20435
Mexico
Whale Sharks & Spider Monkeys: An Intergenerational Safari through the Yucatan
Create lasting memories with your grandchild as you swim with sea life, learn about Yucatán wildlife, zip-line through the jungle and explore the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza.
Program No. 20435HDP
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,815
Getting There
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At a Glance

Experience the fascinating wildlife and the wealth of ancient Maya civilizations on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Snorkel the warm waters of the Caribbean to encounter sea turtles and the mighty whale shark, the world’s largest fish. On land, discover playful monkeys and colorful birds, zip-line through the jungle and learn the story of the Mayans. Take part in fun, informal Spanish lessons to get a grasp of the local language.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
From three to five hours physical activity per day including swimming, snorkeling, climbing archaeological ruins, zip-lining, walking on forest trails.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy the exhilarating opportunity to swim with whale sharks — though massive, they are docile and will swim alongside you.
  • Get an up-close view of spider monkeys, howler monkeys and other Yucatán wildlife as you walk through a protected nature reserve.
  • Explore the great Mayan city of Chichen Itza where you find pyramids and the Great Ball Court.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-11 or 12-14, depending on the date. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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