Chichen Itza from Riviera Maya

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Chichen Itza from Riviera Maya information and booking

12 hours
Departs from
Tour commences with hotel pickup from most areas within Riviera Maya: Puerto Morelos Playa del Carmen Puerto Aventuras Tulum / Tulum-Akumal
Returns to
Tour returns at approximately 7:00pm
Time of departure
7:00amHotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time
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Tour description provided by Viator

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.

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.

What's included

  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation to/from hotel
  • Check in with coffee, juice and pastries
  • Bottled water, beer and soft drinks
  • Buffet lunch
  • Entrance fees

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off for mayan palace hotel/ vidanta hotel in riviera maya