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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen

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Tick off more Mexico attractions, including one of the New7Wonders of the World, in less time on an activity-packed day trip from Playa del Carmen—the ideal choice for first-time visitors and history buffs. Visit the world-famous Chichen Itza, explore the lesser-known Ek Balam, and cool off in Cenote Hubiku. Plus, all entrance fees and two meals are included for a seamless experience.
  • Visit three Yucatan highlights in just one day from Playa del Carmen 
  • Get an introduction to Mexico's history—even with limited time 
  • Tick off a world wonder, a cenote, and lesser-known ruins 
  • Entrance fees, meals, and transfers are included 
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup in the early morning, where you board an air-conditioned coach and receive a light breakfast. Head straight to Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the World, and arrive before the midday crowds. Inside, visit highlights such as El Castillo (Kukulcan Pyramid) and the Ball Court, and learn about the function of the archaeological site in Maya civilization. Then, continue to Cenote Hubiku to refresh in it waters. Next up is Ek Balam, a lesser-known collection of Maya ruins. Climb to the top of ancient temples and admire frescoes that depict the Maya underworld as your guide tells you about the history of the area. Your tour concludes with drop-off back in Playa del Carmen.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
The afternoon before to the tour we´ll provide to you the pick up time in your hotel lobby. If you are in an aparment we´ll provide the nearest meeting point to pick you up.
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Return Details
Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Light breakfast (Banana, Cookies and juice)
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Cenote Hubiku Admission
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Entry/Admission - Cenote Hubiku
  • Entry/Admission - Ek Balam
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Not included Yucatan State Tax Chichen and Ekbalam 40 USD per person. Must be paid at the check in
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • It is recommended that you bring sports shoes, sandals or flip flops, swimsuit, towel, sunglasses, hat, biodegradable sunscreen and mosquito repellent, a camera and Mexican Pesos in cash for expenses and tips
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We went as part of a Tui tour (very expensive) The first impressions are how and why build such a structure, only two sides have been completely restored. The new part looked to new and we preferred the old part. There is a lot to see and our guide although good didn’t take us
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Easy reservation, the guide was on time. everyone was very helpful and polite. The pyramids are a must-see. The cenote water was so cold, but it was welcoming after walking around in the heat. The reason I will not give a five star is that the tour is a mix between Spanish and
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We had a wonderful time with our tour guide Jorge and driver Joel. We started our tour at Chichén Itzá. Jorge was so knowledgeable about the ruins and explained the history so well. Our next stop was at the cenote Hubiku. The water was beautiful and cold! Our last stop was at
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Response from customerservicemex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 13 Jun 2019
On behalf of all the staff in Yalku Tours we thank you for sharing your adventure with the rest of the world, we are grateful to read comments and glad you were able to enjoy a great tour!
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They called late the day before to tell us they were cancelling do to not enough reservations making it impossible to make new arrangements. Very disappointing
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Response from customerservicemex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 22 May 2019
Thank you in advance for taking the time to send us your comments. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences experienced. We are already taking action to ensure that situations like this do not occur again.
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Our guide was Sergio and he was super kind and knowledgeable. We were super lucky because we had booked the tours with the same company and got the same tour guide. He spoke English and Spanish. Sergio was telling us that the tour guides have to go to school to be a tour guide
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Response from customerservicemex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 22 Apr 2019
Thank you very much for your comments and for recommending to the world. We will share the commentary with our guides who will surely be as grateful as we are and we look forward to serving you again on your next visit to the Riviera Maya.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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