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Chichen Itza

| Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The main pyramid and surrounding buildings and statues are a must see. Do yourself a favor and take a guided tour so you can learn all about the Mayan culture. Your guide will point out things you'd surely miss. Most areas have shade, but some...More

Thank leetha24
Reviewed 2 days ago

After a bus ride of 2-3 hours from Playa de Carmen we arrived at this place. Our tour guide had picked us up early in the morning so we arrived around 8 AM. The park opens at that time so we were one of the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Long journey from cancun to CI but worth it. Our English speaking guide who claimed he was Mayan, presented us with his own version of the site which differed from most respected books. This didnt stop me from enjoying the visit

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed visiting this World Wonder, my 6th out of the 7 WWs. We travelled here with our own rented car and drove from Playa del Carmen, with a 2 month old baby. It is very easy to do this wonder with a baby....More

Thank Sihpromatum
Reviewed 3 days ago

Chichen Itza has many buildings well excavated and is a fairly large site. There are many other structures still overgrown by the jungle and hopefully they will get more funding to continue the excavating and preserving. We had a private guide for 2 hours, Victor,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first saw these Ruins in my dad's National Geographic magazines nearly 30 years ago. Finally got to go see them, and it was amazing. The archeological park is very busy, but well maintained. There are about 20 different temples and structures in the main...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always on my list of historical venues to visit, I was not disappointed! The site was magnificent and our experience was made exceptional by our tour guide, Ernesto. Ernesto viewed his job as a calling and demonstrated a love for his job that I haven’t...More

Thank TheChas50
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I booked a whole day excursion to Chichen Itza with Cancun Passion (through Sunwing). We had a great time with the Cancun Passion, they rearranged our day so that we could go to the sites (it included a side trip to Ik...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here while on a shore excursion from a cruise. It is a 2 hour drive from Progresso. If you are a history buff, this is the place to visit. There were a lot of vendors on the sides of the walkways. Negotiating prices...More

Thank Cougar729
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked this tour from our hotel Grand Riviera Princess and it was a full day activity including transportation and all the stops. I think we were the second from the beginning of pick-ups/drop offs. Meaning we had the longest ride. Aside from that, we...More

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December 17, 2017|
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Response from Slowride84 | Reviewed this property |
You can get all the tickets you need at the last toll road plaza if your taking the toll road out there. Must take at least 800 peso for tolls as they don’t take US Dollars or credit cards at toll plazas. Have fun!!
Hello Chichen Itza experts, I am going Mexico next week and would like to get some input. We want to keep it mostly easy going without much physical stress. Please let me know if you have any suggestions about the plan as well as the TBDs. Thanks in advance! Day 1,2,3 Stay in resort in Hotel Zone TBDs - Any nearby recommended activities that that take 2-4 hours? Day 3 Travel to Chichen Itza by ADO + Colectivo via Valadolid during afternoon Stay in nearby hotel, watch Chichen Itza light show at night Day 4 Early morning - Chichen Itza visit Morning/Noon - Il Kil Cenote visit (+snorkeling) Afternoon - TBD Later afternoon/early evening Travel to Playa Del Carmen by ADO, stay in B&B Day 5 10 am - Cozumel Submarine Trip to Tulum and back by Colectivo Evening - TBD Day 6 Morning - TBD Afternoon - Leave
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Agnieszka C | Reviewed this property |
Hi we only did one day we have left hotel early in the morning and come back in the night so I don’t have any advice abut going around but it’s one of the thing u have to see it if u have a good guide u will have a fun time... More
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November 22, 2017|
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Response from Beth O | Reviewed this property |
We booked at our hostel. It was the same tour the resorts offered but at a hostel price.