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Mexico Yucatan Exploration – EARLYBIRD – 16 Nov 2024

Cruise and Stay 9 nights with Ocean Navigator departing 16th November 2024

* Valid until 30 June 2022 or sold out/withdrawn

Cruise Inclusions

YUCATAN`S MAYAN CRUISE TOUR: Part land, part sea: This cruise tour provides the best of both worlds. Experience Mexico`s distinctive culture on this exclusive voyage crafted to provide exploration into regions and sites that are rarely seen. Greet the morning at the awe-inspiring Mayan city of Chichen Itza, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Wonder of the World, and dive into the cultures of Campeche. Discover the secrets of civilizations past on this dichotomous journey.
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SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 9 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 16 November 2024 – hotel in Cozumel, Mexico
Cruise Begins: 17 November 2024 – embark, Cozumel, Mexico
Cruise Ends: 23 November 2024 – disembark, Progreso, Mexico
Package Ends: 25 November 2024 – Cancun, Mexico
Ship: Ocean Navigator
Region: Yucatan Peninsula Mexico

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in Cozumel, Mexico
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 6 night Yucatan`s Mayan Cruise-Tour small ship cruise aboard Ocean Navigator from Cozumel to Progreso
• All onboard meals
• Complimentary range of included shore excursions
• Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise
• Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening
• Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water
• Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary)
• Port charges of USD $409 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $105 per person
• Transfer from port of Progreso to hotel at Valladolid
• 2 night hotel stay at Valladolid, Mexico including breakfast
• City tour of Valladolid and the ruins of Chichen Itza
• Transfer to Cancun airport

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DISCOUNTS:
This cruise has been discounted by up to $1000 USD per person in selected categories for Australian residents!
Please see below for a list of the significant savings you can enjoy for new bookings up to the 30th of June 2022*.

All rates in USD per person

Twin Cat E Ocean View – Queen only – Deck 1: Was $4513 – NOW $3513*
Twin Cat D Ocean View – Queen or Twin – Deck 1: Was $4813 – NOW $3813*
Twin Cat C Ocean View – Queen or Twin – Deck 2 or 3: Was $5113 – NOW $4113*
Twin Cat B Ocean View – Queen or Twin – Deck 3: Was $5313 – NOW $4313*
Twin Cat A Ocean View – Queen or Twin – Deck 3: Was $6713 – NOW $5713*
Twin Cat AA Ocean View – Queen or Twin – Deck 4: Was $6713 – NOW $5713*
Twin Cat Owners Suite – One Queen & One Sofa Bed – Deck 3: Was $8813 – NOW $7813*

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    10 days
  • Day
    1
  • Day
    2
    Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico
  • Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico

    Today you’ll explore the Tulum Archaeological Site on our included tour of one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities. We will travel about 80 miles south of Cancun to this well-known destination known for its spiritual history. Tulum is protected on one side by four-story cliffs and on the other by a 12-foot wall. The ruins sit along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the glittering Caribbean Sea. 

  • Day
    2
    Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico
  • Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico

    Today you’ll explore the Tulum Archaeological Site on our included tour of one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities. We will travel about 80 miles south of Cancun to this well-known destination known for its spiritual history. Tulum is protected on one side by four-story cliffs and on the other by a 12-foot wall. The ruins sit along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the glittering Caribbean Sea. 

  • Day
    4
    Campeche, Mexico
  • Campeche, Mexico

    The colors of the rainbow adorn this fortified city on the Yucatán Peninsula’s western edge, in the restored façades of the historic buildings lining this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s cobblestone streets. Today, you will enjoy an included trolly tour of the city with stops at cultural hotspots: Puerta de Tierra, El Palacio de Centro Cultural and the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral. And in the evening, you’ll be astounded by an exclusive 45-min authentic Folkloric Show and performance at the city’s historic theatre, Francisco de Paula Toro.

    The second day of Campeche exploration presents a completely new experience. Your included tour will provide the chance to delve into the Spanish military architecture of the city at Fort San Miguel. An optical performance comes to life in a fountain show. And you can spend some time finding your piece of the city to bring home during your Tukulna shopping experience. For a more in depth experience, guests may choose the optional premium experience to Edzna, a Mayan civilization that has been preserved to give visitors the opportunity to explore and learn. 

  • Day
    5
    Campeche, Mexico
  • Campeche, Mexico

    The colors of the rainbow adorn this fortified city on the Yucatán Peninsula’s western edge, in the restored façades of the historic buildings lining this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s cobblestone streets. Today, you will enjoy an included trolly tour of the city with stops at cultural hotspots: Puerta de Tierra, El Palacio de Centro Cultural and the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral. And in the evening, you’ll be astounded by an exclusive 45-min authentic Folkloric Show and performance at the city’s historic theatre, Francisco de Paula Toro.

    The second day of Campeche exploration presents a completely new experience. Your included tour will provide the chance to delve into the Spanish military architecture of the city at Fort San Miguel. An optical performance comes to life in a fountain show. And you can spend some time finding your piece of the city to bring home during your Tukulna shopping experience. For a more in depth experience, guests may choose the optional premium experience to Edzna, a Mayan civilization that has been preserved to give visitors the opportunity to explore and learn. 

  • Day
    6
    Progreso, Mexico
  • Progreso, Mexico

    This day is filled with an included experience to Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Yucatán. While there we’ll visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida to see a magnificent collection of artifacts, including textiles, engravings, ceramics and religious works, and learn about the Mayan culture and the civilization’s history. The museum will set the stage for the ancient Mayan civilizations that will be seen throughout this cultural voyage.

  • Day
    7
    Progreso, Mexico
  • Progreso, Mexico

    This day is filled with an included experience to Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Yucatán. While there we’ll visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida to see a magnificent collection of artifacts, including textiles, engravings, ceramics and religious works, and learn about the Mayan culture and the civilization’s history. The museum will set the stage for the ancient Mayan civilizations that will be seen throughout this cultural voyage.

  • Day
    8
    Progreso, Mexico
  • Progreso, Mexico

    This day is filled with an included experience to Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Yucatán. While there we’ll visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida to see a magnificent collection of artifacts, including textiles, engravings, ceramics and religious works, and learn about the Mayan culture and the civilization’s history. The museum will set the stage for the ancient Mayan civilizations that will be seen throughout this cultural voyage.

  • Day
    8
  • Day
    9
  • Day
    10
    Valladolid, Mexico
  • Valladolid, Mexico

    Valladolid is a city on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Its colonial buildings include 16th-century Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, with an ornate wooden altarpiece, and baroque-style San Gervasio Cathedral. Casa de los Venados has Mexican folk art and furnishings. Cenote Zací is a sinkhole pool with stalactites. The underground cenotes of Samulá and X’Kekén lie southwest. Farther west is the Mayan site Chichén Itzá

  • Day
    10
    Cancun, Mexico
  • Cancun, Mexico

    Cancún is a coastal city in Mexico’s easternmost state, Quintana Roo. It is the municipal seat of Benito Juárez municipality and a world renowned tourist resort with modern beachfront hotels surrounded by the Bahía de Mujeres (Bay of Women), the Caribbean Sea, and the Nichupte and Bojorquez lagoons. The mainland downtown commercial section (Cancún City), connected to the island by two bridges, has broad avenues lined with

    a wide diversity of shopping, hotels, dining and nightlife.

    Cancun boasts beautiful white powdery beaches, excellent weather and crystal clear water, making it an excellent place for water sports. There is also the lure of ancient Mayan ruins evident in all directions and a number of ecologically oriented theme parks.

    Things to see and do

    * Ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum * Xcaret preserve park * Interactive Aquarium * Powdery white-sand beaches * Snorkeling and jet skiing

    Cruise Season – Jan – Dec Currency – Mexican Peso ($) Language – Spanish Land Area – 5 sq km’s Population – 457,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus six hours International Country Telephone Code –

    + 52

    Port Location – Cancun is a tender port and the ship anchors quite a ways from the tender pier. It is about a 20 minute ride to get to shore.

    Transport Links – Cheap charter flight deals available from the UK

    to Cancun (from around £100) and elsewhere, including Canada/USA and Cuba. Buses and taxis are available for getting around Cancun.

Map

Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico

Today you’ll explore the Tulum Archaeological Site on our included tour of one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities. We will travel about 80 miles south of Cancun to this well-known destination known for its spiritual history. Tulum is protected on one side by four-story cliffs and on the other by a 12-foot wall. The ruins sit along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the glittering Caribbean Sea. 

Pricing and Cabins

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*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on best available promotional cruise fare at time of publication and including all discounts. Visitors to the United States or Canada must complete an online ESTA/CANESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that cabin availability is not shown in real time – All enquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. Promotional fares shown here include discounts of up to $1000 USD and are capacity controlled – pricing ends 30Jun22. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. All offers for Australian residents. Transfer to hotel on arrival and post cruise are not included. All guests must be fully vaccinated by a US approved vaccine and complete a covid test prior to departure on any American Queen Voyages cruise.

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