Chichen Itza Tour from Merida

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Guaranteed by Gray Line Worldwide to be the BEST DESIGNED Traditional Day Tour to Chichen Itza from Merida OR YOUR MONEY BACK!

Highlights

  • Operated since 1921 - the longest running day tour in Mexico!
  • Access the Temples at Chichen Itza from our own private entrance without waiting in line. Enter and exit the park as many times as you want! THE MAYALAND RESORT IS UNIQUELY LOCATED INSIDE CHICHEN ITZA’S SACRED GROUNDS, ADJACENT TO THE TEMPLES.
  • Use the facilities of the amazing Mayaland Resort
  • Mexican, Yucatecan and international cuisine served buffet style. All you care to eat!
  • Guided tour by professional, experienced, Licensed Gray Line guides

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip Mercedes Benz transportation
  • Pick-up service at all major hotels
  • Gray Line certified, bilingual, official guide
  • Free use of the Hotel Mayaland facilities: swimming pool, towel, lounge chairs, botanical gardens
  • Buffet lunch with a selection of more than 30 dishes to choose from

Exclusions

  • Admission fee to Chichen Itza
  • Admission fee to the Mayan Planetarium
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned above
  • Gratuities and optional activities.

Please Note

  • Tour itinerary is subject to change without notice.
  • Admission fee to Chichen Itza is $242.00 pesos or $20.00 USD
  • We suggest you wear light, comfortable clothing, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, sunglasses, hat, sun block, and bring drinking water.
  • Bring your bathing suit to freshen up after your visit - we highly recommend it.

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Dec 04 2017
The tour was promised in English, the tour, in reality, was 80% Spanish 20% English. The tour guide spoke with poor English, poor grammar and lack of location-specific vocabulary. I didn't understand a lot of what I was looking at. There were many things that the tour guide didn't know anything about and he was rude to me when I asked about them, telling me it wasn't important for the tour.We had to pay additional costs to enter the cenotes, we were not advised this before. This brought the cost up by around £15 P/P.
Oct 23 2017
Great tour and guide. Highly recommended.
May 28 2017
I reserved the tour of Chichen Itza from Merida, plus transfer to Playa del Carmen after the tour. The entire trip was uneventful. The Gray Line representative, Walter, picked me up on time at my hotel in Merida. The trip to Chichen Itza was on secondary roads mostly. Walter was friendly and informative about what it is like living in Merida. The tour guide at Chichen Itza, Jose, was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun. We had a nice lunch at the Mayaland hotel. Another Gray Line bus picked us up at the Mayaland Hotel and dropped us of at our hotel in Playa del Carmen. It was a great tour.
Jun 11 2016
Best guided trip I've been on in years
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itinerary

ITINERARY

Our Mayaland Resort’s unique, privileged location among the Temples in Chichen Itza provide you with the best of experiences during your visit to this Wonder of the World, the only one in North America.

No other tour provider can offer you the experience of Chichen Itza like Gray Line Mayaland. Guaranteed. Here is why:

  • Unique and privileged access to the temples, no lines, no hassles.
  • Professional Gray Line Guides, Archeologists and Anthropologists to accompany your small group.
  • Mercedes Benz transportation to and from your hotel in Cancun, the Riviera Maya or Merida. Private or shared with no more than 16 other guests, your choice.
  • Free use of Gray Line’s Luciano Pavarotti’s Hospitality Suite and all its amenities at Mayaland, a World renowned resort in the Heart of Chichen Itza. Their fee is included in ALL our tours & experiences and gives Gray Line Mayaland the unique ability to access the archeological site as many times as you like during the day, allowing each individual in your party to pursue their particular interest. Whether it is a refreshing swim in one of our pools (free) or the nearby Cenote Ik Kil, visit to the Balancanche Caves (free ride to them, Add. Cost for Entrance tickets). Visit our Maya Planetarium, enjoy our resort’s SPA (both at add. cost); walk or bicycle ride through our tropical forest & Botanical Gardens (free), ride on horseback to the “Rejollada de Thompson” (add. cost). Engulf yourself in our Be Maya® culinary, astronomical & Maya-religious experience or just relax in our resort’s gorgeous tropical gardens.


GRAY LINE WORLDWIDE GUARANTEES ALL OF THE ABOVE TO BE TRUE OR YOUR MONEY BACK ON THE SPOT. OVER A CENTURY OF UNIQUE SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCES.


To start the excursion, we will pick you up in a 16 seat van (small groups for luxurious comfort!) at 9:00 am from the lobbies of all major Mérida hotels.
After arriving at the Mayaland Hotel, we will head directly to the archaeological site through our private entrance. Our certified tour guide will take you on a 2 hours tour exploring the secrets of the ancient Mayan Civilization.

Your guide will explain the historical significance of all the most important temples of this ancient city before leaving you to enjoy Chichen Itza at your own pace. Admire the Pyramid of Kukulcán, one of the 7 Wonders of the New World, the Temple of the Warriors, The Ball Court, The Observatory, The Nunnery and beautifully conserved smaller temples in their vicinity. Take as many pictures as you like!

After your visit to the site, you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Mayaland Hotel. During lunch ,you will be entertained by our traditional Yucatan music and dance performances by the Mayaland regional ballet.

We will depart at 3:30pm from Chichén Itza.

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Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.