Day trip

Cancún/Riviera Maya: Chichén Itzá, Cenote, Valladolid & Meal

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM

Cancún/Riviera Maya: Chichén Itzá, Cenote, Valladolid & Meal

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM
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Unlock the mysteries of the Mayans with this full-day tour. Visit Chichén Itzá, take a refreshing dip in a cenote, discover the colonial town of Valladolid. Enjoy a buffet lunch and tequila tasting.

About this activity

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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
The exact pickup time and place will be confirmed the day before the tour.

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá, one of the 7 Wonders of the World
  • Take a refreshing dip in a cenote, the region’s iconic underground sinkholes
  • Indulge in an authentic Mexican buffet lunch followed by a tequila tasting
  • Unwrap the mysteries of Mayan culture with a full-day guided tour
  • Explore the cobblestone streets and colonial-style buildings of Valladolid
Full description

Dive into Mayan culture on a guided day trip with optional hotel transfers from Cancún or Riviera Maya to Chichén Itzá, named one of the New 7 Wonders of the World for being one of the world's best-preserved ancient cities. Enjoy a Mexican buffet and tequila tasting, and stop at Valladolid and a cenote. Stop by the charming town of Valladolid, famed for the ornate, 16th-century Convent of San Bernardino of Siena and the baroque San Gervasio Cathedral. Wander the cobblestone streets, take photos, and find souvenirs. Once at Chichén Itzá, follow the guide while learning all about the most important buildings. From the awe-inspiring Pyramid of Kukulcan to the ruins that once housed tens of thousands of Mayans, the Pyramid of El Castillo or El Caracol, this visit is filled with rarely heard stories, incredible details, and stunning photo opportunities. Discover why the huge city played such an important role from the Late Classic period (600 AD) into the early part of the Post Classic period (1200 AD), and why it remained a huge center of pilgrimage. After your Chichén Itzá adventure, enjoy a tequila tasting and an authentic Mexican buffet lunch At this point, the fun is just getting started as no visit to the area would be complete without a stop by a cenote, a refreshing, enchanting underground sinkhole, sacred to the Mayan people before returning to your starting point.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if the VIP option is selected)
  • Guide
  • Entrance to Mayan sinkhole
  • Buffet meal
  • Tequila tasting
  • Valladolid visit
  • Tips
  • Life vest in the cenote
  • Chichén Itzá fee ($31 USD, unless the deluxe option has been selected)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • The visit to Valladolid is subject to availability
  • The Chichen Itza tax is $31 USD per person for all tour options except the deluxe option, where it is already included. This tax must be paid on the day of the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 582 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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An amazing and excellent tour. The tour starts very early in the morning but seriously, guys it is WORTH it! Marco was great during the entire tour. Biggest highlight was Chichen Itza and you guys, Rodrigo was INCREDIBLE! Thank you for bringing the Mayan culture to life. 100% book this tour!

November 30, 2022

Early pick up (on time) and a long journey before tour starts but worth every minute. Marcela was great. Very knowledgeable about the area and each of the sights and kept the tour going efficiently but with plenty of time at each stop. First stop was Valladolid - a traditional Mayan town. We were fortunate to be able to stop and have time in the town. Followed by a traditional lunch Then onto Chichen Iza which lives up to its reputation as one of the 7 wonders of the new world. Plenty of time for craft shopping too. Then we went on to the Cenote for a swim which was enjoyed by many. Tequila tasting was also part of the day. Yes you might feel obliged to buy after tasting… but why not… your on holiday and it’s a reminder of the experience. Great value for money trip with memories to last a lifetime

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November 29, 2022

Overall, it was a good and fun day trip. The tour guide (Frank) was very knowledgeable and friendly and the bus itself was very comfortable. We started very early (5am) and I expected that we would be at Chichen Itza before it gets really busy but somehow we went to Valladolid first and when we got to Chichen Itza, it was already very crowded and very hot. I wished we went straight to Chichen Itza or skipped Valladolid altogether. The stop at the cenote was a much needed relief from the very hot day though. The buffet food was so-so.

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November 27, 2022

Product ID: 97542