Chichen Itza is the ancient capital of the Mayan Empire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a spectacular area of historical significance that is also one of the seven wonders of the modern world. Our travel experts strongly recommend that you take the opportunity to visit Chichen Itza during your holiday to Cancun. The perfect way to do this is to take a guided Chichen Itza day trip from Cancun.
Swim at a Cenote
Your guided tour to Chichen Itza from Cancun starts with pick up from your hotel. The first stop is a visit to a spectacular cenote, either the Ik Kil cenote or the Hubiku cenote. A cenote is a natural swim hole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath. Be sure to bring along your towel and swimsuit so you can enjoy a swim in one of these unique natural wonders!
Your next stop is Chichen Itza itself. You'll be taken on a one and a half hour tour with a certified guide who will lead you through the ancient capital of the Mayan Empire to discover the most important landmarks in this extraordinary historical site. You’ll see the Caracol Observatory, one of the oldest Observatories in The Americas, the Temple of Kukulcan, the Temple of Warriors, the ball court and the Wall of Skulls. Your guide will highlight the historical significance of all the most important sites before leaving you to explore the ruins on your own for a while.
Your day trip from Cancun to Chichen Itza also includes the opportunity to enjoy some traditional Mexican cuisine. You’ll stop at a local restaurant for a lunch featuring local specialities and regional dishes. Entertainment is provided while you dine, sit back, relax and enjoy some local folk music and traditional dance. After lunch, you'll be transported back to your Cancun hotel.
Book Day Trips from Cancun
To book at day trip to Chichen Itza from Cancun, speak to one of our expert travel advisors. Our advisors can help you choose the best tour package and as they have first-hand experience of the best day trips from Cancun, they can give you a real insight into what to expect. Call us now.