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Tour Cobá and Tulum

Explore Mayan ruins, swim in a cenote and visit Playa del Carmen.

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Riviera Maya
1 day
English & Spanish
Starts: From the meeting point in Cancun between 5:00 a.m. and 6:10 a.m. or from the meeting point in Riviera Maya between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. ⚠️ [See all meeting points and times in the Important Information section below]
Ends: At the same meeting point in Riviera Maya starting at 6:00 p.m. or at the same meeting point in Cancun starting at 7:00. p.m.
Free cancellation!

Have you ever dreamed of walking among ruins, surrounded by tropical white sand beaches, or swimming in a Mayan cenote? If so, keep on reading.

On the Tour to Cobá and Tulum, you will discover the Mayan archaeological sites with a professional guide and swim in a Mayan Cenote. And there's more! Relax under the sun on Carmen beach from the comfort of a hammock. 

Want to know more? This is what your day will be like:

Tour details


  • Transportation to and from the meeting points Cancun and Riviera Maya
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees to Tulum and Cobá archaeological sites
  • Entrance to the Cenote
  • Free time in Playa del Carmen (not included if departing from Riviera Maya)

Not included

  • Government tax ($13 USD) paid at destination
  • Life jacket
  • Drinks

Important information

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


6:00 A.M. Bus stop at the Go Mart Villas del Rey supermarket, in front of the Crown Paradise Club Cancun Hotel.

6:15 A.M. Bus stop at the Beach Palace ® All Inclusive Resort Hotel.

6:40 A.M. Bus stop at Presidente Intercontinental Hotel.

6:50 A.M. Bus stop at Holiday Inn Las Perlas Hotel.

7:10 A.M. Bus stop at Crazy Hot Coyote restaurant-discotheque.

In Riviera Maya, the departure time will depend on your hotel, remember to indicate the meeting point you have chosen in the Notes section of the reservation 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

Tour Cobá and Tulum

Duration: Around 12 hours

6 : 00 AM

Pick up at meeting points

Sometimes getting up early during a vacation is worth it. Our transportation will pick you up at the meeting point of your choice. It is important that you arrive at yours 10 minutes before the scheduled time. Once the group is ready, we will head to the archaeological site of Cobá.

Bus pick-up Riviera Maya or Cancun
9 : 00 AM

Cobá Archaeological Ruins

We will arrive at Cobá, our expert guide in archaeology will be in charge of guiding you through one of the largest Mayan cities that existed. You will have the chance to climb the highest pyramid of Yucatán, Nohoch Mul.

Ciba pyramid ruins
11 : 00 AM

Choo-Ha Cenote

It's time to relax after the hike. We will travel to an ancient Mayan cenote to swim in it. We will enjoy a swim in this place of crystalline waters next to the open sky, undoubtedly a magical place.

Choo-Ha Cenote
12 : 00 AM

Buffet lunch 

At 12:00, it will be time to enjoy authentic regional Mexican food at an open buffet. For an hour we will recharge our batteries, eating as much as we want, before keeping on with the tour to Tulum.

Tulum Restaurant
16 : 30 AM

Playa del Carmen

As the last destination of our trip, we will enjoy some free time in the famous Playa del Carmen where you can sunbathe, dive into the water or simply enjoy the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. The turquoise color of the sea will make you think you are in a Pirates of the Caribbean scenario. Have a drink and enjoy the sound of the waves and the views of the landscape from the comfort of the beach.

Playa del Carmen

Return to Cancun and Riviera Maya

Although you will never want to leave this place… All good things come to an end! You will meet at the entrance of the archaeological site with the rest of the group to get back on the minibus. When the group is reunited, we will return to Cancun or Riviera Maya, ending our Tour to Coba and Tulum. You will arrive at your accommodation between 6:00 and 7:00 PM.

Tulum beach Caribbean Sea

What to bring to Tour Cobá and Tulum

  • Sunglasses
  • Cap or hat
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Swimwear and towel in case you want to swim at the beach in your free time
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Cash for possible additional expenses (Can be Mexican pesos or US dollars).
  • Camera
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Mosquito repellent

Where does the tour Tour Cobá and Tulum start

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

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