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Destino Merida
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

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Our Tours
Chichen Itza & Izamal
This trip offers a fascinating glimpse into the rich history and culture of the Yucatan, from the magnificent Mayan pyramids of Chichen Itza dating back over 1,500 years, to the beauty and charm of the colonial city of Izamal, founded by the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th Century on the remains of an ancient maya city.  Read more >>>

Length of tour: Around 8 to 9 hours
Uxmal & 17th Century Hacienda
A magical journey into the heart of the Puuc region to visit Uxmal, one of the most majestic of all the great Mayan cities, followed by a leisurely lunch in a beautiful 17th-century hacienda, and a visit to one of the most beautiful open cenotes (water sinkholes) in the area. 
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Length of tour: Around 7 to 8 hours

Yucatan is a land of wonder and surprises and the best way to really connect with its rich culture and history, its outstanding natural beauty, and the warm and charming people who live here, is to travel with someone who really knows and loves the area.

Destino Merida specializes in private day tours in and around the beautiful colonial city of Merida, and we offer a truly personal and flexible service with very fair prices, making our trips the perfect option for couples, families, small groups of friends, or just for you.

All our tours are escorted by Alex Aranda, a highly-experienced bilingual guide and driver, and they can be customized so that we can offer you a very special day based on what you would most like to experience.

Our trips are exclusive to you (we do not add other people to your tour) for a maximum of seven people. They include private round-trip transportation in a modern, air-conditioned and fully licensed and insured vehicle (with federal permits for the transportation of tourism).

We have listed approximate tour lengths but as it's a private excursion you have the flexibility to enjoy the day at the pace that suits you. So if you'd like to linger a little longer over lunch, or spend more time swimming in a beautiful cenote, or jump into an incredible-looking handicraft store that has caught your eye, this will not be a problem!

We always recommend starting the day early as we feel the best way to truly experience the magic of our destinations is to arrive before the crowds descend, and to get off the main highways into the country roads wherever possible to discover some of the hidden treasures of Yucatan.

Here's some suggestions of trips that have been popular with our guests, please contact us for further information and prices.

Stone carving of the God Chaak, Uxmal
Pink Flamingos of Celestun
Flamingos of Celestun
A beautiful journey into the Biosphere Reserve of Celestun to see the magnificent flocks of Pink Flamingos, as well as many other birds endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula.  Read more >>>

Length of tour: Around 7 hours
Colorful street in Merida, Yucatan
Temple of Kulkulkan, Chichen Itza
Discovering Colonial Merida
Taking you in the heart of colonial Merida, this walking tour gives you a fascinating introduction to the culture, history and cuisine of this beautiful city and its people.  Read more >>>

Length of tour: Around 4 hours

Private & customizable day trips, with a personal touch ...
It's not what you see, but how you see it
"Joanna and Alex, thank you very much for a wonderful tour. It was so amazing and smooth.

We've learned a lot about Mexico, Mexican history and Mexican people. And it's hard to imagine a better guide than Alex.

We wish you all the best and thank you one more time for all the effort you put in to make our trip so nice."

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