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History Walking Tour

Price: $46.00
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History Walking Tour

Located just off the shores of Mexico lies Cozumel, a largely undeveloped island full of Mayan ruins, a robust mangrove forest and some of the best diving spots in the world. A leisurely, 45-minute ferry ride can take you between downtown Cozumel and Playa del Carmen on the mainland.

During this informative walking tour you and your small group will explore San Miguel's beautiful downtown waterfront while learning fascinating facts about the island's history and culture.

Your local, knowledgeable professional guide will take you to see the Plaza of the 2 Cultures with its Mayan ruins and tribute to the fertility goddess Ixchel. In the downtown Main Plaza, you will hear the stories behind the Mexican flag monument as well as the Cozumel clock tower and the first city hall.

Along the way you will stop for a brief history lesson in tequila making with a tequila tasting. Expand on your culinary exposure with a mouthwatering lunch at a local and popular venue to re-energize.

Following the tour you will have some free time to explore the downtown area on your own and shop for souvenirs to remember your day in Cozumel.

Book this 3-hour tour now for a fun and active way to gain new insights into the culture and people of Cozumel.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A taxi (approximately $13 US each way, not included) may be required, depending on which pier your cruise ship is docked, to reach your departure location. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided
Lunch
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions
This tour is not recommended for guests with limited mobility and is not not wheelchair accessible. A fair amount of walking is involved, over one mile in total with some steps and uneven terrain. The minimum age to participate is 5 years old.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 12 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsGreat tourMay 04, 2019

Reviewer: JB
Arturo was a great guide. Finding the spot to meet was a bit challenging. We were early, so we went accross the street and had guac and margaritas first.

5 StarsWonderfulApril 30, 2019

Reviewer: Dave Enty
Like others have said, the meeting location wasnt where the information told us to go. I quick call and we were good to go. Once at the meeting location everything was great. Our guide Katy was excellent. She is very nice, knowledgeable and patient. We will definitely ask for Katy again if we visit Cozumel in the future. We learned a lot, bought some locally made items, had an excellent cup of coffee at Coz Coffee Roasting Co and had a great lunch at La Choza. Overall at great tour.

4 StarsGreat GuideMarch 22, 2019

Reviewer: Lans Rothfusz
Off the beaten path with a small group, which is a good thing when on a cruise. Isra was a great guide and very knowledgable of the history. Personable and a good sense of humor. The tequila tasting was interesting (and tasty) but a bit of a sales job - which is OK if you're ready for it. There wasn't a lot of pressure to buy (but we did anyway). We enjoyed the free meal, too, but be ready to pay tips. I recommend this for those seeking a more historical type of excursion. Try to get Isra!

4 StarsWorthwhileMarch 22, 2019

Reviewer: Mark Stolper
Met our tour guide at the Air Force Monument and proceeded on a very worthwhile and interesting walk through the area.

4 StarsHistory Walking TourMarch 06, 2019

Reviewer: Eileen
This was a very nice walk back to town, with Daniel, pointing out the historical sites and giving us the historical significance behind the sites Ended with Tequila tasting and lunch. Very good tour, 4 1/2 stars.

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