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Mayan Experience Tour: Chichen Itza, Valladolid and Ek Balam

  • Hassle-free, round-trip transport from Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels
  • Go with a guide: See landmarks you may not recognize on your own
  • Admission tickets to Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, and cenote included
Mayan Experience Tour: Chichen Itza, Valladolid and Ek Balam
From US$ 129.00
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Mayan Experience Tour: Chichen Itza, Valladolid and Ek Balam
From US$ 129.00

Avoid the stress of planning out separate visits to iconic Yucatan landmarks on this full-day tour. On walking tours of two ancient archaeological sites, Chichen Itza and Ek Balam, your guide ensures you see points of interest that most visitors miss if on their own. Break up the tour with a refreshing swim in a cenote and lunch in the colonial town of Valladolid.

What to Expect

The day begins with a pickup from your Cancun or Riviera Maya hotel. Greet your guide and then head to the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Going with a guide ensures you see unmarked points of interest that visitors often miss.

Take a break to swim in a secluded cenote, sinkholes that Mayans thought were entrances to the underworld. Next, head to the less-frequented archaeological site of Ek Balam, where your guide provides necessary historical context.

After a buffet lunch, your guide takes you on a walking tour of Valladolid, known for its colorful colonial architecture and historic main square. After the day ends, relax on the ride back to the doorstep of your hotel.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Tour Company but Issues with Outsourcing

Had a 5-star+ experience on this tour. Both our guide and driver were wonderful. They took great care of us and were exceptionally knowledgeable. They also managed to pack a lot into one day without feeling rushed at any time. Very relaxing. I suspect that...More

Thank TopazTunes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent tour - we liked it very much

We booked this tour offered by Mayans' Explorers and do not repent a single moment. Our pick up took place at 07.00 AM in Tulum. In Playa del Carmen we met some other touris & the guide and started our trip to Chichen Itza. We...More

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Awesome Day Exploring Mayan Culture

Spent the day with Luis and Carlos! They were professional, accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable. From the moment they picked us up (private group day tour) til they dropped us off, we received only the best treatment. Luis was extremely knowledgeable about the ruins and explained...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 May 2018
Magnifico !

This trip was unbelievable. We were meet by our driver Diego with a warm smile that was only a hint of what the day would bring. Our guide was Joel and these gentlemen certainly know their stuff! Diego would see to our needs for tickets...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 15 April 2018
Really beautiful tour of Mayan Ruins

We chose this tour because we were excited to see Ek Balam, and we're glad we did, because it was the best part of the tour. Such a difference from Chichen Itza - hardly any people, you get much closer to the ruins, and no...More

1  Thank Arthur P
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