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Private Tour: Chichen Itza Day Trip from Cancun

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Chichen Itza was one of the greatest Maya cities on the Yucatan Peninsula—it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Mexico’s top attractions. Explore the archaeological site at your own pace on this convenient private tour. You can also hire an on-site guide or upgrade to include lunch at an additional expense.
  • A private tour of Chichen Itza from Cancun
  • Flexible schedule: You decide the time
  • Wander the ruins at your own pace
  • Optional upgrade to include on-site guide or lunch
What to Expect
On this private tour, enjoy a comfortable pickup from your hotel in Cancun at the time of your choosing. Savor the scenic ride to the world-famous archaeological site of Chichen Itza, once the ancient capital of the Maya Empire. Wander through the park at your own pace, stopping to linger over the stepped pyramid of El Castillo or the Sacred Cenote, an ancient Maya swimming hole. With a flexible schedule, you won’t have to skimp on the sights. You may even visit the Juego de Pelota, or Great Ball Court, where athletic tournaments once ended with human sacrifices. The massive, monument-filled ancient city, with 1,000 years of tumultuous history, is well worth the extra time to explore. You can also opt for an optional upgrade to include an on-site guide, who will give you additional insight on the ruins of this advanced Maya civilization, and a refreshing local lunch and drinks.
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Important Information
  • Private round-trip transportation to and from Cancun
  • Private self-guided tour of the archaeological zone (guide not included)
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • It includes only two non-alcoholic drinks in the meal, per person.
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (if option not selected)
  • Guide (can be hired on site for USD 50 - 60)
  • State Tax applies Per Access of $260 MXP or its equivalent in USD
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Note: A guide is not included on this tour and can be hired on site for USD 50-60
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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MichelleM1234 wrote a review Mar 2019
14 contributions7 helpful votes
Wow! So glad I decided to book this private day trip from Cancun to Chichen Itza. I am a single mom who took 4 “kids” who are in their teens/early 20s. Everyone had a great time seeing all of the sites at Chichen Itza. We also absolutely loved the stop at Ik Kil Cenote (see
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vertex51 wrote a review Jan 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Best day ever but please book with your holiday rep. As some people in the hotel booked out side and by the pool they arrived very late and missed a lot of the tour
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Date of experience: May 2018
Thailand2005 wrote a review Jun 2018
36 contributions15 helpful votes
Long day but worth it. If you can afford private tour without all the trappings of shopping along the way it could cut a couple of hours. I am not a big shopper and unless you know your tequila, you may pay five to ten times what it really is worth. Chichen Itza history and the
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Date of experience: May 2018
Johan B wrote a review May 2018
21 contributions12 helpful votes
We visited the site in April 2018 and we had limited knowledge of the Mayan culture. The tour was an eye opener and was very well presented and the Mayan culture and traditions were explained to us in detail. All the structures are examples of a well developed and highly
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Date of experience: April 2018
bukupie wrote a review Apr 2018
39 contributions25 helpful votes
Chichen Itza is not to be missed attraction. Just dont book it with Cancun Vacation Experts. The communication was very poor. We booked a private tour and they subcontracted our trip to USA Transfer. Then Cancun Experts failed to provide the correct hotel name to pick us up.
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Date of experience: April 2018
About the operator
By: Cancun Vacation Experts
Edmonton, Canada
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Fantastic day trip! There had to be at least 10 zip lines across the forest, followed by the roller coaster zip
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Sue G
I had a good time
You don't need to buy a ticket in advance. It is 80 Pecos to enter. There are no lines. There are free lockers
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We visited Rio secreto back when they allowed picture taken. The place is out of this world amazing experience we
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Best All-Day Excursion
Our tour guide, Rudi, was professional, friendly, and very knowledgeable! It's clear that he has a lot of passion
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Judy M
Dayton, Ohio
Not for the faint of heart
We booked our trip at our hotel in Cancun. It was a 50 minute drive to the park and another 15 min over a rough
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Karin S
Wonderful experience. Our guide Raoul was passionate about the ecosystem and provided really interesting
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This airport is beautiful! It had tons of stores. I felt like I was at a mall. The personnel was very friendly.
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Cowes, United Kingdom
A journey of discovery
Our guide Rob was so knowledgable. His ability to share and inform was stunning. This trip to see Mayan people ,
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Dani S.
Great Vacation Excursion!
We had a great time on this excursion! The caves were miraculously beautiful and mysterious and our tour guide
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Liz O
Seminole, Florida
Beautiful island.. a must see!!
This whole tour goes from 9.30am to 5.30pm. You start off with a little breakfast at the dock. They bring you out
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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