Tulum Mayan Ruins

Come experience the world famous, magnificent ruins of the walled city of Tulum, the only Mayan city built right on the blue Caribbean Sea! After a 45-minute ferry to Playa del Carmen, your guide will lead you to an air-conditioned motor coach for a scenic and informative one-hour drive to Tulum. Once there, your guide will escort you through the ruins giving a complete narration along the way. See the restored temples and some of the mysterious hieroglyphic writings still visible today. Visit the temple of the frescos, famous for the detailed carved figures and original paints. And perched on the edge of the Caribbean and rising high above all the other ruins is “El Castillo” with its breathtaking view of the aqua-colored water below. Once back in Playa del Carmen, you may have free time for shopping etc., depending on the ferry schedule. There will be a stop on the way to Tulum to purchase food, refreshments, souvenirs, and use of the restroom.

Itinerary

Time Description
00:00    00:45 Transport guests from Cozumel Pier to Playa del Carmen pier
00:45    01:00 Walking Distance to Welcome
01:00    01:20 Transport guests from Playa del Carmen to Souvenir and Handicraft Store
01:20    01:50 Stop for refreshments, restrooms, and shopping
01:50    02:30 Continue transfer to Tulum Ruins
02:30    05:00 Visit & explore ruins site
05:00    06:00 Transport guests from Tulum Ruins Site to Playa del Carmen-Welcome Center
06:00    07:00 Walking Distance to Playa del Carmen-5th Avenue and Free time to explore
07:00    07:15 Board Ferry in Playa del Carmen Pier
07:15    08:00 Ferry from Playa del Carmen Pier to Cozumel Ship´s Pier

Operations Dates​

Monday

Time of day

12:00

Duration

8 hours

Includes

  • Round trip transportation
  • Tulum Mayan Ruins entrance fee
  • Tour Guide
  • Ferry tickets
  • A bottle of water
  • A granola bar
  • Not includes

  • Tulum ruins are in the most important Mayan Archeological site in the state of Quintana Roo Coast and is the third most visited site in Mexico
  • The main pyramid-El Castillo is 25 ft tall and appears to have built in stages.
  • Tulum site is one of the very few walled cities build by the Maya. These walls are located on only three sides of the settlement as the ocean protects the eastern boarders
  • Recommendations

  • This tour is not recommended for guests in wheelchairs or that have difficulty walking.
  • This tour involves a lot of walking over uneven terrain.
  • Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
  • There is a government tax of $8-10 USD for the use of videography in all areas of the ruins, this includes taking videos with video cameras, tables, or mobile phones. Tripods or professional video equipment are not permitted.
  • Note

    Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions. All buses are first class and have air conditioning with public address system. This tour is not recommended for guests in wheelchairs or that have difficulty walking. Grounds at the ruins consist of uneven limestone and loose stones, and extra caution should be taken, so as not to slip and fall. Bilingual guide service is included. There is a government tax of $8-10 USD for the use of videography in all areas of the ruins, this includes taking videos with video cameras, tables, or mobile phones. Tripods or professional video equipment are not permitted.

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