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Private Tour: Coba and Tulum Ruins from Cancun provided by Cancun Adventure - Day Tours

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Private Tour: Coba and Tulum Ruins from Cancun

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Wander around the Mayan cities of Coba and Tulum on this private all-day tour that departs from Cancun. During your stop in the mostly unexcavated ancient city of Coba, climb Nohoch Mul, the tallest pyramid on the Yucatan Peninsula. Plus, throughout the tour, learn about the historical significance of these archaeological sites from your guide.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Zona Arqueologica de Coba
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Tulum Archaeological Site
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Explore ancient Mayan cities with only your group
  • Get personalized attention and learn about sites from your guide
  • A buffet lunch of typical Mayan dishes is provided
  • Round-trip hotel transportation from area hotels is included
What to Expect
After being picked up at your hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, head to the ancient Mayan city of Coba to explore the ruins among the jungle, along with the largest Mayan pyramid in the Yucatan region, the Nohoch Mul Pyramid, which is 140 feet (42 meters) high. Along the way, learn about Mayan culture and history, including the significance of Coba as a major urban center on the Yucatan Peninsula, its monumental buildings, and hieroglyphic texts. After Coba, dine on a buffet lunch of typical Mayan dishes. Following that, head to Tulum, which is believed to have been the main port of the Mayan Empire and boasts views of the Caribbean Sea. At the end of the private tour, get dropped off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
9–11 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Buffet lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Private guide and transportation
  • On board cooler with beers, sodas and bottled water.
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica de Coba
  • Entry/Admission - Tulum Archaeological Site
Exclusions
  • Bicycle or tricycle in Coba
  • The use of video cameras inside the archaeological sites has an additional federal charge
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Bring comfortable shoes
  • Bring towels and swimsuit (if you like to go to the beach in Tulum)
  • Bring sunscreen and insect repellent biodegradable
  • Take extra cash with you to purchase souvenirs and photos
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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VJM wrote a review Oct 2020
Ohio14 contributions8 helpful votes
It was my second excursion for my first trip to Mexico - the first excursion was through Cancun Adventures and the snorkeling/caterman/isla mujeres trip - we went for the Ruins excursion with the snorkeling to see sea turtles. Definitely not disappointed with the tour - we
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MP99 wrote a review Jul 2019
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AMAZING! This day trip to climb the ruins at Coba and snorkel at the coral reef at Blue Deer was our first excursion for our family in Mexico, and it ended up being the highlight of our trip. Since we had 8 people in our party we were able to book a private tour and combine two
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from CM_Travelnet, Community Manager at Private Tour: Coba and Tulum Ruins from Cancun
Responded 29 Jul 2019
Hello mpieciul, Thank you so much for your kind words and we truly are glad you enjoyed it! We hope to have you back with us soon!
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kyle f wrote a review Jun 2019
4 contributions3 helpful votes
learn about the mayan culture while walking along the ruins of there long past villages. excellent places to take pictures, memories to last a life time.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from CM_Travelnet, Community Manager at Private Tour: Coba and Tulum Ruins from Cancun
Responded 1 Jul 2019
Hello kyle f, Thank you so much for your comments!
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Peter G wrote a review May 2019
Chacombe, United Kingdom13 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a really nice couple of tour guides. Mauricio was the driver who picked us up at the hotel and Alex who was the cultural guide and excellent linguist who we picked up at their hub. We were a party of 4 couples 2 English and 2 Spanish speaking and Alex switched between
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from CM_Travelnet, Community Manager at Private Tour: Coba and Tulum Ruins from Cancun
Responded 23 May 2019
Hello Peter G, Thank you so much for your kind words and on behalf Mauricio, Alex and all our team we want to thank you for providing us your confidence and for choosing us as your travel agency and for your feedback! We hope to see you soon again!
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Chouette31 wrote a review Mar 2019
Luton, United Kingdom232 contributions34 helpful votes
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As our first time in Mexico, we wanted to see Tulum as this was recommended to us. Our hotel rep then recommended including the Coba trip as well as Tulum as part of a day package – this offered 2 trips in one day. The coach arrived on time and was in good condition, the
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Responded 19 Mar 2019
Hello Chouette3110, Thank you so much for your kind words and we truly are glad you enjoyed it!
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  • Duration: 9–11 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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