Here at the Premier Adventures blog, we can’t wait to share our passion for adventure with you. We want you to enjoy your next vacation with us, our goal is to go beyond the ordinary and create a genuine experience for you when you visit Yucatan.

Today we bring you the top 3 experiences you have to try in Yucatan. Being a state rich in history due to Mayan culture and colonial architecture, warm climate, exquisite cuisine, natural wonders such as cenotes, and many adventures to discover.

1.- Chichén Itzá.

Every trip to Yucatan must include a visit to this sacred city and Mayan pilgrimage center founded by the Itzá, the so-called water sorcerers, in the 5th century AD.

In Chichén Itzá two architectural styles reflect the two different eras that constituted it. The oldest appeared during the traditional Terminal Classic of Puuc, where the most outstanding remains of this most indigenous style were discovered in this geographical area. The second era, known as the Toltec Maya in the early postclassic period.

Some of the most fascinating attractions are:
“El Castillo” the main building, is one of the new seven wonders of the world. The sacred cenote
The great prehispanic ball game
The temple of the warriors
The observatory

The Premier Adventures guided tour is your best option to learn the story behind this magnificent place of history and adventure.

2.- Cochinita pibil.

This is the most famous dish in Yucatecan cuisine. We can taste the flavor of the cultural mix in the peninsula.

Cochinita pibil is a dish made with pulled pork. This meat is marinated with achiote, lemon juice, habanero pepper, salt, and pepper. Pibil means “underground oven” its name comes from the way it is cooked since the pork is prepared by burying it wrapped in banana leaves.

This recipe comes from the pre-Hispanic era, was prepared with wild boar meat. The pork meat was adapted when the Spanish arrived in what we know today as Yucatán.

Try this delicious and ancient recipe prepared traditionally with handmade tortillas. And is completely free at the Chichikan eco-park, by booking with Premier Adventures.

3.- The Cenotes.

The cenotes are natural wonders of Yucatán. If you still haven’t immersed yourself in these crystalline waters, you definitely have to. The word cenote means “Cavern filled with water” comes from the Mayan dz’onot, tzonot, or Ts’ono’ot. They are found throughout the Yucatan Peninsula and extend into Belize and Guatemala.

The Mayans had a special relationship with the cenotes they were his source of water, and in their worldview, the entrance to the underworld.

As their name suggests, they are caverns in which there is a concentration of water, they can be open, semi-open, closed, and even underground.

Among its sweet waters, you will enjoy an authentic connection with nature and you will feel your energy is renewed.

You will love the cenote in the Chichikan eco-park. Apart from swimming and enjoying the incomparable view, you will live an authentic Mayan adventure that will be the best memory you take from Yucatan.

We hope you have enjoyed this article about the 3 experiences that you cannot miss in Yucatan. At Premier Adventures, we are always looking for adventurers to accompany us to enjoy the best tours in Yucatan. Book the adventure you want to live today.

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