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Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours

Calle 27 and 82, Progreso, Mexico
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Mrs. Erin Dempsey

I have nothing but kind and wonderful things to say about this amazing company. The people are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Erin D
via mobile
First Class Service

Traveling to a foreign country can be intimidating when bringing your three children with you. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cinny1234
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Since 2008, Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions is a tourism company dedicated to providing up close and personal, fun and truly memorable experiences for our wonderful guests. All our tours and excursions are private and custom; we focus all our attention exclusively on you and your group and design the tours around what you would like to experience. All transportation logistics are handled by our trusted partner Tierra Nueva Travel and we have vehicles ranging from sedans to buses. No group is too small or too large!
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“tacos” (33 reviews)
“tortillas” (50 reviews)
“uxmal ruins” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:59 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle 27 and 82, Progreso, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have nothing but kind and wonderful things to say about this amazing company. The people are lovely and extremely knowledgeable and every time we used them for an excursion we had the best time. Daniel Li was our original driver and tour guide and...More

1  Thank Erin D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling to a foreign country can be intimidating when bringing your three children with you. The instructions given to us to find our guide made us a little nervous, but our fears were quickly subdued once we met Angel and Gabriel. They were very accommodating...More

2  Thank Cinny1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 12, mixed with children to adults, was looking for a quieter / less crowded ruins and cenote experience. Lawson tours customized a day tour for us that was just right. First we visited the small village of Tecoh and toured a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to take a private tour with Gener as a guide a couple of weeks ago. I can’t speak highly enough of this business, Nerea was extremely helpful in planning a perfect day for us to see everything we...More

2  Thank Heidi G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On June 28th , my wife and I went on an excursion with Lawson's during our Carnival cruise ship stop in Progreso . It was our first ever cruise, and first ever visit to Mexico during this trip. We booked this tour of Uxmal ruins...More

1  Thank chocopenguin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best excursions I have ever experienced. First off Daniel and Jonathan were awesome! Daniel was extremely knowledgeable about the area and took the time to answer all types of questions my girls and myself asked. We went on the Uxmal/ Cenote tour....More

1  Thank Kristie D
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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Kristie - your review is much appreciated by us all. We are happy that you enjoyed your first private tour experience and that you enjoyed it here, in the Yucatan, where there is much to see and experience that is not...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our cruise. Everyone loved it. The ruins, the cenote (swimming hole), and the DELICIOUS, AUTHENTIC food at Leide's incredibly hospitable home. Our guide, Raul A, and driver Johnathan were incredible and ensured we were comfortable all day. The grandparents were...More

3  Thank Hannah C
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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear Hannah, that we are your favorite Progreso experience and your review is much appreciated! Happy travels to you and your family....

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

By far the best tour guide I have ever experienced!!! The private tour was fun, and we learned much more about the Mayan culture than we expected on the outset. Be sure to try the Salbutes if you visit the small sinkhole and swim. Again,...More

1  Thank houstonjune
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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias Mark and Junko aka houstonjune for this! Jesus will love it and others will want to try those delicious salbutes! Happy travels to you!

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Daniel and Martin are the best!! My family and I are still talking about this excursion. Emailing with Alex to plan the trip made the process so easy. Everything I mentioned I wanted to do, we did! I was floored when Daniel confirmed once we...More

1  Thank Misty P
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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Misty, for taking a moment to write this review. Daniel will love to read it, as will Alex and Martin of course. We try to obtain as much information about our guests in advance, not because we are snoopy gossips :) but because...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

There were many options in Mérida when it came to tour group. Given the that so I asked the proprietors of our hotel, Villa Verde, who they recommended which is how I ended up choosing Lawsons. My wife and I are extremely glad we followed...More

5  Thank ImmerWandern
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BillLawson, Owner at Lawson's Original Yucatan Excursions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you SO much for this detailed and informative review! So many people will read it and appreciate your descriptions of the things and places and experiences on this trip. Of course I am happy you had such an optimal experience! Food is such a...More

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Don't hesitate to contact Lawson's directly for a quote. They specialize in customized tours so will build one to suit your interests and budget. There is a page on the Lawson's web site where you can request a quote.
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