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Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen with Archaeologist

Escape multitudes of tourists on a tranquil full-day tour of Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmel. Experience one of the world’s wonders without the noise and hassle of crowds on this early access Viator Exclusive tour. Follow a certified archeological guide on an ancient adventure to sacred cenotes, colossal pyramids and a vast ball court. Visualize the prosperous Mayan empire as you gain insight into one of the ancient world’s most powerful civilizations with captivating commentary from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Cancun Jungle Tour: Tulum, Cenote Snorkeling, 4x4 Ride and Ziplining

Take a thrilling ride into the Yucatán jungle on a full-day tour from Cancun. Begin your journey in Tulum, a coastal Maya city with ample ruins to explore. Then hike into the jungle to the Sac Actun and Nohoch Nah Chich cenotes — two vast underground river systems — and snorkel through their caves marveling at stalagmites and stalagmites. Travel by 4x4 Unimog to your next set of adventures: rappelling into a sinkhole and ziplining through the rainforest. Top it off with a traditional Maya lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Chichen Itza Small-Group Tour with Private Entrance

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 or strolling through the botanical gardens. Plus, you can relax at Viator's exclusive on-site hospitality suite.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Coba Ruins, Cho Ha Cenote, Tulum and Paradise Beach Day Trip

This small-group tour combines two impressive archeological sites of the Yucatán Peninsula: Coba and Tulum. Let a guide accompany you around the ruins and explain their significance. This day trip from Playa del Carmen includes hotel transport, beverages and a buffet lunch plus a swim in Cho Ha Cenote.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen

Spend a day exploring ancient Maya cities and an underground pool on a 12-hour tour from Playa del Carmen to Chichen Itza, Cenote Hubiku, and Ek Balam. Visiting both Maya sites offers the chance to experience the most iconic ruins in the Yucatan, then tour a lesser-visited gem with vivid frescoes and a fascinating history. This 12-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off in Playa del Carmen, entrance fees, breakfast and lunch, and it’s limited to 15 people for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Playa del Carmen Jungle Tour: Tulum, Cenote Snorkeling, 4x4 Ride and Ziplining

Depart Playa del Carmen for a day of cultural experience and adrenaline-inducing activities. Begin with a visit to Tulum, an ancient Maya coastal city that's home to archaeological remains and sandy beaches. Then visit a modern-day Maya community before entering the jungle to explore two vast underground river systems. Snorkel their cavern waters and afterward, board a 4x4 Unimog for a thrilling ride toward a series of ziplining and rappelling adventures. Wind down with a buffet lunch of delicious Maya cuisine.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Chichen Itza, Cenote Ik Kil, and Coba Ruins Day Trip

This full-day tour from Playa del Carmen takes you to three of the most popular sites on the Yucatan Peninsula: Chichen Itza, Coba, and the Ik Kil cenote. Stroll through the archaeological site of Chichen Itza and learn about its landmark ruins, including the Kukulcan Pyramid and the observatory. Your Maya history immersion continues at Coba, an archaeological site located in the jungle. Go for a refreshing swim in a deep cenote, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. Hotel transport by air-conditioned minivan included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Coba, Tulum, and Cenote Tour from Playa del Carmen

Discover two significant archaeological sites with this guided tour of Tulum and Coba. Walk past restored ruins at the former Maya trading post then scale Nohoch Muul at Coba, the Yucatán Peninsula’s tallest pyramid. Your full-day tour departs from Playa del Carmen hotels and includes a cenote swim and free time at the Caribbean beach of Playa Paraíso. Numbers are limited for a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Coba Ruins Sunset Tour with Cultural or Extreme Experience Plus Dinner and Show

Ideal for both lovers of adventure and culture, this 8-hour tour of the Coba archaeological site is both enriching and flexible. Alongside your expert guide, you’ll explore the ancient archaeological site of Coba on a bicycle to cover more ground in less time. Then, opt to either make pottery and create culinary classics in a Mayan village, or increase your adrenaline levels with a zipline ride and cenote swim. Dinner and hotel pickup and drop-off in Playa del Carmen are included — upgrade for an indulgent lobster dinner and a Mayan show.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Viator VIP: Chichen Itza Tour and Light and Sound Show Including Mayan Appetizers and Luxury Transport

Uncover the ancient mysteries of Chichen Itza on a day and night tour from Cancun or Riviera Maya. Sail past long lines at the sacred site with an archeologist guide, and then watch the sun set over the iconic pyramid of the park, sipping bottomless margaritas and feasting on Mexican tapas at a luxurious nearby resort. Afterward, enjoy a light and sound show and see the history of the Maya empire brought to life through color and music. Convenient round-trip hotel transportation plus access to Viator's hospitality suite is included in the tour.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Chichen Itza Day Trip from Playa del Carmen

Immerse yourself in the atmospheric splendor of Chichen Itza on a fascinating full-day tour from Playa del Carmen. Discover the secrets of the ancient capital of Mayan civilization as an informative guide provides captivating commentary on your comprehensive tour of the site. Gaze upwards at the colossal Kukulcan Pyramid; experience the mysterious acoustics of the ball court; and learn about the ceremonial significance of a nearby sinkhole. Before arriving at the ruins, refresh in the crystal clear waters of a submerged cenote for an adventurous addition to your experience. Conclude your day with a fulfilling buffet lunch before heading back to your Playa del Carmen hotel.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Early Access to Chichen Itza plus Early Access to Tulum Ruins with an Archaeologist Guide

Combine two top tours at one discounted price over two days with a Cancun Super Saver. This Viator Exclusive provides early access to Chichen Itza and Tulum, two of Mexico’s most popular Maya landmarks, before most of the crowds arrive. An archaeologist guide will lead you around each site in the morning, providing fascinating facts about ancient civilizations as you check out ruins like Chichen Itza’s El Castillo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and admire Tulum’s stunning setting on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Lunch is included on both tours.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Coba Sunset Tour with Mayan Villages or Ziplining Plus Show and Dinner

This trip to Coba comes with a buffet dinner and your choice between two activities: a visit to Maya villages with a traditional ceramics class, or ziplining over the Coba Lagoon with a cenote swim. Before sunset, explore the archaeological site of Coba by bicycle on a 2-hour guided tour and climb Nohoch Mul, one of the region's tallest pyramids. Your dinner entertainment includes a live show of music, dance, theater, and a traditional Maya ball game. Bonus: Round-trip transport from Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels is included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance

Open the Gate to Chichen Itza and be one of its first visitors of the day on this full-day tour from Cancun. An archaeologist guide escorts your group through a private entrance and takes you around the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s most notable landmarks, including the Kukulcan Temple, Ball Game Court, and Temple of the Warriors. Meet a Maya priest, visit the Mayan Planetarium, and dig into a sumptuous buffet lunch. Luxury van transport and access to Viator's hospitality suite are included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Private Chichen Itza Tour with Welcome Suite Access

Experience Chichen Itza in luxury with this deluxe tour that includes access to the hospitality suite and a private guide. Choose your time of departure and relax in the comfort of your own private transport. Make your way in a Mercedes Benz vehicle to one of the area's top attractions, where you'll stop at the Mayaland Resort and welcome suite as part of the tour.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Viator Exclusive: Chichen Itza at Your Own Pace Plus Access to Welcome Suite

Enjoy transport to Chichen Itza, a welcome suite in the Mayaland Resort and use of the resort’s facilities with this Viator Exclusive, available nowhere else! Travel to and from the UNESCO site by air-conditioned Mercedes Benz van. Upon arrival, a guide assists you in purchasing admission to Chichen Itza (own expense) and escorts you through a private entrance, allowing you to bypass the crowds waiting in line. Enter and leave the archaeological zone as you like, relax in the welcome suite and make use of Mayaland’s amenities. Bonus: a booklet of discounts included!
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Maya Adventure from Cancun: Coba Ruins, Traditional Village and Cenote Swim

Engage with modern-day Maya and satisfy your need for adrenaline, all in one day. Start the morning with a visit to a Maya village to experience the daily life of locals. Then head into the jungle for a few hours of adventure, including rappelling into a cenote and swimming in its underground waters, ziplining through rainforest canopy and embarking on a leisurely canoe ride. After enjoying a traditional Maya lunch it's off to the archaeological ruins of Coba, where you can climb the steps of the Yucatan's second-tallest Maya pyramid.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid All-Inclusive Private Tour from Riviera Maya

Get personalized attention and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace on this private tour of Valladolid and Chichen Itza. With your dedicated guide, tour each site to hear commentary on the rich history of the archaeological ruins. Stop for a meal and a swim in a cenote at a local hacienda. Round-trip private transportation from your Riviera Maya hotel included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Tulum, Coba, and Maya Village

Explore the archaeological ruins of Tulum and Coba as your guide unveils the culture of the ancient Maya civilization. Then visit the Maya village of Esmeralda where you can swim in a beautiful cenote and partake in an authentic indigenous meal. Hotel transport is provided from Riviera Maya hotels.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Río Secreto Nature Reserve from Playa del Carmen

Embark on the ultimate eco-tourism experience: a visit to Río Secreto Nature Reserve, an incredible semi-sunken cave system located just a few miles from Playa del Carmen. Don a wetsuit, helmet and headlamp to explore this underground river's vast wonders, marveling at its impressive rock formations and splashing through the waters of its limestone tunnels as your guide identifies unique vegetation and tiny creatures along the way. Back on solid ground, savor a traditional Maya lunch and relax in the jungle before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Tulum Ruins with Optional Underground River Swim and Lunch from Cancun

Explore the ancient Mayan city of Tulum on this half-day tour from Cancun. Upgrade your excursion to include a swim in a hidden underground river and lunch at a beachfront restaurant. Enjoy round-trip transportation from your hotel in Cancun via an air-conditioned van on excursion with a small group of only 12 people, ensuring personal attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, and Hubiku Cenote Combo Tour

This intriguing full-day tour from Playa del Carmen combines two prominent archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula: Chichen Itza and Ek Balam. A professional guide points out El Castillo (The Castle), aka the Temple of Kukulcan, among other landmarks, then accompanies you to Ek Balam with free time to climb the main pyramid. In between, visit Hubiku Cenote for a swim and dig into a buffet lunch. Numbers are limited to 10 people to provide a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Tulum Ruins and Coral Reef Snorkeling Day Trip from Cancun or Playa del Carmen

Combine a visit to the Tulum ruins with a snorkeling session along Mexico's Caribbean coast, on this 3-hour trip from Cancun or Playa del Carmen. Entrance fees, use of snorkeling equipment, and round-trip hotel transportation included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Tulum Discovery Tour from Riviera Maya

Step into the world of the ancient Maya on a half-day trip to Tulum archeological site, a fortified city with a backdrop of Caribbean-blue water and white sand beaches. Enjoy a combination of guided and independent time as you explore Tulum’s temples, pyramids, and colorful frescoes. This 6-hour Tulum tour includes entrance fees and round-trip transport from hotels in the Riviera Maya.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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