Cancun Shopping And City Tour Including El Meco Mayan Ruins


Combine shopping in Cancun with a visit to an archaeological ruin during this 6-hour combination tour. See the archaeological site of El Meco, just 5 minutes outside of the city, and learn about its historic role in Maya trade from your guide. Next, spend time at an artisanal craft market to barter with local vendors offering handicrafts. Make a'trip to the past with a visit to the Casa Maya Museum (photography), learn how the Mayans live in rural areas and admire local wildlife in a state-protected natural area. Visit Cancun landmarks and city highlights'including the Tequila Museum'at the Hotel Zone and take a spectacular oceanfront photo at the famous Cancun sign at Playa Delfines. Transportation is included.

Get picked up from your hotel's lobby at 11am, and board an air-conditioned vehicle. Say hello to'your local tour conductor, who will be glad to share useful information and history about Cancun's highlights and landmarks.

Start the tour at El Meco, a'Mayan archaeological site located just outside of'Cancun, considered an important spot for trading during Mayan times. During a 45-minute tour of'the ruins, learn about its history from your guide and have a bit of free time to wander through the ruins at your own pace.'

Back in your transport vehicle, continue to 'Celso' at Market 28, a popular downtown marketplace experience. Spend an hour bartering with local vendors selling authentic handicrafts, and get tax-free prices on designer goods.'

After a short drive from Market 28, arrive at the Casa Maya Museum where you will witness how Cancun has developed back from 1968 till today. Discover how the Mayans live in rural areas and admire local wildlife at Parque Kabah, a state-protected natural area, popular among locals.

Back in the vehicle, see Cancun's important landmarks located downtown and in the Hotel Zone as you hear about them from your guide. Drive along'Boulevard Kukulcan for views of Cancun hotels, clubs, and marinas before arriving at the Tequila Museum.

Sample some of Mexico's favorite, distilled spirit and learn about up to 400 different brands tequila during your time there. Finish the day with beautiful views of the'Cancun bay and coastline at El Mirador in Playa Delfines (weather permitting), and snap a frame-worthy photo before being dropped back off at your hotel just before 5pm to conclude the tour. Reviews | Photos | Get Tickets
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