If you are someone who likes to travel, this tour is for you! Youll have two days to admire the beauty and majesty of Chichen Itza and Cobas archaeological sites.
Day 1 or 2: Chichen Itza
With this magnificent and complete tour, youll avoid the crowds and get the most knowledge of the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Arriving in the site, a specialized guide will give you a detailed and in deep tour of the site, enjoying the tranquility of your morning visit before most of the crowds arrive. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide archaeological essential background so you better understand the history of Chichen Itza.
Discover how this large pre-Columbian city played an important role in the Mayan civilization around 600 AD to 1200, and remained a center of worship and pilgrimage until the arrival of the Spaniards. Even today, it is still considered sacred by the Mayan people of the Yucatan site. Like many of the cities of ancient Mexico, the site was abandoned, and its ruins were hidden in the jungle.
This archaeological site has earned the protection of UNESCO and today its considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
This early morning access to Chichen Itza helps you avoiding the crowds and the heat!
Day 1 or 2: Coba
Browse the temples of one of the largest Mayan cities of the Classic Period: Coba.
If you are bold enough to climb the highest pyramid of the Mayan Riviera, the reward will be one of the most stunning panoramas in the area.
With over 40 meters high, Nohoch Mul, which in Mayan means big hill, its the largest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula. Coba is translated into Spanish as water stirred by wind.
Between 400 and 1100 AD, it was one of the largest cities in the Classic Maya period, reaching accommodate about 50,000 inhabitants. One of the main reasons it was settled there were two small lakes supplying water to the population. Walk in the shadow of the treetops, wrapped in the sounds and the green of the jungle.
Its also noticeable that you can get to the pyramid either walking or on a bycicle.
To fight the heat, refresh at the pristine waters of the sinkhole (cenote) Choo Ha. This cenote is perfect for diving enthusiasts, youll be able to do snorkeling in its circular interior. Its 10 meters depth and its natural illumination makes it a spectacular water view.