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Day Trip to Chichen Itza with Cenote Swim and Lunch

From US$42,00
Highlights
  • An informative private tour of Chichen Itza with cenote swim
  • Understand the history of the Maya ruins with commentary from a guide
  • Enjoy a savory buffet lunch
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Day Trip to Chichen Itza with Cenote Swim and Lunch
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Day Trip to Chichen Itza with Cenote Swim and Lunch
From US$42,00
Overview

Chichen Itza is an ancient Maya city in Mexico that was abandoned in the 15th century. Now a UNESCO World Heritage-listed archaeological park, its intact temples and famous stepped pyramids may be explored during this comprehensive guided tour, which tops off fun-filled history lessons with a swim in a sacred limestone waterhole. A savory buffet lunch is included.

What to Expect

Your tour will begin with hotel pickup in a comfortable private vehicle, where you can settle back for a scenic ride to Chichen Itza, one of the Yucatan’s most spectacular sites.

Learn firsthand about the people that inhabited this ancient Maya capital. The incredible, well-preserved ruins are difficult to understand without a knowledgeable guide, but you'll see the once-thriving city brought back to life with fun-filled and informative stories.

Learn about the history and culture of the powerful Mayas, from their unique pantheon of gods to high-tech astronomical discoveries. Admire the stone-carved serpent heads on the gigantic stepped pyramid of El Castillo and discover the deadly secrets behind Juego de Pelota (Great Ball Court), where sports tournaments ended in human sacrifices.

After touring the park—the Yucatan’s largest archaeological site—stop for an authentic buffet lunch. Before heading back to your hotel, you’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cool off in a limestone swimming hole, known as a cenote. Considered sacred by the Mayas, these underwater caverns make for a memorable dip.

The tour ends when your private vehicle drops you off at your hotel.

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Reviewed yesterday
Mexican magic excursion

We were picked up at around 7.30 in the morning and set off to Chichen Itza. We stopped at the town of Valadolid and stopped for some local Mayan cooked food. After lunch we headed for the Mayan temples and were shown around the tour...More

Thank Campbell S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great Trip to Chichen Itza

My mom and I took this trip while staying in Cancun. Overall we were very impressed. Cesar was our guide and his knowledge and energy we're excellent. He kept the tour interesting and provided lots of knowledge about the history and engineering that went into...More

Thank JustinBlev
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Experience!

Fantastic tour with Marco!! He was gave us lots of information regarding the Mayan culture on the ride to the ruins. This was very helpful in understanding what we were about to see. While at the ruins, Marco was very informative about what we were...More

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Day well spent in great company

We booked the tour for Chichen Itza and Cenote swim with Amigo Tours! Cesar was our guide and did an amazing job in picking us up at our hotel lobby and keeping us informed at all times about where we were going, what to expect...More

Thank Suncoi8387
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your comments, we're glad to know you had a wonderful time with us. We work every day to provide the best service to all our clients because we love what we do. We hope you to come back soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Not what I expected

This tour wasn't terrible but my boyfriend and I felt like we wasted a whole 12 hour day here. 1) The bus said it would get us at 7, so we woke up super early and the bus was about 15 min late. Not a...More

1  Thank naynay021
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello. Thank you very much for your comments; we are sorry you didn't have the best experience with us. We offer an apology and assure you we're working to provide the best service for all our friends. We hope you come back soon and let...More

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