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Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

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Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

We will be a group of 5 women staying in the Riviera Maya area in January. We don't want to use the hotel tour service, but we would like to spend a day visiting Tulum, the ruins and the Cenotes. Can anyone recommend a way, or service to do this easily? Thanks!

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1. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

The easiest way is to rent a car for the day and DIY.

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2. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

Exactly where are you staying? The Riviera Maya is a long region of the coastal area.

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3. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

Playa Del Carmen. What do you think about the "Tours by Locals" organization? Thanks!

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4. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

It sounds like you want a guided experience versus doing it on your own. I do not know about the source you mentioned but other places include Yucatreks and Edventures.

Or just hire a taxi VAN for the day and pay your own admission fees.

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5. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

We are happy to do it on our own, I just didn't want to go through the hassle of renting a car just for the day. How much would you guess a taxi van would cost for the day? Is there a particular company you would recommend? Thanks again for your help.

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6. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

Travelgal I do not since I would take the ADO bus to the Tulum ruins and probably a colectivo north to Dos Ojos cenote and colectivo back to PDC.

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7. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

I appreciate your help. Thanks!

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8. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

I found this in the Playa del Carmen Top Questions section:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g150812-i23-k38392…

You will need a van taxi which may cost double that of a small sedan taxi.

It may be useful to have a place like Edventures price out your trip so you have a cost comparison.

Edited: 7:12 pm, January 09, 2013
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9. Re: Best way to see Tulum Ruins and Cenotes

I agree with Co-Pilot. I used a private tour company and they took away all the hassle. We had a wonderful time!

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