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Chichén Itzá Day Trip
  • English English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

See the Mayan ruins of the Yucatán on this excursion to Chichén Itzá, when the watery morning light illuminates the monuments, creating an unforgettable image.

Itinerary

First thing in the morning we'll pick you up at your hotel to make our way to the interior of the Yucatán peninsula.

After a journey of two hours we'll arrive at our destination: the Mayan Chichén Itzá complex, where we'll enjoy a guided tour of the surrounding area.

The dawn light on the Kukulcán pyramid is sure to captivate your gaze, fixing it to this impressive monument, commonly known as "the castle" thanks to its shape. Its function was more mystic however, and on our visit we'll learn about the secrets the pyramid holds, whose link with Mayan astronomy is long and storied.

We'll also investigate the Mayan 'football stadium', found next to the pyramid, although in reality it's neither a stadium nor was the sports football. You'll learn about the Mesoamerican ballgame, a sacred sport practised by the indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica, before visiting the warrior temple, whose forest of columns make it one of the most impressive sights in the area.

Having taken a look at the rest of the monuments in the area, we'll head back to the hotels in Cancún.

Pick Up

When making your reservation, indicate the nearest meeting point to your hotel. On the day of the tour please be in the chosen pick up point at the time indicated by the local provider the day before.

  • Hotel Oasis Smart (Cancún)
  • Hotel Presidente Intercontinental (Cancún hotel area)
  • Hotel HM (Playa del Carmen)

 

You can reserve this excursion with hotel pick up at the majority of the hotels in Playa Del Carmen (central, Playacar and Hotel Coco Bay), Riviera Maya, Cancún (central, hotel area and Playa Mujeres). You can also reserve this tour from Cancún.

Check the list of hotels from Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos which include pick-up: 

Important

If you choose the option for Mexican citizens, on the day of the tour you must present your Mexican Identification document.

Price

Adults Children (3-11 years old) Children under 3
Tour Without Pick Up
US$ 30
US$ 27
Free
Tour With Pick Up
US$ 33
US$ 29.70
Free

Tour Without Pick Up

  • Adults

    US$ 30
  • Children (3-11 years old)

    US$ 27
  • Children under 3

    Free

Tour With Pick Up

  • Adults

    US$ 33
  • Children (3-11 years old)

    US$ 29.7
  • Children under 3

    Free

More information

Duration

10 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport.

Skip the line access to the archaeological site. Snack (baguette, juice and biscuits).

Not included

Fee for non

Mexican citizens (452 Mexican pesos, $23 ,€20).

45 peso fee for the use of mobile devices in Chichén Itzá.

Drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Riviera Maya local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

from
US$ 30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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