Yucatán Highlights - Self-Drive Tour / Private Tour

Included Services
  • 10 locations in 5 days: Chichén Itzá, Cenote Ik'Kil, Mérida, Celestún, Uxmal, Izamal, Valladolid, Tulum, Riviera Maya
  • 4 nights in hotels with a 3-4* standard, incl. breakfast
  • Rental Car version: rental car in chosen category
  • Private tour version: English-speaking tour guide and entrances

You are planning a beach stay in Mexico but also want to see some of the famous spots around Yucatán? Combine your beachstay at the Riviera Maya with a 5-day tour across Yucatán and don't miss all the important sights around you. Discover the peninsula Yucatán with your own rental car or with a private tour guide. Famous Mayan ruins, for example Chichén Itzá and Tulum, colonial towns and unique treasures of nature are waiting for you. Take a bath in a cenote, take a bouat at the lagoons of Celestún, stroll through the streets of Campeche and discover Mexico away from the masses. More information you can find in the detailed itinerary.

Route of the self-drive / private tour "Yucatán Highlights"


Mexico is more than Tortillas, Tequila and Mariachis. It's impressive natural and cultural monuments, an unbelievably diverse culture, sincere people, delicious food, gorgeous beaches and much more. If you want to extend your beachstay and take a look at your surroundings, this tour is perfect for you. Choose between a rental car or a private guide and make your stay unforgettable.

Below you’ll find the day-by-day breakdown for our Yucatán Highlights tour.

These highlights are waiting for you on this tour

    • Former fortress
    • Historical harbour
    • Colonial buildings
      • Former religous center of the Maya
      • "Yellow City"
      • Oldest city of Yucatán
        • Only Mayan site at the coast
        • most visited Mayan site
        • Close to Playa del Carmen


        Your journey across the Yucatán peninsula starts at the beautiful Riviera Maya. It doesn't matter at which part you are located, your tour guide awaits you at the reception of your hotel. If you decided to do a self-drive tour, you can pick up your rental car at the closes station. Your tour starts with a highlight of every Mexico tour - Chiché Itzá. This famous ruins is part of the UNESCO world heritage. After a tour you can take a bath at the Cenote Ik'Kil. Afterwards you go to Mérida.

         Unterkunft im Hotel in Mérida, 3* standard

        In the west of Mérida you can find the biosphere reserve Celestún. The conservative area is rich in flora and fauna. Your drive takes about 2 hours. You can discover the area by boat. Look out for many different kinds of birds, for example pelicans, cormorants, different egrets, and the red Cuban flamingos. Of course there are also turtles, crocodiles and some mammals. In the afternoon you are back in Mérida.

        Unterkunft im Hotel in Mérida, 3* standard    Verpflegung: Breakfast

        Your next destination is Campeche. Try the delicous seafoods before you go and explore the streets of the city. Compared to Mérida and the Riviera Maya, only some tourits are coming here. You can enjoy the flair of Mexican life with all its colourful buildings. Campeche is known for the many fortresses from colonial times, which are still in a very good condition. Since 1999 it's part of the UNESCO world heritage.

        Unterkunft im Hotel in Campeche, 4* standard     Verpflegung: Breakfast

        Today you go back to the north and visit another important Mayan ruin - Uxmal. It's less visited than Chichén Itzá and Tulúm. After a tour around the ruins you continue your journey to Izamal, a small town east of Mérida. Ths town was a religious location for the Mayans.

         Verpflegung: Breakfast

        It's time to go back to the Riviera Maya. On your way you are taking a stop in Valladolid. Afterwards you continue to Tulum, another unique Mayan ruin. After visiting the ruins you are going back to your hotel.

        Verpflegung: breakfast



        • 4 nights in hotels with a 3-4* standard, incl. breakfast
        • English-speaking tour guide
        • guided visits of Chichén Itzá, Uxmal and Tulum
        • Boat tour at Celestún
        • Entrances for Cenote Ik'Kil, Fortress San Francisco in Campeche and convent in Izamal

        Not Included

        • Flight to / from Mexico
        • optional excursions/activities
        • tips and gratuities
        • Travel insurance
        • Transfer in/out: booking available on request


        • 4 nights in hotels with a 3-4* standard, incl. breakfast
        • 5 days rental car in chosen category; pick up & drop off at Riviera Maya
        • no kilometer restriction
        • insurance without cost-splitting

        Not Included

        • Flight to / from Mexico
        • optional excursions/activities
        • tips and gratuities
        • Travel insurance
        • Transfer in/out: booking available on request
        • Entrance fees (Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Tulum, Cenote Ik'Kil, Fortress in Campeche, Convent in Izamal)

        Important Information

        • Entry and exit, necessary vaccinations and general information about Mexico
        • Rental Car Types
        • Terms & Conditions of Car Hire
        • If you want to include a domestic flight are extend your stay in Mexico, let us know on your inquiry. We are happy to send you an individual offer.

        Prices and Dates for the tour "Yucatán Highlights"

        Prices on request.
        Please let us know on your inquiry, if you want to book this tour as a self-drive or private tour.

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