Tulum Ruins Tour
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Experience the culture and history of the ancient city of Tulum on this 2-hour family-friendly tour. Your cultural adventure begins with a hotel pick-up in one of our courtesy vehicles.
Once we’ve arrived at Tulum, you’ll be led by our experienced guides in small groups around the ancient Mayan Ruins of Tulum, learning about the Mayan civilization’s history, architecture, and archaeology. During your cultural tour, you’ll see structures that have stood the test of time, being more than 800 years in age.
This historical site welcomes thousands of visitors daily, though this small-group tour will have premiere access to the Tulum Ruins, giving you an experience free of long lines so you can focus on the beauty of Cancun’s rich history. Concluding your visit to the historic site of Tulum, we’ll drive you right back to your hotel in a temperature-controlled bus.
Visit the ancient Mayan city of Tulum in one of the most memorable excursions in Cancun with our knowledgeable guides who, through colorful stories, will help you feel as if you are standing in Tulum in the 13th century.
Our small guided tour format and attention to detail will make your day memorable and educational as you walk through the Mayans’ most well-preserved and majestic ruins.
During this half-day trip, you will have time to learn about the rich history and culture of the Mayan civilization yet still have time to return to your resort and enjoy the rest of your day by the pool or on the beach.
Explore the Ancient Mayan Ruins of Tulum
Take a step back in time to Tulum, a 13th-century Mayan city located on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in the south of Cancun. Many of Tulum's original structures have stood the test of time and are remarkably preserved as ancient ruins accessible to tourists.
Out of the many historical tours offered, none is better than our in-depth, half-day excursion here at Cancun Adventures. Led by experienced regional guides, our tour gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with the many pieces of ancient Mayan history the ruins of Tulum have to offer—all while learning amazing archaeological facts along the way.
Discover the Rich History of the Walled City
Surrounded by amazing views of the Caribbean, this city is named after the Maya word for “wall”. Tulum was given this name as it is one of only a few walled cities built by the ancient civilization.
Get a glimpse of the mighty limestone seawall that has stood for nearly a thousand years, stand in the shade of structures with history etched in their very stone, and enjoy Playa del Carmen's brilliant tropical climate. If you're looking for a quality educational and cultural tour of the Mayan ruins, there is no better choice than a visit to Tulum.
Tour Tulum from Cancun — All in Half a Day
In the region south of Cancun there’s no shortage of activities to explore and sights to see. To help you get the most out of your trip, we've made this Tulum tour the perfect length. In a half-day, you'll get to experience the Tulum ruins in all of their ancient glory—with ample time to get back to enjoy a relaxing evening.
Round-trip transportation is provided to and from hotels in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Out of the many day trips to Tulum in the region, this is the perfect one for travelers on busy schedules. Travel to Tulum all in one day for a historic tour unlike any other tours in Cancun!
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 guide
- Bottled water
- Entrance to archeological site
What do you need to know before you book
- Minimum age: 4 years old
- Not recommended for guests with limited mobility
- Round-trip transportation is included from select hotels exclusively for our guests who book their tours at least 24 hours in advance
- COVID-19 protocols are implemented to ensure the safety of all our guests
- Please consider 2 to 5 hours of transportation for this tour. The actual time depends on your hotel's location.
What to bring
- Non-slip shoes
- Biodegradable Sunscreen