The Light and Sound Show has state-of-the-art lighting technology. The new show, inaugurated in June 2009, is the result of a joint effort of various disciplines: architects, engineers, archaeologists, and light and sound experts, together with authorities from Tourism and INAH.
Kabah is south of Uxmal, connected to that site by a grand 11 mile long raised pedestrian causeway 16 feet wide with monumental arches at each end. Kabah is the second largest ruin of the Puuc region after Uxmal.
Chichen Itza is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico; an estimated 1.4 million tourists visit the ruins every year.
Maya archaeological site, approximately 10 miles north of state capital Mérida. The other major feature of Dzibilchaltún is its cenote, Cenote Xlakah, located around the center of the city's ruins.
Celestun Biosphere Reserve, a wetland reserve that is the winter home to vast flocks of flamingos, as well as many herons and other bird species.
On August 30, 2012, Valladolid became part of the "Magical Villages Programme" which is an initiative led by the Mexican tourism dept. to display influential towns in Mexico based on their natural beauty, cultural riches, or historical relevance to the country.
Pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port for Cobá. The ruins are situated on 39 foot tall cliffs along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo.
Just 80 km south of Mérida, On this route there are Maya sites (Uxmal, Kabah, Sayil, X-Lapak, Labna), the caves of Loltún and haciendas.
More enticing than ever, The Convent Route is a day trip that will take you somewhat off the beaten path and into the heart of the Yucatán. Meandering through the countryside of the west-central part of the state, you will visit Mayan villages and archaeological sites, colonial churches, cathedrals and convents, courtyards and cenotes, all dating back centuries.
The tour includes three underground cenotes, all of them into the jungle.
Izamal is an important archaeological site of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is probably the biggest city of the Northern Yucatec Plains.
What to do in Mérida?
This beautiful city is known for its traditions, culture, and human quality, bringing its past and present together in an incredible way. You can enjoy wandering around the city, museums, regional entertainment, art exhibits, handcrafts, music, and the characteristic flavors of its regional, national, and international cuisine.