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Chichen Itza Early Access, Tequila Tasting & Buffet Lunch (Avoid the crowds)

Chichen Itza Early Access, Tequila Tasting & Buffet Lunch (Avoid the crowds)

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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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$28.00
Discover the ruins at Chichen Itza with a private archaeologist guide on this all-day Viator exclusive tour. Skip the lines and the crowds with early morning access and view parts of the ruins that most traditional tours don't visit.  Learn about Mexico's past through your guide's insightful commentary about this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. A boxed lunch is also included for your convenience.
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* A traveler said: "This tour was the highlight of our Mexico trip! Our tour guides Freddy and Rodrigo were fun, incredibly knowledgeable and passionate, and were great at managing the group. The bus we rode on was very comfortable. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family."


Chichen Itza All-Inclusive, Tequila tasting, Cenote Swim, Buffet & Valladolid

Chichen Itza All-Inclusive, Tequila tasting, Cenote Swim, Buffet & Valladolid

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1850
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.00
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$28.00
Journey to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula to visit the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza on this full-day excursion that includes easy hotel pickup and drop-off. Along with seeing El Castillo and learning how this pre-Columbian city played an important role in the Mayan civilization, visit the colonial town of Valladolid, stop at a cenote for a quick swim, and enjoy a buffet lunch.
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide was excellent and the history of Maya and all the archeological arts were very interesting"


Day Trip to Chichen Itza and Valladolid from Cancun with Cenote Swim and Lunch

Day Trip to Chichen Itza and Valladolid from Cancun with Cenote Swim and Lunch

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1430
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.99
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$59.99
Explore spectacular Chichen Itza on this full-day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop for a swim in a nearby cenote before a certified guide leads you through the ancient capital of the Maya Empire, considered the most important archaeological zone of the Yucatán. Visit the ball court, El Castillo (the Castle), Pyramid of Kukulkan, and Temple of the Warriors. Then, indulge in a buffet lunch of regional dishes. Your Chichen Itza day trip includes round-trip hotel transport from Cancun.
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* A traveler said: "All of the history that was shared with us. The guides were knowledgeable and very pleasant. Will do again."


Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.00
Price varies by group size
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$28.00
Price varies by group size
The Yucatan Peninsula offers visitors a treasure trove of history, from the pre-Columbian archeological sites of the Maya civilization, to 16th century towns settled by the Spanish. Experience this history firsthand with a full-day tour from Cancun or the Riviera Maya. See the ancient Maya site Chichen Itza (admission not included) the pyramid of Kukulcan, and explore the architecture in Valladolid. After a busy day exploring, refresh yourself in the waters of the Saamal, and enjoy a delicious buffet meal.
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* A traveler said: "The tour was amazing our guide Luis was very educated, eloquent in his speech, and at times funny. Chichen itza was beautiful although packed with tourists and unbearably hot. The cenote was magical. If you're hesitating going... don't! It is a must! Definitely recommend Sat tours and Luis!"


3-in-1 Discovery Combo Tour: Tulum Ruins, Reef Snorkeling Plus Cenote and Caves
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3-in-1 Discovery Combo Tour: Tulum Ruins, Reef Snorkeling Plus Cenote and Caves

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1343
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
Explore coral reefs, ancient history, and nature in the Riviera Maya on an combination tour that features some of the best of Yucatan in a single day. Snorkel through the coral reef in the Caribbean Sea, visit the Tulum archeological site, and swim in a cenote, then explore a limestone cave and take a jungle walk. This tour includes entrance fees, a buffet lunch, and door-to-door transport from hotels in Cancun or Playa del Carmen.
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* A traveler said: "Outstanding tour. Our guide David was great. Bring mosquito spray. Food was very good. Snorkeling, Tolum ruins, and cave swim was fun."


Sailing Experience to Isla Mujeres in a Catamaran with Open Bar

Sailing Experience to Isla Mujeres in a Catamaran with Open Bar

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
Spend the day soaking up the sparkling Caribbean on this catamaran cruise to Isla Mujeres from Cancun. Feel the gentle breeze as you sip drinks from an open bar. Hop into the water to snorkel at a reef location teeming with vibrantly hued fish. Dock at a private beach club for a delicious buffet lunch and even more down time. Upon arrival at Isla Mujeres, enjoy free time to explore and shop. For added convenience, upgrade to include hotel transport from Cancun to the departing marina.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing the boat was clean and the staff was amazing! We had a blast on this outing the buffet was good"


Jungle Tour Adventure: Speed Boat and Snorkeling in Cancun

Jungle Tour Adventure: Speed Boat and Snorkeling in Cancun

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676
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
Pack in the water adventures on this excursion in the Cancun jungle. Get your adrenaline pumping on a speedboat ride around Nichupte Lagoon, and slow the pace down with peaceful snorkeling over the underwater statues at the Punta Nizuc coral reef. Colorful marine life and sparkling blue waters await you. A guide is present throughout to make sure you enjoy your outing.
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* A traveler said: "Driving the boat was a blast! One of the coolest things I've done! So happy I got to have this experience with my new wife!"


Coba Ruins, Cho Ha Cenote, Tulum and Paradise Beach Day Trip with Lunch Included

Coba Ruins, Cho Ha Cenote, Tulum and Paradise Beach Day Trip with Lunch Included

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531
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.90
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$89.90
This small-group tour combines two impressive archeological sites of the Yucatán Peninsula: Coba and Tulum. Let a guide accompany you around the ruins and explain their significance. This day trip from Playa del Carmen includes hotel transport, beverages and a buffet lunch, plus a swim in Cho Ha Cenote.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent excursion. Our tour guide Hugo gave a great history lesson. I would recommend wearing a hat or something to block the sun."


Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Chacchoben Day Trip

Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Chacchoben Day Trip

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.11
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$64.11
Disembark your cruise ship at the port of Casa Maya and embark on a shore excursion to the ancient Mayan city of Chacchoben. Discover the mystifying archeological site as you admire colossal pyramids and sacred temples that were only discovered in the late 20th century. Experience the diverse wildlife of the surrounding jungle as your knowledgeable guide offers a captivating commentary of the atmospheric ruins. Round-trip transport from the port in an air-conditioned minivan is included in the tour.
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* A traveler said: "Met our tour person Ismael. Good directions to meeting place. Van very clean, Ismael very informative and congenial. He taught us so many things we did not know about the ruins and the area. Will ask for him when we return to Costa Maya. Thank you Ismael and Viator!"


Cozumel Food Tour

Cozumel Food Tour

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452
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.06
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$82.06
Pleasure your palate with meat-stuffed empanadas, succulent shrimp tacos, and sweet Mexican pastries on a culinary tour of Cozumel. Sample the exotic flavors of the idyllic island, noting the Mexican spice and Caribbean flair of the dishes due to Cozumel’s close proximity to Cuba. Immerse yourself in the culinary customs of the area as a knowledgeable guide takes you to five favorite local haunts to same fine Yucatan bites and beverages. Enjoy personalized attention and round-trip transportation on this intimate small group tour.
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* A traveler said: "Geraldo was an amazing guide and took us to places you can’t find on the internet and everything was delicious!"


Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar

Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar

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436
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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$35.90
Cruise the Bacalar Lagoon to the Black Cenote and Cenote Esmerelda on a half-day snorkeling tour of the spectacular ‘Lake of Seven Colors.’ You’ll pass through the Pirates' Channel, pause to make mud masks from sulfurous mud, and slip into the water to snorkel at both cenotes. Before returning to shore, navigate to the Island of Birds, a haven for some of the migratory birds that flock to the Bacalar Lagoon.
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* A traveler said: "Great trip, absolutely worth it. Great vibe, you see all beautiful parts of lagoon aswell free open bar."


Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote

Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$283.98
Price varies by group size
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$283.98
Price varies by group size
Discover the archaeological site of Chichen Itza on a full-day private tour. Learn about the history of the site and the ancient Mayan people from your informative guide. Then take a refreshing dip in a sacred cenote, a natural sinkhole, before enjoying a delicious lunch at a local establishment. End the day with a tour around the city of Valladolid to get a feel for what colonial Mexico was like.
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* A traveler said: "We spent our wedding anniversary on a tour with Angela to Chichen Itza and. Cenote and loved every minute. Angela really knew her stuff and was a joy to be with throughout the day. Highly recommend. It’s worth a bit more money to have that 1 on 1 interaction and to arrive early and beat the crowds and heat."


Priority Access: Xcaret Day Trip with Transportation

Priority Access: Xcaret Day Trip with Transportation

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  • 6 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.99
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$139.99
Escape for the day to Xcaret, Mexico's ecological and archeology park located in Riviera Maya. On this full-day trip from Cancun to Xcaret, swim in a lagoon, snorkel in the clear aqua waters of the Caribbean, and discover a network of subterranean rivers. Watch for monkeys, birdlife, and butterflies as you stroll through the jungle at Xcaret and take tours of the ancient Mayan archaeological sites. After the sun sets, enjoy folkloric entertainment that highlights the ancient Mayan culture around Cancun, Mexico. This Xcaret outing includes pickup and drop-off at most hotels in Cancun.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful experience !!! Loved the natural habitat, we even saw a puma and a jaguar at the restaurant we ate !!! 😃"


Day Trip To Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch from Cancun

Day Trip To Tulum and Coba Ruins Including Cenote Swim and Lunch from Cancun

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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.90
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$69.90
Discover the essence of the ancient Maya civilization on this full-day excursion to Coba and the Tulum ruins. This Cancun Super Saver takes you to explore Tulum's ruins with an expert guide, then jump into a rejuvenating underground cenote. Tour Coba, a once-thriving Maya village deep in the rain forest. Enjoy Yucatanean specialties at a buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Cancun hotel.
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* A traveler said: "Most excellent. Tour guides were awesome. Very informative. We did this tour and one to Chichen Itza. Definitely worth doing both as the Mayan sites are all different. We coordinated our itinerary to do 2 days of Mayan experience then the rest water adventures. Great way to get the most of Cancun. Highly recommend this tour."


Full-day Cultural tour to Tulum, Coba & Maya Village

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Full-day Cultural tour to Tulum, Coba & Maya Village

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371
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.20
$139.00
$27.80 savings
Price varies by group size
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$111.20
$139.00
$27.80 savings
Price varies by group size
Explore the archaeological ruins of Tulum and Coba as your guide unveils the culture of the ancient Maya civilization. Then visit the Maya village of Esmeralda where you can swim in a beautiful cenote and partake in an authentic indigenous meal. Hotel transport is provided from Riviera Maya hotels.
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* A traveler said: "Rudy was our guide, great guide! Had a fun day. Very knowledgeable. Great insight. I would definitely do this again."


Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves

Rio Secreto Underground River Tour with Crystal Caves

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355
  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.87
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$85.87
Explore the Rio Secreto Nature Reserve outside of Cancun on this full-day excursion, where you swim and wade in one of the most spectacular underground caves in Mexico. See the famous crystal caves on a tour that showcases the spectacular natural wonders of the Yucatán. Choose round-trip transportation from your Cancun hotel, or meet your guide at Rio Secreto directly. You also have the option to visit the Tulum ruins which you can add as an upgrade.
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* A traveler said: "Great and unique immersive experience. Highly recommended. would enjoy this again. Guides were patient, nice and helpful, the accommodations were first class"


5x1 Tulum Ruins, Snorkel, Boat Ride & Beach Club

5x1 Tulum Ruins, Snorkel, Boat Ride & Beach Club

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340
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.00
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$86.00
Discover the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum with an archaeologist on this full-day tour and enter the site early, before the crowds. Explore the ruins, set upon a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, on this Viator Exclusive available nowhere else. Pickup and drop-off at Riviera Maya and Cancun meeting points is included.
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* A traveler said: "My husband and I took an early morning tour of Tulum. It was just great. We learned a lot about the culture."


Chichen Itzá, cenote and Valladolid Small groups day Trip
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Chichen Itzá, cenote and Valladolid Small groups day Trip

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331
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.45
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$146.45
Journey to the cultural heart of the Yucatan on this combo tour of Chichen Itzá and the colonial city of Valladolid, departing from Tulum. Your knowledgeable guide offers perspective on the Maya-Toltec design as you walk past the impressively restored structures. Make a stop at a cenote where you can swim and relax. Then, continue on to Valladolid, to have a walk in the city center and enjoy a delicious lunch.
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* A traveler said: "Jhonny was extremely knowledgeable and made the entire experience extremely special. The tour was also extremely punctual, arriving and leaving at exactly the times advertised!"


Tulum and Cenotes Tour
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Tulum and Cenotes Tour

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306
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
Price varies by group size
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$29.00
Price varies by group size
Visit two of the biggest draws in the Yucatan on this tour to the Tulum Archaeological Site and Cenote Kin Ha from Cancun. Not only do you get a guided tour of the massive archaeological site—a lot to cover on your own—but you get to make the most of your time in the area by visiting the beautiful cenote. You can swim there, too, if you pay a fee upon arrival.
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* A traveler said: "The best your guide ever RUTH 69 ! Ruth was amazing we had such a blast in Tullum seeing the ruins , learning about the Mayan cultural. Getting a fresh coconut to drink around the ruins . Swimming in the cenote and the Lunch was amazing ! So delicious authentic meal ."


Isla Mujeres Catamaran Sailing Tour with Snorkel, Open Bar and Buffet lunch

Isla Mujeres Catamaran Sailing Tour with Snorkel, Open Bar and Buffet lunch

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292
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
During your time in Mexico, ensure you experience the white sands and turquoise waters of Isla Mujeres. On this full-day tour from Cancun, cruise to the beautiful island on a catamaran and snorkel in the protected waters of a marine park. Spend free time relaxing on the beach and feast on a lunch buffet accompanied by an open bar. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Cancun are included. 
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* A traveler said: "Cap. Christian and Pablo are the BEST. Amazing team of ppl and all are very accommodating. Drinks in abundance!!"


Tour Cenotes Oasis Maya by Xcaret from Cancún and Playa del Carmen

Tour Cenotes Oasis Maya by Xcaret from Cancún and Playa del Carmen

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290
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.99
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$129.99
Explore the Yucatan jungle's flooded sinkholes, or cenotes, during this full-day guided eco-adventure. Paddle through the underground caverns on kayaks, snorkel in the subterranean aquatic habitats and float on the azure water on inner tubes. Listen as your guide recounts Mayan folktales about mythical guardians that protect these sacred water sources. This small-group tour, limited to 19 people, includes snacks, a gourmet picnic lunch, and round-trip hotel transportation.
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* A traveler said: "This was such a fun day! The activities are all great and Xcaret is a well-oiled machine with all the guest amenities and layout. Definitely a must to go visit 4 cenotes!"


Visit to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Valladolid with Lunch from Cancun

Visit to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Valladolid with Lunch from Cancun

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.00
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$84.00
This full-day tour from Cancun packs a sightseeing punch—see Valladolid, a 16th-century colonial city, visit the ancient Maya civilization of Chichen Itza, a UNESCO Site, and have a chance to participate in an ancient Mayan purification ritual of Temazcal guided by a real shaman. In the archaeological zone, admire the Kukulkan pyramid and the Temple of Warriors. A guide explains the cultural importance of the landmarks you stroll past. Spend leisurely time relaxing in the peaceful cenote of Ik-Kil. With round-trip hotel transport, this is a hassle-free experience you don’t want to miss. *Please note that cenote Ik Kil is still closed and on the tour, at the moment, we will visit the cenote Selva Maya, which is very similar to Ikkil, until Ikkil is opened.
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* A traveler said: "Everything was unforgettable experience , especially cenote. We wish we had more time there. If you are going to Chichen Itza bring with you plastic rain cover and have comfortable shoes."


Sian Ka'an and Muyil Archaeological Site Tour from Tulum
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Sian Ka'an and Muyil Archaeological Site Tour from Tulum

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.13
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$131.13
Explore the structures of Muyil, a Maya archaeological site amid the mangroves of Sian Ka'an, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This excursion from Tulum takes you to the former trading post along an interpretive nature trail before a boat ride to Muyil Lagoon. Then enjoy a relaxing float down the shallow canal as you drift past unique vegetation. Learn from your guide about the ecology of the area and the Maya civilization before a picnic lunch.
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* A traveler said: "Valeria was so knowledgeable and she clearly has a passion for what she does. This is great to get away from crowds for sure."


Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
With your select group of family and friends, get to know Cozumel on a private shore excursion. In addition to learning about the island’s history, see how people and local industries there operate today. Visit the San Gervasio Mayan ruins as well as a chocolate factory, and enjoy a tequila tasting. Snorkel and relax at Palancar beach. Experience some of the best of what Cozumel has to offer, without having to follow a rigid schedule. Port/ferry pier pickup and drop-off included.
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* A traveler said: "Jerry was amazing. He took us to places that only the locals would go to. Everyone was friendly and welcomed us at every stop. He even stopped to grab us beer for the road. A++"


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