On this Progreso Uxmal Mayan Ruins Full Day Excursion, you'll explore the beauty, mystery, and sanctity of one of the world's greatest reflections of ancient Mayan civilization. Bring your curiosity, imagination, and camera to capture the memories that will last a lifetime.
Once your ship has docked in Progreso, you will meet the guide right outside the terminal. Upon meeting your professional, English-speaking guide, you will board the comfortable, air-conditioned transportation for the hour ride to Uxmal. As you make your journey deep into the heart of the Yucatan, your guide will provide insight into the Mayan culture, Uxmal ruins, and the entire peninsula. As an excellent reflection of Mayan architecture, Uxmal has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Following the "Sacbe's", and ancient roads made from white crushed stone, you will encounter the intricately carved facades, plazas, and pyramids on the grounds that make this such a special place. In addition to the palace of the Governor, Ball Court, House of Turtles, and Nun's Quadrangle, you will visit the Pyramid of the Dwarf, said to have been magically constructed overnight by a dwarf in response to a challenge issued by the governor/ruler of Uxmal as noted by author John Stephen's in his book "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan".
Heightening the mystery and sanctity of Uxmal, it is said Chaac, the Mayan god of rain, delivered a sudden torrential downpour out of clear blue skies during the site's grand opening as the sound system rendered a Mayan prayer beckoning him.
Upon the completion of this guided Progreso excursion, your guide will lead you back to your transportation back to your Progreso cruise terminal.
Uxmal, is an impressive set of ruins, easily ranking among the top Mayan archaeological sites. Come and enjoy this Progreso Uxmal Mayan Ruins Full Day Excursion and learn about the Mayan culture and its mysteries.