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Chichen Itza Full-Day Extended Tour from Cancun

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Chichen Itza Full-Day Extended Tour from Cancun

From US$ 82 per person

Explore the great Mayan monuments of Chichen Itza on a 12-hour sightseeing tour from Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Swim in a mysterious underground sinkhole, and enjoy a panoramic tour of the colonial city of Valladolid in air-conditioned comfort.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the monuments of Chicen Itza, the most important Maya city
  • See magnificent buildings, such as the Temple of a Thousand Columns
  • Swim in the cold and mysterious waters of the sacred Ik-kil cenote
  • Tour the colonial city of Valladolid by air-conditioned coach
  • Savor the flavors of the Yucatan at a local restaurant
Full description
Discover one of the "New Wonders of the Modern World" on a full-day trip back in time to the unique Mayan temples of Chichen Itza. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, you will drive down the coast of the Maya Riviera, enjoying a breakfast en route. Upon arrival, a local guide will lead you on a fascinating tour of the archaeological remains to reveal the vision of the world as viewed by the Mayans. Learn about Mexico’s pre-Hispanic history at landmark monuments, such as the Kukulcan Pyramid and Temple of a Thousand Columns. You will have some free time to explore this magical place on your own, before heading to the cenote (sinkhole) of Ik-kil. Swim in the cold and mysterious underground waters, and learn why they were sacred to the Mayans. Taste the flavors of the Yucatan and Mexico at a local restaurant. Then, re-board the coach to drive back to Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Complimentary water, soda, and beer will be served on board throughout the tour, and before your drop off you will take a panoramic circuit of the colonial city of Valladolid, built over the Maya town of Zaci-Val in 1545.
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza
  • Entrance to the Ik-kil cenote
  • Buffet lunch and 1 alcoholic drink
  • 5 drinks onboard (bottled water, beer, or soda)
  • Panoramic visit to the city of Valladolid
  • Certified guide for a 1.5-hour tour of Chichen Itza
  • Services not mentioned
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Gratuities and tips for guides
  • State tax $497MXP or its equivalent in USD (cash only)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

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
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Please bring a bathing suit, extra T-shirt, biodegradable sun block, and your camera
  • Use of home video cameras incurs a $5 charge, and no tripods or professional cameras are allowed
  • Starting 1st February, state tax applies per access of $222 MXP or its equivalent in USD
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 11 reviews

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Great Tour!! Highly Recommend

I was a little hesitant at first about trying out this tour at first because it had no reviews at the time, but after experiencing this I will definitely be using this app and services again. The tour was great from beginning to end. Pick up times were fast and tour guide was awesome!

June 2, 2015

The tour was very good, practically it is from 12 to 14 hours but it is very entertaining!

September 8, 2021

Great adventure!!! I enjoyed it, and great to know everyone on my trip. Tomas, our tour guide has a lot of knowledge about history! I loved swimming in the cenote

April 20, 2021

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