Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour


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7,252 reviews   (4.79)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: cancun, mexico

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Tour the impressive archaeological complex of Chichén Itzá and discover a ceremonial centre of the Maya civilisation. Then, go to a sacred sinkhole and end with a buffet meal in the restaurant.

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cancún or the Riviera Maya, or in the meeting point of your convenience, and then journey to one of the most important monuments on the Yucatán Peninsula.

Upon arrival at Chichén Itzá, look at the step pyramid of Kukulcan (El Castillo), known for the play of light from the equinox that casts shadows on each step to create an image of a serpent descending.

Go to an ancient cenote and experience one of the sinkholes that form part of a network of underground rivers sacred to the Maya people. Enjoy a delicious buffet meal and take a stroll around the colonial city of Valladolid to complete your experience.


What's Included

30 minute stop at Valladolid main square

Certified bilingual guide during all journey

Entry/Admission - Cenote and Access to the restrooms and dressing rooms at Saamal

Hotel pickup from Cancun and Riviera Maya or meeting point (Depends on option selected)

Special area reserved for the buffet meal

Visit an amazing mayan "cenote" (sinkhole)

What's Not Included

Beverages (If option selected)

Chichen Itza access tax (30 usd per adult / 5 usd per child) (If option selected)

Lockers and life jackets

Optional tips


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Chichen Itza
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Cancún or the Riviera Maya, and then journey to one of the most important monuments on the Yucatán Peninsula.

Upon arrival at Chichén Itzá, look at the step pyramid of Kukulcan (El Castillo), known for the play of light from the equinox that casts shadows on each step to create an image of a serpent descending.

Go to the ancient cenote of Saamal and experience one of the sinkholes that form part of a network of underground rivers sacred to the Maya people. Enjoy a delicious buffet meal and take a stroll around the colonial city of Valladolid to complete your experience.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Cenote Saamal
Cenote Saamal is a beautiful cenote that is open with a manmade waterfall going into it. You will need to descend down stone steps. There are multiple viewing platforms to take photos from.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

One of the most beautiful colonial cities of Yucatan and the first to be visited from the important tourist market of Quintana Roo is undoubtedly Valladolid, for the majesty of its temples and the ancestry of its old neighborhoods. After Mérida is the second city in importance and the oldest in Yucatan. Its streets and buildings preserve its glorious past and witnessed various indigenous uprisings, such as the so-called "War of Castes". Today it is a placid city where you can admire beautiful old houses, has great commercial dynamism and is a key point in the development of the state for its strategic location.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Just book!
JonB21forever, 14-09-2022
Me and my girlfriend spent quite some time searching for company's and reading reviews and have been left 100% satisfied with the experience on offer. Yes you can find tours for less and take the gamble, pray that no hidden extra expenses crop up and that your tour guide is knowledgeable and happy.... roll that dice if that's your thing.
Booking with this company resulted in a truly satisfying experience and most importantly kept that smile upon my GF's face, and NOT one of a mythical she-devil who could turn you to stone if you caught a glimpse of her!
A big modern, comfy bus with AC arrived to pick us up and we were given cold water bottles to quench our thirst. Special mention to our tour guide Martin Pech who is very knowledgeable and impressed me with his clear English and million other languages in his portfolio of knowledge. Its clear that Martin truly loves his job and is passionate and proud of his Mayan heritage.
Everything was, as is described on the website and had zero hidden expenses however, received some good advice on souvenirs resulting in purchasing something (of quality and not the usual tat I often return home with). Also after some tequila tasting in Valladolid its hard not to support the locals and come away with a bottle. (You can and should haggle on the price of the tequila.... the tequila is absolutely delicious and worth every Peso regardless of the cost). Convince the Mrs you ONLY want to help support the local community with your purchase and you too might be lucky enough to walk away with something fine to add your ever growing drink collection.
Go for a swim in the beautiful cenote with refreshing water and enjoy a cracking selection of unlimited food to refuel..... enough said.

JUST BOOK, AVOID THE STRESS AND STOP WASTING YOUR PRECIOUS AND WELL EARNED VACATION HOURS.

AND.... FAO the tour company.... I hope Martin is well payed as you're lucky to have found this guy!!! #pay rise for Martin!!
Amazing Bucket List experience ✅
697mazb, 14-09-2022
Amazing experience! Definitely recommend for anyone looking to see the real Mexico.
Our tour guide Alex made the day very memorable. His English was flawless so we felt involved the whole time, he was very entertaining and very knowledgeable, also had the best playlist!! The bus was lovely and clean and the Aircon was a god send! Chichen Itza was bigger than we expected and very interesting, though I'd definitely recommend you look into Mayan mythology a bit before you go. The cenote was a bucket list experience, being in the jungle and rappelling into the water then having time to swim around. The Mayan ceremony was a nice touch and a chance to learn a bit more of the traditions. The food was traditional, very tasty and filling and served by very friendly native Mexicans.
Fun Culture Trip
michaelpW1998RR, 14-09-2022
Getting to see Chichen Itza was amazing and Martín Pech was super informative and had great stories about the culture. He was able to provide a lot of context for something that I knew very little about beforehand. I came away with a better understanding of the local culture and quite a few laughs as well. The food at the cenote was phenomenal and the quick stop in valladolid was a very cool experience.
Great tour duide
101klarissac, 14-09-2022
This tour was awesome! Getting picked up from our starting point was very easy and when we called customer service they were helpful. The activities planned were great. Our tour guide Martín Pech was amazing!! He is very knowledgable and proud to do his job. He made the experience that much better!
Great
Scenic689007, 14-09-2022
Awesome experience love the way the work and luis was great. I would love to come back and thanks for be so friendly
Recommended
543sumitm, 19-09-2022
We came here on a Monday in September. The trip was well planned and delivered what was advertised. Our trip guide Sami was knowledgeable, well spoken, and friendly. The buffet after Chichen itza had vegetarian food options.However, drinks weren’t included in the fee. There was no lineup in cenote and looked surreal. I would book them again in the future.
DEFINITELY COMING BACK!
DeepHaven8407, 19-09-2022
It was AMAZING!!! The operation is flawless. The crew is wonderful. Alan is the sweetest person and knowledgeable about everything on this tour. Ricardo is the best driver I’ve ever seen! Such a comfortable ride with AC the entire time and bathroom inside the bus as well as comfortable and reclinable chairs. There is space on top of seating to place belongings. Ladies bring a backpack, extra pair of clothes, hats, sun glasses and comfortable shoes and face masks because they are required in some places. Overall unbelievable! Thank you!
This tour made my trip!!!
DGworldtour, 19-09-2022
Our hosts Alan and Ricardo were amazing hosts on this tour. Their knowledge of the history made the tour even more worth while. The tour was very organized and fulfilling to do with my family.

The food was great and authentic & the last stop in the city were the best deals to do your shopping so hold off on those souvenirs if you plan to do a tour !

You will be doing a lot of walking so be prepared to put on your best walking shoes with your cutest fashionable look to take lots of photos!!!

Thank you! My family truly enjoyed it.
Amazing tour experience!!!
moao2019, 19-09-2022
An amazing tour from start to finish. The communication in the lead up to the tour was clear and efficient. Alan was our tour guide and gave great insight along the way, his humour and detail kept the group engaged and entertained. Ricardo was our driver and provided a smooth and relaxing journey there and back. The bus was also clean and spacious with the added bonus of charging points. 10/10!!!
Day Well Spent
595kellig, 19-09-2022
Alan was an amazing tour guide, the long rides were worth it due to his informative commentary on the area and Mayan history. We loved this tour as it taught us so much about the history of many things we’ve now come to know. It also helps that we’ve crossed off another Great Wonder of the world from our bucket list.

Shoutout to Ricardo our driver who brought us safely and comfortably!!

I’ll be sure to recommend to anyone coming to Tulum/Playa Del Carmen!
Probably the best tour I’ve ever been on!!!
Viki G, 15-09-2022
We had a tour with Alfredo, Alan and Norma and they were the best!! It was super interactive, we felt very taken care of. I visited Mexico with my friends, they were very welcoming and nice and the tour was a whole experience. We visited Chichen Itza, went swimming at a cenote and had a quick stop in Volladolid. We tried tequilas for free, took lots of pictures, the tour also included an open buffet of traditional Mexican food and a variety of snacks and fruits. Would 1000000% recommend to anyone visiting the country if you love learning more about the local culture and trying different types of food!!! ♥️
Fantastic Day
Marviniseghehi, 15-09-2022
I HIGHLY recommend this tour! Honestly it’s been one of the best holiday experiences of my life! We missed the pick up location the crew was kind enough to turn around the coach and come back for us! Very entertaining and interesting info was given on the way to the chichen itza and throughout the tour.

Chichen itza combined with the Cenote swimming experience made it a truly beautiful day! And the history behind the mayans is mind blowing.
Great tour, but there are a couple of things that could be improved
298amirw, 15-09-2022
The tour and sites themselves were amazing and a great experience.
But there were some problems that i was not expecting such as:
1. There is an extra fee to enter the Chichen Itza.
2. It was not easy to contact the tour guide.
Amazing staff
divyankshak, 15-09-2022
Amazing people, whole staff is great..
Loved it! Definitely recommend!
mendeztiffany, 19-09-2022
The whole tour was incredible! Tino and Alemán were knowledgeable and friendly, an amazing duo that made us laugh while simultaneously educating us on the culture. Be prepared to be amazed by the beauty of the Mayas! Family friendly, even with young children- we went with our 2.5 year old- I would recommended bringing a stroller and applying sunblock. All in all, 10/10 experience.
10/10 would recommend!
efthimiosk221, 19-09-2022
The tour was great, we saw everything we hoped for, the food was very good and Ruth was a great tour guide, organized and entertaining us with stories about the history and mythos of Mexico at every turn! Would definitely recommend! The cenote was my personal favorite but be prepared for a long day. You'll be tired when you get home but it's gonna be worth it!
We went in August 2021 and the guides were very respectful of mask regulations!
Great tour, great team of guides!
jessicaoD591LN, 19-09-2022
Alomen, Tino, and Alfredo were sooo wonderful as our Beautifully educating tour team! They were punctual, professional, funny, and most importantly informational and engaging. They made this excursion a Perfect tour to start off my trip very well! Thank you gentlemen for a great day!!!
A HUMBLING EXPERIENCE
399andig, 15-09-2022
I cannot explain the feeling you get standing in an ancient city so full of culture, history, and wonder. The beauty of the waters you will swim in and the vegetation you will see are truly breathtaking. The food is so delicious you will want to replicate it at home. Our tour guides Norma and Alan Were wonderful and helpful. I was disappointed at the lack of time we got in the historic village. I do understand the reason for this but I missed the chocolate shop. Also being shouted at to buy things is very stressful and intimidating. However a small price to pay for such an amazing experience. I am truly grateful to have experienced and learned so much of this beautiful culture.
Beautiful sites!
Anna G, 18-09-2022
The bus was comfy and air-conditioned! Tino and Alaman were the guides, they were awesome. Very knowledgeable and great explanations of the history. I learned a ton! The sites were amazing, the cenote was one of the prettiest places I've seen. I did feel rushed during the cenote and shopping, mostly shopping at the final.stop. More time to actually visit more than one shop or site would have been nice.
Fun time
baoh648, 18-09-2022
Tino gave a great history, Alimon was fun as well. They were both very helpful, answered all questions & took care his guest very well




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