Chichen Itza from Riviera Maya
Unlock the mysteries of the ancient Mayan culture on this fascinating full day sightseeing tour from Riviera Maya. Chichen Itza is a famous archaeological site of the mystical Maya-Toltec civilizations. Although excavations have been going on for many years, archaeologists can still only speculate about what happened here and why. Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring archaeological places you are ever likely to visit. Lunch, snacks and all entry fees are also included.
- Buffet lunch included
- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Led by a local guide
- All entrance fees included
This famous archaeological sites is one of the most impressive examples of the Maya-Toltec civilizations. The site is dominated by the large central pyramid called El Castillo and the surrounding buildings include the Temple of the Warriors or 1,000 Columns, the Ball-court and the well or cenote from which Chichen Itza takes its name.
The archaeological site is surrounded by underground rivers, natural wells and limestone that the Mayans used to construct their magnificent buildings. Discover entire cities that are only just beginning to reveal the secrets of their founders' glorious past!
A guided visit to the site usually lasts about 90 minutes followed by 45 minutes of free time to explore on your own or to give the more energetic the opportunity to bargain with the locals for some of the handicraft items for sale.
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Tour commences with hotel pickup from most areas wihin Riviera Maya:
- Puerto Morelos
- Playa del Carmen
- Puerto Aventuras
- Tulum / Tulum-Akumal
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time
Tour returns at approximately 7:00pm
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- Bilingual guide
- Transportation to/from hotel
- Check in with coffee, juice and pastries
- Bottled Water, Beer and Soft Drinks
- Buffet Lunch
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Reviewed by: Robert G, February 2015
Great trip- the tour of the ruins was informative; it is only 3 hours (which seems like a lot until you realize how much actually there is to see) and it would have been nice to have some additional time to walk around on your own but it was really great. The lunch was good- definitely try to the corn ice cream. Swimming in the cenote was a highlight and fun; definitely a unique experience. Definitely recommend for any first timers to the region/looking for something interesting to do.
Reviewed by: Samantha B, December 2014
Highly recommend this tour! The sites are breathtaking, and the staff fantastic! Jesús, Samuel, José and Amado couldn't have taken better care of us or done more for us, and it's wonderful to get to see such a fascinating place as Chichén Itzá without having to worry about the logistics. It's a 12 hour day and make sure you bring your camera!