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Mérida: Uxmal and Chocolate Museum Choco-Story

1. Mérida: Uxmal and Chocolate Museum Choco-Story

Enhance your Merida visit by embarking on a guided cultural tour. Our expert cultural guide will lead us as we commence our journey along the Puuc Route, starting in the ancient city of Uxmal. Uxmal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as one of the most pivotal cities in the Mayan world, sharing its significance with Chichén Itzá. Our adventure continues as we explore The Yucatan Choco Story Museum which is a delightful and educational destination for chocolate enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Located in the heart of Yucatan, Mexico, this interactive museum offers a captivating journey through the rich history of cocoa. Visitors can trace the fascinating origins of cocoa, exploring its ancient roots and global significance. The museum brings to life the story of cocoa's cultivation, distribution, and its various uses throughout history, shedding light on its role in shaping cultures and traditions around the world. One of the most captivating aspects of the Yucatan Choco Story Museum is its focus on the Mayan civilization's ancient methods of cocoa preparation. Guests can immerse themselves in the millennia-old Mayan techniques, gaining a deeper appreciation for the cultural importance of cocoa in this region. Whether you're a chocolate lover or a history enthusiast, a visit to the Yucatan Choco Story Museum promises an enriching experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the delicious and culturally significant world of cocoa.

Uxmal, Chocolate museum & cenote

2. Uxmal, Chocolate museum & cenote

In the morning we will pick up our travelers, who will enjoy a short and pleasant trip to Uxmal, where they will learn about this Mayan city while they enjoy and explore with free time. Then we will visit the chocolate museum "Choco story" this museum recovers the history showing its thousand-year-old Mayan cacao ways of preparation. In addition to the tour of the museum, you can visit the botanical gardens with cocoa trees and the animal shelter, where you can admire endemic fauna that has been rescued. The museo is a replica of the old Hacienda Uxmal. Then we will go to the cenote Peba where you will enjoy, swim and relax in the unique, crystal waters of this magical wonder. Upon returning we will take you to Santa Lucia's Park, one of the city's most iconic and central places where you can find restaurants, bars, and shops or to your hotel/hostal.

Uxmal with Private Guide and Transportation from Merida

3. Uxmal with Private Guide and Transportation from Merida

You will be picked up from your hotel in Merida at the time of your preference aboard a luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle. Go directly from your hotel to Uxmal’s Archaeological Site, known by many as place of legend and myth. It is situated within a series of hills known as the Puuc or “mountainous area” in the Mayan language.  In this amazing archaeological site a private bilingual guide will take you to explore colossal constructions like the Magicians Pyramid, the Governors Palace, the Dove’s Temple and the Nuns Quadrangle. The archaeological structures and buildings located throughout Uxmal are ornamented with geometrical figures and masks of the rain god, Chaac. The rain god was considered by the Maya people as one of the most important of their deities. After your visit you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch at the restaurants of either the beautiful Hacienda Uxmal or in the gardens of the Lodge at Uxmal surrounded by unique Maya Palapas (at your own expense). Visit the Choco Story Museum to learn about the history of cocoa, its importance to the Mayas, the way it is cultivated and the traditional process to make chocolate. You will return to your hotel in Merida at your time of preference aboard a private Mercedes Benz vehicle.

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