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Home to some of the biggest and most popular places in Mexico, Yucatan is well-known for pulling out all the stops when exploring some ancient cultures & civilizations. The Yucatan is an area in southeastern Mexico known for its tropical rainforests. It is home to some of the ancient Maya people. This part welcomes more visitors than any other part of Mexico. It is filled with various things that attract every kind of traveler. It has an unrivaled mix of sophisticated resorts, rustic inns, ancient Maya culture, exquisite beaches, and exhilarating adventures. 

The Mini Yucatan excursion is the right choice to discover the most important cultural and natural sites of the Yucatan Peninsula on a private Yucatan highlights tour. As professional guides, we can explain everything about the Maya culture and take you to places you never imagined. It will be a pleasure to share some of the wonders of México. We can show you why we love our land, and we are sure that you will fall in love after our experience together. If you want to spoil yourself, here are a few highlights worth of your private Yucatan tour that you mightn’t know:

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Architectural Landmark at Mérida

Mérida is one of Mexico’s best-preserved examples of colonial Spanish town planning. It is Yucatán’s cultural hub and home to the Great Museum of the Mayan World. Watch performances of the ancient Mayan ball game Pok Ta Pok in the zocalo and enjoy classic Yucatán cuisine.

Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá is one of the world’s wonders that needs no introduction. It was one of Yucatán’s most important cities for many centuries! The glorious architecture and archaeology make it one of the most important tourist attractions in Yucatán. 

Natural Feature at Playa del Carmen

Leaving the Riviera Maya’s sandy beaches will be difficult, especially if you vacation in Playa del Carmen. So instead, visit freshwater cenotes, eco-parks with Mayan influences, or museums while spending the day sipping cold coronas or margaritas at lovely beach clubs. 

Architectural Landmark at Valladolid

Countless tourists pass through Valladolid on their journey to the Chichén Itzá ruins. It is the city of cenotes, and you’ll find Cenote Zaci with deep, flooded sinkholes. Next, explore the Instagram-famous Cenote Suytun, where you can take a dip below ground in calm & relaxed waters. Also, discover the Cenote of Xkeken, the Cenote Xcanche, and the beautiful countryside surrounding Cenote Oxman.

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Natural Features of Tulum Beach

Tulum Beach is the most Insta-famous destination in Yucatán, where white sands meet the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. The beach clubs, hotels, infinity pools, Bali-style swings, and floating breakfasts make it a paradise for backpackers and Instagram stars!

Historical Landmark at Uxmal

It is an ancient Mayan city located in eastern Yucatán. Visitors interested in history shouldn’t pass up a visit to the Uxmal ruins. The immersed motifs discovered at Chichén Itzá are significantly distinct from the smooth stone walls of the pyramids and temples. Visiting the archaeological site in the evening & witness the recreated Mayan city illuminated in a beautiful light display that happens each night. 

Natural Feature at Las Coloradas

What’s not to love about Las Coloradas? It has a tropical climate, white sand beaches, and pink lagoons. The relaxed beach atmosphere and the enormous flocks of pink flamingos that populate the lagoons make it worth your private Yucatan highlights tour. Explore this vast natural reserve on a boat ride to see more of its features, such as the dense mangroves where crocodiles are frequently seen hunting through the wetlands.  Las Coloradas

Architectural Landmark at Izamal

Izamal is most popularly referred to as the Yellow City. It is because practically all of this area’s homes, businesses, structures, and churches are painted a vibrant lemon shade. It’s adorable, with vibrant indigenous culture hidden beneath the colonial buildings. 

Celestún

The next highlight of your private Yucatan tour is Celestun! If you enjoy wildlife, the mangroves, beaches, and wetlands part of this massive biosphere reserve wait for you. It is one of Yucatán’s most picturesque locations, which supports hundreds of bird species, including sizable flocks of bright pink flamingos. You can enjoy the private Yucatan tour on the beach’s beautiful sands. You can also take a boat tour through the ecosystem in search of saltwater crocodiles and sea turtles at risk of extinction. 

Ek Balam

Ek Balam was one of the most important and influential cities in the Mayan world. It is a Yucatec-Maya archaeological site with numerous Mayan Ruins that are pretty much unknown to tourists. Therefore, Ek Balam deserves a private Yucatan highlights tour so you can get to know more about the place. You can combine the private Yucatan tour to Ek Balam ruins with a visit to Valladolid or Rio Lagartos. Both are unique places in the Yucatan Peninsula.

At Best Maya Tours, we offer a tailormade private Yucatan highlights tour to explore the Yucatan Peninsula. It allows you to combine swimming with whale sharks at Holbox Island. In addition, it lets you explore several important Mayan archaeological sites. Relax independently on the beautiful Riviera Maya, with its crystal-clear turquoise waters and magnificent coral reefs! Our goal on this tour is to offer you the authentic taste of México! With us, you will have a truly unique and unforgettable experience!