Day trip

Cancún: Chichén Itzá, Valladolid and Hubiku Cenote Day-Trip

Activity provider: Cancun Sightseeing

Cancún: Chichén Itzá, Valladolid and Hubiku Cenote Day-Trip

Activity provider: Cancun Sightseeing
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From US$ 54 per person

Likely to sell out

Spend the day exploring the well-preserved ruins at Chichén Itzá. Gaze up at the steps of the Kukulkan Pyramid, go for a refreshing swim in a spectacular underground cenote, and stop in the charming colonial city of Valladolid.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Hotel pick up and drop off is included for most hotels in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the breathtaking UNESCO-listed Chichén Itzá
  • See the Kukulkan Pyramid, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
  • Check out a Mayan ball court and ancient observatory
  • Swim in Cenote Hubiku, an underground cavern
  • Explore the charming colonial city of Valladolid
Full description

Explore the Yucatan Peninsula on a guided day tour from Cancún. Discover the fascinating ruins of Chichén Itzá, swim in a stunning cenote, and make a stop in the charming city of Valladolid.

After pickup from your hotel, travel into the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula to discover a sparkling, picturesque cenote cavern pond at Hubiku. Dive into the cool, clear water and chat with your guide about how these jungle-surrounded pools are formed from underground freshwater streams.

Afterwards, recharge with a tasty buffet lunch of Yucatecan specialties, before heading to the region's main historic attraction. Upon arrival at Chichen Itza, embark on a comprehensive guided tour that immerses you in the archaeological site's most breathtaking landmarks. Marvel at the mysterious Kukulkan Pyramid, learning about its role in pre-Columbian Maya civilization from your engaging guide.

Nearby, take a look at the largest ball court in the Americas and imagine ancient players involved in a rousing game of pok ta pok, a ritual that was practiced throughout the Maya Empire. Catch your reflection in the Cenote Sagrado sacrificial pond, the Temple of the Warriors, and the Observatory, which dates back over 1,000 years.

On your way back, make a stop at the main square of Valladolid and admire its colonial architecture and the 16th-century San Gervasio Church before being dropped off back at your hotel.

Includes
  • Guided tour of Chichén Itzá, Hubiku, and Valladolid
  • Buffet lunch
  • Round-trip transportation to and from most Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels
  • Transportation from a meeting point in Tulum
  • Locker and life jacket at Cenote Hubiku
  • Beverages
  • Admission fee of $31 USD per adult and $5 USD per child or for Mexican Citizens $15 USD per adult and $5 USD per child
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Children 3 and younger are free of charge
  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain
  • A nominal surcharge for lockers and life jackets at Cenote Hubiku is payable on the day of your activity
  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels
  • Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation
  • Adults visiting Chichen Itza must pay an admission fee of 31 USD per person for international visitors and 15 USD for Mexican citizens. A fee of 5 USD applies to children regardless of nationality. Fees are payable on the day of the activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 112 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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The day trip was fine. We were picked up from the hotel on time and continued with a giant bus. The three trips from cenote, chitchen itzu and valladolid were nice. It was just damn hot that day. I wished that cool water had been made available to travelers on the bus.

July 2, 2022

The pick-up at the hotel worked well. The cenote was fantastically beautiful and since we were in the water before everyone else, we had it all to ourselves. Chicen Itza was a dream and the guide was very good. However, we had a guide from a local provider. A strong aftertaste came from the fact that the tour guide asked us to only take the bare essentials for the tour. After we got back we found that my daughter's AirPots had been stolen from her backpack.

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November 19, 2021

Of course they want to sell you something, but what was promised was also shown. Great places, Hubiku Cenote was a little short of time along with lunch. From Playa del Carmen it was quite exhausting because we left at 7 a.m. and were back at the hotel at 9 p.m., although we were the second to be delivered. Was a full coach. All in one exhausting, time-consuming, but worth seeing!

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October 31, 2021

Product ID: 202474