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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 15 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsWonderful TourOctober 11, 2019

Reviewer: Nancy Richardson
I really enjoyed this tour. Turned out to only be 3 of us on the tour as others didn't show. We walked back to town hearing all of the history of cozumel. It was interesting and tour guide Rocky was amazing. We had a wonderful lunch and afterwards we chose to walk back to ship. It was a great way to spend our time in Cozumel. HIghly recommend.

5 StarsGreat time!September 27, 2019

Reviewer: Jamie Barczewski
We had a fabulous experience in Cozumel. I have been there two other times and never took this kind of excursion but it really was a great history informational tour, we got to learn a lot and I really really appreciate your tour guide she was great took us to a little out-of-the-way place for lunch and everything was just a wonderful experience. She even took us to a place for my husband to get a tattoo and let me say we couldn't have asked for anything better thank you so much for making our stay in Cozumel so wonderful!

5 StarsCozumel on footAugust 09, 2019

Reviewer: Ilene Bachash
The walk wasn’t too long although it was very hot. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting. We were only four people so it was really a private tour. Lunch was wonderful.

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.

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