Get to know the heartland of Mexico, Yucatan, through Merida, the gateway to Mayan culture. Travel to Merida and join an Urban Adventures Merida tour to visit this city’s iconic attractions, like the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Uxmal, natural beauties, such as the pink flamingos at Celestun National Park, and so much more. With our local guides, you can connect with the pulse of Merida through culture and food, and discover what makes this magical land tick.
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Loved this tour! Gustavo our guide was so passionate about his city and its specialty dishes, it was great to learn from him. At the market, we got to taste the regional ingredients and see the local interactions. Then we went to a local family home on the outskirts of Merida. I was amazed to be welcomed in such a friendly way. As Gustavo said, we were to cook as if we were a Mexican family cooking together, and that's how we felt. We got to help out in the making of 6 Yucatecan dishes, and in the eating too ;) YUMMYYYY!
Ms. Melanie L., France - 05 Jun 2018
Gus was wonderful and attentive. He made us feel very comfortable and had a passion and pride for his work. He obviously loves his job and showcasing the community.
Mrs. Heather D., USA - 28 May 2018
What a great adventure!! 3 cenotes...all different in size, setting, temperature and character, what a wonderful introduction to the underground world of the Yucatan.
Alejo was the perfect guide and his excellent English was very much appreciated. His love and knowledge of cenotes and the land of the Yucatan, as well as his connection with and respect for the Maya people made the day truly memorable. He shared so much information on the geology of the region, the lifecycle of cenotes, Maya culture and modern Mexican culture that I was truly impressed with his breadth of knowledge. I wish I’d had time to do the tour again.
Ms. Lynn I., Mexico - 30 Mar 2018
Great guide, good group Size and Lots of Food to try!
Mrs. Lena B., Germany - 18 Mar 2018
This tour was great, we loved going around the market and learning about all the different food and meeting the vendors which we couldn't have done on our own! The cooking class was lovely too and it was a great experience to cook and eat with a family after many other more typical tourist experiences. I'd really recommend it.