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From Playa del Carmen or Cancun: Chichen Itzá Premium Tour

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Activity provider: Yalku Tours

From Playa del Carmen or Cancun: Chichen Itzá Premium Tour

Activity provider: Yalku Tours

From US$ 129 per person

Travel back in time and learn more about the ancient Mayan civilization at the archaeological site of Chichen Itzá. See the main monuments of the ceremonial center, such as the pyramid temple of Kukulcán.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in Cancun


  • Explore the most famous Mayan ruins in the world with a Chichen Itza tour
  • Swim in a sacred cenote in Yucatan and marvel at its natural beauty
  • Stroll around the Colonial center of Valladolid and its stunning architecture
Full description

Enjoy a Chichen Itza tour from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, including round-trip transportation with an open bar, and venture into the Mayan world. Enjoy snacks and a buffet lunch, as your guide leads you through the jungle to discover Mayan ruins, an ancient cenote, and a fascinating civilization. Join your specially certified guide, loaded with knowledge and folklore, as you learn the ancient secrets and mysteries of Chichen Itza and the Mayan civilization that called this ceremonial city home. After your tour of Chichen Itza, delve into the jungle to swim in a cenote in Yucatan. Cenotes are unique to the region and are considered sacred by the Maya people, formed in limestone rock over the millenia.

Your Yucatan day trip concludes with a quick visit to the Colonial town of Valladolid before returning to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Certified-bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunchbox with a sandwich, fruit, juice, and a sweet
  • Bottled water
  • Beer on board the bus
  • Yucatan State Tax for Chichen Itza at 31 USD per person, payable at check-in
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The dress code is smart casual
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 10 reviews

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October 17, 2021

We were not told that we could only spend 90 minutes at Chichen Itza. This is not enough time. An entire day was spent doing others things that we had no interest in.

March 18, 2021

Juan & Marco were awesome ! , funny, knowledgeable .. me and my fiance had a blast . The tour was amazing , wear your comfortable sneakers, the buffet was delicious , the cenote was beautiful, everything was great

December 20, 2020

Product ID: 149270