Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Visit Chacchoben Mayan Ruins, Costa Mayas best selling tour. In the company of experts in Mayan civilizations explore the ancient ruins learning about the temples and other structures, only recently partly uncovered in the rain forest. Note: This excursion features a fair amount of walking over uneven surfaces. Some medical restrictions apply.
Your adventure begins through the jungle on off-road trails and along the Caribbean shore. Enjoy an endless stretch of white sand and beautiful turquoise water. Go for a swim or enjoy a volleyball game. After the free time at the beach, hop back in the truck and the adventure continues off-road and on local roads to the town of Costa Maya. Next stop is Costa Maya town for additional free time and shopping in the local flea market.
A complete tour including local culture, Mayan ruins and a beach buffet with complimentary drinks. With guided onboard commentary, walking tour at the fisherman's village and then on to Chacchoben Mayan ruins. Having learnt about the fascinating Mayan history, continue to Uvero Beach Club for a Mexican buffet and open bar. Relax on the beach before heading back to the ship. Some medical restrictions apply.
Explore the Costa Maya coastline from a custom made Dune Buggy. First stop, the fishing village of Mahahual, learn about the area before setting off down sunny, sandy beach paths to your secluded beach getaway. Swim, play volleyball or just relax. Includes complimentary snacks & soft drinks. Change of cloths and towel suggested. Minimum age to participate is 3 years. Minimum age to drive 21 with valid driver license. Guests with back/ neck injuries and people with Epilepsy may not participate. Guests with Asthma, Diabetes, or on any form of Blood Pressure medication are not permitted in the water at the beach. Some medical restrictions apply.
Experience two exciting sites: the majestic pyramids and manicured lawns at nearby Dzibanche, plus the ancient multileveled Mayan city of Kohunlich, with its beautiful and magnificent cahoon palms. Explore first-hand the ancient dwellings that have been waiting centuries in the secluded jungles near the border of Belize. Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours in each direction.
The Kohunlich Mayan Ruins are situated in a secluded jungle. Spread over a wide area, the ruins encompass a broad scope of architectural styles, from the wide lawns of the public centers and ball courts to high temples with great-sculpted masks of the citys rulers running up each side of the front stairway.
This tour is a perfect combination of lush jungle, turquoise blue sea, 4x4 Jeep's (4 guests per car), isolated terrain, white sandy beach and a Mexican lunch. Roads may be bumpy at times, thus this tour is not recommended for pregnant women or guests with respiratory, heart, neck or back problems. Guests planning to drive must bring a valid driver's license and be at 21 years of age. All vehicles must remain with the group throughout the tour. All vehicles have manual transmission.
Experience a cultural adventure to an ancient ruin located in the middle of a town. Your tour continues with a visit to authentic Mayan house where you'll learn about local food, ancient medicines, history, legends and culture followed by a traditional Mayan lunch.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.