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Day Trip To Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch from CancunDay Trips

Day Trip To Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch from Cancun

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Discover the essence of the ancient Maya civilization on this full-day excursion to Coba and the Tulum ruins. This Cancun Super Saver takes you to explore Tulum's ruins with an expert guide, then jump into a rejuvenating underground cenote. Tour Coba, a once-thriving Maya village deep in the rain forest. Enjoy Yucatanean specialties at a buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Cancun hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mayan Ruins and Beach TimeHalf-day Tours

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Mayan Ruins and Beach Time

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Immerse yourself in Mexico’s past at the Maya ruins of San Gervasio, an archaeological site on Cozumel. A professional guide leads you on an informative tour past ancient structures and shares insight about this civilization. Then enjoy the beauty of the Caribbean Sea from the sandy shores of an island beach club with an included lunch. Visit a local tequila factory for a tour and tasting.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chichen Itza PremiereDay Trips

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Chichen Itza Premiere

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Explore the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá on an all-day tour from Playa del Carmen. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel to this important pre-Columbian ceremonial center to learn about its temples, observatory, pyramid, and ball court from an informative guide. Cool off in the holy waters of the Sutyun cenote before grabbing lunch at its namesake restaurant (included in the tour price).
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip: Tulum, Coba, Playa Del Carmen and Cenote Swim from Cancun Day Trips

Day Trip: Tulum, Coba, Playa Del Carmen and Cenote Swim from Cancun

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Visit two of the most important Maya archaeological sites on this full-day tour: Coba and Tulum. Admire the backdrop of the Caribbean Sea while exploring the temples and pyramids of Tulum with a certified guide, then head to Coba to climb to the top of Nohoch Muul—the tallest pyramid on the Yucatán Peninsula. In the afternoon, take a swim in a 'cenote' (underground cave), sit down for a traditional Mexican lunch, and explore the city of Playa del Carmen. Round-trip transport is included.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Tulum, Coba and Cenote Tour from Riviera MayaDay Trips

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Tulum, Coba and Cenote Tour from Riviera Maya

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Swap the beach for a fix of culture and history on this tour to the Tulum and Coba archaeological zones. Explore clifftop Maya ruins, climb the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula, and swim in a jungle cenote. Opt to rent a bike or hire a bicitaxi and ride between the pyramids.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Exclusive: Early Access Tour to Chichen Itza From Cancun & Riviera MayaDay Trips

Exclusive: Early Access Tour to Chichen Itza From Cancun & Riviera Maya

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Discover the ruins at Chichen Itza with a private archaeologist guide on this all-day Viator exclusive tour. Skip the lines and the crowds with early morning access and view parts of the ruins that most traditional tours don't visit.  Learn about Mexico's past through your guide's insightful commentary about this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. A boxed lunch is also included for your convenience.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku TourDay Trips

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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour

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Spend a day exploring ancient Maya cities and an underground pool on a full-day tour from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza, Cenote Hubiku, and Ek Balam. Visiting both Maya sites offers the chance to experience the most iconic ruins in the Yucatan, then tour a lesser-visited gem with vivid frescoes and a fascinating history. This tour includes pickup and drop-off in Playa del Carmen, entrance fees, breakfast and lunch, and it’s limited to 15 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
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All-Inclusive Chichen Itza, Valladolid with Cenote Swim & Mexican BuffetDay Trips

All-Inclusive Chichen Itza, Valladolid with Cenote Swim & Mexican Buffet

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Journey to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula to visit the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza on this full-day excursion that includes easy hotel pickup and drop-off. Along with seeing El Castillo and learning how this pre-Columbian city played an important role in the Mayan civilization, visit the colonial town of Valladolid, stop at a cenote for a quick swim, and enjoy a buffet lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
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Day Trip to Chichen Itza and Valladolid from Cancun with Cenote Swim and LunchDay Trips

Day Trip to Chichen Itza and Valladolid from Cancun with Cenote Swim and Lunch

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Explore spectacular Chichen Itza on this full-day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop for a swim in a nearby cenote before a certified guide leads you through the ancient capital of the Maya Empire, considered the most important archaeological zone of the Yucatán. Visit the ball court, El Castillo (the Castle), Pyramid of Kukulkan, and Temple of the Warriors. Then, indulge in a buffet lunch of regional dishes. Your Chichen Itza day trip includes round-trip hotel transport from Cancun.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Coba, Tulum, Hilarios Cave and Playa Paraiso TourDay Trips

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Coba, Tulum, Hilarios Cave and Playa Paraiso Tour

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Discover two significant archaeological sites with this guided tour of Tulum and Coba. Walk past restored ruins at the former Maya trading post then scale Nohoch Mul at Coba, the Yucatán Peninsula’s tallest pyramid. Your full-day tour departs from Playa del Carmen hotels and includes a cenote swim and free time at the Caribbean beach of Playa Paraíso. Numbers are limited for a small-group experience.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Cozumel Trolley Tour Cultural Tours

The Cozumel Trolley Tour

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Hop on our classic-like trolley bus for an enjoyable and fun way to visit the highlights of downtown Cozumel and have some spare time for strolling and shopping by the main square. After meeting your guide at the pier, you will board your trolley and enjoy the sightseeing as well as the entertaining narrative about Cozumel's fascinating history. Visit key points of the city such as the Church of the Cross. It was built in 2018 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first mass celebrated on the island – and in Mexico, close to where it is believed the actual first mass took place. Take advantage of the best sceneries for taking pictures of the city and other attractive spots. It is then time for stretching the legs and explore the shops by the main square. Find a wide variety of goods from all over; from fashioned crafts in cheerful colors to sophisticated brand clothing, watches, jewelry, and perfumes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Visit to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Valladolid with Lunch from CancunDay Trips

Visit to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Valladolid with Lunch from Cancun

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This full-day tour from Cancun packs a sightseeing punch—see Valladolid, a 16th-century colonial city, visit the ancient Maya civilization of Chichen Itza, a UNESCO Site, and have a chance to participate in an ancient Mayan purification ritual of Temazcal guided by a real shaman. In the archaeological zone, admire the Kukulkan pyramid and the Temple of Warriors. A guide explains the cultural importance of the landmarks you stroll past. Spend leisurely time relaxing in the peaceful cenote of Ik-Kil. With round-trip hotel transport, this is a hassle-free experience you don’t want to miss.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
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Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid Private TourDay Trips

Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid Private Tour

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Skip the crowded bus tours at Chichen Itza. Instead, opt for a personalized excursion from Cancun or Riviera Maya. This private day trip lets you customize the itinerary with your guide and choose your own pickup time from the hotel. Entrance fees and a buffet lunch are included, along with beer and soda in a cooler aboard the air-conditioned vehicle. Bonus: swim in Ik Kil or Xcajum cenote.
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  • 8 to 11 hours
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  • 8 to 11 hours
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Chichen Itza Day Trip from Tulum Including Cenote and LunchDay Trips

Chichen Itza Day Trip from Tulum Including Cenote and Lunch

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The ancient archaeological site of Chichen Itza is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enhance your experience of Mexico’s iconic landmark on a day trip from Tulum, which includes lunch and a cenote visit. Plunge into the refreshing waters of Cenote Saamal, capture photographs of Chichen Itza highlights including the Kukulkan Pyramid, and feast on a buffet lunch inspired by Mexican classics. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Tulum are included.  
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 12 hours
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Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and CobaDay Trips

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Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Coba

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Visit two ancient Maya cities and a beautiful cenote on a full-day trip from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil cenote, and Coba. You’ll learn about the dramatic history and symbolic architecture of Chichen Itza, swim in an underground river, and climb to the top of the tallest Maya pyramid in the Yucatan. This comprehensive tour includes breakfast, lunch, entrance fees, and round-trip transport from your Playa del Carmen hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Coba, Tulum, Cho-Ha Cenote and Paradise Beach, Premium Service.Day Trips

Coba, Tulum, Cho-Ha Cenote and Paradise Beach, Premium Service.

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Spend a full day exploring the highlights of the Riviera Maya on a small-group tour that takes you to Coba, Cenote Choj Ha, Tulum, and Paradise Beach. Take a refreshing swim in the fresh waters of Choj Ha Cenote; learn about the history and archaeology of Tulum; and relax on the sands of Paradise Beach or splash in the Caribbean Sea near the ruins of Tulum. Your guide shares commentary about the Yucatan region with your small group, which is limited to no more than 15 participants.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tulum, Coba, & Cenote: Full-Day TourDay Trips

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Tulum, Coba, & Cenote: Full-Day Tour

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Travelers to the Yucatan Peninsula typically favor lounging on the beach, but with the rich Maya history in the region, savvy travelers should prioritize a visit to the ancient ruins. On this daylong adventure, explore the standout Maya ruins in Tulum and Coba, climb an ancient pyramid, and learn about Maya culture from your guide. To round out your tour, take a dip in a traditional swimming hole, known as a cenote, and recharge with an included buffet lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chichen Itza ClassicDay Trips

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Chichen Itza Classic

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Explore the archaeological site of Chichen Itza on this all-day guided tour from Playa del Carmen. Along the way, stop at a sacred cenote, an  underground cave, and go for a swim, then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. From there, head to Chichen Itza, an important complex of Mayan ruins. On the return trip, visit the colonial city of Valladolid.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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Coba Tulum Open Cenote and Playa del Carmen City from CancunDay Trips

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Coba Tulum Open Cenote and Playa del Carmen City from Cancun

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The best of the Riviera Maya in one exciting day trip! Visit the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Coba, swim in a cenote and visit Playa del Carmen! This Riviera Maya excursion from Cancun brings you the best of the region in one great day trip. You’ll visit two magnificent Mayan ruins, the seaside walled city of Tulum and the hidden temples of Coba deep in the jungle. Your certified guide will share the history and folklore of both sites and you’ll climb the tallest pyramid in the region at Coba! You will enjoy a swim in a cenote and a visit to the chic town of Playa del Carmen for a stroll down 5th Ave for shopping and people watching. This tour includes a delicious buffet lunch of regional specialties that will delight your taste buds!
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Guided Tour of Chichen Itza Mayan Archaeological Site and Cenote Swimming from CancunDay Trips

Full-Day Guided Tour of Chichen Itza Mayan Archaeological Site and Cenote Swimming from Cancun

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Travel back in time at the extensively excavated Mayan city of Chichen Itza, then swim in a crystal clear Yucatan cenote before enjoying a buffet lunch. Bilingual and certified guide, air-conditioned transport, entry fees, lunch and pickup from Cancun hotels is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
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Uxmal & Kabah Day Trip Plus Mayan Planetarium from MeridaDay Trips

Uxmal & Kabah Day Trip Plus Mayan Planetarium from Merida

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Discover the mystical allure of two of the Yucatan’s most significant archeological sites on a full-day tour to Kabah and Uxmal from Merida. Learn about ancient architectural styles and Mayan mysteries as you explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites with a knowledgeable guide. Discover legendary buildings like the Pyramid of the Magician, the Governer;s Palace and the Arch of Kabah before enjoying a traditional Mexican lunch at the luxurious Hacienda Uxmal Hotel.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 9 hours
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Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote and Authentic LunchFull-day Tours

Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote and Authentic Lunch

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Discover the archaeological site of Chichen Itza on a full-day private tour. Learn about the history of the site and the ancient Mayan people from your informative guide. Then take a refreshing dip in a sacred cenote, a natural sinkhole, before enjoying a delicious lunch at a local establishment. End the day with a tour around the city of Valladolid to get a feel for what colonial Mexico was like.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours
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Chichen Itza PlusDay Trips

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Chichen Itza Plus

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Visit the iconic Kukulcán’s Temple at the world-renowned, archeological site and Maya ceremonial grounds: Chichen Itza. Let a driver and guide take care of you while you enjoy breakfast, lunch, and drinks during this full-day tour. See water believed by some to be holy in a cenote, learn about the sophisticated Maya people in the Suytan ecotourist centre, and pay a short visit to the city of Valladolid.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Privileged Early-Access Tour From CancunDay Trips

Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Privileged Early-Access Tour From Cancun

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Open the gate to Chichen Itza and be one of its first visitors of the day on this full-day tour from Cancun. An archaeologist guide escorts your group through a private entrance and takes you around the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s most notable landmarks, including the Kukulcan Temple, Ball Game Court, and Temple of the Warriors. Meet a Maya priest, visit the Mayan Planetarium, and dig into a sumptuous buffet lunch. Luxury van transport and access to Viator's hospitality suite at the Mayaland Hotel are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
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