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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
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  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Tick off more Mexico attractions, including one of the New7Wonders of the World, in less time on an activity-packed day trip from Playa del Carmen—the ideal choice for first-time visitors and history buffs. Visit the world-famous Chichen Itza, explore the lesser-known Ek Balam, and cool off in Cenote Hubiku. Plus, all entrance fees and two meals are included for a seamless experience.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Chichen Itza
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Cenote Hubiku
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Zona Arqueológica de Ek Balam
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Visit three Yucatan highlights in just one day from Playa del Carmen 
  • Get an introduction to Mexico's history—even with limited time 
  • Tick off a world wonder, a cenote, and lesser-known ruins 
  • Entrance fees, meals, and transfers are included 
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup in the early morning, where you board an air-conditioned coach and receive a light breakfast. Head straight to Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the World, and arrive before the midday crowds. Inside, visit highlights such as El Castillo (Kukulcan Pyramid) and the Ball Court, and learn about the function of the archaeological site in Maya civilization. Then, continue to Cenote Hubiku to refresh in it waters. Next up is Ek Balam, a lesser-known collection of Maya ruins. Climb to the top of ancient temples and admire frescoes that depict the Maya underworld as your guide tells you about the history of the area. Your tour concludes with drop-off back in Playa del Carmen.
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Important Information
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Light breakfast (Banana, Cookies and juice)
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Cenote Hubiku Admission
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Entry/Admission - Cenote Hubiku
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueológica de Ek Balam
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Not included Yucatan State Tax Chichen and Ekbalam 40 USD per person. Must be paid at the check in
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • It is recommended that you bring sports shoes, sandals or flip flops, swimsuit, towel, sunglasses, hat, biodegradable sunscreen and mosquito repellent, a camera and Mexican Pesos in cash for expenses and tips
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Harmony H wrote a review Nov. 2020
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Actually call the customers and let them know its been cancelled. I waited an hour because I didn't know. Then I was not able to get ahold of anyone. The concierge called for me and the listed tour # rang through to a private # in Puerto Vallarta. On the other side of the
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour
Responded 6 days ago
Hello harmonyh224, we are sorry to read that your experience with us was less than satisfactory. Please allow us to try to resolve the issues by sending us a message or email (info@yalkutours.com) with details of your reservation: date, tour, name of guide, point of purchase and any other pertinent data that you wish to share with us. Please include a telephone number and email address for us to contact you. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Chris M wrote a review Mar. 2020
Bronx, New York14 contributions7 helpful votes
My wife and I took this tour in the middle of a stay at the Hard Rock in Riviera Maya for a music festival/vacation, and we're so glad we did. Seeing these sites was well worth the time spent traveling by van—a little over two hours each way. The staff were friendly and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour
Responded 19 Mar. 2020
Hi BronxMetsFan, thanks for sharing your experience with us and other travelers! We’re delighted that you had a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!
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Angel V wrote a review Mar. 2020
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We visited Mexico, and wanted to get a tour that would be not only fun, but informative, and not rushed. Our guide was Mario, and our driver was Miguel. The dynamic duo, we couldn’t ask for a better tour. Mario was so educated on these sites, and takes as much time as possible
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour
Responded 17 Mar. 2020
Hello angel_v2198, we are so happy to read that you had a great experience with us! Thanks for allowing us to bring you to these incredible places full of history and beauty. On behalf of the whole team at Yalku Tours we send you warm greetings from the Mexican Caribbean and hope to see you soon!
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Fabrizio S wrote a review Mar. 2020
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the tour was great but made better by Adrian our charismatic and patient tour guide, who repeated everything he said in English and Spanish. we felt safe and in good hands. recommended
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour
Responded 17 Mar. 2020
Hi fabriziosQ938ZE, thanks for sharing your experience with us and other travelers! We’re delighted that you had a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!
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Alex M wrote a review Mar. 2020
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The tour company emailed to confirm pickup time at our resort the day before the tour. Light (very!) breakfast of a pack of cookies, banana and a juice box. (If you need more than this grab something before you leave.) We arrived at Chichen Itza right at opening time, and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from redessociales_gg, Community Manager at Chichen Itza, Ek Balam and Cenote Hubiku Tour
Responded 9 Mar. 2020
Hello Alex M, we are so happy to read that you had a great experience with us! Thanks for allowing us to bring you to these incredible places full of history and beauty. On behalf of the whole team at Yalku Tours we send you warm greetings from the Mexican Caribbean and hope to see you soon!
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Ruins and turtles
This is an awesome half-day excursion. Tanya was our tour guide and Crystal was also an assistant with snorkeling.
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Such a great, quality time for the price!
Had the best time here! It was my first time and I’ve never done Zip Line or ATVs and it was so fun. The staff is s
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Amazing!
This place is amazing! Conquered my fear of heights lol loved swimming in the senotes. Our tour guide, Fernanda is
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Interesting and enjoyable
It was a diverse experience, with the possibility to do some stops between the port and the island itself. The wors
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Excellent Tour
Great experience overall! The tour does last most of the day but time flies by because there is so much to do. Enri
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Carreontraveler
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Great Excursion
My wife and I had a great time. It is a long day of travel but you can't change where the ruins are! Our tour guide
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Best Trip Ever!
Easily the best day of our trip! Our guide was very insightful and informative about every little thing, even all t
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Great day trip!
Alfredo was a great tour guide. The trip takes about 12 hours but having a guide and transportation makes it so muc
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Fascinating tour of Cabo and Tulum
Enrique was amazing- speaking two languages to our diverse group. The shuttle picked us up promptly at our resort a
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Fun short excursion
This tour of tulum and swimming with turtles is a perfect excursion for those who dont want to be out all day. We w
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Great time
Alfredo was the best. Not an easy tour but worth every minut of it. Had a blast. Arrived on time on every location
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Very Exhilirating!
Swimming with a snorkel, mask and flippers was a first! The guide was super and kept a watchful eye on all that we
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Memorable day in Mexico
Enrique was our tour guide. We feel that he made our excursion one of the best, ever. The history of the Mayan Rivi
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Highly recommended
We took this tour last week. Yalku Tours contacted us via phone to confirm pickup time at our hotel the day before,
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Best day of my vacation :)
The agency was great in communicating with me about the logistics and with only me and another couple participating
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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