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Chichén-Itzá

Entrance: 232 pesos

The ball game

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At only 40km/25 miles from Valladolid, this astonishing Mayan-Toltec archeological site, is a must-see. We'll arrive at opening time. So, besides having Chichén for your own (before the coast buses arrive), you'll also avoid the heat.

A multilingual guide (+- 1 1/2hrs) will explain you about the Itzáes, the ancient inhabitants of Chichén Itzá, their impressive 30m/98 feet high Castle of Kukulcán (and its solar calendar reflected in it), the largest Ball Court in Mesoamerica and the Temple of the Warriors.



The observatory

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The Mayans are known for their astronomical knowledge. Not a telescope, but the windows in the Caracol point in the cardinal and subcardinal directions and are believed to enable the tracking of the movement of Venus, the Pleides, the sun and the moon and other celestial events.




Nunnery Palace

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We'll finish with this palace complex that shows some beautiful examples of different architectural styles: Chenes and Puuc.

After the guided visit you'll have +- 1hr free time.




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Cenote

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After visiting the archeological site, we'll Go to a remote cenote. A quiet place to rest or take a refreshing dip. There we will have lunch made by the local Mayan woman community.




Izamal

Convent

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This yellow city with its 16th century convent constructed on a Mayan pyramid and having the second largest atrium in the world, is one of the few Magical Towns of Mexico.




Buggy tour

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During a relaxing roundtrip with a horse-drawn carriage, we'll show you four Mayan structures you still can climb. One of it is the third largest building in Mesoamerica (in terms of volume).




Light and sound (optional)

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This evening performance brings you back in a mysterious Mayan time. You can see the simulation of the equinox: a magical play of light and shadows creates the appearance of a snake that gradually descends a staircase of the pyramid to complete the feathered serpent, Kukulcán.






Time Activity
07:20 am - 7:30 am Pick-up service
07:30am – 08:15am To Chichén Itzá
08:30am – 10:00am Guided tour
10:00am – 11:30am Free time
11:30am – 11:45am Trip to remote cenote
11:45am – 12:30pm Swimming/relaxing time
12:30pm – 02:00pm Lunch and trip to Izamal
02:15pm – 04:15pm Visit Izamal
04:30pm – 06:30pm Back to Valladolid

Chichén Itzá sound and light show*

Time Activity
05:45pm – 06:30pm Departure (winter)
07:00pm – 07:50pm Show (winter)
07:55pm – 08:40pm Back to Valladolid (winter)

* In summertime we leave 1 hour later.

Price: 85 usd per person.

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Children: From 4 - 11 years old 70 USD per child.

Includes: Ttransport with a.c., professional guide (+-1 1/2hrs + free time) in Chichén Itzá, entrance of a remote cenote, lunch (regional food) and visit Izamal.

Not included: Entrance to Chichen Itza (154/232 pesos) and tips.

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Minimum: 3 people (if only 2 people, 20 usd more per person).

Pick-up service included: Between 07:20 am.- 7:30 am

If you want to continue your trip to Merida, we can help you to catch the bus from Izamal.

We recommend you to make a reservation by sending us an e-mail. The first one who books a tour on a certain day, that day will be the tour for all customers.

Payment (only cash: pesos, usd, 4 banks in Valladolid) is here in Valladolid, the day(s) before the trip.

We don't get commissions in the places we visit!! We don't bother you with stopping at shops to let you buy souvenirs. So you will pay a correct price.



Prices for Chichén Itzá sound and light show

Price: 20 usd per person.

Includes: Transport with a.c.

Minimum: 3 people.

 

Recommended for all ages

We recommend you to bring:

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  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sport shoes or sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Rain jacket
  • Bottle of water
  • Toilet paper
  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Cash to pay the entrances
  • Good humor

*We recommend you not to apply insect repellent or sunscreen before entering the cenotes