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Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Coba from Playa del Carmen

Highlights
  • Go with a guide: Ruins are often unmarked and need context
  • Swim at the secluded Ik Kil cenote: Take a break from crowded beaches
  • Admission tickets, meals, and round-trip hotel transport included
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Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote and Coba from Playa del Carmen
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Overview
Avoid navigating Quintana Roo alone on a combined tour to Ik Kil cenote and the archaeological sites of Chichen Itza and Coba. Exploring the ruins with a guide is essential, as many are unmarked and warrant context. No need plan logistics on your own—admission tickets, meals, and transport from your Playa del Carmen hotel are included.
What to Expect
Start the tour with an early morning pickup from your Playa del Carmen hotel. Enjoy a light breakfast on the scenic drive to Chichen Itza.
On arrival, your guide provides necessary context about the often unmarked ruins. Learn more about the purposes of each ancient stone structure than you could on a self-guided tour.
Break up the day with a refreshing swim in a cenote—a cavernous sinkhole in limestone rock, full of freshwater and unique to the Yucatan.
After lunch, continue on to the ruins of Coba, a Mayan city that once covered 31 square miles. Your guide ensures you see points of interest that most visitors miss. Climb Nohoch Mul pyramid for panoramic views of the jungle, and then relax in the air-conditioned minivan on the return trip to your hotel.
Reviews (70)
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Reviewed yesterday
Wonderful Day!

This was by far the most favorite thing we did on our vacation. The sites and history are fascinating and our tour guide Carmen was fabulous. It is a long day but well worth it. It takes a bit of time to get all the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Grenier716
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Worth It

I really enjoyed the day. Our guide was great. Yes you spend a good amount of time in transit, but this is unavoidable. Food and drinks were not impressive (banana, cookies, water, juice box) but I didn’t go for the consumables. I do recommend the...More

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customerservicemex, Guest Relations Manager at Yalku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We will be happy to welcome you again at any of our destinations and we grateful for your visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Small group day tour to Chichen Itza and Cenote

Our guide Sergio was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We learned a lot from him about the culture of the Mayan people. It was a long day and warm but really worth going. The swim in the cenote was nice and refreshing before the buffet at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carlien101
customerservicemex, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Yalku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We feel truly honored for your preference and for the time you dedicated for leaving such a wonderful review of our services. We'd be happy to welcome you again on your next Cancun vacation! Thank your for recommending us with your relatives and friends, by...More

Reviewed 31 January 2019
Overall a good experience given the circumstances

I travel to playa del carmen between Xmas and New Years celebrations, which it seems to be the high season for tourism in the area. Our trip started with a delay from our driver of about half and hour or more, I was almost sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank solopatricia
Reviewed 25 January 2019
Great small group day tour to Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote & Coba

This was an enjoyable and informative 12 hour day tour. We were picked up by small tour van at our Playacar resort about 15 minutes after the time that was indicated for approx. pickup (we knew it would not be exact time). From there various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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sassafras96
5 January 2019|
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Response from FayP161 | Reviewed this property |
Hello - no I wouldn’t recommend this tour as we got back to our hotel at around 7pm. It also depends on how many people on the tour and where their hotels are as to what time you will get dropped off.
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Soha Y
14 October 2018|
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Response from Edgar C | Reviewed this property |
It would probably not be just because of the long walk, sun, and the swimming at the cenote. I would recommend it for teens to adults only to take full advantage of the trip.
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