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Chichen Itza the Original Tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya
"After hotel pickup you'll head to visit Chichen Itza. Travel to Chichen Itza on board an air-conditioned bus equipped with washroom. As you arrive to the archaeological site the guide will take you through the most important buildings and explain to you the details and history of the place.Explore the most important archaeological zone of Yucatan and admire the Kukulcan Pyramid the Temple of a Thousand Columns the observatory the sacred cenote the ball court and other amazing buildings. The guided tour is about 2.5 hours with about 30 additional minutes to take pictures and explore the place on your own. At the end of the tour you'll go to a restaurant for a buffet lunch (salad bar
From $79.00
Chichen Itza Tour with Cenote Swim from Cancun
"After hotel pickup early in the morning in Cancun board a deluxe vehicle and start your drive to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Once there you'll enjoy a guided tour of this site and learn the history of this wonder of the modern world. Walk around the site and see iconic buildings including the Kukulcan Pyramid and learn why Chichen Itza was a center of commercial and religious pow head to visit the ""Sacred Cenote Temozon"" ""Place of the Winds"" and refresh in the crystal clear waters of this natural well inside a cave covered with lush vegetation where you can enjoy the coolness of the water. Then you'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the  restaurant before heading back to your hotel."
From $63.00
Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Early Access to Chichen Itza plus Early Access to Tulum Ruins with an Archaeologist Guide
"Day 1 or 2 — Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza with a Private ArchaeologistYour tour starts with hotel pickup in Cancun in the very early morning so when you arrive at Chichen Itza you can enjoy this tranquil time of day with your archaeologist guide during your in-depth experience.During your tour hear background information about the well-preserved site of Chichen Itza and learn how this pre-Colombian city played an important role in Maya civilization from the years 600 to 1200 AD. A center of worship and pilgrimage until the Spanish arrived the site is still considered sacred by the Yucatán’s present-day Maya population.Learn how the city was discovered and unearthed by archaeologists
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How to get to Chichen Itza

You can get to Chichen Itza by bus or car via the MEX 180 from Mérida (1.5-2.5 hours; 116km/72mi) or Valladolid (1 hour; 42km/26mi). An air taxi service is also available.We got there from Merida and...
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Apr 17, 2013

Get there from Valladolid

Piste is the closest city to Chichen Itza, but it doesn't have much to see or do there. And the hotels can be quite pricy. The best option is to stay in Valladolid and then catch a second class bus...
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Aug 10, 2010

Bus Between Valladolid and Chichen Itza

Taking the bus from Valladolid to Chichen Itza is simple and quick. Second class Oriente buses leave from the bus terminal at Valladolid starting at 7:15am. There's a bus approximately every 30...
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Mar 26, 2008

Road to Chichen-itza

The road to Chichen-itza from the Cancun area is really good, flat and straight (see pictures). It is a paid highway. You enter it and in about half way between Cancun and Valladolid exit, right on...
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Jan 05, 2008


From Cancun: from the Cancun Bus Terminal in downtown, there are several 1st Class via ADO and then 2nd Class from Oriente (and others I believe). I took a 2nd Class bus on Oriente for 94$MX because...
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Sep 02, 2007

Driving to Chichen Itza

I personally find it more convenient to just rent a car and drive 2 something hours west of Cancun. It came out a lot cheaper and saved us a lot of time. We left our Cancun hotel around 7, got there...
Jun 15, 2007
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Car Rental

I personally find it more convenient to just rent a car and drive 2 something hours west of Cancun. It came out a lot cheaper and saved us a lot of time. We left our Cancun hotel around 7, got there...
Jun 15, 2007

Getting there by coach/bus

If you are travelling from Cancun, then there are many buses leaving every hour. If you are staying at one of the major hotels, then there should be a trip arranged by the reps, as they was for us....
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Mar 26, 2006

Getting there by car

Chichen Itza is on the main highway 180 between Merida (2½ hrs away) and Cancun (1½ hours away) If you take the 'autopista' from either city and enter the village of Piste from the north. When you...
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Mar 26, 2006

Exact schedules to go

Take care if you are reaching Chichen Itza from Cancun, because there are so few buses who go there and only in 2 or 3 different schedules. If you can not catch them (usually early in the morning) go...
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Dec 23, 2005

From Piste to the ruins

The walk from Piste (the town next to Chichen Itza) is only a kilometre or two, but if you've spent a whole day wandering around the ruins, it can seem like a fairly big trek. Getting from the ruins...
Oct 06, 2005

Use Valladolid as a Base to Explore Chichen Itza

Valladolid is a great base to explore the surrounding villages and Mayan ruins. Chichen Itza and Coba are very close. You can also get to Cancun, Merida, Izamal, Tizimin, Tulum, and Chetumal from...
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Dec 03, 2004

Get A Rental Car

i would highly suggest getting a rental car from cancun to chichen itza IF you plan to visit on your own and not on a tour. i wanted to drive there myself so i can take my time and have stopovers on...
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Sep 03, 2004

Bus tours from Playa del Carmen or Cancun

We have visited Chichen Itza twice, one by bus tour from Cancun and once by bus tour from Playa del Carmen. There are many ways to book these tours, I think the cheapest is to find a travel agency...
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Dec 15, 2003

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