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Small Group Cenotes Adventure and Family Lunch Tour provided by Merida Urban Adventures

Small Group Cenotes Adventure and Family Lunch Tour

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Recommended by 98% of travellers
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2 adults
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Beat the heat of the Yucatán Peninsula and get to grips with public transit during this small-group, guided excursion, which combines adventure with regional culture. In just one day, visit, snorkel in, and learn about several cenotes, stop by a traditional Mayan medicinal shop, and explore a local village, for a comprehensive and immersive experience few travelers get to enjoy.
  • Snorkel and swim in three cenotes over the course of just one day
  • Learn the myths and legends of the region from your local guide
  • Visit Mayan medicinal shops and villages for an immersive, intimate experience
  • Enjoy personalized attention throughout this small-group excursion
Important Information
Departure Point
Parque de la Mejorada, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Public transportation
  • Moto taxi ride
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees to 3 different cenotes
  • Additional food and drink
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended.
  • Please bring a swim suit and towels
  • Bring an umbrella during rainy season (May-September)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Leave your valuables such as passports and credit cards in the hotel and bring a small amount of spending cash for snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. Keep large cameras discreetly stored in a backpack. ​
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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natasha b wrote a review Mar 2020
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom16 contributions32 helpful votes
Unfortunately this tour was a bit of a disaster! We arrived at the pinpoint location (hotel Piazzetta) at 8:40am as requested and waited outside the hotel. We have proof of this due to the Uber receipt and the word from the hotel owner who agreed to give us a statement (written
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Natali wrote a review Mar 2020
11 contributions
We did the tour today. It was so much fun and our guide Gustavo was one of the best guides I ever had. Luckily we were only three people and Gustavo. Gustavo told us so much about Mayan history and today’s life in the Yucatan area! The three cenotes were unique in their own ways
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Wendy wrote a review Feb 2020
Sylvan Lake, Canada6 contributions1 helpful vote
Exceeded expectations. Had an amazing guide that went above and beyond! The cenotes were family run and beautiful. Had lunch in the home of locals which was by far the best meal on our trip! Loved this tour!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Curtis Diehl wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions
We took the cooking tour offered by Urban Adventures last time we were in Merida and had such an amazing time we decided to give this tour a try. There were five of us on the tour and for the most part we had each cenote to ourselves to explore. Each cenote was slightly
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Date of experience: February 2020
Tara D wrote a review Jan 2020
Ottawa, Canada14 contributions3 helpful votes
I ended up being the only person on a tour with Edgar. He was a wonderful guide, telling me the history and myths associated with cenotes and the Mayan culture, and he even waited for me (for a loooong time) to jump into one of the cenotes from a platform. I was fortunate enough
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Date of experience: January 2020
About the operator

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By: Merida Urban Adventures
The best!
This was the best! Such a great tour. Gustavo was very knowledgeable. The market was fascinating and would have bee
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Kathy S
A True Cultural Experience
Please read to the end! If you are looking for a working class Mexican experience this is great. You’ll walk throu
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Worth very minute
Not only did we come away with a better understanding of the market itself but along the way recieved one of the be
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Amazing, educational, cultural -- truly unique and authentic!
Gustavo met us at a hotel lobby and we set off on our tour. He is extremely knowledgable about Merida and the Yucat
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Lovely day with Edgar!
Had a lovely day with Edgar! His knowlegde of Merida, it's history and the food was great. He is clearly well known
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Highlight of our time in Merida
My husband and I really enjoyed both the market tour and the cooking class. It was the highlight of our trip. Edga
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Merida home cooking and market tour
Merida Market tour starts with w walk to the largest fresh food market in Merida where our guide discussed local fl
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A must do in Merida. First you have a historical overview of the history and culture of Merida. Very interesting to
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Entertaining, informative and tasty experience
We participated in this event as a couple together with four other people. After being pickup up by Edgar at the me
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Fantastic experience!
Our personable guide and chef, Edgar Zapata, was excellent! He met us promptly at 10 am, was knowledgeable about M
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Independent mujer
I enjoyed the market visit, the history Edgar shared. The people were great and the food wonderful! I was so impr
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Bruce B
Great day, Great Food
We booked this online, my wife and I usually don't do many tours and like to explore on our own, however, we have t
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Merida Cooking and Cultural Learning
What a wonderful experience. From the moment we met Edgar, we were learning. He explained so much about the culture
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Great Value. Amazing Experience .
We had such a great time. This experience was all inclusive and thoroughly interactive to the nth degree. The Marke
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We had a blast!
Would highly recommend this experience. This was our first trip to Merida, and Edgar was our fabulous tour guide a
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Key Details
  • Merida Urban Adventures
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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