Travel to Yucatan

A journey to Mexico's famed Yucatan Peninsula is a real wonder of the world, explained a traveler who recently left comfortable family accommodation in edinburgh to venture some 6,000 miles to complete his holiday amongst ruins left by the Maya civilization. While it may sound somewhat strange to mix a vacation - by spending part of the time in Edinburgh and the reminder in the remote Maya jungle lowlands - travelers today enjoy mixing up their holidays to enjoy more of what is on offer from travel agencies in the UK. In fact, there are numerous online travel websites in London and other parts of the UK that feature "interesting and remote holiday destinations." If you would like a holiday in Scotland there are plenty of things to do in edinburgh and when you are all tired out from your adventurous day you can count on the holiday inn edinburgh to provide you will everything you need for a comfy night sleep.

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Traveling to Yucatan not for faint of heart


While vacationers back in England may enjoy a leisurely afternoon along the seashore in Cornwall, it is far different to visit the many large pre-Columbian cities built by the Maya civilization in remote regions of Mexico's famed state of Yucatan. For instance, the holiday makers who fly into Mexico City International Airport and then travel by train or car to the remote and ancient Maya city of Chichen Itza. The view from travel and tourism experts in the Yucatan is the focal point for any visit to this magical land has to include the architectural wonders that dominate this Maya region that was active back in 900 AD.


Moreover, the allure of Chichen Itza is linked to the fact that this once was both one the largest Maya cities and "mythical" great cities of the ancient Maya world. Also, visitors to the State of Yucatan should be aware of local drug lords and crimes aimed at civilians and foreign visitors. The Yucatan borders the Gulf of Mexico to the north and the states of Campeche and Quintana Roo.


Vacation fun in the Yucatan


A visit to the Yucatan Peninsula is bound to include visits to the ancient cities of Chichen Itza, Motul, Mayapan, Ek'Balam and Izamal. According to the Mexican travel and tourism bureau, more than 2 million visitors enjoy the archaeological sites in the Yucatan region. In fact, there are a lot of fun family activities provided by the local tourism resorts that includes horseback riding, swimming in ancient hot springs, picnics and exploring trips outside the ancient Yucatan cities and a host of other fun activities.


Moreover, there are numerous excursions to the "Temple of the Warriors" exhibit at Chichen Itza that also includes visits to one of the largest Maya cities in the world. Today, the Republic of Yucatan is independent from Mexico. However, the region is protected by the Mexican government, so there is no worry about encountering bandits or local terrorism, say government officials.


At the same time, there is a well-established tourism support community located in and around the ancient Mayan cities that tourists find fascinating. The tourism center and market includes a wonderful old world market for shopping, and numerous restaurants that feature local foods that both young and old will enjoy.


Overall, a holiday in the Yucatan is truly one of the wonders of the world.