Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a kaleidoscope of colors, traditions, hospitality
and a vibrant culture. From the massive Mayan pyramids and cultural artifacts
to the turquoise waters of its cenotes and warmth of its haciendas, it beckons you to rest, linger and engage. You cannot escape the rich tapestry of its artistry found in
everything from the handicrafts, music, and culinary delights.
Each of our itineraries has unique offerings allowing for cultural engagement and community give-back. Here are some of the things that will make your trip to Mexico special:
HIGHLIGHTS FOR FAMILIES
VISIT THE MAYA UNDERWORLD
AT LOLTUN CAVE
Explore the Maya Underworld at Loltún Cave. A limestone cavern in the
southern Yucatán’s Puuc hills, Loltún was an important Maya ceremonial site in ancient times. In addition to breathtaking natural formations you’ll see fascinating artifacts the Maya left as offerings to their gods.
ADULT ONLY TRAVELERS
EXPERIENCE ART INSTALLATION
BY JAMES TURRELL
Visit Arbol de Luz, the amphitheater and magical light installation designed by the reknowned artist James Turrell. Submerge yourself in the intricate blending of music with the sounds of the birds and insects that live around the cenote that holds the amphitheater.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR FAMILIES
WITH CHILDREN UNDER 12
Bring your best craft skills to the table
as we are going to make our own authentic piñata.
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GLOBAL COMMUNITY GIVE-BACK
Meet the locals and get to know about their traditions and their day by day activities. We will play some traditional games like "Kimbomba" or Chacara" and listen to great folk tales from the Mayan culture. We also are going to break the piñata we made a few days ago and enjoy a well deserved spoil of candies. (Younger children) We will have the opportunity to challenge our skills and make our own hand crafts with traditional materials like the sisal fibers. Learn how these products sustain the economy and enable the continuing practice of these local skills and artistry.
Ages to Travel
Mexico is a wonderful for all ages.
Time of Year to Travel
Yucatan has a very humid and hot weather practically all year, the best months are from January to march and the months which is best to avoid are april and may. Summer months can be a little hot and rainy too. The most crowded season is the holiday seasons, Christmas season being the most crowded. The rest of the year Yucatan is rarely seen as a really crowded place.
Travel Documents Required
No visa is required for Mexico for a stay of up to 180 days. Please keep in mind that while a visa is not required, you must:
Hold a passport valid for at least six months beyond your date of country exit and with one blank visa page
Hold proof of onward and return flights
Hold all documents required for the next destination
Hold proof of sufficient funds relative to your intended length of stay
It is recommended that you confirm with your airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa.
Please note that passport holders are responsible for obtaining the required documentation applicable for entry. Please note also that passports must be valid for six (6) months before departure and should also have sufficient blank pages for visas and immigrations stamps. Global CommUnity cannot be held responsible should you be denied entry to a country due to non-compliance with these requirements.