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Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover

Mérida, Mexico

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Discover the Mayan monuments of Uxmal, one of Mexico’s best-preserved archeological sites, on a full-day day trip from Merida. Ideal for lovers of history and culture, this excursion combines a guided tour of Uxmal’s mighty pyramids and ballcourts with a self-drive tour in a 4x4 Land Rover Defender.
  • Full-day trip to Uxmal archaeological site including self-driven Land Rover tour
  • Ideal for travelers interested in Mayan history and culture
  • Take a guided tour of Uxmal's well-preserved monuments, which include the Great Pyramid and the Pyramid of the Magician
  • Drive a 4x4 Land Rover Defender through Uxmal's scenic landscapes
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Transportation from a meeting point in Merida
1 hour self driven tour in a renewed vintage Land Rover Defender
Fuel and insurance
Knowledgeable, certified guided tour of the temples at Uxmal.
Iced Bottled Water and soft drinks in expedition.
Free access to Uxmal’s First Explorers Gallery located at the main house of the Hotel Hacienda Uxmal, favorite of royalty and dignitaries.
Entrance fee to Uxmal site
Lunch
Local activities
Gratuities
Hotel pick up and drop off

Departure Point

1: Parque San Juan, Calle 67A 529, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
2: Gran Hotel, Calle 60 496, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
3: McDonald's, Paseo de Montejo 454, Itzimná, 97100 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
4: Mayan World Museum of Mérida, Calle 60 299 E, Unidad Revolución, 97110 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
When you’ll board an air-conditioned Mercedes Benz destined for the archeological site of Uxmal. Following a 1-hour drive, you’ll arrive at Uxmal, considered one of Mexico’s best-preserved Mayan sites.

During a guided 2-hour tour, you’ll visit significant monuments such as The Magician’s Pyramid, the Nun’s Quadrangle, and the Governor’s Palace while learning about the former city’s rich history.

Then, you’ll take the tour into your own hands as you drive a 4x4 Land Rover Defender through the rugged landscapes that surround Uxmal. Travel through the rife plantations of Hacienda Uxmal before spending free time at the aforementioned hotel.

Choose to purchase a Mexican meal, take a dip in the pool, or sip an ice-cold cocktail.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Gray Line Yucatán
You'll start the tour being picked up from a meeting point in Merida in a comfortable Mercedes Benz. You can enjoy the sightseeing or simply relax on the 1 hour trip to the archaeological site of Uxmal.
Pass By:  
Zona Arqueologica Uxmal
You will first arrive at one of Mayaland’s hotels, The Lodge at Uxmal, which is but a close walking distance to the archaeological sites of the Mayan civilization, Uxmal. You will begin your expedition alongside one of expert guides who will share their ample knowledge of the Mayan culture. During the next 2 hours, you will admire the site's most important structures such as the Magicians Pyramid, the Governors Palace, the Dove´s Temple and the Nuns Quadrangle, among others.
Pass By:  
Hacienda Uxmal Plantation & Museum
Now it’s time to expand your exploration, and you can’t do it any better way than in an expedition vehicle. For the next adrenaline-filled hour, you will be behind the steering wheel of an authentic four-wheel drive, stick shift Land Rover Defender, a true classic for any real explorer. You'll make your way over challenging but beautiful landscapes of Hacienda Uxmal and its plantations. After your adventure, all explorers require well deserved rest. You'll head back to The Lodge at Uxmal, and you can choose to have a heartwarming meal, a refreshing swim in the pool or just have a drink and sit back before you head back.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Driver must be over 21 years old and capable to driving sick shift vehicles. A brief test drive and valid driver license may be required.
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, pregnant woman or anyone with severe movements restraints or previous spinal injuries.
  • Please wear light, comfortable clothing & walking/hiking shoes. Bring your sunglasses, hat, bathing suit, biodegradable sunblock, and a camera.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult (only option shared).
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please verify your near meeting point and schedule.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mayaland Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Full-Day Expedition To Uxmal & Ride In A Vintage Land Rover.

Product code: 5811P136

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