Hailed as one of the wonders of the world, Chichen Itza is a must-visit during your Cancun vacation.Built in pre-Columbian times, this magnificent city is steeped in colonial and archeological history.
As you work your way around this mysterious and magical site, you will gain insights into early civilization in the Americas. Discover the Cenote Ik-Kil sinkhole, visit the castle, marvel at the temple and climb the pyramid.
This luxurious day trip from Cancun includes breakfast, a delicious buffet lunch, hotel pick-up and drop-off and your monument entrance fees.
For your De Luxe Chichen Itza Tour – From Cancun you will be picked up from your hotel and will travel in a comfortable coach towards Chichen Itza. Enjoy an on-board breakfast of tea, coffee, bread and juice. Soda, water and beer are also available on board for your enjoyment.
Below is an approximate break-down of the day.
10:45 – 11:45 am: Arrival and visit to Cenote Ik-Kil (sink hole). It is open to the sky and goes 26 metres below ground level.You can swim there if the conditions are right.
12 noon – 1 pm: Lunch in a restaurant in Hacienda; Xaybe.This will be a buffet lunch and includes local Yucatan cuisine of chicken in sauce, pork, grilled fish, spaghetti, rice, salad, refried beans, fruit and flans. Enjoy watching a traditional dance as you eat your lunch.
1:15 – 4:15 pm: Arrive at the highlight of the day – Chichen Itza archeological zone. Take in this amazing archeological site. Explore the ruins which include impressive palaces, temples, and altars, as well as the largest-known ball court in the Maya world. Your time here is at leisure to explore as you wish.
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Take a short stop at the colonial town of Valladolid, founded by the Spanish in 1543. Explore the many sinkholes and beautiful churches.
6:30 pm (approx): You will be dropped off at your hotel in Cancun.
After a bumpy start, (tyre blow out on motorway), the day was a great day out. The tour guide was full of knowledge and was so enthusiastic about the Mayan Culture and... L DAY
Absolutely fantastic tour! Pick up time was spot on, friendly and knowledgeable tour guides and an amazing place to visit. A great all round experience and would highly recommend... MR STEVE RANDELL
Approx. 10 hours
Hotel pick-ups start at 7:15am.
Depart Cancun 8:30am
Duration: Approx. 10 hours
Your hotel in Cancun. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 72 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).
Most hotels have pick up in lobby. If the hotel does not have a pick up in the lobby it will be in a nearby central pick up point.
Your hotel in Cancun
Do wear comfortable walking shoes Don’t forget money for drinks at lunch Bring swimwear if you want to swim in the sinkhole (depending on conditions)
Please call the local activity operator at least 72 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
From 9:00am - 6:00pm, from Monday to Friday.
For weekend activities please make sure you call on Friday or Saturday before 1:00pm.
Bring money to pay for drinks at lunch.
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