15 days in Yucatan Itinerary

15 days in Yucatan Itinerary

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Merida
— 5 nights
2
Uxmal
— 2 nights
3
Valladolid
— 4 nights
4
Rio Lagartos
— 2 nights

5
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Merida is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Paseo de Montejo, examine the collection at Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, contemplate the long history of Merida Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museo Casa Montejo.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Merida trip itinerary planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Merida is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in September: high temperatures in Merida hover around 39°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Uxmal.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Merida Cathedral ©
Merida Cathedral
Dzibilchaltún ©
Dzibilchaltún

2
nights
Uxmal

Uxmal ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Calcehtok, get outside with Mirador de Muna, then explore the ancient world of Kabah, and finally contemplate the long history of Uxmal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hacienda Yaxcopoil, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Yaal Utzil, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Kankirixche.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uxmal online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Merida to Uxmal takes 1.5 hours. September in Uxmal sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Valladolid.

Things to do in Uxmal

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cenote Yaal Utzil, Grutas de Calcehtok, Cenote Kankirixche, Kabah, Hacienda Yaxcopoil
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Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Kabah ©
Kabah
Mirador de Muna ©
Mirador de Muna

4
nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valladolid: Chichen Itza (Chichen Itza & Cenote Ik kil) and Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Xkopek Parque Apicola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Servasio, examine the collection at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, and don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Valladolid journey planner.

Drive from Uxmal to Valladolid in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Valladolid can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Rio Lagartos.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, Cenote Hubiku
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

2
nights
Rio Lagartos

Rio Lagartos ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de los Santos Reyes, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then explore the activities along Las Coloradas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural Ria Lagartos.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio Lagartos road trip planning website.

Drive from Valladolid to Rio Lagartos in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio Lagartos

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Santuario de los Santos Reyes
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Parque Natural Ria Lagartos ©
Parque Natural Ria Lagartos
Photography Tours
Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac ©
Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac

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