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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
"You will be picked up from your Merida hotel at around 9am in the morning. From there you'll head to Dzibilchaltun known as the place of ""writing on stone.""  This Maya city is located 15 Kilometers northeast of Merida. Here you will visit the museum then a typical Mayan house walk along a Sacbe and get to the pyramids to admire the Temple of the Sun also called Temple of the Seven Dolls. On this temple during each March and September equinox a phenomenon known as The Sunrise occurs.Then
From $55.00
 
Uxmal Tour with Light and Sound Show
"Located 100 kilometers from Merida Uxmal exposes the Puuc art built in parallel piped shapes of buildings with smooth walls and ornate friezes. Most of the buildings at Uxmal belong to the Classic Maya period and some to the Late Middle Phase. On this tour you will first visit the archaeological site and see its most important buildings. Some of them include the Palace of the Governor the Quadrangle of the Nuns the Pyramid of the Magician and more. Your guide will explain the history of the archaeological site monuments so you have a better insight of the place. you will then proceed to a restaurant for dinner and then take a seat to enjoy the Light &am
From $65.00
 
Merida City Sightseeing Tour
"Enjoy the best of Merida founded by the Spanish Francisco de Montejo as you travel aboard a colorful bus and see its main landmarks. Your tour starts at a central location from where you'll head to visit the main sights. See the Cathedral located in the socket which is also Casa de Montejo pass by the Government Palace and visit the Town Hall. Learn all about the white city of Merida as you drive through its main avenue Paseo de Montejo which has its colonial buildings like the Palace and Canton a beautiful monument to the country. Your bus has a panoramic view and you'll enjoy guided commentary on board to make the most out of your ride.  """
From $17.00

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Estado de Yucatán

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Watch out for TOPES when driving in Mexico

TOPES are speed bumps when entering, within, and leavings towns in Mexico. They are clearly marked by road signs as you can see in my photos. They are very useful because often you are traveling at...
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Animals

Crocodiles, scorpions, spiders, lizards & snakes (see my Mexican tips for more detailed info) lurk in the Yucatan peninsula. A good website to visit to bring yourslef up to speed is...
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Car blocks

Certianly it is a number of years since I was in Mexico (1999) and I never had any problems what so ever. But, the Mexicans all warned me that sometimes the road is blocked by what looks like a car...
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Full service fuel stations

We have had a few problems while getting fuel at different locations in the Yucatan. There are two major things to look for:First, PAY ATTENTION to what is going on. If your not watchful, you might...
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Driving in Mexico

If you are daring, go for it. But, be forewarned the fact that driving in Mexico is VERY hectic, and heaven forbid you getting into an accident. In Mexico, it makes no difference whether it was your...
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Getting Short Changed

Beware when you go and pay for your admission at Uxmal. I paid $88 pesos (approx $16.80 US) for an admission with a US $20 bill. I got back $20 pesos instead of 40. I never knew until a few hours...
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Gas/petrol stations

Make sure you can see the meter of the fillingstation!!! Especially right outside of Cancun. We payed double 'cause we didn't know what the price should be...(and we only found out the next we had to...
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Beware of Bogus Shop-lifting Accusations

While with a group of over 100, two of the young women traveling with us were falsely accused of shop-lifting. It is suspected that this could well be a snare to entrap women for God knows what....
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DO NOT USE OLYMPUS TOUR GUIDES

There are many different tour guides available in the yucatan through which you can book tours and AIRPORT TRANSFERS, do not make the mistake of using OLYMPUS guides. I unfortunately made the mistake...
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Beware of pickpockets

Crowded buses, bus stops, metro trains and stations are among the thieves's favourite places. Pickpockets often work in group, trying to confuse the victim and carry razor blades with which they slit...
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No matter what map you are...

No matter what map you are using, there is no exit between Vallodalid and Cancun on the 180D Express Way. Having driven a 250km detour, believe me! We were driving from Vallodalid to Coba (distance...
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Topes, watch out!

Topes are speedbumps. And they must be taken at low speed! They usualy put up signs (look at the picture). But sometimes there is a sign and no bump.Or a bump without a warning sign.
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Popular Cities in Estado de Yucatán

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Mérida

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Ruinas Chichén-Itzá

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Progreso

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Ruinas Uxmal

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Valladolid

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Izamal

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Top Hotels in Estado de Yucatán

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Calle 55 #499 x 60 y 58, Centro, Merida, Yucatan, 97000, Mexico
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Calle 39 no. 203, Valladolid, Valladolid, Yucatan, CP 97780, Mexico
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Km 120 carretera Merida-Puerto Juarez, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, 97751, Mexico
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Calle 22 x 33 y 35, Izamal, Yucatan, 97540, Mexico
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Top Things to Do in Estado de Yucatán

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YucatanCenote

Natural beauty abounds in the Yucatan. Experience exhilarating outdoor adventures. Imagine climbing ancient pyramids or leaping into a crystal clear Cenote lit only by a beam of sunlight. There are...
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Municipal Bazar

The building was originally build as a residence, but when the owner died during construction, it was left unfinished. It underwent various uses such as a sports complex, but in the 1960's the mayor...
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Museo Regional de San Roque (Valladolid Museum)

Originally in the 16th century, this building was a convent. It still looks like one from outside, but it is no longer as somber as in those times. Today, it is home to a free museum, sometimes...
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"Yucatan, land of the Mayas"
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"The Yucatán Peninsula"
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"Yucatan travels"
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