Chichen Itza Special Fall Equinox Tour From Cancun And Riviera Maya

Special fall'Equinox in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, only from September'20 to September'22. This is part of an event where you can see the descent of the Kukulcan God through the effects of light and shade designed by the Mayans thousands of years in the Castillo, the grand Mayan calendar. This cycle is important to the farmers to prepare the soil for planting. Thousands of people around the world gather in Chichen Itza to witness the greatness of the Maya heritage.

After hotel pickup, head to Chichen Itza with a certified guide who will give you a thorough explanation about the ancient Maya culture, its government, religion, rituals, calendar and more. This tour will teach you about the purpose of the Mayan buildings such as the Kukulcan Temple.

This experience also includes unlimited beer, water, and soda on the bus. Besides visiting Chichen Itza, you will be taken to a refreshing cenote for a swim. Cenotes are natural sinkholes resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes fresh water underneath; they were considered a portal to the underworld and were also the only source of water in the Maya world.

Finally, you will also pay a 20-minute visit to the colonial town of Valladolid to take pictures and learn about this beautiful, historical city founded in 1543. You will also enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with traditional regional foods.

Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.

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