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Tulum: Early Access Guided Tour of the Mayan Ruins

Product ID: 50181
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Travel back to the days of the Mayan Empire on a 9-hour tour of the seaside site of Tulum from the Riviera Maya. Explore the pyramids and historic buildings of the archaeological site.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

At your accommodation in the hotel zone of Cancun.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the Mayan walled city of Tulum
  • Marvel at the ruins of great temples and pyramids
  • Learn more about the Mayan culture and traditions
Full description
Explore one of the most famous Mayan sites in Mexico with an expert guide on a full-day tour of Tulum, with round-trip transfers from the Riviera Maya.

Located approximately 1-hour south of Playa del Carmen, the Mayan ruins of the seaside city stand on a 12-meter cliff overlooking the blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean. They were at their height of influence between the 13th and 15th centuries.

The archaeological site is relatively small and can be seen in approximately 2 hours. Admire Tulum’s most impressive building at the Pyramid El Castillo, the main temple overlooking the sea. Learn more about when and why Tulum was built, and how it was discovered by the explorers John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood in the 19th century.

Follow your guide around the sites main and minor monuments, such as the God of Winds Temple and the ruins of the Great Palace. Learn more about Mayan culture, and why the walled city of Tulum was built to face the dawn.
  • Round trip transportation from selected meeting points
  • Entrance to the Mayan ruins of Tulum
  • Bilingual guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Drones
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• There is an additional charge of MXN 45 per device to enter the archaeological site with a mobile device
• Please note that there are no showers or changing rooms
Customer reviews
Overall rating
2.4 / 5
based on 16 reviews
Review summary
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Amigo Tours LATAM

Product ID: 50181