15 days in Yucatan Itinerary

15 days in Yucatan Itinerary

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Rio Lagartos
— 1 night
2
Valladolid
— 3 nights
3
Yokdzonot
— 2 nights
4
San Crisanto
— 1 night
5
Merida
— 3 nights
6
Calcehtok
— 1 night
7
Celestun
— 2 nights

1
night
Rio Lagartos

Rio Lagartos ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Parque Natural Ria Lagartos. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rio Lagartos trip planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Rio Lagartos is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Rio Lagartos

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Parque Natural Ria Lagartos ©
Parque Natural Ria Lagartos
Photography Tours
Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac ©
Granja de Cocodrilos Itzamkanac

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cenote Samula and Xkopek Parque Apicola. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hacienda San Lorenzo Oxman and Plaza e Parque Francisco Canton. When in Valladolid, make a side trip to see X'Canche Cenote in Ek Balam Village, approximately Ek Balam Village away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Maya Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xux Ha, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Servasio, and don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Valladolid trip planner.

Drive from Rio Lagartos to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Valladolid can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Yokdzonot.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

X'Canche Cenote
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Hacienda San Lorenzo Oxman ©
Hacienda San Lorenzo Oxman
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas
Cenote Samula ©
Cenote Samula

2
nights
Yokdzonot

Yokdzonot ©
On the 9th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Las Monjas, delve into the distant past at La Iglesia, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, explore the ancient world of The Ossuary, then delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Hecho a Mano, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento de San Antonio de Padua, and finally explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Izamal.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yokdzonot using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Yokdzonot takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Yokdzonot can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Crisanto.

Things to do in Yokdzonot

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Izamal
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Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot
Zona Arqueologica de Izamal ©
Zona Arqueologica de Izamal
Convento de San Antonio de Padua ©
Convento de San Antonio de Padua

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night
San Crisanto

San Crisanto ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Del Mar Mexico and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manglares de San Crisanto.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Crisanto trip planner.

You can drive from Yokdzonot to San Crisanto in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Crisanto when traveling from Yokdzonot in January, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Merida.

Things to do in San Crisanto

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Museo Del Mar Mexico
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Manglares de San Crisanto ©
Manglares de San Crisanto
Museo Del Mar Mexico ©
Museo Del Mar Mexico

3
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.
Visiting Cenotes Cuzama and Homun Cenotes will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Celestun and Iglesia Ermita de Santa Isabel. Step out of Merida to go to Yaxcopoil and see Hacienda Yaxcopoil, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ruta Puuc, delve into the distant past at Mayapan Archaeological Zone, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Jesus,Tercera Orden.

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Traveling by car from San Crisanto to Merida takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Calcehtok.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celestun, Homun Cenotes, Cenotes Cuzama, Hacienda Yaxcopoil
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Homun Cenotes ©
Homun Cenotes
Hacienda Yaxcopoil ©
Hacienda Yaxcopoil
Cenotes Cuzama ©
Cenotes Cuzama

1
night
Calcehtok

Calcehtok ©
On the 15th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Calcehtok.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Calcehtok holiday planner.

Getting from Merida to Calcehtok by car takes about an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Calcehtok can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Celestun.

Things to do in Calcehtok

Nature · Parks
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Grutas de Calcehtok ©
Grutas de Calcehtok

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nights
Celestun

Celestun ©
On the 16th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Celestun Wildlife Refuge, then explore the activities along Mangroves of Dzinitun, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Celestun trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Calcehtok to Celestun takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Celestun are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Celestun

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Celestun Wildlife Refuge
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Mangroves of Dzinitun ©
Mangroves of Dzinitun
Celestun Wildlife Refuge ©
Celestun Wildlife Refuge

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