In this tour, we will take you out of the city centre (via local public transit) to a nearby Mayan village, where sustainable tourism feeds back into the local economy. First up, we'll hop on a 4-person mototaxi and take off into the jungle to visit 3 different cenotes only accessible on this vehicles. As you descend narrow staircases, you’ll escape the heat and swim in the fresh waters of these mysterious caverns, where a world of mystery awaits just beneath the surface. While we enjoy the amenities of Mother Nature, you'll learn about de geology, history, culture and importance of this unique sink holes. After spending half of our day swimming in the marvelous waters of the cenotes , we'll lead you through the village to give you a taste of local life with a family who are going to use their ancient cooking skills to prepare our delicious meal. Once we have "barriga llena y corazón contento" (Full belly and happy heart) we'll take our public transit back to Merida with a smile in the face and a very nice local experience to keep in your memories. Last but not least: By taking this experience , you will help a Non-profit organization which is in charge of sterilizing and taking care of stray cats and dogs.
Evita & Friends
We are a group of passionate locals who are also professional guides for more than ten years. During this time we have developed unique tours full of nature, history, food, drinks and culture for thousands of travelers and curious people like you. Our mission is to make possible the best day ever of your holiday and give you the best local experience in Mexico. Our passion is to show our country from a different perspective, off the beaten tracks because only locals know how to do it.
- Yucatan Meal (can be vegan or vegetarian) - Beverage (Let us know if you are vegetarian or vegan when you book this…
- Public Transportation Minivan - Mototaxi ride in the Village
- Snorkel mask (no snorkel tube) - Life jacket
Once we arrive to a beautiful mayan village, you will get to see how the locals live in a regular day while we ride in our mototaxi (like a tuk-tuk) to find the less-visited cenotes, just how the locals like to do it. After the 3d one, our rider will take us to a very welcoming and warm home to enjoy a meal just made for you.
We provide a diving mask for this tour The masks are sanitized after every use, if you prefer to bring your own equipment, feel free to do so. Childs from 6 to 11 years old can join this tour.
Hidden Cenotes and Family Lunch