Private Tour to Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid
Duration: 10 hours Super Easy
Why we love this tour
You will enjoy the perfect combination of discovering Chichen Itza and swimming in a beautiful cenote!
- Private guided tour to Chichen Itza
- Learning about Mayan culture
- Swimming in a Oxman cenote
- Valladolid Colonial Town
- Local Yucatan dishes and crafts
This tour is a wonderful option for anyone interested in visiting one of the world's most impressive archaeological sites with the comfort of a private vehicle and guide.
During the 2 to 2.5 hour drive to Chichen Itza, your expert driver-guide will tell you all about the history and culture of the Yucatan. This overview will also include insights into Mayan culture so that when you arrive at Chichen Itza, you can focus more on architecture and specific facts of this ancient city.
Once you are at Chichen Itza, you will enjoy a private tour with your driver-guide that will cover the main features of this expansive archaeological site. You will learn all about the history and culture of the city, as well as the impressive scientific and architectural achievements that were made in the construction of the many monuments.
After your tour of Chichen Itza, it is time to visit a nearby cenote for a quick swim (swimming is optional). A cenote is a freshwater, underground river that is accessible via a cove or other opening in the ground. The water is cool, clear, and refreshing, and the setting itself is very beautiful. Please note that there are two cenotes in the area, and we will visit the one that works best with the schedule on the day of your tour.
Following the stop at the cenote, it is time for lunch! Or, if you get hungry earlier in the day, you can ask your guide to have a lunch before the stop at the cenote. Either way, you are going to love the food at our favorite restaurant in the Spanish Colonial town of Valladolid. We will be eating local Yucatan dishes just a short walk from the famous Cathedral that opened in the late 1500's.
After your meal (and if time allows), you can enjoy a quick visit to a few of the surrounding shops which feature some local crafts and embroidery. Then we will drive back to your hotel, where we aim to have you back by 5:30-6:00 pm.
7:00 am – Pickup at hotel or airbnb
9:15 am – Arrive to Chichen Itza
12:30 pm – Spend time swimming in Cenote
2:00 pm – Lunch in a local restaurant at Valladolid
5:30 pm – Drop off at the hotel (1 hour 45 minutes drive on highway)
Need to know before you go
What you should bring:
Towels & swimsuit
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour starts.
Pick up at Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, plus any hotel or airbnb in the Riviera Maya
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