Adventure and Air Expeditions: Magic Towns and Villa Vacation in Quintana Roo



Days: 8


Tour the highlights of the Riviera Maya and Tulum while traveling by the most luxurious means possible: privately chartered flights, private yachts, and private ground transportation.

By harnessing the power of the plane, guests can visit the region’s landmarks in less time and without the hassle of traffic. This luxury mode of transportation also affords gorgeous views over the beautiful lush landscape of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Throughout the eight-day journey, enjoy private trips to the highlights of the region, including the archeological sites of Chichen Itza and Tulum. Also, explore the natural wonders of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and enjoy a relaxing day cruising the Caribbean Sea on a privately charted, 60-foot yacht.


Casa Ikal – Stay at this oceanfront luxury villa located in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Chichen Itza and Tulum – Enjoy privately guided tours of these two world-famous ancient Maya archeological sites

Private air expeditions – Take a privately chartered aircraft to explore the highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula

Southern Quintana Roo – Explore Kohunlich, Sian Ka’an, and Bacalar, some of the coast’s most incredible hidden gems

Yacht charter – Relax on a private yacht, equipped with staff, and cruise the turquoise waters around Isla Mujeres

Day 1: Arrival day

Arrive at Cancun Airport and enjoy a private transfer to the stunning beachfront villa, Casa Ikal, located inside the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, about 20 minutes from Tulum.

This ultra-luxurious, four-bedroom accommodation comes with a private beach, plunge pool, full team of staff, heated infinity pool, and a rooftop hangout area with glorious views over the Caribbean Sea.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Day 2: Private chartered flight to, and tour of, Chichén Itzá

Today, enjoy an exclusive and expertly guided exploration of Chichen Itza, arriving by privately chartered plane. During the 40 minute flight to Kahua airport, enjoy stunning vistas over the flat but lush topography of the Yucatan Peninsula, looking out for the cenotes (freshwater sinkholes) that pierce the landscape below.

Upon arrival, a deluxe vehicle awaits for a private transfer to the famed archeological site of Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Enter the ancient Maya city and enjoy a privately guided visit, heading to the main landmarks, including the famous El Castillo, a stepped pyramid designed with incredible precision by the ancient Maya.

After enjoying lunch, it’s back to the airport for a flight back to the villa.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Day 3: Privately guided tour to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and Tulum Archeological Zone

On this full-day exploration of the ancient and natural world, visit the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and the ancient Mayan city of Tulum. 

At Sian Ka’an, explore the marshes, mangroves, flora, and fauna of the natural waterways with a private guide.

Then head to the beach-side ruins of Tulum to find temples honoring the Maya gods of the wind and rain and gorgeous vistas over the Mexican-Caribbean Sea.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Day 4: Private yacht trip around Isla Mujeres

Today, enjoy the warm, blue waters of the Mexican-Caribbean Sea with an excursion on a privately chartered 60ft Sunseeker yacht.

The luxury vessel comes equipped with three cabins, three bathrooms, and a mid‐sized interior living room, as well as a shaded area in which guests can sit comfortably during their journey on the waters surrounding Isla Mujeres.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Day 5: Kohunlich & Bacalar Lagoon air expedition

Explore the archeological site of Kohunlich and Bacalar Lagoon, arriving by privately chartered aircraft.

On the one hour 30 minute flight to Kohunlich, enjoy beautiful views of the Riviera Maya’s coastline. Upon arrival, take a quick drive to the Kohunlich Archeological Site for a guided tour. Once there, find an ancient Maya city in the middle of a jungle, which is home to howler monkeys.

Then, beating the sun’s midday heat, visit Bacalar Lagoon for a kayak tour exploring its turquoise waters, visiting a cenote, Pirates Canal, Bird Island, and other spots in the lagoon. Lunch is included, picnic-style, before heading back to the villa on a privately chartered flight.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Days 6 – 7: Days at leisure

Spend days six and seven of the vacation enjoying the beauty of Casa Ikal’s surroundings. Relax on the private beach, cool off in the plunge pool, and enjoy a group meal cooked by the villa’s private chef.

If more activities are desired, speak to a Journey Mexico Travel Planner who can organize activities such as cooking classes, stand-up paddleboarding, massages and treatments, kiteboarding, bird watching, and manatee and crocodile spotting.

Overnight: Casa Ikal


Day 8: Departure day

Today, take a private transfer from Casa Ikal to Cancun Airport for flights home.


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


Our custom-tailored journeys start from $1,000 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Please note, our pricing guideline is a starting from price and is not necessarily applicable to the suggested hotels contained within the suggested itineraries on this web site. Itineraries are customized prior to final pricing.