Day trip

From Cancún: Chichén Itzá Early Access with Cenote & Lunch

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM

From Cancún: Chichén Itzá Early Access with Cenote & Lunch

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM
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Be the first to enter the Chichén Itzá Archaeological Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Avoid the crowds and the heat, and admire this place with your expert guide.

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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup optional
Pick-up Locations: - OXXO at the gas station in front of Bahía Petempich Hotel: Carr. Cancún - Tulum, 77586 Chacalal, Q.R., Mexico - 7/EVELEN in Puerto Morelos beside the bridge: Almendro 507, Smz 18, Joaquín Zetina Gasca, Q.R., Mexico - OXXO at the gas station in front of Secrets Capri Hotel: - HM Hotel: Av. Constituyentes LB, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico - Plaza Antigua: 10 Av. Sur 10, Playacar, 77717 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico - GO-MART Puerto Aventuras: México 307 10, 77600 Puerto Aventuras, Q.R., Mexico - CIRCLE K in front of Catalonia Royal Tulum Hotel: México 307, 77734 Xelhá, Q.R., Mexico

Experience

Itinerary
8 hours
  • Cancún

  • 2 hours
  • Chichén Itzá (guided tour)

  • Chichén Itzá (shopping)

  • 2 hours
  • Cancún

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Be the first to enter Chichén Itzá and take amazing pictures without crowds
  • Enjoy early access and avoid heat and crowds
  • Discover the most interesting sites in Chichen Itza with a professional guide
Full description

In this tour, your guide will give you an in-depth tour of Chichen Itza. Listen as they provide background information to help you better understand the history of this place. End the tour with lunch at a local restaurant.

Beat the crowds and the heat by arriving early in the morning at the Chichen Itza Archeological Site. Be the first to enter this Wonder of the World and take amazing pictures with the place almost completely to yourself.

Learn how this large city played an important role in Mayan civilization from around 600 AD to 1200 AD and remained a center of worship and pilgrimage until the arrival of the Spaniards. The site was abandoned and its ruins were eventually hidden by the jungle.

In between the tour, enjoy a typical Mexican buffet lunch at a local family-run restaurant. Swimming at the Saamal Cenote (entry included) and a visit to Valladolid are also on the itinerary.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup (if option selected)
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lunch buffet
  • Tequila tasting
  • Cenote entry fee
  • Drinks
  • Life vest
  • Chichen Itza entry fee ($31)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • 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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Meeting point

The meeting points are: Crown Paradise MP (Go Mart Villas Del Rey), Beach Palace MP (Bus stop), Presidente Intercontinental Paradero, Paradero Holiday Inn, Las Perlas Crazy Hot Coyote. Pickup starts at 4:00 AM. The exact pickup time will be confirmed the day before the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Pickup from your hotel may not be available due to traffic conditions. In this case, you will receive an alternative meeting point
  • The exact pickup time will be confirmed the day before the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 343 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Top organization and fabulous guides. Thanks to Marco, Rodrigo and our driver Ephraim. It's hard to find an organization that offers early access. It was really essential for me to avoid the crowds and the heat. Very early departure from our hotel in Cancun, around 4:30 a.m., to arrive at around 8 a.m. at Chichen Itza. Really worth it! No regrets. Special mention for our guide Rodrigo who shared his passion and knowledge of the place with us. So interesting! The restaurant wasn't that authentic but that didn't bother me. The visit to the cenote in the early afternoon was great too. Ditto we were able to avoid the world! Return to our hotel around 5 p.m. I really recommend this tour. If you want to enjoy Chichen Itza in the morning, go for it!

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September 29, 2022

Thank you for the wonderful tour to Marco, the driver (Ishmael) and Chichen Itza guide, Rodrigo. Very informative and interesting ! It makes me want to learn more about this wonder. I was glad the schedule made us skip the crowd. It was worth waking up at 3am. 10/10 would recommend

September 8, 2022

was fine! A lot cheaper than most providers and one of the few that makes the combination Chitzen Itza and an open Cenote! We work picked up at hotel (Puerto Aventuras) and dropped off in Playa del Carmen where we were picked up by a big bus (incl. toilet). This was not clear to us beforehand. Also Chitzen Itza was very chaotic, there were 2 rows, 1 for the entrance and 1 for a contribution and also had to pay another 50 pesos for my Gopro. I recommend buying the tickets in advance, saves a lot of confusion and lines. Furthermore, a great excursion, good value for money and you see everything with explanation from the guide. Group size was very large!

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August 23, 2022

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