Explore Chichen Itza with a small group, entering through the Mayaland Resort to skip the long entry lines. On this full-day excursion, follow an expert guide through the Pyramid of Kukulcán and the rest of the UNESCO World Heritage Site for 2 hours. Enjoy a buffet lunch of regional and international dishes. Spend the rest of the day at the resort hotel swimming, strolling through the botanical gardens, or visiting the Xtoloc Cenote.   


  • Enter Chichen Itza through a private gate without waiting in line!
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site with an expert guide
  • Explore the archeological park on your own as many times as you want
  • Use the facilities of Mayaland Resort, including swimming pool and gardens
  • Enjoy a lunch buffet including Yucatecan dishes
  • Round-trip transportation by Mercedes Benz
  • Small-group tour limited to 25 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The best choice if you're looking for a relaxing, intimate experience of Chichen Itza. This tour allows you more time to wander and take photos of the famous Mayan ruins.

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What You Can Expect

Chichen Itza Small-Group Tour with Private Entrance

Ball Court at Chichen Itza

Enjoy pickup at your hotel in a luxe Mercedes Benz for the ride to the Mayaland Resort adjacent to Chichen Itza. Upon arrival, meet your guide to begin exploring this UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Accessing the ruins through Mayaland's private entrance, your small tour group will head straight to the best parts of Chichen Itza without waiting in line. During this 2-hour tour, learn about the cultural, historical and archaeological highlights of the various temples and structures in the ruins. Visit the Pyramid of Kukulcán, the nunnery, the ball court and the observatory. When you part with your guide, explore further at your own pace or head back to the  Mayaland Resort.

Enjoy a lunch buffet of Mexican, Yucatecan and international dishes, then choose to head back to the ruins or relax at the resort. Swim in the pool, stroll though the botanical gardens, or visit Xtoloc Cenote, a sacred sinkhole located on the hotel grounds.

Be Maya Planetarium upgrade:
In the evening, stop at the Be Maya Planetarium. View a show that teaches about Mayan civilization and the Maya skies, along with history and mythology.

Your day ends with transportation back to your Cancun hotel. 

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had an issue with the planetarium option not taking place, but with a little debate were able to get a refund from the establishment. We enjoyed the small group aspect, being in a van instead of on a bus, and our guide was excellent with very good English and excellent knowledge of both the site and Mayan and Mexican history in general. Good trip for history nerds like us, but very hot when standing out in the sun. We were the only 2 to make it to the end of the tour with the guide. Everyone else dropped out to hide in shade or shop with the vendors who line the paths between structures.

Michael P L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Easy to arrange. PU was on time. The guide was not intrusive and very informative. The vehicle was comfortable. The arranged meal was great and the company dropped us off very close to our accommodation on return which was great as it was a long day.
Good value for the price. Chichen itza should not be missed.

Rita J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We Really liked this tour

Kristen B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

The tour was amazing, worth every penny- our guide was so awesome and informative, and the lunch was great too- bomb tacos with handmade tortillas! The transportation was easy and great- it was only trying to contact Viator rather than the tour company that was bad- had a question but was on hold with them for 20mins before giving up- so take note of the name of the tour company so you don't have to call Viator.

Gerald L A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our tour was excellent! Our guide Carlos was very informative and knowledgeable. He is very passionate about his work that was extremely obvious. You were very accommodating as we needed to change the date of our tour. The tour bus was comfortable and right on time!

Mike R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Everything went smoothly. Transportation was comfortable. The guide was very knowledgeable. He had put together a binder of examples of what he was talking about which made to easier to visualize things that were no longer there.

Jacob S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Mauricio is an amazing tour guide and educated us well beyond what I heard other guides talking about. He puts a lot of energy into his presentations and often has people from other groups watching.

Curt S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We had a blast. Transportation and lunch were great, and of course the site is amazing.

Nupur R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Mauricio , our guide was excellent. He is well informed. The service was excellent.

Scott N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Our tour guide Mauricio was great and Roberto was a great driver. Overall great experience. Viator and Mayaland are amazing!

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