World of the Maya

A great 9 day/8 night guided archaeological and cultural journey to some of the most impressive and beautiful
Maya sites of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. With a Maya
archaeologist as your guide, you will explore major
archaeological sites, Spanish colonial towns, traditional Maya villages and markets, meet a practicing Maya shaman, swim in ancient Maya cenotes, and take a boat trip though an extraordinary nature reserve to see wild flamingos, hawks and crocodiles. Your seminar concludes with a stay on the white sandy beaches of the Maya Riviera at a sanctuary for wild sea turtles. Round trip airfare, hotels, and most meals included.

Registration Deadline: December 10, 2014

Seminar Hightlights

  • Spectacular ancient Maya archaeological sites
  • Living Maya villages with lunch in a typical Maya home
  • Blessing ceremony by an authentic Maya Shaman
  • Swim in sacred Cenotes, entrances to the Maya Underworld
  • Boat trip though the Rio Lagartos Nature Reserve
  • Spanish colonial towns and native markets
  • Caribbean beaches of the Maya Riviera

Your Package Includes

  • Round trip airfare on US Airways
  • All hotel accommodations
  • 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
  • All Mexican ground transportation in private air
    conditioned vans
  • All admissions and guided tours at each site.
  • Round trip shuttle between OCC and airport
  • Meal tips, taxes, OCC instruction, tuition & fees

(Please contact Prof. Marchie for a full itinerary.)
NOT INCLUDED: Personal expenses, airline baggage fees,
tips, activities, meals, and services not specifically listed.

Cost: $3051 for OCC Residents,
slightly higher for out of county participants  

Scholarships Available

A number of scholarships are available for OCC students.