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Mayan Ruins of Tulum

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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 104 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsAmazing Historical SiteJune 18, 2018

Reviewer: Amanda
Overall a great experience, the tour group was very organized and kept us on time through multiple means of transportation. From the port, there is a 30 minute ferry ride to the main land, then a ~45 minute bus ride to the ruins. The tour includes a local tour guide to teach you all about the ruins. Pros: Organized tour group, very knowledgeable tour guide, amazing historical site Cons: Salespeople/photo op people are VERY pushy at the Tulum park, inevitable sweltering heat, our guide was a little over-bearing at times and talked a little too close to my face! However these are just minor quirks of the park and no reflection on the tour group that runs it. Afterwards we were given lunch (Subway, haha).

5 StarsTourMay 21, 2018

Reviewer: Kenneth & Linda Trigleth
This was a great tour. The guides were very friendly. They made us feel safe and comfortable. They were aware of bathroom needs. They answered all our questions. Provided us with a Subway lunch which was greatly appreciated. We would recommend this tour to anyone interested in going to Tulum to tour the Mayan Ruins.

5 StarsMayan Ruins of Tulum Terrific Guide Experience May 07, 2018

Reviewer: Karen Holdren
Wow! What a history lesson with wonderful, knowledgeable tour guides who transitioned from one guide to another and taught us so much during our tour of both Cozumel and The Mayan Ruins. Then to top things off... we were treated to live Mexican entertainment abourd our ferry ride back to the port in Cozumel. For you history buffs, this is a highly recommended excursion... Just bring an umbrella to shade you from the hot sun 🌞

4 StarsMayan Ruin of TulumApril 30, 2018

Reviewer: Alan Yiu
The local guide in the Ruin was knowledgeable about their history and culture.

5 StarsVery enjoyable and well doneApril 30, 2018

Reviewer: David Thomas
We enjoyed the tour of Tulum and had time to explore more while there. This was well planned and executed.

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