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Tulum Guided Tour, Cenotes and Yal-kú Lagoon Snorkeling

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Get ready to enjoy a day full of history, culture and adventure. Walk through the ruins of Tulum - one of the last cities inhabited by the the Mayan people. Explore two unique cenotes that are part of the world's oldest underground river systems. Jump into Yalku - a breathtaking lagoon teeming with aquatic life and ideal for snorkeling. These are three of the main attractions of the Riviera Maya and they are now together in one eco-diverse tour. Lunch, entrance fees, a professional guide and transport are all included.
Highlights
  • Private guide on Tulum archeological ruins tour 
  • Swim in cenotes and a scenic lagoon 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus lunch included 
  • Good introduction to Maya Riviera  
What to Expect
Depart your Playa del Carmen hotel for Tulum, about one hour away. Most famous for its archeological ruins situated atop a dramatic clifftop bluff, the lively beach town was once a center of Mayan trade and defense. Your guide leads you on a tour, then you are free explore further on your own, or, descend the stairs beside the ruins that lead to a small public beach for a dip.

Next you will visit two cenotes, or natural sinkholes in the earth. The Yucatan Peninsula’s cenotes form one of the most extensive underground river system in the world and they are like nothing else you’ve seen.

Continue on to Yal Ku Lagoon, an estuary where fresh water from the underground rivers meets saltwater from the sea, creating a unique environment where many fish and sea creatures live and raise their young.

After your day of fun, the tour ends with drop-off at your Playa del Carmen hotel.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable, educational, entertaining, and that's just our guide Carlos (air drummer extraordinaire). Good tunes in the van. All round professionals from start to finish, just booked 4 excursions with them for our Vallarta trip. All 3 destination point worthy on there own, plus great final...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

My husband and I did this excursion and were pleased from start to finish! Our guide was Jorge Martinez and his driver was Kalet. They were both great! Jorge was very informative, friendly and spoke great English! We learned so much about the history and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Our guide "Gina from Argentina" and David the driver was a hoot! Such a mighty little pack of dynamite Gina was! She was very knowledgable and always made us laugh. Even though it felt like 100 degrees at Tulum, she always had a smile on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TamiR148
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Silvino and Balthazar were an amazing driver/guide duo. Before arriving at Tulum, Silvino shared his vast wealth of knowledge about the ancient Mayan civilization. Tulum was an incredible site, that much history along the coast, fantastic! Balthazar gave us a unique "Mayan massage", lol, on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RWagnerj
Reviewed May 30, 2019

( I hope I am leaving a review for the correct excursion; we went to Tulum, a lagoon, and one cenote.) Guides: Jorge, our driver was friendly, safe and on time. Alejandro (Alex) was a joy to know! Alex comes off as naturally pleasant, able...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from 24yearsandcounting | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We booked our excursion through our hotel through Cancun Adventures.
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I don’t know about pick ups from Vidanta. Our group of six felt the day was paced appropriately. Considering the guide and driver were with us and “on” all day, we felt well-treated and entertained. This excursion is an... More
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