- Chichen Itza is one of the greatest Mayan centres in Yucatan
- The monuments of this ancient city are masterpieces of Mesoamerican architecture
- Explore the Temple of Kukulkan and be fascinated by Mayan knowledge of astronomy
Enjoy a full-day tour which will immerse you in the Mayan civilization of Chichen Itza, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, and a visit to the incredible city of Valladolid, ‘The Sultaness of the East’. After a morning pick-up from your hotel, you will be taken Valladolid for a fully guided tour of this charming 16th century city. You will get a hands-on experience of an ancient Mayan ritual of purification, Temazcal in the company of a genuine Shaman.
Then it’s time for a journey to visit the world-renowned marvels of Chichen Itza where your guide will enhance the whole experience with amazing facts, stories, and insights while admiring the Kukulkan Pyramid, the Temple of Warriors, an astronomical observatory, and a Mayan ball court. Then it’s time to relax with some leisure time in the spectacular cenote of Ik-Kil, a natural sinkhole formed by the collapse of the underlying limestone rock formation. For a few extra pesos you may rent a locker and hire a life jacket to experience floating in the waters of the cenote. A leisurely bus ride back to your hotel will allow you reflect on a day spent among some of the world’s most magical and historical wonders.