Local Excursions

About Izamal

About Izamal

Walking distance
Andando por la ciudad de Izamal, conocerá sobre la cultura de este lugar, que tiene un gran valor histórico y espiritual. Esta ciudad fue uno de los sitios muy importantes durante el imperio Maya, se debe el nombre de Izamal al dios Itzimna, dios del Maíz y el Cacao. El enseño a la civilización Maya la escritura jeroglífica, la curación y el uso del calendario.
Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá

45 Minute drive
This is the "must visit" ruin in the Yucatán. From 900 to 1300 AD this was the central city of the Itza, the most powerful Mayan group in the Yucatán during the Late Classic period. We suggest you go early and avoid the crowds. Macan ché is the ideal location for your day trip to this magnificent ruin. We're just 45 minutes away by the toll road.
Mérida

Mérida

45 Minute drive
Mérida, the capital of the Yucatán and its major city, is a great place to visit and you can get there very quickly on the careterra from Izamal. Here you'll find grand colonial architecture, bustling marketplaces, high quality restaurants, a thriving night life, and just about anything else a big city offers. The road to and from is very safe even to drive at night, so it is a great day trip from Izamal.

Cenotes

Cenotes, or underground rivers, are naturally formed wonders created by the filtration of water through the limestone surface. They're also a unique and refreshing way to cool down from the heat! Here are a few of our favorites within driving distance of Macan ché.

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