If there is ONE trip you should take while visiting the Yucatan, it’s certainly to Chichen Itza!
Tour Chichen Itza Ruins with the experts. With our efficient logistics you will save money and time by taking the fastest routes on board of a comfortable A/C touring vehicle that we provide for the two hour drive. Therefore we suggest you to start this special journey early in the morning, to be among the first people to arrive at this famous archaeological site. The site sells only 3000 tickets per day. Don’t miss out!
A knowledgeable private tour guide will accompany you and give a personal and detailed explanation about the history and culture that thrived here centuries ago, resulting in this great Mayan city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You will understand the architecture behind the main structure of this site: El Castillo (The Castle), an ancient temple which recently has been proclaimed as one of the New 7 Wonders of the Modern World. El Castillo is best known for its amazing carved snakes. Besides the main temple, El Juego de Pelota (The Ball Court) is another impressive building and the largest of its kind.
Enjoy your time exploring, taking photos, asking questions and listening carefully to the interesting facts. After spending enough time at the ruins (around 2 hours), refresh yourself by swimming in a beautiful sacred Cenote nearby. We will also visit the Colonial Town of Valladolid. You may request extra stops to your personal tour guide according to your wishes: coffee, ice-cream or souvenirs are easy to find.
Are you also a foodie? Savor the delicious Yucatecan cuisine at one of our favorite local restaurants, and enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch.
Recommended add-ons for this tour are: a second Cenote stop, Ek Balam or Coba Ruins, depending on your hotel location, see more information below.
PLEASE NOTE: Climbing the Ruins is not longer allowed.
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Add time saving toll roads for just +$45 USD (depending on hotel location). Tolls included with bookings of 5 or more guests. Rates are per person in US Dollars. Hotel pick-ups in Playa del Carmen Dowtown area are included. Additional transportation charges may apply per vehicle, depending on hotel location: Corasol/Mayakoba (+$25) Maroma/Paraiso (+$50), Puerto Morelos/Petempich (+$60), Royalton/Moon Palace (+$75), Cancun (+$95), Playa Mujeres/Puerto Juarez (+$120). South of Playa del Carmen/Akumal/Tulum: (+$50).
Recommended for hotels located between Playa del Carmen and Cancun.
Recommended for hotels located in Tulum and south of Playa del Carmen.
Due to the early start, please check with your hotel if they are able to provide room service breakfast or a takeaway coffee. We always include welcome snacks and bottled water.
*The tour schedule is an example and will be customized according to the location of your hotel and group size. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email during the booking process.