5 or 7 days
Cancún, Playa del Carmen
Dating back to 2000 BC, the Maya civilization is known for its sophisticated mathematical and astronomical systems, not to mention its incredible art and architecture. On this enlightening five-day tour, see the El Castillo pyramid in Chichén Itz and the Temple of the Frescoes in Tulum before unwinding in luxurious Playa del Carmen.
  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

  • Day 2: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichén Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzà

    Visit Cenote Xkekén

  • Day 3: Tulum • Playa del Carmen

    Visit Akumal

    Visit Tulum

    • Temple of the Frescoes
    • Ruins of El Castillo

    Travel to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 4: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cozumel

    Cozumel

    Delve into the Caribbean paradise that is Cozumel on this full-day excursion! Arrive on the island by ferry and drive to Chankanaab, a national park that highlights the region’s natural beauty. Afterward, enjoy free time to take in the islands clear waters and white-sand beaches.

  • Day 5: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

Add 2 more days

  • Day 5: Cobá

    Travel to Cobá

    Take a guided tour of Coba

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Nohoch Mul pyramid
    • Sacbeobs

    Travel to Punta Laguna

    Visit a Spider Monkey Sanctuary

    Return to Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 6: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

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  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

  • Day 2: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichén Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzà

    Visit Cenote Xkekén

  • Day 3: Tulum • Playa del Carmen

    Visit Akumal

    Visit Tulum

    • Temple of the Frescoes
    • Ruins of El Castillo

    Travel to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 4: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cozumel

    Cozumel

    Delve into the Caribbean paradise that is Cozumel on this full-day excursion! Arrive on the island by ferry and drive to Chankanaab, a national park that highlights the region’s natural beauty. Afterward, enjoy free time to take in the islands clear waters and white-sand beaches.

  • Day 5: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

Add 2 more days

  • Day 5: Cobá

    Travel to Cobá

    Take a guided tour of Coba

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Nohoch Mul pyramid
    • Sacbeobs

    Travel to Punta Laguna

    Visit a Spider Monkey Sanctuary

    Return to Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 6: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

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  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Cenote X-Keken; Chichén Itzá; Tulum; With extension: Cobá; Spider Monkey Sanctuary

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