Chichén Itzá All-Inclusive Tour: Valladolid, Cenote, & Lunch

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Chichén Itzá All-Inclusive Tour: Valladolid, Cenote, & Lunch

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Explore the ancient culture of the Mayan civilization on a tour of the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá, and see the main buildings such as the step pyramid of El Castillo. Go to one of the sinkholes sacred to the Mayan people and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 12 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
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Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • 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
Full description
Be picked up from one of the meeting points in Cancun or Riviera Mayaand 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, and visit one of the secret sinkholes, or cenotes, sacred to the Mayan people.
  • Round-trip transfers from meeting points from Cancun and Riviera Maya
  • Federal guide
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá and a Mayan sinkhole ("cenote")
  • Buffet meal
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks
  • Optional tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Local tax (USD $26)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
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
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • Your booking does not include a local tax of ($24) per person. This tax must be paid at the ticket office, also the tour operator will sell these tickets prior arrival to expedite the entrance to the site. If you are a Mexican citizen you will have a discount on this tax if you present official ID, if you do not carry this ID you will have to pay the tax
  • Starting on 1st February 2019 your tour will include a guided tour of Valladolid, a colonial town on the Yucatan Peninsula
  • Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, Valladolid may have restrictions in place. If so, the tour will be done by bus, or you will have extra time at the cenote
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 63 reviews

Review summary

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Marcos is an excellent guide. Oscar and Victor were our drivers, and both are very professional. We were very fortunate to go on a cloudy day in December. It was a comfortable 29 degrees Celsius. The site was not too crowded, probably thanks to COVID. We learned a lot from Marcos about Mayan culture, and enjoyed a wonderful lunch prepared by local Myans. Selva Maya cenote was so cool! The water was refreshing after a warm day at Chichen Itza. excellent all around. It would be nice if the drive could have gone from Playa Del Carmen since that was where we were staying. We met our driver at 6:00 am so he could pick up 2 more couples then get us to another bus near Cancun, only to head south again to our destination. A lot of driving out of the way for us, but this was the only drawback.

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December 18, 2020

Nice! As described

Time flies. Almost 3 hours drive to get there (with a stop of almost 2 hours to visit a souvenir shop and eat), the visit to Chichen Itza is done in 2 hours: 1 hour guided tour, 1 hour free time. It passes quickly. On the way back, we stop for 1 hour in a cenote to swim. Once again it goes quickly but it's super nice.

February 27, 2019

A wonderful guide

Rodrigo was a great guide, very kind and with lot of knowledge. He made the tour lively. Two negatives points: the first stop in a shop looks a bit like something only for tourist. And second point, the free time was too short, only 45 minutes. But I recommend this tour :)

September 7, 2018

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