Viator Exclusive: Early Access To Tulum Ruins With An Archeologist - Cancun

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Please note that the start of pick up times may vary according to the tour option you selected
  • Departure Details :
    Please note that the start of pick up times may vary according to the tour option you selected
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 2pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Tour Tulum, one of the most famous Mayan sites, with a private archaeologist a Viator exclusive available nowhere else! Arrive in the early morning and miss the crowds, allowing you to fully experience the magnificent Tulum ruins, built on a cliff above the Caribbean Sea. With pickup from Cancun and Riviera Maya hotels, youll see all the best places within the site. Receive personalized attention from your professionally certified guide.

Know More about this tour

Start your Viator Exclusive tour after early morning pickup from your Cancun or Riviera Maya hotel. Join your guide, a certified archaeologist, for an in-depth tour of Tulum a walled Mayan city perched atop a cliff that overlooks the sparkling Caribbean Sea. Youll arrive at the site and take in this tranquility just in time to beat the crowds.

As you tour Tulum, a Mayan word for wall, your guide provides informative commentary. Learn about the archaeological studies of the site and the Mayan civilization that occupied it. Hear evidence that places Tulum as one of the major Mayan cities of the 13th and 14th centuries in Quintana Roo, highlighted by its strategic coastal location, its elevation the highest of any city the region and its efficient defense system.

As you stroll among the ruins of this important city, youll discover what researchers have uncovered: a political settlement along a commercial route that exploited the rich marine resources off the coast. Today, Tulum is best known for its sandy beaches and the remnants of elaborate murals once painted a vibrant red and blue over stark white walls.

Return to your hotel in the afternoon. With this Viator Exclusive, your early morning trip to Tulum lets you beat the crowds so you can enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at your own leisure.

Please note: Bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen to help beat the heat for the duration of your tour. There will be a beach break in Tulum, too, so come prepared with a suit and towel if you plan on swimming.

Inclusions

  • Admission ticket
  • Round transportation
  • Local guide
  • Snack bag (chocolate, nutrition bar and juice)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

It is recommended that you wear a swimsuit and bring a towel if you wish to swim during the beach break in Tulum

Please bring a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen

Please take into account that if you want to swim in Tulum, there are no showers or changing rooms