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Educational Tours

Educational Tours are tailored to provide a deep understanding of the people and history of Yucatan, Mexico, through archaeology, linguistics, and cultural history. Participants will be introduced to Mayan and Spanish architecture, art and language through direct experiences and special lectures and classes.

These tours are led by local academics and other appropriate professionals. We will be making various field trips around the peninsula such as visits to fishing villages, isolated beaches, and cenotes (underground swimming holes). Also, we will be visiting various art, anthropology, and historical museums as well as convents, old haciendas and a number of enigmatic archeological sites. You will be given a detailed Itinerary and price of our Educational Tours.

Some itineraries are as follows:

Coba, Muyil, Tulum Archaeological sites and Akumal Bay at the Caribbean sea .
Chichen Itza, Ek Balam archaeological sites, several caves and cenotes (Water holes)
Biosphere of Sian ka’an, Tulum, Muyil archaeological and cenotes.
Majahual Village, Xcalak reefs, Bakalar Lagoon and Kohunlich Archeological Sites.
Kohunlich, Xpujil, Chicanna, Becan / Tulum archealogical sites and Playa del Carmen.
Izamal City, San Felipe, Holbox / Contoy Island, Rio Lagartos natural preserves.
Chinchorro reefs, Cay Caulker, San Pedro Belize, Tulum and Playa del Carmen.
Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Tulum / Puerto Morelos.
Campeche Colonial City, Edzna/Calakmul Biosphere.
Chichen- Itzá, Uxmal, Puuc route and Dzibixaltun- most notable and are included in most itineraries.
Lodging throughout the journey in the Yucatan Peninsula is in 3-4 star hotels. The charming rooms always include a private bathroom and a fan and/or air conditioning

All packages include:

• Transportation in modernvans or buses with A/C.
• Friendly and helpful professional Tour guide/Professor with you throughout the adventure.
• Entry fees at all Mayan sites and preserved areas.
• Lodging in small hotels. All  breakfasts served in hotel.
• Lodging in charming and comfortable homes while in Merida with two daily meals.
• Tuition.
• Academic facilities & materials.
• Activities included in your Educational Tour.

Exclusions:

• International flights; check with us for promotions.
• Personal travel insurance; check with us if you need it.
• Lunch and evening meals outside host families.
• Tips, drinks and personal expenses.
• Equipment rentals for diving or snorkeling, or any other equipment. ( You might bring your own snorkel).