Latin America

2 weeks itinerary in Yucatan Peninsula

I have been in the Yucatan Peninsula twice and I would go again and again. The fascinating Maya history and the astonishing landscapes make this place magic.

Take the time to discover the hidden beauties of Yucatan and don’t get stuck only with the most touristic places!

I recommend to rent a car in Cancún airport and to start your trip on the road from there. You might take a hotel in one of the villages along the coast and use it as a base to travel around in Quintana Roo state. We stayed in Villa Morena in the middle of the countryside and loved it. You might choose Mérida as base city for the second part of your trip to visit the Yucatán state.

If you are looking for seaside holidays and all-inclusive hotels, don’t loose your time reading my blog 🙂

Tulum – Quintana Roo

Quintana Roo State

Day 1: Fly to Cancún and rent a car

Day 2 and Day 3: Spend a couple of days snorkeling or diving in Isla Cozumel or Isla Mujeres

Day 4: Visit Tulúm and snorkel in the Gran Cenote

Day 5:Visit the archaeological site of Koba and snorkel or dive in Cenote 2 Ojos

Day 6:Discover the Sian Ka’an Reserve

Sian Ka’an natural reserve – Quintana Roo

Yucatan State

Day 7:Visit Valladolid and the archaeological site of Ek’Balam

Day 8. Visit Chichen Itza (you can also decide to watch the light show in the evening) and Izamal

Day 9:Visit Mérida

Day 10:Visit some haciendas close to Mérida and see the evening light show in Uxmal

Day 11:Enjoy Celestún and the pink flamingos

Celestún natural reserve – Yucatan

Day 12:Drive over the hills of the Ruta Puu to see more archaeological sites

Day 13:Visit the Dzibilchaltun archeological site and swim in the beautiful cenote, then spend some relaxing time in Progreso

Day 14:Fly back home from Mérida or, if not possible, drive back to Cancún and fly from there

Chicen Itza – Yucatan

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