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Chichen Itza 97751 Mexico
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Chichen Itza, Cenote & Valladolid All-Inclusive Tour

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Dive into Yucatan’s cultural heritage on this full-day tour from Cancún or the Riviera Maya, calling at Chichén Itzá (admission not included), the Ik Kil cenote, and Valladolid. Benefit from the historical knowledge of your guide as you explore the Maya ruins and colonial city, then cool off with a swim in the cenote’s fresh waters. Avoid hidden costs with transfers and a buffet lunch included in the price.
$47.00 per adult
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The World is My Oyster wrote a review Oct 2020
Orlando, Florida18,304 contributions5,393 helpful votes
We walked a little ways off through countess of annoying vendors only to barely be able to see this Cenote. There are too many trees in the way, and you can't get too close to get a good look or pictures of it.
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Date of experience: October 2020
3 Helpful votes
Patricia R wrote a review Mar 2020
Targu Mures, Romania184 contributions22 helpful votes
Since this was the sacred cenote I was expecting maybe a little more information (descriptive panels are short in the information they provide thought the Chichen Itza archeological site). Maybe I had my expectations raise too high, but somehow it was disappointing
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Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
bucketlisttravellers wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, Australia3,519 contributions604 helpful votes
The Sacred Cenote is at the far end of the Chichen-Itza complex. To get here you must walk past a row of vendors doing their best to sell their wares. While the cenote has a great deal of significance to the Chichen-Itza site, we found it unimpressive. You can't get too close to it and it looks quite grimmy. We overheard a guide say that the water must be still running albeit slowly as the water doesn't have a stagnant smell. We noticed a few tourists smoking here, which we found quite disrespectful as the entire Chichen-Itza is no smoking.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Tomi T wrote a review Jan 2020
Novo Mesto, Slovenia41 contributions10 helpful votes
The Yucatán Peninsula is composed of carbonate and soluble rocks, mostly of limestone, although dolomite and evaporites are also present at different depths. The entire Yucatán Peninsula is an opaque, lying Karst region. Recessed sunken caves, locally known as cenotes, are a common occurrence in the northern lowlands of the peninsula. Cenote caves are karst caves that are completely or mostly flooded with water. Cenote can be an underground cave, an abyss or a cave. The name of the cenote is derived from the language of the ancient Mayans from the Yucatan Peninsula. Today, cenotes are important archeological sites, because in the civilization of the ancient Mayans, these sites were places where they threw gifts.
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Date of experience: November 2019
2 Helpful votes
nickmchargue wrote a review Dec 2019
Trenton, Missouri100 contributions20 helpful votes
I thought I would go see this. The walk is easy but this is a hole in the ground with wateer in it. Nothing to see
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Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
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