merida as collection and drop-off destination.  The 10-hour continuous driving service allows to complete any published day trip without rushing through the experience.  Should you need additional time, add $150 MX pesos per hour (or $10 USD dollars).

Please add 16% Mexican sales tax.  

Meals & admission fees to sites are not included.

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