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The imposing stepped pyramid at Chichen Itza on a hot day with a tour group sheltering from the sun under a tree.

10 of the Best Chichen Itza Tours & Day Trips

Our Top Choices for Chichén Itzá Tours & Day Trips

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Chichén Itzá, Ek Balam & Cenote

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How to Find the Best Chichén Itzá Tour

The imposing stepped pyramid at Chichen Itza on a hot day with a tour group sheltering from the sun under a tree.
A tour group takes shade in front of the imposing Temple of Kukulcán, one of the most well known Mayan pyramids in Mexico.

Our Choice of the Best Chichén Itzá Day Tours and Trips

Chichen Itza sunrise El Templo Kukulcan
Sunrise at Chichén Itzá, an unforgettable experience.

Chichén Itzá Sunrise Tour

A group tour at the 'La Iglesia' temple at Chichén Itzá.
A small group tour stand at the small temple known from the first Spanish visitors as ‘La Iglesia’. The temple is part of the Las Monjas complex and is known for the many carvings of masks.

Chichén Itzá Tours From Cancun and Riviera Maya

Swimming in a cenote, near Chichen Itza, Mexico.
Swimming in the Ik Kil cenote. This was a sacred sinkhole for the Mayans, and remains of their structures can still be seen today.

Chichén Itzá With a Cenote and Valladolid

Chichén Itzá Tours From Mérida

Chichén Itzá With More Mayan Sites: Coba and Tulum

A stepped Mayan pyramid in a clearing in the jungle at the site of Coba, Mexico.
It used to be possible to climb the 130 steps to the top of the pyramid at Coba, but this was stopped in 2020.
The well preserved ruins of a Mayan ball court in the jungle site of Coba, Mexico.
A typical Mayan ball court at Coba. Note the circular goals on either side.

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Thomas Dowson

With a professional background in archaeology and a passion for travel, I founded Archaeology Travel to help more people explore our world’s fascinating pasts. Born in Zambia, I trained as an archaeologist at the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and taught archaeology at the universities of Southampton and Manchester (England). Read More

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