This is the Chichen Itza Tour option you pick when you don’t want to waste any time on other tourist attractions other then Chichen Itza and get to and back from the ruins site fast! The Chichen Itza Express Tour from Playa del Carmen option does not include the lunch, or additional stops at Cenote Ik’kil, or Valladolid. On this speedy tour you are guaranteed to be back to your hotel in the least amount of time. To achieve this you go directly to the ruins and back with a continental style breakfast in route. You will have 1 1/2 hours with a certified guide to tell you all about the details of this amazing place and then you will still have another hour to explore on your own. This is a tour of a lifetime giving you the opportunity to experience one of the new 7 wonders of the world in a time efficient manner but still give you more then enough time to explore and learn about Chichen Itza and the Mayan civilization.
Chichen Itza Facts!
- Meaning: Chichen Itza means ¨at the mouth of the well of Itza
- Size: These Mayan ruins covers an area of 6.5 sq km (2.5 sq miles). Chichen Itza was one of the largest Mayan cities and it was likely to have been one of the mythical great cities and the capital of two empires.
- Must see Chichen Itza´s most impressive sights and structures are located in the central zone. Here you´ll find the Juego de Pelota or Ball Court, several platforms, temples, and the spectacular Pyramid of Kukulkan (one of the new Seven Wonders of the Word). It is a massive 25 meter or 80 feet high stone representation of the Maya calendar. Toltec warriors are represented in the carvings around the doorway at the top of El Castillo.
- Visitors: over 1.2 million people per year.
- Hotel pick up approximately 7:30 a.m., Tour returns approximately 4 p.m.
- Round trip Air Conditioned Transportation
- Entrance to the Chichen Itza ruin
- Certificated guide in English or Spanish
- Free time in the ruin
- Continental box breakfast (Bread, Juice, and Fruit)
- Children 3 and under are free for this tour but must be sat in an adults lap
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*You will receive your tour confirmation within 24 hours of purchase. Next day tours must be reserved by 7 pm, and confirmation will be expedited if available. For next day orders after 7 pm, or any other questions please email us at [email protected] and one of our team will be happy to assist!