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  • Address: Mexico
  • Admission: Free
Tulum, the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city and a port for Cobá, is one of the best preserved coastal Maya sites in the Yucatan. Highlights of these ruins include the Temple of the Frescoes which has spectacular figurines of the "diving god". The ruins are stunningly set against a backdrop of some of Mexico's best beaches that are also ideal for diving and snorkeling. Tulum also has freshwater cenotes, passageways to underground rivers.

Cool off at Boca Paila beach, a pristine area yet to be invaded by the big name resorts. Visit the craft markets or watch the Mayan Pole Flyers as you walk around town. A walk up Tulum Beach Road takes you to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere and Punta Allen. Further along is Tulum Pueblo with quaint local shops and restaurants to explore. Between the famous ruins and exceptional beach scene, Tulum is the perfect place for Cool off at Boca Paila beach, a pristine area yet to be invaded by the big name resorts. Visit the craft markets or watch the Mayan Pole Flyers as you walk around town.

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Just a short trip from the Hotel Zone of Cancun, Tulum allows vacationers to explore some of the Mayan history of the Yucatan. The spectacular ruins next to the sparkling waters make Tulum an ideal spot for a short trip from the Hotel Zone of Cancun to explore some of the Mayan history of the Yucatan.

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Tulum Ruins with Optional Underground River Swim and Lunch from Cancun, Cancun, null
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Tulum Ruins with Optional Underground River Swim and Lunch from Cancun

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Visit the Mayan city of Tulum, one of the greatest archeological sites along the Riviera Maya! This former Mayan trade site, located on a cliff-side beach ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 1.5-5.5 hours

From USD $68.99
Private Tour: Early Access to Tulum with an Archaeologist and Xel-Há or Xcaret from Playa del ... 
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Private Tour: Early Access to Tulum with an Archaeologist and Xel-Há or Xcaret from Playa del Carmen

Beat the crowds to explore the ancient Mayan city of Tulum, and then choose to visit Xel-Há or Xcaret on this 8-hour private tour. After an early start, ...  Read more

Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $218.99
Cancun Super Saver: Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch, Cancun, Day Trips
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Cancun Super Saver: Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch

4.5 star rating: Recommended 154 Reviews

Reveal the mysteries of ancient Mayan civilization with this Cancun Super Saver, a full-day adventure to Tulum and Coba combining two best-selling tours at a ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 11.5 hours

From USD $107.99
$207.99 Save $100.00
Playa del Carmen Jungle Tour: Tulum, Cenote Snorkeling, 4x4 Ride and Ziplining, Playa del Carmen, ... 
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Playa del Carmen Jungle Tour: Tulum, Cenote Snorkeling, 4x4 Ride and Ziplining

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

There’s no shortage of adventure and spectacular sites on this full-day tour from Playa del Carmen. Wander the ancient blufftop city of Tulum, stroll along its ...  Read more

Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $138.99
Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Early Access to Chichen Itza plus Early Access to Tulum Ruins with an ... 
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Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Early Access to Chichen Itza plus Early Access to Tulum Ruins with an Archaeologist Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Reviews

Experience the Maya sites of Chichen Itza and Tulum in the morning hours, before the majority of the crowds arrive. With this Super Saver, you can combine two ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $83.99
$178.99 Save $95.00
Tulum Ruins Archaeological Tour from Cozumel, Cozumel, Day Trips
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Tulum Ruins Archaeological Tour from Cozumel

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Enjoy a scenic 45-minute ferry ride to Playa del Carmen, then take an air conditioned bus to the walled city of Tulum, in which you will explore restored ...  Read more

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00
Coba Tulum and Cenote Tankach-Ha with Lunch, Cancun, Day Trips
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Coba Tulum and Cenote Tankach-Ha with Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Seize a full day by visiting the three most know places: Tulum and Coba Ruins, the Cenote Tankach-Ha and enjoy a Lunch Buffet. Visit these two unique ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $89.00
Coba, Tulum Ruins, Cenote and Tulum Beach from Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Day Trips
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Coba, Tulum Ruins, Cenote and Tulum Beach from Playa del Carmen

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

Discover two archeological ruins, a cenote and enjoy an authentic Caribbean beach in 1 day in a small group or private group

Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.00
Tulum and Xel-Ha All Inclusive Day Trip from Cancun, Cancun, Archaeology Tours
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Tulum and Xel-Ha All Inclusive Day Trip from Cancun

4 star rating: Recommended 135 Reviews

Discover the mysterious beauty of Tulum and the stunning, natural Xel-Ha aquarium. This relaxing, all inclusive excursion from Cancun or Playa del Carmen will ...  Read more

Location: Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $138.99
Tulum and Xel-Há All-Inclusive Day Trip from Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Day Trips
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Tulum and Xel-Há All-Inclusive Day Trip from Playa del Carmen

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

Enjoy history, stunning landscapes and aquatic adventures on this combo tour to Tulum, a bluff-top walled Mayan city, and Xel-Há, a natural aquarium and ...  Read more

Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $148.99

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