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Chichén Itzá: Valladolid, Cenote, Tequila Tasting and Lunch

Chichén Itzá: Valladolid, Cenote, Tequila Tasting and Lunch

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Discover Mayan civilization on a tour of the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá. See the main buildings, including the step pyramid of El Castillo, and visit a sinkhole sacred to the Mayan people.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels in Cancún or Riviera Maya.


  • Explore the culture of the Mayan civilization at the pre-Colombian city of Chichén Itzá
  • Go to one of the sacred sinkholes of the Mayan culture
  • See magnificent monuments, such as the step pyramid of El Castillo
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Explore the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá and uncover the history of Mayan civilization. Visit important sites, such as the step pyramid of El Castillo, and enjoy a buffet lunch.

Be picked up from one of the meeting points in Cancun or Riviera Maya and then travel to the pre-Colombian city of Chichén Itzá on the Yucatán Peninsula.

Located in the Tinúm Municipality, Chichén Itzá is famous for its step pyramid of El Castillo. Benefit from the services of a guide to learn the history of the ancient city and journey back to the days of the Mayan civilization.

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 until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.

Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the site, before visiting one of the secret sinkholes, or cenotes, sacred to the Mayan people.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Offical guide
  • Entrance to Mayan sinkhole ("cenote")
  • Buffet meal
  • Travel insurance
  • Tequila tasting
  • 1 non-alcoholic drink per person during buffet lunch (if VIP option selected)
  • Chichén Itza tax
  • Gratuities
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

  • Cash
  • Towel
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • Chichen Itza tax of $31 per person is not included, this tax must be paid the day of the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 136 reviews

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Buena excursion bastante completa. Aunque como se explica en la descripcion no incluye una tasa de 30$ para chichen itza, asi como los chalecos (obligatorios) y los lockers para el cenote. En cuanto al transporte fue comodo aunque el trayecto era largo 2-3 horas aprox. Llama la atencion lo aborratado de puestos de venta que esta dentro de la zona arqueológica de chichen itza, una pena. El cenote al que fuimos era el de Saamal, precioso, aunque masificado. Nuestro guía fue Vicente, impecable.

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January 22, 2022

It was a great day with Amigos. All stops and places were amazing. I was lucky to be early in Cenote as it became very crowded. We were at Selma Maya and it was a huge line of people down and in my pictures you can barely see the water as its soo crowded. Also the guide in Chichen Itza (which was amazing, skilled, informed) went on a little too long so we got really wet and that made everyones pictures ruined.

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December 5, 2021

The tour was very good. We only booked one day in advance and it was a Sunday so we were a bit worried that it was too short notice but everything worked fine. Our guide Frank was very entertaining and led us well through the day. They changed the visiting order a bit on our tour. We went to Valladolid first then had lunch (at 11 am) and only went to Chichen Itza afterwards. I would have preferred to do it first while it is still cooler but I guess everyone wants that and they have to distribute the masses a bit. The tequila tasting is not really worth mentioning. you can taste a few small sips of flavoured tequilas at the cenote where they sell them.

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November 16, 2021

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