Day trip

Dzibilchaltun and Progreso: Full-Day Trip from Mérida

Dzibilchaltun and Progreso: Full-Day Trip from Mérida

From US$ 72 per person

Visit some of the Yucatan’s popular sites on a day trip from Mérida. Explore the archeological site at Dzibilchaltun, one of the most impressive Mayan astronomical centers. Admire pink flamingoes in Uaymitun, and experience authentic Mexico in Progreso.

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Duration 7 hours
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English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit the Mayan astronomical center of Dzibilchaltún
  • See the famous flamingoes at the parador turistico of Uaymitun
  • Get a feeling of authentic Mexico at Progreso de Castro
Full description
Dzibilchaltun is one of the most impressive Mayan astronomical centers unearthed to date. Visit this archeological site on a full-day trip from Mérida, and see its cenote (underground river) as well. You’ll make a stop at the parador turistico of Uaymitun to see the famous pink flamingos and other birds before continuing on the port of Progreso. Dzibilchaltún is located in the Mexican state of Yucatan, about 17 miles north of the historical city of Mérida. The most famous structure at the Mayan site is the Temple of the 7 Dolls, so named because of 7 small effigies found at the site when the temple was discovered by archaeologists in the 1950s. At the time of the spring equinox, the rising sun shines through the temple, passing directly through one window and out of a window on the opposite side. Later you’ll visit Progreso de Castro, named in honor of its founder, Juan Miguel Castro. This is the main port in Yucatan, and is considered to be a quintessentially Mexican town.
  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel in the tourist area
  • Admission tickets
  • Lunch
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please contact a Mexitours representative to confirm your hotel pick-up time at least 24 hours in advance using the phone number listed on your voucher, or by sending an email with the name of your hotel and any special requests.
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