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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen - with unbiased reviews

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

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Overview
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.
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Highlights
  • 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
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • 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
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Genevieve Torres wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Our family thoroughly enjoyed the company that picked us up at our hotel. And the near ration in history lesson that we received on our travel to location. When we arrived at the site it was quite amazing so much to take in. But thankful for our guide that he was able to explain
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Travelers2911, we are so happy to read that you had a great experience with us! Thanks for allowing us to bring you to these incredible places full of history and beauty. On behalf of the whole team at Yalku Tours we send you warm greetings from the Mexican Caribbean and hope to see you soon!
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pz3384 wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
jorge c was amazing. very informative and professional. we would absolutely do the tour again and recommend to all our friends and family.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 6 days ago
Hola pz3384, we’re delighted to read your comment and know that you had a great time learning and exploring with us! Bringing unique experiences to our guests is our number one priority. We are grateful to you for joining us and extend thanks on behalf of the whole Yalku Tours team.
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MartyPalo wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions
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Today we went on this tour and we had a blast. Our tour guide was named Mario and our driver was Miguel, they were awesome. Our day started off with a pick up at our hotel at 7am. We first went to tour Chichen Itza, which is about 2-3 hours from Playa Del Carmen. We were there
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
Responded 6 days ago
Hola MartyPalo, we’re delighted to read your comment and know that you had a great time learning and exploring with us! Bringing unique experiences to our guests is our number one priority. We are grateful to you for joining us and extend thanks on behalf of the whole Yalku Tours team.
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pgrobinson_10 wrote a review Oct 2019
141 contributions55 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: October 2019
Tephra wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
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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Date of experience: October 2019
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  • Duration: 12h
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