39 days in Yucatan Itinerary

39 days in Yucatan Itinerary

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Merida
— 10 nights
2
Celestun
— 4 nights
3
Ticul
— 5 nights
4
Yokdzonot
— 5 nights
5
Valladolid
— 7 nights
6
Rio Lagartos
— 5 nights

10
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.
Hacienda Yaxcopoil and Kabah will appeal to history buffs. Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón and Nahualli Casa de los Artistas will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merida: Cuzama (Iglesia de Eknakan & Cenotes Cuzama), Manglares de San Crisanto (in San Crisanto) and Homun (Parque Estatal Lagunas de Yalahau & Santa Barbara Cenotes & Restaurant). Spend the 3rd (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay, make a trip to Palacio Municipal, see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Montes Molina, and stroll around Parque Hidalgo.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Merida sightseeing planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Merida is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Merida is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Warsaw in January, expect Merida to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Celestun.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yucatan, Cuzama, Homun, Hacienda Yaxcopoil, Manglares de San Crisanto
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Hacienda Yaxcopoil ©
Hacienda Yaxcopoil
Cenotes Cuzama ©
Cenotes Cuzama
Museo Regional de Yucatán, Palacio Cantón ©

4
nights
Celestun

Celestun ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve and Celestun Wildlife Refuge. Visiting Mangroves of Dzinitun and Circuito Ojo de Agua Baldiosera will get you outdoors.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Celestun trip planner.

You can drive from Merida to Celestun in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Celestun can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Ticul.

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
Hacienda Chunchucmil ©
Hacienda Chunchucmil

5
nights
Ticul

Ticul ©
Ticul Municipality is one of 106 municipalities in Yucatán State, Mexico. Step out of the city life by going to Homun Cenotes and Cenote noh mozon. Get some historical perspective at Iglesia San Antonio De Padua and Uxmal. Get out of town with these interesting Ticul side-trips: Oxkutzcab (Eco-Museo de Cocoa & Grutas de Lol-Tun), Mucuyche (Cenote Kankirixche & Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyche) and Cenote Yaal Utzil (in Abala). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at EcoMuseo del Cacao, Head underground at Grutas de Tzabnah, and head outdoors with Mirador de Muna.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ticul trip planning website.

Getting from Celestun to Ticul by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Ticul, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yokdzonot.

Things to do in Ticul

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oxkutzcab, Mucuyche, Tecoh, Uxmal, Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena
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Homun Cenotes ©
Homun Cenotes
Cenote Kankirixche ©
Cenote Kankirixche
Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyche ©
Cenotes Hacienda Mucuyche

5
nights
Yokdzonot

Yokdzonot ©
Get in touch with nature at Cenote Yokdzonot and Balankanche Cave. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zona Arqueologica de Izamal and Convento de San Antonio de Padua. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yokdzonot: Izamal (Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal, Hecho a Mano, &more) and Chichen Itza (La Iglesia & Cenote Ik kil).

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yokdzonot day trip planning site.

You can drive from Ticul to Yokdzonot in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Yokdzonot when traveling from Ticul in February, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Valladolid.

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
Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal ©
Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem and Casa de los Venados. Step out of the city life by going to Cenote Samula and Cenote Maya Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valladolid: Santuario de los Santos Reyes (in Tizimin) and Ek Balam Village (Ek Balam & X'Canche Cenote). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Zazil Tunich, explore the striking landscape at Cenote Agua Dulce, explore the activities along Cenote Jardin del Eden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenote Palomitas.

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Drive from Yokdzonot to Valladolid in an hour. February in Valladolid sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rio Lagartos.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ek Balam Village, Cenote Jardin del Eden, Santuario de los Santos Reyes, Cenote Hubiku
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Cenote Maya Park ©
Cenote Maya Park
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas
Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich

5
nights
Rio Lagartos

Rio Lagartos ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Natural Ria Lagartos and Photography Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Las Coloradas and El Cuyo Beaches.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rio Lagartos day trip tool.

You can drive from Valladolid to Rio Lagartos in 1.5 hours. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rio Lagartos

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

El Cuyo Beaches
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Parque Natural Ria Lagartos ©
Parque Natural Ria Lagartos
Las Coloradas ©
Las Coloradas
Photography Tours