The Mayan Ruins

Steeped in history and folklore, the opportunity to see the Mayan Ruins are a lifelong highlight of any travelers worldly adventures. The Mayans are hailed to this day for their awe-inspiring powers of wisdom and intuition.  The remaining architecture retains remnants of their intellectual curiosity, where they created a calendar based on astrological influences to predict hundreds of years into the future. Tulum, Mexico, a highly traveled town for its beautiful coastline, is home to Tulum National Park where the Mayan archeological site begs to be seen.  Take a hike up the ascending staircase to the top of the most famous temples — Chichen Itza and El Castillo. The history that reverberates through the excavated structures of this area will have you forever enchanted by the Mayans and their civilization. Honduras also welcomes those craving more Mayan enchantment with Copan, known as the Paris of Mayan Ruins. Copan champions elaborated stelae and detailed structures which have withstood the test of time and reigns as one of the best restored Mayan cities. Coba in Quintana Roo, Mexico, also boasts its own impressive scrawling network of causeways as the largest of the Mayan Ruins — inundated by decorous and intricate stelae which tell the tales of past civilizations.

Getting There

As the Mayan Ruins are located in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, you can fly into any number of the Yucatan airports after a stop and connecting flight from the Mexico City International Airport. You can also fly directly to the Cancun International Airport.  There are several flights options available from USA and Canada Including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary. From Cancun, the Mayan Ruins are only a drive away. Rent a car or hop on public transport to trek the remaining miles to the ruins. Although Australian citizen can fly from SydneyMelbournePerthGold Coast or Adelaide operated by EmiratesAirAsia, Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways. Many tour programs will offer airport transfer and hotels may also be able to arrange travel from your accommodations.

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