A 10 night Cruise-Tour from Cancun Mexico to the ancient wonders of the Mayans with Victory II in 2023.
7 Night Cruise sailing from Cozumel to Progresso aboard Victory II. Hotel stays pre-cruise in Cancun and post-cruise in Valladolid and Cancun. Part land, part sea: This cruise tour provides the best of both worlds. Experience Mexico’s distinctive culture on this exclusive voyage crafted to provide exploration into regions and sites that are rarely seen. Greet the morning at the awe-inspiring Mayan city of Chichén Itzá, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Wonder of the World, and dive into the cultures of Campeche. Discover the secrets of civilizations past on this dichotomous journey. Day 1 Hotel Stay in Cancun, MX Enjoy a complimentary stay at the pre-voyage hotel. The evening allows time to at the resort and enjoy relaxation time before the adventure begins. For your convenience, our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about the upcoming voyage to reservation of premium experiences. Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here. Day 2 Embark in Cozumel/Tulum, MX Today you’ll explore the Tulum Archaeological Site on our included tour of one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities. We will travel about 80 miles south of Cancun to this well-known destination known for its spiritual history. Tulum is protected on one side by four-story cliffs and on the other by a 12-foot wall. The ruins sit along the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the glittering Caribbean Sea. Day 3 Costa Maya, MX Enclosed within the borders of the Caribbean Sea and a jungle, Costa Maya offers the retreat that tourists long to experience. Opportunities for relaxation, adventure and everything in between lie just beyond our porting space. Colorful fowl speckle the skyline, and breathtaking views bless the beachfronts. Traditional Mexican cuisine is accompanied by local chocolate and tequila. Whether wandering the ruins of the ancient civilizations that once thrived in the area, or indulging in the pleasantries of the lively markets, a once-in-a-lifetime experience can be guaranteed in Costa Maya. Day 4 Scenic Sailing on the Gulf of Mexico Azure skies watch waves absorb the sun as we set sail on the Caribbean Sea. Revel in the fetch of the gentle waves and another unhurried day of exploring the decks, taking in the view from different perspectives and sharing time with friends. Day 5 Progreso, MX This day is filled with an included experience to Mérida, the vibrant capital of the Yucatán. While there we’ll visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida to see a magnificent collection of artifacts, including textiles, engravings, ceramics and religious works, and learn about the Mayan culture and the civilization’s history. The museum will set the stage for the ancient Mayan civilizations that will be seen throughout this cultural voyage. Day 6 Campeche, MX The colors of the rainbow adorn this fortified city on the Yucatán Peninsula’s western edge, in the restored façades of the historic buildings lining this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s cobblestone streets. Today, you will enjoy an included trolly tour of the city with stops at cultural hotspots: Puerta de Tierra, El Palacio de Centro Cultural and the Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Cathedral. And in the evening, you’ll be astounded by an exclusive 45-min authentic Folkloric Show and performance at the city’s historic theatre, Francisco de Paula Toro. Day 7 Campeche, MX The second day of Campeche exploration presents a completely new experience. Your included tour will provide the chance to delve into the Spanish military architecture of the city at Fort San Miguel. An optical performance comes to life in a fountain show. And you can spend some time finding your piece of the city to bring home during your Tukulna shopping experience. For a more in depth experience, guests may choose the optional premium experience to Edzna, a Mayan civilization that has been preserved to give visitors the opportunity to explore and learn. Day 8 Scenic Sailing on the Gulf of Mexico Today we slip our moorings to survey the sapphire canvas of the Gulf of Mexico. Unwind in seascape and sunlight as the canvas of turquoise and emerald slips by. Scenic sailing reveals the uncommon beauty of life at sea. Laze in the grace that envelops, and be sure to seize the excellence within the vessel. Day 9 Progreso/Valladolid, MX With our ship docked in the scenic port of Progreso, we travel by motorcoach to spend a night within walking distance of Chichén Itzá. This day includes a city tour of Valladolid, known for its colonial architecture and picturesque beauty – including gorgeous cenotes – Valladolid is a jewel of the Yucatán Peninsula. The streets are colorful and buzzing with life. And unwind in the evening with your accommodations at the Mayaland Hotel to enjoy balconies with garden views, stained glass windows and pyramid horizons. You may also choose an optional evening premium experience to view the incredible sound and light show on the Pyramid of Kukulkán that tells the story of Chichén Itzá in a most unique way. Day 10 Hotel Stay in Valladolid/Cancun, MX Awake to the rare and precious opportunity to greet the sun as it rises over the mystical ruins of Chichén Itzá and the fascinating El Castillo – the Temple of Kukulkan. After, enjoy an authentic breakfast at the Mayaland Hotel, explore the architectural wonders at Ek Balam, dine at the Hacienda Selva Maya restaurant and end your day with a transfer to your included post-voyage hotel in Cancun. Day 11 Cancun, MX (Hotel Checkout) As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure prior to your travel home.
2023 ZERO DEPOSIT OFFER^ Make a new booking on this 2023 departure and pay no deposit until the 31st of January 2022! Offer valid for bookings by Australian guests between 1st Aug – 31st Dec 2021. Capacity controlled and not valid on Owner`s Suites. _______________ YUCATAN`S MAYAN CRUISE TOUR: Part land, part sea: This cruise tour provides the best of both worlds. Experience Mexico`s distinctive culture on this exclusive voyage crafted to provide exploration into regions and sites that are rarely seen. Greet the morning at the awe-inspiring Mayan city of Chichen Itza, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Wonder of the World, and dive into the cultures of Campeche. Discover the secrets of civilizations past on this dichotomous journey. _______________ SUMMARY: Cruise Package Duration: 10 nights Cruise-Stay Package Begins: 1 January 2023 – hotel in Cancun, Mexico Cruise Begins: 2 January 2023 – embark, Cozumel/Tulum, Mexico Cruise Ends: 9 January 2023 – disembark, Progreso, Mexico Package Ends: 11 January 2023 – Cancun, Mexico Ship: Victory II Region: Yucatan Peninsula Mexico _______________ INCLUSIONS: • 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in Cancun, Mexico • One way transfer from hotel in Cancun to port at Cozumel on cruise departure day • 7 night Yucatan`s Mayan Cruise-Tour small ship cruise aboard Victory II from Cozumel to Progreso • All onboard meals • Complimentary range of included shore excursions • Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise • Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening • Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water • Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary) • Port charges of USD $359 per person • Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $123 per person • Transfer from port of Progresso to hotel at Valladolid • 1 night hotel stay at Valladolid, Mexico • City tour of Valladolid and the ruins of Chichen Itza • Transfer from Chichen Itza to hotel at Cancun • 1 night post-cruise hotel stay in Cancun, Mexico _______________ DISCOUNTS: This cruise has been discounted by up to $1000 USD per person in all categories for Australian residents! Please see below for a list of the significant savings you can enjoy for new bookings up to the 31st of December 2021*. All rates in USD per person Twin Cat E Ocean View Stateroom – Queen bed only – Deck 1: Was $4881 – NOW $3881* Twin Cat D Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 1: Was $5181 – NOW $4181* Twin Cat C Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 2 or 3: Was $5481 – NOW $4481* Twin Cat B Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $5681 – NOW $4681* Twin Cat A Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 3: Was $6381 – NOW $5381* Twin Cat AA Ocean View Stateroom – Queen or twin beds – Deck 4: Was $7181 – NOW $6181* Twin Cat OS Owners Suite – one queen & one sofa bed – Deck 3: Was $9281 – NOW $281* Single sole use occupancy prices on request