Experience Chichén Itzá by car

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Location: Mexico - Chichén Itzá
  • Price: USD 750

Chichen Itza is undoubtedly the most famous Mayan city in the world. Located in the state of Yucatan, 128 km from Merida in the direction of Cancun, it receives more than one million tourists each year, which makes it the second most visited archaeological zone in Mexico, after Teotihuacan. UNESCO designated Chichen Itza Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In 2007 it became one of the 7 New Wonders of the World, according to an international vote organized by the private company New World Corporation, which involved over one hundred million people.

Destination: Chichén Itzá – Mexico

Duration: 5 Days -4 Nights

Type of Service: Private

Category: Superior

Accommodation: Hotels

Season: All year

Languages: English – Spanish

USD 750   per person base in double occupancy

* The price is subject to change based into the program and the availability

*We customize travels to all de Wonders destinations according to your preferences, or the size of the group.

* Your rates will be quoted case by case should any of your bookings materialize during those periods.

* Price per person, in USD (American Dollars).

Hotels:

Mayaland 4* (www.mayaland.com/esp/)

The Lodge at Chichen Itza 4* (www.mayaland.com/the-lodge-at-chichen-itza/)

The Lodge at The Uxmal 4* (www.mayaland.com/esp/the-lodge-at-uxmal/)

Hacienda Uxmal 4* (www.mayaland.com/hacienda-uxmal/)

Include:

  • Car rental as specified.
  • CDW insurance
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Hotel accommodation as specified
  • American breakfast daily

Exclusions:

  • PAI and extra driver insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Petrol and items of a personal nature.

Notes & Recommendations:

  • Please note that you must be over 25 years of age and have a valid driver’s license and credit card.
  • If the car is to be dropped off in the Riviera Maya or Playa del Carmen drop off charges apply.
  • Rates per person in USD subject to 16% IVA tax.

For Carnaval, Holy and Easter week, please check availability.

1er. Day – Cancun – Chichen Itza

1) option A for flights arriving in the morning.

After arriving in Cancún, he picks up his car and goes to visit the spectacular archaeological site of Tulum, where he can park his car. At the entrance are available guide services economic appraisals. Tulum offers a wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea and fine white sand beaches. This is the only fortified Maya city, with Toltec influence and built on the edge of a cliff. You can enjoy beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea. After leaving Tulum, our itinerary takes you to Coba. Excavated and partially restored, Cobá is a huge archaeological site with countless structures surrounded by dense vegetation. We recommend that you spend at least 2 hours to visit Cobá and Nohoch Mul. The view from the top of the pyramid of Nohoch Mul is impressive and well worth the effort of the climb. Departing from Coba, you will head to your final destination of the day: Chichen Itza, where you will stay at the Mayaland Hotel or at The Lodge at Chichen Itza, a beautiful hotel in the heart of the archaeological park.

2) Option B for flights that arrive in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Cancún, you will pick up your car and embark on a wonderful journey through the jungle along the highway that will take you to Chichen Itza, where you will stay at Hotel Mayaland.

2nd Day – Chichen Itza

The second day begins with a visit to Chichen Itza, the main ceremonial center of the Itzá dynasty, which covers an area stretching over 3.5 kilometers. There he will know structures such as “El Castillo”, “El Juego de Pelota” and “Caracol” (astronomical observatory), to name just a few, that will allow him to understand in his true dimension the might and cultural development of the Mayan civilization.

Beginning with the old section of Chichén Itzá (the Caracol, the Church and the Convent of the Nuns), we will return to the most recent sector, to visit the pyramid of Kukulkán, the Temple of the Warriors, the Market, 1,000 Columns, the Ball Court and the Sacred Cenote. At the end of the tour, we recommend you visit the museum of the archaeological site. We suggest you to have lunch in one of the Mayaland Hotel’s restaurants, where you will find a wide variety of regional and international dishes, as well as the buffet.

In the afternoon you will have several options, including horseback riding through the “Old Chichen Itza”, accessible only by foot or horse and where archaeologists are developing their research. Or enjoy a restful rest using one of our pools or touring our More than 25 hectares of beautiful gardens. In the evening enjoy the incredible Light and Sound show at the archaeological park.

Overnight at Hotel Mayaland or The Lodge at Chichen Itza.

3rd Day – Chichen Itza – Uxmal

You can choose one of two possibilities:

1) You can go to Uxmal through secondary roads, crossing a group of towns and very interesting typical places, such as Sotuta and Ticul. In Sotuta you can visit the temple of the last great priest Maya “Nachi Cocom”. Leaving Sotuta in the direction of Mayapán. Founded in 1,007 by Kukulkan, Mayapan did not become dominant until 1,200, after the fall of Chichén Itzá, when the League of Mayapán was established. It maintained its dominant character until the year 1400, when a rebellion imposed the rules of Uxmal, which meant the fall of the League of Mayapán. After Mayapán, you will head towards Teabo, where you can visit the church dedicated to San Pedro and San Pablo, Maní, with its famous monastery of the sixteenth century and its cenote, and the picturesque village of Oxcutcab, finally arriving at Uxmal.

2) Take the motorway to Mérida, passing through the town of Muna before arriving in Uxmal.

Arriving in Uxmal you will spend the night at the magnificent Hacienda Uxmal Hotel or at The Lodge at Uxmal, located in the heart of the archaeological zone. In the evening you can enjoy the impressive Uxmal Sound and Light show. Information regarding this show is available at the hotel reception.

4th Day – Uxmal – Kabah – Sayil – Labna – Loltun – Uxmal

Begin this day by knowing for yourself the mystical aura of the ceremonial site of Uxmal. The Governor’s Palace, the Pyramid of the Fortuneteller and the House of the Turtles are some of the important buildings of this site, among many other impressive constructions that will capture your amazement and curiosity.

The entrance to this archaeological site is just a few steps from the hotel. Continue your journey by visiting Kabah, the most representative site of the Puuc style, whose most important structure is Codz Pop, whose façade is decorated with Chac Mool masks.

If you have a particular interest in archaeological sites, you can also visit other sites of the Puuc Route, such as Sayil with its majestic palaces, the glorious Puuc de Labná architecture famous for its Mayan Arches, and continue with Loltun, where you will find caves of one Incomparable beauty.

Overnight at Hotel Hacienda Uxmal or The Lodge at Uxmal.

5th Day – Uxmal – Merida – Cancun

You will return to Merida making a short stop at Hacienda yaxcopoil, one of the most extensive haciendas in the region, now transformed into a museum. Here you can learn about the manufacturing process of henequen fiber (Sisal), the main industry and source of jobs in the region.

Mérida was founded in 1542 on a Maya site called T’Ho by Francisco de Montejo, and is today the capital of the state of Yucatan. It is a lively colonial style town and you will find a great variety of regional food. The center of the city was built with stones from the Mayan temples that existed in the place. The main building of the “Zocalo” of the city is the cathedral, one of the oldest in the country dating from the 16th century. Along the Paseo Montejo (the longest avenue in the city), there is the Museum of Archeology and History (closed Mondays) with an impressive collection of Mayan art. You will also appreciate the beautiful French-style residences and the buildings of the City Hall and Government House.

You will return to Cancún through the highway that crosses the jungle. We recommend a stop in Valladolid, a typical colonial town founded in 1542 in the vicinity of a sacred “Cenote”. In addition to the Main Square and the Cenote, we recommend you to visit the Cathedral of San Francisco, built in 1707 and decorated with a copy of the Cross of the Kings of Spain.

In the area of ​​Sisal you will find several important convents of the sixteenth century. You can deliver your car at Cancun International Airport or at the car rental offices near your hotel in Cancun.

 

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Useful information:

Tips Policy:
Gratuities are not included in the price, however, we want to make it clear that they are not an obligation. Each passenger decides how, how much, they want to tip.

When to travel to Chichen Itza?

In the highest season the months of December, January, February and March as well as July and August, there is obviously more public influx both in hotels like ruins, cenotes, etc. But if you want peace of mind and save money it is better to travel in season Low that are the months of September, October, November, April and May.

How to get?

Chichen Itza is located in the south of Mexico in the State of Yucatan, 2 km. Pisté, 40 km from Valladolid and 125 km from Merida. You can reach Chichen Itza by land via the Carretera Federal 180 Mérida – Valladolid, then take the road to Chichén Itzá.

Weather

The climate of Chichén Itzá is considered subhumid with rains in summer, with an average annual temperature of 25.7 ° C, with a high presence of winds coming from the southeast and northwest.

What to carry in the suitcase?

Sneakers, light clothing, hat, mosquito repellent, blocker.

 

Vaccines:

The first vaccines to travel to Mexico that should be considered are the vaccines that international vaccination centers always recommend keeping up to date, as they provide protection against diseases worldwide distribution. These vaccines correspond to the Hepatitis A vaccine, the DT vaccine that protects against tetanus and diphtheria, and the Triple Virus, which offers immunity against measles, rubella, and mumps.

Visa and Passport Information:

Tourist visa can be obtained on arrival. However, check with the embassy as it varies depending on the country of origin.


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