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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
From $99.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Ruinas Chichén-Itzá

Think about the descent

It's a temptation, climbing to the pyramid! However, you may be warned that, once in the top, everything changes: the steps are narrow and steep. Once up there, you turn back, and before a deep breath...
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solopes
Mar 23, 2016

Gas Station Scams!!!

I have driven all over the Yucatan and filled up and numerous Pemex gas stations, but it was the one right next to Chichen Itza that tried to cheat me. They of course insist on filling up your tank...
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wilocrek
Apr 28, 2008

"Let's Get Physical, Physical..."

Aaaah, there's nothing that screams "Mexico!!!" like driving through the Yucatan countryside, on the way back from Chichen Itza, listening to...the Best of Olivia Newton-John! Yep, that's what they...
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spgood301
Aug 23, 2007

Hot Hot Hot!

I guess it goes without saying that the interior of Mexico gets a little hot in the middle of August. When the sun's beating down on you. And you're out in an open field. Yep, that describes my day at...
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spgood301
Aug 23, 2007

False reading at Gas pumps

I had this happen to me while having a rental car filled up near Cancun. The attendant filled the tank then covered up the price area on the pump and tried to charge us dollars by the amount of fuel...
cherylwatersOH
Aug 15, 2007

Rental Cars

Be careful to document every little scrape or spot on your rental car as even in the nice hotels, rental agents will try to charge you for damage to your car that you did not cause. I had this happen...
cherylwatersOH
Aug 15, 2007
 
 
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Why do you need so many pillars

Despite being made of fibreglass, the meticulously laid out pillars stretching away from the Temple of Warriors really were nicely done by the contractors.What truly was hilarious was my guide's...
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Conspirator
Sep 17, 2006

The big "human sacrifice" fairytale

One of the themes that sucks the crowds into Chichen Itza is human sacrifice, which supposedly happened on a massive scale during the Toltec period. The attached photo, from the imaginatively named...
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Conspirator
Sep 17, 2006

5-star luxury coming soon to Chichen Itza

This murky green "sacred" cenote is associated with all sorts of gory "legends" ... virgins and warriors sacrificed by having their hearts ripped out were supposed to have been buried here to speed...
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Conspirator
Sep 17, 2006

Location of the Evidence

This is where to look on El Castillo to see the "Made in China" stone.And, by the way, the reason why you cannot climb El Castillo anymore is obviously not because some old lady fell over and knocked...
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Conspirator
Sep 17, 2006

Evidence for all to see

After several hours of searching, I found the indisputable evidence photographed here.All of the "stones" in the stucture are actually made out of a kind of polyethylene/fibreglass compound. When you...
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Conspirator
Sep 17, 2006

Depending on your perspective, a warning or sport.

Going up with your front facing the steps was not so bad, but going down for me was pretty scary. Fortunately, I made it back even though feeling completely humiliated, thinking "Never again"...In...
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RoseAmano
May 19, 2006

So hot!!!

In August, as you can imagine, Chichen Itza was an extremely hot place to be! So if you are visiting, especially at this time of year it would adviseable to bring plenty of sunscreen, insect repellent...
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clairegeordio
May 15, 2006

Climbing down the pyramid

If at all you do get the chance to climb the pyramid, be extra careful, especially climbing down - it is very dangerous. On one side there is a rope going down the middle that can help people. Don't...
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clairegeordio
Mar 27, 2006

Top 5 Ruinas Chichén-Itzá Writers

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Waalewiener

"A nice day trip to the Ruinas de Chichen -Itza"
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"The magnificent city of Chichén Itzá"
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LoriPori

"RUINAS CHICHEN-ITZA"
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"Chichen Itza"
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"Chichen Itza"
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