Chichen Itza Day Trip from Tulum Including Cenote and Lunch

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Chichen Itza Day Trip from Tulum Including Cenote and Lunch
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Enjoy a day trip to Chichen Itza and see its magic and mystery. You'll explore the main landmarks of this archaeological zone which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn of its importance from a knowledgeable guide. See the Pyramid of Kukulcan, Temple of Warriors, observatory and more. You'll also enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and get to swim in a beautiful cenote. Your tour includes  pickup and drop-off at Meeting Point in Tulum ( Grocery Store Super Aki )
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In Brief

Location:
Tulum, Mexico
Country:
Mexico
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
Tuesday and Thursday
Highlights:
Ideal choice for families
Step back in time on a history tour
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Templo de Kukulkan, Piste Yucatan, Chichen Itza 97751 Mexico

Main pyramid at Chichen Itza

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Merida, Chichen Itza 97751 Mexico

One of the main Mayan cities

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of the Warriors, Chichen Itza 77500 Mexico

Main pyramid at Chichen Itza

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cenote Saamal, Valladolid Mexico

Semi-open Cenote

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Guided visit
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Pickup and drop-off in Tulum Meeting Point San Francisco de Asis Store
  • Visit to a sacred cenote
  • Entry/Admission - Cenote Saamal

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks during lunch
  • State Tax applies Per Access of $260 MXP or its equivalent in USD

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Súper Akí Tulum, Carretera Federal Tulum Ruinas s/n, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
Meeting Point  at Main  Entrance  Grocery Store SUPER AKI on  Avenue  Cobá Carretera Federal Tulum Ruinas s/n, by  Carretera Federal y Av. Tulum Oriente, 77780 Tulum, Q.R.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not 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
  • It is recommended that you bring comfortable lightweight clothing, walking shoes or sneakers, a hat, sunglasses, a swimsuit, a towel, an extra change of clothes and biodegradable sunscreen
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Very informative! Our guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. All around a great time! Highly recommend.
• Submitted 27 Apr 2018
This day trip was amazing! We had just the right amount of time at every location: cenote, lunch, Chichen Itza, and Villadolid. Our tour guide Martin went above and beyond! He truly spoke from his heart when talking about the Mayan people.It was a long drive, however Martin was super knowledgeable and shared a ton of stories throughout the tour. 100 recommend this to everyone!
• Submitted 29 Mar 2018
I would suggest calling the phone number given to confirm a specific pick up time and place. The tour reps gave us reliable information and we showed up at our pick-up time and place. We were picked up right on time! I appreciate that. We made a stop at a resort in Playa Del Carmen and then we picked up our tour guide off the road. That was weird but it's whatever. We went to a convenience store before heading into Valladolid for a 20 minute walk-around the colonial city. This tour makes a stop at another location we were not aware would happen but the tour guide was informative throughout so we weren't surprised when we'd make a stop. Chichen Itza was beautiful! We did 20 minutes of exploring/taking pictures, then our tour guide walked us through the history for 45 minutes, and then he gave us another 45 minutes to explore some more. And then afterwards we went to Ik Kil cenote. 30 pesos for a locker, 30 pesos for a life vest. I wish we had more time at Ik Kil but only had 45 minutes. The lunch was after all the activities and we were starving as it was close to 3pm by the time we ate our lunch. Overall a great tour!
• Submitted 14 Jan 2018
Great tour booked via Viator. Though would recommend that do only Chichen Itza skip the lunch if possible as it becomes too long and tiring. Need more time in Chichen itza. The local company and guide was very knowledgeable although trying to sell local wares at the lunch place which not unusual but can be avoided. Overall a great trip and must do trip to one of the new seven wonders.
• Submitted 15 Dec 2017
This was great! We were picked up at our hotel. We called the day the before we used our hotel's concierge service to call to get an exact pick up time and location. They were a few minutes late. We rode in a fairly uncomfortable vehicle, but seemed to be the standard van for the area. But there were only 8 of us total in the group, so it wasn't that big of a deal. We stopped somewhere to buy souvenirs and in the city of Valladolid. We then proceeded to our cenote. It was neat, but crowded. I really enjoyed see somewhere filled with beauty. Chichen Itza was absolutely amazing. There were Mayan vendors all over selling things that were almost free. Our tour guide was bilingual and switched back and forth from Spanish to English smoothly and provided a lot of history as well. We loved this trip and would definitely recommend it to all.
• Submitted 15 Nov 2017
Fantastic day trip! I highly recommend it. The Ik Kill Cenote swim was an incredible experience. We spent the perfect amount of time at Chichen Itza and the lunch provided was fresh and tasty. All round really well organized and our tour guide Chris and driver Angel were fantastic! This day trip was also extremely well priced. A must do when visiting!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2017
A fantastic day out, well worth the money. Picked up on time and the day was really well organised. Alexis was excellent. He is very knowledgeable and kept the day interesting with his obvious passion. My highlight was the Cenote but all interesting.
• Submitted 22 Sep 2017
Jorge and Angel were great tour guides. They are very punctual, so make sure to be on time. Jorge is very knowledgeable of the Mayan culture, he studied archaeology. Be ready to shower clean off any sunscreen before the Cenote swim. Life jackets are provided at the Cenote.
• Submitted 18 Aug 2017
Interesting day with plenty to see and learn as well as a visit to a beautiful Cenote!
• Submitted 07 Aug 2017
We had a great time on this tour!! Alexis was awesome as a tour guide. 12 hours seems like a long time but it isn't!! It was a perfect tour!
• Submitted 23 Jul 2017
Our resort was the first pick up point, so the tour bus only arrived 5 minutes late. Some travellers complained about the late pick up. It is very hard for the tour guide to control the crowd's schedule and traffic jam in the highway. Our guide Martin has exceeded our expectation. He made sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable trip. The tour was in Spanish and English though he can also speak other languages. The first stop was in a beautiful small town Valladolid where we were only given 20 minutes to explore. The Hubiku cenote is a magnificent place. Our buffet restaurant is located next to the cento. We were given 90 minutes there which is enough time to dive in the sinkhole and finished a quick lunch. Martin is very knowledgeable and he spent almost the entire bus ride talking about the areas we visited and the Mayan history. When we arrived Chichen Itza, the Spanish group was hosted by an on-site tour guide while Martin gave us the English tour. He made sure we get a shady spot while he was explaning about the history of the site and the design of the pyramid. It was an absolute fun to listen to him and interact with the pyramid. After his guided tour, we were given another hour to explore the site on our own. We highly recommend this tour. After your tour is booked, make sure to call them to reconfirm and they will provide the pick up location and time.
• Submitted 14 Jul 2017
Awesome tour, guides were amazing. It's nothing short of incredible with this specific tour Big up Alex and Alexis
• Submitted 26 Apr 2017
We had an amazing time ! The tour stopped at a Mayan town and little village where they sold original art works and crafts. The driver and tour guide were great and very knowledgeable. We went to Ik kil cenote which was beautiful. We really enjoyed the small numbers in our group. :)
• Submitted 13 Apr 2017
I did the day trip to Chichen Itza Day Trip from Tulum including the visit to a sacred Cenote Ik Kil with a lunch also at the same sight. Very long day but totally worth it our driver was Andre with Alexi as the tour guide. Who kept us moving all along the way during our excursion.
• Submitted 07 Feb 2017
This is totally a long day but definitely worth it. Irving was very insightful about all things involved. He kept the tour very organized and on time. This time of the year is crazy busy, so keep that in mind when planning a trip to the Yucatan.
• Submitted 02 Jan 2017
Chichen Itza is defiantly a must see its best if you have a local guild like we had, you here a lot more truths and its great to get a more accurate account for the site not the company line. we spent the afternoon on google confirming his info very interesting stuff. The cenote was not the best in the area and just a tourist trap with a sales pitch. However our guild pointed out a small one that we sneaked off to and it a was beautiful picture perfect spot. The food was bland and cheep buffet food if it wasn't for the long drive back i would say skip this but as there is nothing else around you are limited on where to go.
• Submitted 18 Nov 2018
Great day trip to Chichen Itza! Could have used more than 40 minutes at the Cenote way too rushed. Shopping after lunch felt pressured and too much time allowed.
• Submitted 17 Apr 2018
Martin was a wonderful tour guide and happy birthday! The van ride was comfortable and the tour was really interesting and thorough. I felt that we had plenty of time in each location. The only inconvenience was meeting the bus pickup at 7am at a random supermarket 10-15 minutes away from our beach-side Tulum hotel. We had partly booked the tour because of the supposed hotel pickup. In fact, we'd even input our hotel name when booking. The change of plans was noted in the fine print of our ticket voucher, so we ended up paying additional taxi fees to/from our hotel.
• Submitted 07 Apr 2018
Chichen Itza is a must to see and we had a great guide who is passionate about the history. She was bilingual to such an extent that it was just a little difficult to hear where she changed from Spanish to English and some of the scandinavian travellers felt they would have preferred a single language tour. The other downside is that from Tulum we had a 2 hour pick up before we got started and I think if we hadn't come straight back to Tulum from the Cenote at the end I too would have been a bit miffed. That said, the lunch stop and visit to the Mayan cooking area and shop was brilliant. The restaurant was clean, the buffet food tasty and extensive and the staff friendly and helpful. Our guide warned us that the site at Chichen Itza was full of 3 families of over 1000 souvenir sellers so we were prepared but the continuous sound of fairground type barkers including hundreds selling a conch type thing that sounded like a dog barking is something the custodians need to address. They should take a look at Tulum Ruins where you pass through the Disney and souvenir area on your way in and out but the Mayan historical area is wonderfully relaxing and able to be enjoyed in relative peace. The Cenote was very interesting too and if it hadn't been raining I think more of us would have walked down inside and swum. Our loss. Overall a very good trip and one not to be missed.
• Submitted 04 Feb 2018
This tour was great. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable . The only negative to this tour for me, was a stop in the small village to shop for local crafts. But that is only because I’m not much of a shopper and would rather have done more time in the Cenotes.
• Submitted 31 Oct 2017
Tour was good. Guide was entertaining and informed. Bus was small, but mostly comfortable and cool. The guy sitting behind my wife was the size of Hagrid, and didn't mind making it less comfortable for others than it could have been. The Cenote swim was very crowded, and not that enjoyable.
• Submitted 26 Sep 2017
I booked this tour as it was advertised as a small group of 15 people maximum with hotel pick up from Tulum at 8 am with English speaking guide. Well mostly none of that happened. We had to get ourselves to a supermarket on the edge of town and had to wait until the bus arrived at 9.30am. A massive bus already packed with 40 or 50 people. Our guide did not stop talking the whole way, a mix of English and Spanish that was very hard to understand. We stopped at a very touristy souvenir market, then had a quick dip in the cenote which was very crowded and not all that clean. Lunch was a very average buffet where we were encouraged to leave tips for the waiters and dancers. By 3pm we finally made it to Chichen Itza which was very crowded and disorganised at first but once we got in there absolutely fantastic though too many tacky souvenir stalls. Our guide here was fantastic too. Very long drive back with another stop off at Vallelodid that was OK and finally back to our supermarket bus stop at 8pm where we had to find a taxi back to our hotel.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
The tour operator was good. However, the company that Viator booked through Cancun Vacation Experts was very difficult to get hold of and after 2 days of trying to contact them, when I finally did they provided incorrect pickup information, i.e. said would pickup up at 6:20 AM and the tour operator showed up at the hotel at 7:30 AM. There was miscommunication between the company that the trip was booked through and the actual tour operator. It seems like there are so many 3rd parties involved and it was unclear who to contact when they showed up an hour late.
• Submitted 02 Jan 2018
The tour itself was good, but a bit rushed. The driver and tour guide were great. Unfortunately, we felt we got ripped off at the Mayan village which is more of a commercial shopping experience. From talking to people at our hotel and exploring other parts of the area, we realized that the cost of items in their store is so overpriced and wish we were told by the tour guide instead of being encouraged to buy and support. Would much rather have preferred to spend my 80USD two small items in local villages, not tourist destinations.
• Submitted 28 Dec 2017

In Brief

Location:
Tulum, Mexico
Country:
Mexico
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
Tuesday and Thursday
Highlights:
Ideal choice for families
Step back in time on a history tour
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors