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Chichen Itza and Cenote Tour

Explore one of the 7 wonders of the world and swim in a Mayan Cenote

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kukulkan pyramid
Pyramid of Kukulkan
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Riviera Maya
1 day
English & Spanish
Starts: From the meeting point in Cancun or Riviera Maya between 5:00 a.m. and 6:10 AM. ⚠️ [See all meeting points and times in the Important Information section below].
Ends: At the same meeting point in Cancun or Riviera Maya starting at 7:00 PM
Free cancellation!

With this Chichen Itza and  Cenote Tour, you will discover one of the 7 wonders of the modern world: the sacred city and its pyramid of Kukulkan. You will experience the mysteries of the archaeological site up close with a specialized guide. In addition, you will visit Valladolid, one of the most magical towns in Yucatán.

You will be able to take a dip in an authentic Mayan cenote and its crystalline water while you enjoy the rays of sunlight coming through the open sky. An accumulation of experiences that make this excursion one of the favorites of travelers in Mexico.

Tour details


  • Transfer in and out from the meeting points
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Ticket to the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá and sacred cenote
  • Buffet Lunch

Not included

  • Government tax of 453 MXN per person ($26 USD approximately) It must be paid by credit card
  • Drinks
  • Life Jackets
  • Lockers

Important information

Pick-up will take place at the indicated times at the following meeting points:

5:00 A.M. Bus stop at the Go Mart Villas del Rey supermarket, in front of the Crown Paradise Club Cancun Hotel.
5:15 A.M. Bus stop at Beach Palace ® All Inclusive Resort Hotel.
5:40 A.M. Bus stop at Presidente Intercontinental Hotel.
5:50 A.M. Hotel Holiday Inn Las Perlas bus stop.
6:10 A.M.Bus stop at the Crazy Hot Coyote restaurant and disco.

5:00 A.M. Oxxo store, located next to the Pemex gas station in front of the Pentempich Bay.
5:10 A.M. 7 Eleven shop in Puerto Morelos, next to the bridge.
5:40 A.M. Oxxo store, located next to the Pemex gas station in front of the Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun hotel.
6:00 A.M. Entrance to the Hotel HM Playa del Carmen.
5:50 A.M. Entrance to Plaza Antigua Shopping Center.
5:40 A.M. Go Mart Supermarket in Puerto Aventuras.
5:00 A.M. Circle K Supermarket, in front of Catalonia Royal Tulum Hotel.

Remember to indicate the meeting point you have chosen in the Notes section of the booking form. Drones are not allowed.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! By cancelling 48 hours in advance, you will receive a full refund. After this time, or in case of no show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Chichen Itza and Cenote Tour

Departure: Every day

Total duration: 12 hours

Group size: maximum 9 travelers in the visit to Chichen Itza

6 : 00 AM

Pick up at the meeting points

We hope you have your batteries charged because a day full of emotions and experiences awaits you. We will pick you up between 6:00 and 8:00 a.m. at the meeting points in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Once all the travelers are gathered, we will head to Valladolid, a town of colorful houses that you will not be able to stop photographing.

colorful houses in valladolid mexico
9 : 00 AM

Arrival in Valladolid

After 150 km of driving, we will arrive at one of the most captivating towns in Mexico, Valladolid. Did you know that it is named after the Spanish city with which it shares its name? For half an hour, you can stroll through this town and visit its famous cathedral of San Servasio, an icon of the place.

cathedral of san servasio
10 : 30 AM

Archaeological Tour of Chichén Itzá

We arrive at the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, where great Mayan mysteries await you. You will tour the ruins of Chichen Itza with an expert archaeologist guide for an hour and a half. You will walk through the Temple of the Warriors and the Ball Court of the Mayan civilization.

kukulkan pyramid and snake

Free time and sacred cenote

You will have an hour and a half of free time to enjoy the site on your own and take pictures. You can also visit an authentic sacred Mayan cenote.

This 200-feet diameter well was used by the Maya for their sacrifices and rituals in the name of Chaac, god of rain in this culture. When the site was discovered, a large amount of archaeological objects and human bones were found! It is really amazing.

chichen itza sacred cenote
2 : 00 PM

Free buffet at Real Mayab

At 1:30 p.m., all travelers will meet at the entrance of the archaeological site to go to the Real Mayab hotel. You will have an hour and a half to enjoy a delicious regional Mexican meal at an open buffet.

real mayab restaurant
3 : 30 PM

Swimming in a Mayan Cenote

After lunch, we will head to another cenote located approximately half an hour away, and in this case, it invites you to take a dip. This crystal clear water well together with the open sky creates a visual stamp that you will not be able to stop looking at. It is a really beautiful landscape, and you will enjoy it like a little child.

sacred cenote mexico
5 : 00 PM

Return from Chichen Itza

Now comes the hardest part, getting out of the water and saying goodbye to this paradise. After this multitude of experiences, we will return to the same meeting points in Riviera Maya and Cancun. In just one day at Chichen Itza and Cenote Tour, you will have accumulated a series of memories of your trip to Mexico that you will want to relive as soon as possible.

bus tour to chichen itza

What to bring to Chichen Itza and Cenote Tour

  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Cash for possible additional expenses (Mexican pesos or US dollars)
  • Camera
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel

Where does the tour Chichen Itza and Cenote Tour start

Choose the pickup in the city of your choice, and don't forget to tell us the bus stop as well. We pick you up and bring you back, so you don't have to worry about anything.

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