Enjoy exclusive access to Chichen Itza on this day shore excursion from Progreso port, just north of Merida. Skip the lines with immediate entry through Mayaland Resort, then join a knowledgable guide for an in-depth tour of this renowned UNESCO-listed archaeological park. Learn its history as an ancient Mayan capital while exploring such ruins as the Great Ball Court—Mesoamerica's largest—and the imposing Temple of the Jaguars. Afterward, spend an hour exploring on your own before returning to port via Mercedes minivan.
6.5-hour Progreso shore excursion to Chichen Itza
Skip any wait lines with private entry from Mayaland Resort
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site with an experienced guide
Discover the Pyramid of Kukulcán, the Great Plaza and the Ball Court in the pre-Columbian Mayan city
Enjoy a box lunch and soft drinks provided on your return
Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures personal attention
Following pickup at the Progreso cruise port at 8:30, transfer to a pre-arranged point to meet your guide. With your small group, board a Mercedes Benz minivan and proceed directly to the Mayaland Resort and Chichen Itza.
Take advantage of skip-the-line access and private entry to the world-renowned archaeological site, one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Walk through the site's landmarks and highlights while your guide makes history come alive through their commentary. Imagine what life was like at the height of this Mayan Empire while viewing El Castillo (the Castle), the Pyramid of Kukulcán and the Great Plaza. Learn about the Toltec symbols from the invasion of 950 AD as your guide explains the architectural styles unique to Chichen Itza.
Visit the Great Ball Court, Mesoamerica's largest, as well as the Temple of the Jaguars. See the Nunnery, the Temple of the Warriors and the Akab Dzib, among other important buildings. Enjoy some free time to explore independently before boarding your vehicle for transportation back to the Progreso cruise port. On the return drive, enjoy a box lunch and arrive at roughly 3pm.
Reviews by Viator travelers
We were dropped off, driver...
, Mar 2018
We were dropped off, driver departed, bus to the ship had already left. We were on our own to find our way back to the ship....needless stress when the driver could have easily taken us to the ship or made the final connection arrangements. They could have done better.