- 2 days (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Experience the Maya sites of Chichen Itza and Tulum in the morning hours, before the majority of the crowds arrive.
With this Super Saver, you can combine two top tours from Cancun at a discounted price across two days. Explore each site with an archaeologist guide to learn interesting facts about one of Mexico’s ancient civilizations, see fascinating ruins like El Castillo at Chichen Itza (a World Heritage site) and admire Tulum’s spectacular setting on the Caribbean Sea.
- All entrance fees included
- Excellent value for money
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Fully narrated tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Lunch included
- 1x Breakfast
- Round transportation on both days
- Box Lunch for Chichen Itza (includes a sandwich, a boxed juice, an apple)
- Bilingual Guide both days
- Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
- Entry/Admission - Tulum Archaeological Site
- Optional gratuities
- All visitors to Chichen Itza will need to pay a local tax of $406 mxn.
- Food or drinks in Tulum
1: InterContinental Presidente Cancun Resort, Blvd. Kukulcan Km 7.5, Punta Cancun, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
2: HM Playa del carmen, Avenida Constituyentes 180, entre Avenida 15 Norte y, 20 Avenida Nte., Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico
3: Mexican Outlet, Calle Yalku MZA.1 Lote 03 Fracc. 5 entre Ruinas Tamul y Tankah Crucero, Zona Arqueológica, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is located in the center of Cancun your meeting point is the Oasis Smart hotel (Av Tulum 13-14, capilla ecumenica, 22, 77500 Cancún, Q.R.), at:
Chichen Itzá: 04:45 a.m.
Tulum: 06:15 a.m.
If your hotel is located in the hotel zone on the side of the lagoon, you’ll be provided with a meeting pointin the closest hotel.
For the rest of the hotels located in the hotel zone (zona hotelera) your pick up will be the lobby of your hotel at the following times:
Chichen Itza: from 04:00 to 05:00 a.m.
Tulum: from 06:00 to 06:30 a.m.
Playa del Carmen:
If your hotel is located in the center of Playa del Carmen your meeting point is the HM Hotel (Avda Constituyentes s/n entre calles 15 y 20 Norte, Centro, 77720 Playa del Carmen, Q.R.) at:
Chichen Itza: 05:00 a.m.
Tulum: 06:30 a.m.
Returns to original departure point
Day 1: Chichen Itza
Stop At: Merida, Chichen Itza 97751 Mexico
Your tour starts with hotel pickup in Cancun in the very early morning, so when you arrive at Chichen Itza, you can enjoy this tranquil time of day with your archaeologist guide during your in-depth experience.
During your tour, hear background information about the well-preserved site of Chichen Itza, and learn how this pre-Colombian city played an important role in Maya civilization from the years 600 to 1,200 AD. A center of worship and pilgrimage until the Spanish arrived, the site is still considered sacred by the Yucatán’s present-day Maya population.
Learn how the city was discovered and unearthed by archaeologists, earning UNESCO protection, and hear from your guide about the philosophy and mythology behind the ancient ruins. Visit the Observatory, Temple of the Jaguars, Temple of the Warriors and famous El Castillo, also known as the Temple of Kukulkan.
Duration: 4 hours
• Breakfast: Box Lunch ( sandwich, juice)
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Tulum
Stop At: Tulum Archaeological Site, Carretera Federal, Cancun - Chetumal Km 230, 307, Tulum 77780 Mexico
Begin your tour with early morning hotel pickup, . When you arrive at Tulum , join your guide, a certified archaeologist, for your extensive exploration of this Maya city perched on a cliff overlooking the turquoise Caribbean.
During your tour of Tulum, a Mayan word for ‘wall,’ listen to your guide’s informative commentary about the research of the site and the civilization that once lived here. Learn how Tulum was one of the major Maya cities of the 13th and 14th centuries due to its strategic location on the coast, its elevation (the region’s highest) and its defense system.
Today, Tulum is best known for its sandy beaches and the remains of colorful murals painted over bright white walls, but as you wander the ruins of the city, you’ll learn about the archaeological uncovering of this political settlement that once exploited the rich marine resources off the coast.
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If your hotel is located in the zona de Playacar your pick up will be the lobby of your hotel at the following times:
Chichen Itza: from 04:30 to 05:00 a.m.
Tulum: from 05:30 to 06:30 a.m.
Duration: 3 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and shoes
- Please note that effective February 1st 2019 until December 31st 2019 all visitors to Chichen Itza will need to pay a local tax of $406 mxn. This amount is subject to change for bookings in 2020."
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.