7 Night cruise departing roundtrip from Puerto Morelos onboard Le Champlain.
PONANT brings you a brand new itinerary around the Mexican peninsula of Yucatán. Embark on an 8-day cruise aboard Le Champlain to discover the treasures of the Mayan civilisation.
Your first port of call at Seybaplaya will be an opportunity to discover the city of Campeche, established by the conquistadors. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it has retained its surrounding wall and fortifications.
You will then make your way to Dos Bocas, not far from the Mayan site of Palenque. This fabulous city, hidden deep in the dense jungle of Chiapas, will reveal to you its incredibly well preserved temples and palaces and their delicate architecture.
Le Champlain will then set sail for Progreso, famous of its immaculate sand beaches, and the gateway to more wonders. First, Mérida, the capital of the state of Yucatán, offers a pleasant mix of colonial architecture and Mayan heritage. Next, the famous ancient city of Uxmal, whose impressive dimensions reveal the former greatness of the Mayan economic and political capital.
Lastly, don’t miss the chance to discover the Chaak Tun cenote, one of the spectacular sinkholes once regarded by the Maya as passageways to the world of the gods.
Highlights of this cruise:
A journey to the heart of the authentic Yucatán to discover some of the secrets of the pre- Columbian civilisations.
Possibility of visiting many UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzà, the pre-Hispanic city and national park of Palenque, the historic fortified town of Campeche, the pre-Columbian city of Uxmal.
Exceptional architectural heritage, vestige of the colonial era.
From Progreso, visit Mérida, the capital of the state of Yucatán, renowned for its cultural heritage.
Visit of cocoa plantations.
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