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Merida City Highlights and Mexican Fiesta with Lunch
Destination: Caribbean

Port/City: Yucatan (Progreso), Mexico

Activity Type:
Culture | Destination Highlights | Culinary

Approximate Duration:
5 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*74.00 USD (Adult)
*49.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

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Merida City Highlights and Mexican Fiesta with Lunch - PO79

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Enjoy a 5.5-hour outing that packs in plenty of Mexican fun, as you shop in markets around Merida city and watch a Mexican charreria rodeo show before savoring a buffet lunch of authentic Mexican dishes at Rancho Tierra Bonita. You’ll first find yourself in the center of Merida, the capital of the Yucatan. Amid a rich Mayan history and colonial-era buildings you’ll enjoy a bit of shopping in local street markets and the city’s main mall. Then prepare to be wowed by the tradition of a charreria, the national sport of Mexico. Colorfully costumed charro cowboys ride on horseback before you in competitive display, as a lovely looking couple of singers delight you with romantic Mexican songs. Learn how to dance along to jarana and jarabe melodies in an authentic Mexican fiesta. Your day also includes a buffet meal of local dishes including lime soup, pollo pibil, tomatillo-cilantro pork, and sweet flan. Sip on unlimited soda, beer and signature Ajua Margaritas for a true taste of Mexico. An onsite handicraft market sells souvenirs, while the little ones can partake in a festive piñata party. There’s plenty of culture, food and fun to go around on this tour.  A huge swimming pool will be available exclusively for the group.

Merida: Stroll cobbled plazas filled with street markets and browse a shopping mall in the capital of Yucatan.
Charreria: Costumed charro cowboys, beautiful horses, singers and dancing makes for one unforgettable Mexican rodeo.
Rancho Tierra Bonita: Delight in a buffet meal of local chicken, lime soup, pork and dessert specialties plus unlimited beer and margaritas.

What to Bring:
SeaPass card and photo identification
Cash/credit cards
Sun protection
Insect repellent
Towel (from ship)

What to Wear:
Hat and sunglasses
Walking shoes
Light clothing


Important Notes:
Guests must be able to walk approximately .3 miles over even surfaces, with inclines and steps and extended periods of standing.
Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
Guests with concerns should consult their personal physician.
This tour is accessible to guests with limited mobility; however, guests must be able to climb into the coach and take a few, small steps on their own.
Guests needing special assistance must be accompanied by an able-bodied companion.
Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol.
Tour sequence may vary.
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