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Small group ensures personal service
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Buffet lunch included
Your excursion begins with pick up service aboard a 16 seater Mercedes Benz Van (small groups for luxurious comfort) from the lobbies of all major Merida hotels. You will head directly to the archaeological site through a private entrance. A certified tour guide will take you on a 2 hour tour, exploring the secrets of the ancient Mayan Civilization. Your guide will explain the historical significance of all the most important constructions such as the Observatory, the Nunnery, La Iglesia and Akab Dzib.
After this, you will continue to the main plaza, where the famous Temple of Kukulcan is located (El Castillo or the Pyramid), the remarkable Ball Game Court, the Temple of the Jaguars, the Platform of Eagles and Jaguars, The Platform of Venus, the Tzompantli, the Temple of the Warriors and its adjacent Temple of the 1,000 columns. You will have time to discover the site on your own, so move at your own pace, admire the monuments, and take pictures.
After your first visit to the ruins, regroup to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Mayaland Hotel. During lunch you will be entertained by traditional Yucatan music and dance performances by the Mayaland regional ballet. After lunch you may choose to return to the ruins, take a dip in the pool, relax on a lounge chair or stroll through the hotel’s tropical gardens. Optional activities like bike riding or horseback riding are available at the hotel at a nominal fee.
You will depart from Chichen Itza to Cancun and Riviera Maya where you will have drop off service at the major hotels.
Transportation from Merida hotels and drop off at major hotels at Cancun or Riviera Maya
Entrance fee to Chichen Itza
Entrance fee to Cenote Ik Kil
Entrance fee to the Mayan Planetarium
Bilingual certified INAH Guide for 2 hour tour
Free access to Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows facilities: private entrance to the archaeological site, swimming pool, restrooms, lounge chairs and gardens
Buffet lunch at the Mayaland Hotel
Time to explore the Temples on your own.
Gratuities and optional activities
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Tour itinerary may be subject to change without notice
You may visit, for free the Xtoloc Cenote, located on the resorts' grounds. No swimming permitted. It is an important element of the history of this holy Mayan city.
Bring light clothing, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, sunglasses, hat, biodegradable sun block, swim suit, cash for personal expenses and water.
The next hotels have meeting point: HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS, HAMPTON, MESON DE LA LUNA AND SPA, MISION EXPRESS MERIDA ALTABRISA, CITY EXPRESS. The meeting point is at Gray Line Office (Street 60 Av. Colon LOCAL #9 PLAZA BONITA). Please confirm your schedule
If your travel date is on Sunday, we do not have pick-ups. The meeting point is Gray Line Office (Street 60 Av. Colon LOCAL #9 PLAZA BONITA) at 9:00 am
Your hotel in Merida
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.