Classic Chichen Itza Ruins Tour from Cancun

  • Tour code: 728-656
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Cancun, Mexico
  • Duration: 12 Hours
From USD$75

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Explore the most important archaeological zone and ancient capital of the Mayan Empire on a full day guided tour. Admire the majestic observatory, the sacred cenote, the ball court and the castle. Explore the ancient capital of the Mayan Empire and learn why it has been designated one of the modern wonders of the world.

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Adult:$75
Child:$55

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Classic Chichen Itza(394 km)
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Day 1 Classic Chichen Itza(394 km)

Guests will be picked up in Cancun in the morning. Before reaching Chichen Itza, the bus will stop at the Ik Kil, a nearby underwater grotto known as a cenote, to admire the beauty of this unique geological formation and swim in its pure, crystal-clear waters. Guests arrive at Chichen Itza around noon, heading directly to a lunch buffet. During the meal, guests will be treated to a festive show performed by locals that showcases traditional dances and folk music. Afterward, guests will make their way to the archaeological site. Once inside, two groups fill be formed to accommodate English and Spanish speaking guests.Guests will embark on a 1.5-hour tour led by a certified guide who will share secrets of the Mayans and explain the historical significance of the most important buildings, before allowing guests to explore on their own. Buses will depart Chichen Itza around 4:30pm, and guests will be dropped off in Cancun around 7:30pm.

  • Always Visit
    The Ball Game Court at Chichen Itza is where the ancient Mayans would play a game that was very popular across early Mesoamerican civilizations. The court here is one of the largest and best-preserved of those that survive.
    Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    El Caracol, the observatory at Chichen Itza, stands as a testament to the advanced scientific minds of the ancient Mayans, a structure in which they would practice astronomy, a study in which these people were ahead of their time.
    Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 8:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Monday
  • Always Visit
    El Castillo, or the Temple of Kukulkan, is the pyramid in the ancient city of Chichen Itza. Unfortunately, visitors are not currently allowed to climb the structure's massive steps, but merely to stand at its base awe-inspiring.
    Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 8:00am - 5:00pm, Closed Monday

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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jeehyo on 2014-03-08

The bus came to my hotel to pick me up so it was convenient, and the guides were nice and kind. The places were amazing and the food was also great. I really enjoyed this tour.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Jeehyo on 2014-03-08

It was really good! The bus came to my hotel to pick me up so it was so convenient and the guides were kind and nice. The places were so amazing and food was also delicious. I completely enjoyed this tour!

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