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Mayan Ruins of Tulum

Price: $89.00
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Children ages 3 and under are free.
This tour operates Monday through Saturday.
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Tulum Mayan Ruins Day Tour

The Mayan city of Tulum is located 81 miles south of Cancun. On this Tulum tour, you'll travel to a historic Mayan city full of interesting history. The only Mayan city built on a coast, Tulum offers spectacular ocean views paired with impressive ruins. A limestone wall of over 2,500 feet surrounds three parts of the ancient city. Prepare for an experience unlike anything you've had before.

Begin your Tulum tour with a scenic 45-minute ferry ride to gorgeous Playa del Carmen. A comfortable air-conditioned bus awaits your arrival in this lovely city, ready to transport you on a picturesque ride to the Tulum Mayan Ruins. Approximately two hours are provided in Tulum, plenty of time to explore the restored temples rising above the Caribbean Sea. A professional guide will explain the facts, myths, and fascinating legends of the Ancient Mayan culture that once dominated the area.

Enter the Tulum ruins through one of five doorways in the massive limestone wall. A lush field of smooth hills welcomes you, decorated with detailed stone-carved figures and the remains of what were once striking buildings. Notable highlights include El Castillo (The Castle), perched on the edge of the 2,500-ft. wall and overlooking the Caribbean Sea; the Temple of Frescoes, one of the most preserved buildings remaining; The Temple of the Descending God, and The House of the Columns. After your time in the Tulum Mayan Ruins, you'll hop back on your bus, return to Playa del Carmen, and enjoy a ferry ride back to Cozumel.

The Tulum Mayan Ruins are extremely photogenic. Plenty of memorable snapshots are yours to take on this unforgettable Cozumel cruise excursion. Book today as part of your next great vacation!

Shore Excursion Size
Small Group
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
6 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 10 to 15 minute taxi ride (not included) is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Bottled water and a light snack is included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, walking shoes, sunglasses, and a hat. You should bring your swimsuit, sunscreen, a towel, and a change of clothes.
Guests must be able to walk on sand, paved ground, and rocky-rough uneven terrain. This excursion is not wheelchair accessible. Guests using home video cameras will be charged a government fee of approximately $10 US, payable in cash at site. For the continued conservation of Tulum, guests are prohibited from climbing on the ruins at any time.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 88 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsGreatNovember 30, 2017

Reviewer: Angie
Super guides and loved seeing and learning about tulum! The beach in tulum was breathtaking! Loved being able to get in the water there! Great shopping and the were timely! Fun!

4 StarsGreat short tour. Excellent guide at ruinsNovember 27, 2017

Reviewer: Kevin
I had not realized that I was booking a tour that was not affiliated with the cruise line. Any money saved by booking this excellent tour was lost by having to be first off ship and having to take a cab to meet our tour. We were the only 2 on tour. Others did not show. We had a 45 minute trip to island. Then were walked to a bus, 45 minute bus ride to ruins,however, bus was fairly new . No narration till we got to ruins where we had an excellent tour guide explain the area to us. We got excellent background history of ruins . It was like having a professor take you around. After our quick tour we went back to ferry earlie so we wouldn't worry about being late for the ship. We had subway for lunch and drinks were provided. Was sorry to see the ruins had become so touristy since our last visit. Staff was great. Hadn't realized we had not booked a ship tour .

5 StarsTulum Mayan RuinsNovember 14, 2017

Reviewer: Tracy
It was an excellent tour. Our guide coordinator met us and arranged for our transport to the Ruins. He showed us where the bathrooms were and arranged for us to meet him there after the tour. He even let us sit in the vans early so we could get out of the heat. The water taxis were well coordinated. The sandwich, water, and soda were a nice surprise. This tour group is an excellent service!

5 StarsWow!!November 13, 2017

Reviewer: Jesse Alfreno
Once off the ship, travel to and from Tulum was seamless. The ruins are absolutely beautiful and the beach below is breath-taking. Our tour guid was amazing adding tons of value to our excursion. I highly recommend adding a trip to the Mayan Ruins of Tulum to your travel itinerary.

5 StarsGreat tour guideNovember 02, 2017

Reviewer: Linda Hendrix
We booked tour thru American Airlines and were so well taken care of. We meet Earnesto at the assigned place and he took such good care of us, always where we could find him, plus feed us a great lunch and a very pleasant bus ride to the ruins. The guide in the ruins was not really very informative about where we were, but gave lots of background history!

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