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Tulum, Hilarios Cenote, and Snorkeling Tour

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Explore the ruins of the ancient Maya city of Tulum on a full-day small group tour from Cancún or Playa del Carmen. Visit the Hilarios Cenote to marvel at the rock formations of the underground cave system, snorkel in the sea, and more.
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Duration 7 hours
Starting time 6:45 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Hotel pickup is available for customers staying in hotels between Puerto Morelos and Tulum only. You will be picked up from your hotel lobby (please provide the name and address of your hotel upon booking). Please note: service is not provided for guests staying from Bahia Petempich to Cancun.

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  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Explore the ancient Maya ruins of Tulum
  • Be amazed by the stalactite and stalagmite formations of the Hilarios Cenote
  • Benefit from the services of a local guide
  • Snorkel at 2 great reefs in the Caribbean Sea
Full description
Start the day in Tulum, a majestic city where the palaces still display the wealth of their paintings and decorations. The turquoise waters of the Caribbean, its temples and walls, turn this seafront city into something unique in the world.

Just 15 minutes away from this archaeological area, discover the entrance to the idyllic Hilarios Cenote, suitable for snorkeling due to its size and its quite deep waters (from 15 meters to 40 meters in some places). Here, you can see the incredible formations of stalactites and stalagmites from a distance.

The state of Quintana Roo has the three largest subterranean rivers in the world. The Zac Actún system, where Hilarios Cenote stands out, is considered the ninth longest system of wet or dry caves in the world. In addition to its 111 cenotes, remains of early humans and historic animal skeletons from the Ice Age have been found in pools where the river surfaces (which some experts have called ‘time capsules’).

After the experience at the Cenote, head to the Playa Maya. Here, you will snorkel in a reef in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, bathed by the sun, and the second-largest reef in the world. Get to know the sea life in this guided visit is one of the marvels that you shouldn’t miss.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small-group tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Environmental management charge (reef tax)
  • Professional guide
  • Snorkeling gear
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch (you can have lunch at the hotel)
  • Optional gratuities
  • 10 USD reef tax
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

From US$ 99 per person

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Product ID: 74011