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Uxmal, Kabah & Choco Story Museum Day Trip From Merida

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This day trip from Merida takes you to Uxmal and Kabah, two historical sites on the Yucatan Peninsula. Entry into the Choco Story Museum is included!


  • During the dates December 24, 25 and 31 as well as January 1st, the Choco Story Museum will be closed
  • Semi-private service
  • Experience an insight into the Mayan Culture like no other
  • Meals in the best hotel in the area
  • Free use of the hotel's facilities
  • Direct trip to Uxmal with no “tourist trap” shopping stopovers


  • Roundtrip Mercedes Benz transportation
  • Pick-up service at all major hotels
  • Gray Line certified, bilingual, official guide
  • Visit to the Choco Story Museum
  • Free use of The Lodge at Uxmal facilities: swimming pool, towel, lounge chairs
  • Meals based on a house selection menu
  • Free access to Uxmal’s First Explorers Gallery located at the main house of the Hotel Hacienda Uxmal, favorite of royalty and dignitaries
  • Entrance fee to archeological site and entrance fee to the Choco Story Museum


  • Meals and beverages not mentioned before
  • Gratuities and optional activities

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Sep 29 2018
The day was a bit strenuous but worth the time to climb the pyramids. The views and history are outstanding.
Feb 02 2018
much history there. cocoa was good too
Jun 17 2017
The tour guide was great. spoke good English and was very knowledgeable and a good communication skills. I would recommend him to friends traveling to Meridia
Mar 01 2017
Guide was good if verbose, ruins were worth the visit, I avoided the choco factory but my colleagues said I was smart as they were swarmed by 30 kids in there. Lunch at the Lodge was good but confused as well. Our tour was a combination of Grey Line and Viator passengers which added to the confusion.
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Your first stop will be Uxmal, known to many by way of legend, myth or anecdote. It is situated within a series of hills known as the Puuc, or “mountainous area” in the Maya. The name was later given to describe the architectural style of the region, such as the colossal Magicians Pyramid, impressive Governors Palace, intricate Dove’s Temple and grand Nuns Quadrangle.
The archaeological structures and buildings located throughout Uxmal are ornamented with geometrical figures and masks of the rain god, Chaac. The rain god was considered by the Maya people as one of the most important of their deities.
Have lunch at either the beautiful Hacienda Uxmal or in the gardens of the Lodge of Uxmal surrounded by unique Maya Palapas.
Then visit the Choco Story Museum and learn about the history of cocoa, its importance to the Mayas, the way it is cultivated and the traditional process to make chocolate.
Next visit Kabah, a Puuc-style city that flourished around the year 800 AD. Kabah is known as the second largest religious center in the Puuc-style. (Puuc is the Mayan name given to a series of low-lying hills with a unique culture and style.)
After sightseeing, enjoy the beautiful pool and gardens of the Hacienda Uxmal Hotel.
We will depart at 4:00pm from Uxmal in order to be in Merida around 5:00pm.

Pickup & Starting Points

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