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Special Mayan Tours

#39 of 766 Tours in Cancun
Cancun, Mexico
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About Special Mayan Tours
The best family owned and operated company in Cancun providing private tours to the various destinations in the area: Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, Ek Balam. Tour at your own pace without dealing with big buses or large crowds. The best way to know a lot more about Mayan History in a private way, we have more than 28 years of experience in Cancun’s tourism industry.
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5 Days Mayan Heritage visit Tulum Kohunlich Chicanna Becan Misol-Ha Palenque Edzna Uxmal and Chichen Itza

Discover Mexico’s rich Maya past with this 5-day heritage tour. Visit Tulum, ruins overlooking the Caribbean Sea; see stucco masks at Kohunlich; and check out zoomorphic figures in the temples of Chicanna. Swim in the waterfalls of Misol-Ha, visit an ornate tomb in Palenque, and marvel at the rounded pyramid of Uxmal. Learn about the Maya peoples’ incredible understanding of astronomy in Chichen Itza before your tour concludes.
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5 days
from US$703.54
US$827.70

2-Day Trip of Main Yucatan Attraction Including Uxmal and Izamal

Follow in the footsteps of the mighty Mayans. You’ll get in-depth commentary on Mexico’s once powerful indigenous civilization, which has fascinated scholars for centuries. Visit two archaeological sites: Chichen Itza, famous for its astronomical observatory and ballpark, where tournaments ended in human sacrifices, and Uxmal, home to some of Mexico’s most important pre-Colombian ruins. You’ll also have time to tour colonial-era towns.
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2 days
from US$281.71
US$331.43

Chichen Itza Maya Ruins Private Tour

A private tours is just the best way to enjoy a visit to Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Our certified guides will take you into the fascinating ancient history of this incredible place. Tour at your own pace and control your own itinerary.
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10 hours
from US$240.12
US$282.50

Coba & Tulum Maya Ruins Private Tour

A wonderful combination of two Mayan sites in a day. Do not miss out on the opportunity to climb Coba’s 120ft high pyramid and to take breathtaking pictures at Tulum. This is a day like no other...!!
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12 hours
from US$240.12
US$282.50

Chichen Itza & Ek Balam Maya Ruins Private Tour

Always thought that seeing two Mayan sites in a day was not possible? Think again this is the perfect combination of two of the most beautiful mayan sites ever built, Chichen Itza and Ek Balam in just one day. A not to be missed..!!
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12 hours
from US$241.40
US$284.00
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K8T2013 wrote a review Dec 2020
Brighton, Colorado5 contributions6 helpful votes
Pepe and Jose we're great! Pepe was very kind, was very knowledgeable about Chichen Itza and was a great tour guide. Jose was a great driver :-). I would recommend this tour company, no doubt!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Pepe L, Director Comercial at Special Mayan Tours
Responded 3 days ago
Happy New Year and thank you so much for your feedback and comments. We appreciate them so much. We are also very happy to know that you had a great time down here with us and we look forward to seeing you again in another great tour...!!
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Josh J wrote a review Feb 2020
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Our private tour was guided by Pepe' and driven by Benny--top notch team for sure! Pepe' was knowledgeable and thoughtful about how to best use our time, manage crowds and traffic and chose a great restaurant that was not a "bus stop tour buffet." I highly recommend this tour--and if you're comparing cost of private tours to group, be sure you do the math. For our family of five, it was almost the same cost for a private tour as it would have been on a larger group tour.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Pepe L, Director Comercial at Special Mayan Tours
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much for all your feedback, comments and recommendation. We look forward to having another day of adventure together along with our fantastic staff.
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Mike L wrote a review Feb 2020
Golden, Colorado4 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide, Manuel, provided us with a great education about Mexico in general and the area of Cancun and Akumal, along with two wonderful restaurant recommendations and introduced us to our guide in Akumal for a swim with the turtles. Our driver, Jose, was smooth and efficient. Could not have been a better choice.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Pepe L, Director Comercial at Special Mayan Tours
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Manuel and Jose and both fantastic and we are so happy to know that you had a great time with them. Thank you so much for your comments and we can’t wait to see you again in another great adventure with us.
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SacramentoStefano wrote a review Feb 2020
Sacramento, California115 contributions29 helpful votes
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Three of us spent five days in a Ford Transit with a super knowledgeable guide and his sidekick partner who made sure we were taken care of. We experienced eight Mayan sites, swam in pools of waterfalls,enjoyed a UNESCO colonial city and the largest city in the Yucatán. Manual new the history of each site, explained the culture, the importance of the weather and the positions of heavenly bodies of the maya. On site, when Manny got out of the van, he became animated turning out facts on the pyramids, explaining the stelae figures better than a tour book. Ruben made sure our van was cool and close for pickup after touring the site. Ruben also invited to try the various fruit juices of the Yucatán: Guanábana, Jamica and Tamarindo. They also explained the popular dishes of the Yucatán.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Pepe L, Director Comercial at Special Mayan Tours
Responded 3 days ago
Our 5 days trips is one of the best deals down here. History and Culture come together and provide a traveling experience like no other. We appreciate your comments and feedback and look forward to seeing you again in another great trip around this beautiful part of Mexico.
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Laura R wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had a private half day tour (family of 10) with Jose and Pepe! They were awesome! Jose was a great driver and Pepe was VERY knowledgeable and funny! We were very entertained the whole excursion!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Pepe L, Director Comercial at Special Mayan Tours
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Without a doubt Jose and Pepe arfe two of our best assets and they give their 100% un every private tour that they take. Thank you for your feedback and comments. We want to see you again in another one of our great private tours.
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