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Chichen Itza Day Trip from Cancun

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Spectacular Chichen Itza holds both mystery and magic and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the most important archaeological zone and ancient capital of the Mayan Empire on a full day guided tour from Cancun. Admire the majestic observatory, the Pyramid of Kukulcan, the Temple of Warriors, the ball court and the castle. Sample typical Mayan cuisine at a buffet lunch and swim in a cenote. Your Chichen Itza day trip includes hotel pickup and drop-off and a professional guide. 
  • Travel to Chichen Itza with ease on a day trip from Cancun 
  • Learn fascinating history on a guided tour of the ruins
  • Stop for a refreshing swim at a cenote
  • Included buffet lunch and convenient hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Departing from your Cancun hotel, you’ll head straight to Chichen Itza in an air-conditioned coach. After your guide provides a historical introduction to the Mayan ruins, you’ll stop at a cenote for a refreshing swim. Dry off and continue the journey to Chichen Itza, where you’ll begin a guided tour on arrival. Visit highlights such as the iconic Kukulcan Pyramid (El Castillo), the Temple of the Warriors, and the Ball Court, famed for its enigmatic acoustics. Following time for independent exploration, satisfy your appetite with a buffet lunch including fresh salads, soups, meat, and fish. This Chichen Itza tour concludes with drop-off at your Cancun hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Embarcadero Ultramar, Mar Caribe, Puerto Juarez, 500, Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
2: Oh! - The Urban Oasis, 4, Av Tulum 4, capilla ecumenica, 4, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
3: Krystal Urban Cancún Centro, SM 4-A Mz 1 Avenida Sayil 07 Zona Hotelera Centro, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
4: Plaza Caracol, Blvd. Kukulcan 7500, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
5: Hotel ibis Cancun Centro, Av Tulum M2 L3, Av. Nichupté, Nichupté, 11, 77504 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
6: La Quinta by Wyndham Cancún, Lote 2, Av Tulum Mza. 14, 4, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
Our trained staff will go to the lobby of your hotel or if you are staying in an Airbnb or private
home we will see you at a meeting point.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided visit
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Brief visit to Colonial Valladolid
  • Bottled Water upon arrival at Chichen Itza
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Visit to a sacred cenote (Ik Kil
  • Entry/Admission - Cooperativa Maya Ixchel y Restaurante Yaxkin
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Entry/Admission - Cenote Saamal
  • Entry/Admission - Valladolid
  • Gratuities
  • State Tax applies Per Access of $260 MXP or its equivalent in USD
  • Entry/Admission - Cooperativa Maya Ixchel y Restaurante Yaxkin
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children ages 3 years and under are free, but their seats are subject to availability. They may have to ride on their parents' laps if seats are not available
  • Comfortable lightweight clothing
  • Good walking shoes or sneakers
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Biodegradable sun block
  • Swimming suit and towel
  • Extra change of clothing
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Go private. Go early, it’s hot. Really hot. Lunch stock was excellent with really good service. Our guide and driver was terrific.

1  Thank OCPaulH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting day out and you are given loads of great information.. A tiring day but well worth it

1  Thank YacketyAnn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour because of the good reviews we saw, however, end up like the worst reviews aware us. In every stop we did it was all about buying handcraft gods. The cooperative is, in fact, a big souvenirs shop of overpriced Maya's handcraft....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

This is a real must, long day from Cancun/ riviera Maya but not to be missed, 2nd visit to this attraction, first was a letdown as went on coach with 52 over passengers, this trip we used Cancun Adventures. Only 8 people on trip max...More

1  Thank Q4258QOdaniele
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

Prepare for hot and humid weather!! Prepare to be bombarded almost whichever way you go especially close to the booths, to purchase things. It was a great experience and a history lesson at the same time depending on your tour guide.

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4 August 2019|
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Response from Only1Fay | Reviewed this property |
You cannot actually enter Chichen Itza structure. Go pros have a fee along with video. Only basic cameras and phones are free
25 April 2019|
Response from Only1Fay | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, sorry
Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Portuguese, Spanish
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