RUTA PUUC RUINS TOURS
Yucatan Ruins - Ruta Puuc Tour
Individual Day Tours Approx 8 Hour Tour, Includes One Pyramid Location And Lunch
La Ruta Puuc is an official name given to a 41 km network of secondary roads through Yucatán state along which one can tour Mexico's Mayan Puuc cultural heritage. The route is marked with signs. Important sites on the route include Uxmal, Kabah, and Labna. Puuc is the Mayan word for "hills", and the Puuc region of the Yucatan is area of small rolling hills on a peninsula which is otherwise quite flat. Some travellers spend several days visiting all the sites along this route.
In Mayan archeology, the Puuc style is is characterized by the elaborate ornamentation of the facades of ceremonial buildings such as temples and palaces, using limestone quarried in the region.
Mayan archaeological sites on the Ruta Puuc (choose one per day)
Uxmal - important Mayan spiritual center, it features the Pyramid of the Magician
Labna - famed for its entrance arch, its Palace of Columns, and for an obelisk (Stele 9) that is believed to be a huge phallic symbol
Loltún - a system of underground caves (cenotes) in which one can see evidence of Mayan ceremonial practices
Travel to different archaeological ruins among the most important in the Yucatan including Labna, Kabah, Uxmal, Loltun and Sayil ruins.
*Transportation with air conditioning in all tours with guide
Bring With You:
*Sweater In Case You Are Cold In Van