Historic Merida Highlights & Mayan Rum-Tasting

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$56.99 / Person
Yucatan (Progreso), Mexico
Easy Activity Level
No Minimum Age
4.5 hours
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Travel to the colonial city of Mérida and enjoy a scenic bus tour followed by rum-tasting at a historic hacienda.  On this excursion, you will:

  • Sit back and relax in your air conditioned motor coach for a 45-minute drive to the city of Mérida. 
  • Learn that in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Mérida prospered from the production of henequen (sisal).  
  • See lovely estates from this period as you travel along Montejo Boulevard. 
  • View Merida’s highlights, including the Monument to the Country, an immense stone carving depicting the history of Mexico. 
  • Visit a historic hacienda that produces Xtabentún, a Mayan liqueur made from rum, honey and anise exclusive to the Yucatan peninsula. 
  • Take a guided tour through the grounds of this beautiful hacienda and learn how Xtabentún is distilled, aged and packaged. 
  • Enjoy the opportunity to taste this unique liqueur and have the option to purchase it as well as other fruit-flavored rums produced on site. 

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  • Minimum age for rum-tasting is 18 years.