Get to know one of the New7Wonders of the World during this private, full-day tour of'Chichen Itza and'Valladolid. Learn about the academic'development of the Maya, their beliefs and cosmogony; and their architecture, sculptures, and carvings. Swim in a tranquil 'cenote' (underground freshwater pool) and and enjoy a traditional a la carte lunch. Then, discover the Spanish colonial heritage of Valladolid. Round-trip, private transport from your Cancun hotel is included.
Get picked up from your Cancun hotel at 8am,'then travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for around 2 hours until you reach the ancient Maya city'of Chichen Itza ' a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Explore the ruins with your private guide during'a comprehensive tour.'
Next, cool off by plunging into the clear, fresh water of a cenote: an underground swimming pool created by natural cave formations. Admire 65-million-year-old stalactites and stalagmites'as you swim and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere.
After you've finished swimming, sit down for'lunch at a historical'hacienda. Tuck into traditional Yucatan dishes before'taking a guided city tour of colonial Valladolid.'Snap photos of the Government Palace and San Bernardino Monastery before return transport to your hotel. The duration of this tour is flexible, so your return time is up to you.