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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Chichen Itza Day Trip from Cancun
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Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza with a Private Archaeologist
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Private Tour: Chichen Itza Day Trip from Cancun

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We rented a car in Cancun and stayed in Valladolid so we could get up early and come visit here. This was perfect! Although we did not have a tour guide because we wanted to walk... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We rented a car in Cancun and stayed in Valladolid so we could get up early and come visit here. This was perfect! Although we did not have a tour guide because we wanted to walk around and do our thing, in hindsight we might have gotten one. These ruins are amazing. We got there at 830AM so there wasn't... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finally, after 6 years of flying into Mexico and Cancun & Merida took the Chichen Itza tour. Booked the Tour at the Hotel. It is approximately a 2+15 hour trip from Cancun in a luxury bus. During the trip our Tour Guides, Jesus & Maro, fill you in on the history of the Mayans, their language, their numbers and general... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The ruins were amazing. It was hard to believe the manual labor that went into these buildings. Friday and Saturday best days to visit. We stood in line for 35 minutes to buy tickets on a "slow" day. It is HOT so dress accordingly, bring water and sunblock. There are vendors throughout the grounds selling their wares, which can be... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked a tour with "gray line", they picked us up on time from our hotel in Merida, the drive was nice and easy. Upon arrival to Mayaland resort we met Evert, our tour guide, he is a very knowledgeable and a great guy, he took the time to explain to us everything and he answered every question, no rush... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our trip to Mexico included driving from Cancun to Merida and back - Chichen Itza is on the way so was a must. Our twins are 7. Based on other reviews and online research, I had a feeling the kids would wither quickly in the heat so I put together three or four pages of facts and information as a... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told this is a must see when we got here, and everyone was right, this was awesome !!! Definitely wear some comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and a hat, not much shade !!! We booked a private tour when we visited this, and to us it was worth the extra money, that way we had our own itinerary, afterwards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing Chichen for the first time in the flesh was inspiring. We took a tour there, and our guide was very knowledgeable. I completely understand the reasons for no longer allowing anyone to go inside the temple, but that would have been an awesome treat! In any event, the site is pretty large, with a number of buildings in various... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Called one of the New Seven World Wonders, and it's title is well deserved. The buildings are well preserved, and the guide we had did an excellent job of describing the site and its architecture, explaining the significance, and going over the history of the area and the Mayan culture. It is easy to reach, just a few hours from... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went on a day excursion to Chichen Itza as I was docked in Cozumel on a cruise ship. We had limited time, but I'm so glad I opted for this long and slightly rushed trip. Although we had minimal time actually at the site itself, it was worth it! To see such an impressive structure in a rather beautiful... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have written three reviews of recent Mayan ruin visits: Tulum, Coba and now Chichen Itza. By all accounts, this last one was to be the best one, as Chichen Itza is the most visited of all the ruins. It is classified as one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. So, let me give you the view that... More 

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