Cancun to Chichen Itza Day Trip with Admission and Lunch

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cancún
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Tour description

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. 

During your stay in Cancun, you simply must take the opportunity to visit Chichen Itza, the most important archaeological zone in Yucatan. After hotel pickup in Cancun, explore the ancient capital of the Mayan Empire and learn why it has been designated one of the modern wonders of the world. Its extraordinary architectural beauty and geographical location are sure to leave you in awe. Your first stop is a 50-minute visit to either the Ik Kil cenote . The cenote visited will depend on which area is less populated on the day of your tour. You'll have free time to explore this natural wonder, so be sure to bring along your towel and swimsuit! By 10:50, you'll head to the world famous archaeological site of Chichen Itza. At approximately 12pm and once inside the archaeological site, you'll be divided into English and Spanish speaking groups for a guided tour. You'll be taken on a 1.5 hour tour with a certified guide who will introduce you to the secrets of the Mayans. Your guide will explain the historical significance of all the most important sites before leaving you to enjoy the ruins on your own until 3pm. See the Pyramid of Kukulkan, el Castillo (the Castle), the Temple of Warriors and much more. After exploring the site, you'll head to the local restaurant and enjoy a buffet of fresh salads, soups, rice, meat, chicken, fish, vegetables and other regional dishes (drinks at own expense). After lunch, you'll be transported back to your Cancun hotel.

What's included

  • 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 - Chichen Itza

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Starting Feb 1st, State Tax applies Per Access of $222 MXP or its equivalent in USD

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • All entrance fees included