Chichen Itza Tour

$149 USD-30%

$104 USD

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Chichen Itza Tour

  • 8 Hours

  • Everyone

  • Free Cancellations

  • Min 8 years old

  • Best Price Guarantee

  • Easy

Highlights

  • Visit Chichen Itzá, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

  • Walk among the giant pyramids and uncover the secrets of the ancient Mayan empire led by an expert bilingual guide. 

  • Explore one of the most mysterious and intriguing World Heritage Sites protected by UNESCO in a small-group tour. 

  • On the ride back, delight yourself with a superb and specially prepared box lunch. 

Embark on a journey of exploration at the awe-inspiring city that once centered the Mayan empire in Central America. Listen as our tour guides illuminate the rich history of the Maya at the very location where it all happened. At the end of the day, return to Cancun or Playa del Carmen with enough time to enjoy your evening's festivities.

This is the Express Chichen Itza Tour. The epic stories and the mysterious history will come to life as you listen to our bilingual guide weave an enticing narrative. Walk among the giant pyramids and ancient ruins that dominate the grounds, and uncover the secrets of the Mayan people through a guided tour of the archaeological sites.

Out of the many tours to Chichen Itza offered in the region, none bring the expertise and awesome amenities provided by our very own day trips here at Cancun Adventures. Enjoy this exclusive, Mayan ruins express tour with free transport in the comfort of a modern, air-conditioned van. Relax on the journey back to your hotel with a delicious lunch and friendly discussion of the day’s discoveries. If you are looking for a comprehensive trip to Chichen Itza that fits into a single day with time to spare, this is the perfect choice for you!

What Is Chichen Itza?

The stunning Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza are located deep in the Yucatan jungle and are a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. In 2001, Chichen Itza was also named one of the "New 7 Wonders of the World." It was the most important capital city of the Mayans during the Classic Period and is also the largest archaeological site in the Yucatan Peninsula. Many of the city's ancient ruins still stand to this day—including the famed El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, a massive step pyramid that dominates the city's center. Chichen Itza is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico and a trip to Chichen Itza should not be missed when visiting the Yucatan!

Why Choose the Express Chichen Itza Tour From Cancun Adventures?

Here at Cancun Adventures, we are committed to helping travelers get the most out of all that Cancun has to offer. As Chichen Itza is by far one of the region's most breathtaking and culturally significant historical landmarks, we are proud to offer a comprehensive tour to help travelers like you experience this ancient city firsthand and learn about its rich history along the way. 

What's great about our Express Chichen Itza Tour is that it packs a full trip to Chichen Itza into one day, all while giving you more than enough time to return home to your hotel or condo and enjoy the evening on your own. Transportation is provided both ways.

During the tour itself, you'll get the opportunity to take advantage of free time to stroll along the grounds to see the Ceremonial Walkway that leads to the Sacred Cenote, or to one of the many other fascinating locations near Chichen Itza. For the region's best tours to Chichen Itza from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, partner with our team at Cancun Adventures and book your Express Chichen Itza Tour today!

What's included in this tour

  • Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned van from most hotels in Cancun and Playa del Carmen
  • Professional bilingual guides
  • Lunch
  • Light Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance to Chichen Itza

What do you need to know before you book

  • Minimum Age: 8 years
  • Not recommended for guests with limited mobility

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat/Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Biodegradable sunscreen and repellent
  • Extra money for souvenirs

FAQ

How far away is Chichen Itza?
Chichen Itza is about two and a half hours away from most of Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels.
Can I stay overnight?
At the moment we only offer tours that return the same day.
Can I walk the stairs of the pyramids?
Unfortunately guests are no longer able to climb the ruins at Chichen Itza and have not been able to for several years. You are still able to climb the pyramid at Coba which you can visit on our Private Tulum & Coba Tour or our Coba & Mayan Cenote tour.

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