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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen

Highlights
  • Visit three Yucatan highlights in just one day from Playa del Carmen 
  • Get an introduction to Mexico's history—even with limited time 
  • Tick off a world wonder, a cenote, and lesser-known ruins 
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Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour from Playa del Carmen
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Overview
Tick off more Mexico attractions, including one of the New7Wonders of the World, in less time on an activity-packed day trip from Playa del Carmen—the ideal choice for first-time visitors and history buffs. Visit the world-famous Chichen Itza, explore the lesser-known Ek Balam, and cool off in Cenote Hubiku. Plus, all entrance fees and two meals are included for a seamless experience.
What to Expect

Your tour begins with pickup in the early morning, when you’ll board an air-conditioned coach and receive a light breakfast. Head straight to Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the World, and arrive before the midday crowds.

Inside, you’ll visit highlights such as El Castillo (Kukulcan Pyramid) and the Ball Court, and learn about the function of the archaeological site in Maya civilization. Then, continue to Cenote Hubiku to refresh in it waters.

Next up is Ek Balam, a lesser-known collection of Maya ruins. Climb to the top of ancient temples and admire frescoes that depict the Maya underworld as your guide tells you about the history of the area. Your tour concludes with drop-off back in Playa del Carmen.

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Reviews (106)
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Reviewed yesterday
Pack in 3 unique stops but with plenty of time to enjoy it all

This tour was a dream come true. On our very first day in Playa Del Carmen, we took this full day trip to Chichen Itza, Hubiku Cenote, and Ek Balam. It was the perfect mix of culture, history, relaxation, and discovery. Checking Chichen Itza, one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Busdriver4321
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Very relaxing and informative tour.

You can't beat first impressions, when they arrived exactly at the pickup time I was impressed. This is Mexico after all, the clock always seems to be approximate at best. Carrlos was our very friendly driver, didn't speak any English except for his one phrase...More

Thank rddukee
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile
What an amazing experience

Me and my wife had the greatest day. It started with Javier picking us up, he was on time and the van was very clean and comfortable. Carmen was our tour guide, on the two hour drive to chichen itza she gave us a very...More

1  Thank jonathanfF5960WC
Reviewed 25 October 2018
lost its ancient magic!!!

Too many tourists. Had not enough time to look around about 5 I was told to leave the ancient ruins and couldn't even visit the denote. Fortunately in 1998 when it was more genuine I had the chance to see it all. Unfortunaltey in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Meltem C
Reviewed 9 October 2018
Amazing! Best part of our trip!

My Family were blown away by Chris! His knowledge was outstanding and completely shared some much with us! My husband, and 16 year were so engaged with the history and experience that he gave us! The Cenote was gorgeous and lunch was fantastic! We felt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank RebeccaL1354
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ddg678
9 November 2018|
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Response from BostonJeffK |
Unfortunately no, because some bad tourists ruined it for the rest of us. You can not walk on or up the pyramids at Chichen Itza anymore. At Ek Balam you can but it is a tough climb.
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