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Chichen Itza Express Tour
If you are interested in only visiting the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá and immediately returning to your hotel to enjoy the beach and its services. We have the perfect option for you, with our Chichen Itza Express Tour activity.
We have departures from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Riviera Maya
We will leave very early from the lobby of your lodging center. The early excursion is a great option for those who want to take advantage of the entire day
- at Chichen Itza Express Tour make the most of the day, the estimated return time to the city of Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya is approximately 03:00 - 04:00 pm.
- We will try to arrive as early as possible to the archaeological zone, which is a blessing because most of the people arrive at the site around 11:00 - 12:00 on the day that will be the time when we will be almost out, by arriving early we will get to enjoy the archeological zone without the intense heat, and the pyramid will be basically be just for you
- The heat is not so intense in the mornings, actually it can be cool and you can better enjoy the archaeological zone without the oppressive heat of midday
Favorable points of this excursion:
First of all, we try to save as much time as possible and make the most of your time
We will arrive at Chichen Itza as early as possible, a few minutes after the archaeological zone opens. Chichen Itza is one of the most visited places in Mexico, many people visit daily, but when we arrive early in the morning, there will be almost no one there. Which will allow us to explore the area on our own, at our own pace, and with the gentle morning breeze. You can enjoy the pyramid, connect with the whole environment and let your imagination run wild only here at Chichen Itza Express Tour.
3 hours in Chichen Itzá: The archaeological zone is very large, the vast majority of the excursions are only 2 hours in Chichen, we will spend an hour more because we want to discover those magical places that others miss. We will explore the striking pyramidal basement of Kukulkán, it is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Without a doubt, it is the most impressive monument of the Mayan civilization.
Chichen Itza holds many mysteries, and much to see, but beware, there are constructions, pyramidal bases and hidden places that are not inside the main buildings, many things to see. I suggest that you manage your time well and enjoy the entire complex. The energy of the place and its grand pyramid make this incredible experience
Certified guide. We provide you with a certified guide so that you don't wander aimlessly inside Chichen Itzá and have no idea of the meaning of those little signs on the ruins. The guide will give you a detailed explanation of the main buildings of Chichen Itza, interesting and engaging stories. Each explanation will be clear and contain an impressive amount of information so that you will have a different vision of things you are seeing and a better understanding of many of the Mayan traditions and culture.
Places we visit
- Pyramid of Kukulcán "the castle"
- The ball game
- The temple of descending gods
- The temple of the jaguar
- The temple of the warriors
Chichen Itza is a place that you must see, it is shocking, incredible, and exciting to visit!
You will surely be amazed by the city where time was born, where fear did not exist and where dying was a privilege.
- If you take a tour of this website you will see that we have the most complete combination of activities to Chichen Itza, which can give you an idea that we specialize in tours to Chichen Itza. We consider ourselves experts in this particular excursion.
- We are the direct operators of the excursion, there are no middlemen when making a purchase with us. You are buying directly from the supplier in charge of operating the excursion, which is reflected in the price of the excursion, without affecting the quality of the tour.
In case you are still in the exploration phase of your vacation I would like to invite you to check out our blog, where you will find very valuable information on how to take advantage of your visit to the archaeological zone of Chichen Itza. Secret places, secret information, as well as tips to get the most out of your money on this long-awaited visit. We answer questions such as.
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The Chichen Itza Express Tour option is always a bit more expensive, due to the fact that it is a tour for a small group. If it is out of your budget we have the Chichen Itza Classic package that we offer at a super price. If you are looking to design your own excursion to Chichen Itza we have the Private Chichen Itza option. If you have your own car and want to drive to Chichen on your own, we have a package that includes Entrance + Guide + Food. Believe me if you buy it on your own it is more expensive, being a wholesaler entails us to special prices.
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Our excursion to Chichen Itza Express is the perfect option for people who DO NOT want to spend a whole day of their vacations visiting Chichen Itza.
Because the tours are for smaller groups the price is slightly higher than traditional bus excursions. The expenses have to be divided among fewer people and that makes it an option for very specific people.
If it is out of your budget, do not worry we have options for all budgets, please send us an email, we are here to serve you.
- Child Price $45 USD
- We speak English
- Excelent Service
We will pick you up in the comfort of your hotel. Remember pick up times are very early in the morning, you have to take into account that we are trying to get to the archaeological zone as early as possible and skip the crowds that arrive later in the morning.
We always want to be upfront with you to avoid any misunderstandings and make sure this is the excursion you had in mind.
- The pickup time is based on the location of your hotel
- If we do not know where your hotel is located we will designate a central location for pickup (send us an email or call us)
- If you are the unsure of the location of your hotel, don’t worry just call us and we will help you
Due to the fact that this is a quick excursion, there are some things that are not included that might normally be included in a bus excursion. One example is food, we also well do not visits the cenotes during this excursion
We only visit Chichen Itza and return.
Please check the things that we have included in this excursion to avoid any misunderstandings. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message as we are almost always at your disposal.
- Round-trip transportation with air conditioning
- Travel via the expressway
- Professional driver
- Free time in Chichen Itza (photos)
- Expert guide certified in Mayan civilization
- Early departures to take advantage of the entire day
Transparency and no tricks are the guiding principles of Chichen Itzá Tours. In this section we will try to explain what things are not included, remember that it is an express excursion so we only go to Chichen Itzá and return.
Just as we provide a list of things included, we also have to inform you of things that are not included, while a list in entirety would be very long it’s easier to keep in mind that if it is not on the INCLUDED tab, it is NOT INCLUDED, if you have any questions about please send an email
- Visit a cenote
- Buffet lunch
- Visit the city of Valladolid
- Tax to enter in Chichen Itza
- If you bring a sophisticated camera or a tripod there is an extra fee that is charged at the entrance
- If it is not on the included list, it is not included
What to bring
The heat in the Yucatan peninsula is very intense, it is important to bring as much sun protection as possible such as sunglasses, hats, and sunscreen. You might also want to bring a small blanket in case the van is too cold.
Important: Anything necessary for the guests such as medicines, specific food, is the responsibility of the guest. It is important not to take anything for granted and ask as many questions as necessary, we are here to serve you, that is our job
We have put together a list of the most common things, but it can be made more detailed since each person has different need, using common sense is a very good idea
If you have questions, send us a message, tell us about your case and we can give you several recommendations.
- Cell Phone 100% charged
- Dress comfortable and with light colors
- Comfortable shoes (tennis shoes, sandals)
- Sunhats, caps, umbrellas (the bigger the better)
- Mosquito repellent
- Food or snacks for the ride
- Small blanket if it becomes too cold in the van
- Sleeping collar
- Book, or games for the ride
- Small bag or backpack to put your things
- Patience and a good attitude
Forms of payment
We have all forms of payment that currently exist, in fact, we have the option of paying the total of the excursion in cash at the moment you are picked up.
However, keep in mind that if you want to pay through PayPal it takes at least two days to verify your payment with the accounting department.
Also if you are going to pay by credit card we only have terminals for VISA and MasterCard, we do not accept AMERICAN EXPRESS.
- Bank deposits
- Electronic transfer
- Credit card ( there is a 4% bank fee when paying by credit card)
- If you are apprehensive we have the option to pay the day of the tour, payment must be made in cash *** restrictions apply***
1.- Why is this more expensive than other excursions?
Because, this is an excursions with very few people, which implies that the expenses have to be divided among fewer participants
2.- Why is the pickup time so early?
We want to make the most of the day, and arrive early before the majority of excursions arrive at Chichen Itzá
3.- What time will I be returning to my hotel?
If everything goes according to plan between 3:00- 4:00pm.
4.- How much time are we at Chichen Itza?
Approximately 3 hours which includes the guided tour and free time in the zone
5.- What interests me the most is arriving early so that I can enjoy the archaeological zone with very few people
Yes, we will arrive as early as possible, that is why the pickup time is so early, and remember we are going by highway, direct and non-stop
6.- How do we get there so early?
We leave early, and we only have small groups. We also go on the fast track that is the highway to Chichen Itzá
7.- What is included on the tour Chichen Itza express?
- Round-trip transportation
- Entrance to Chichen Itza
- Guide in Chichen Itza
- Free time
1.- I have checked with others and compared prices and quality of other excursions and I want to reserve with you what I need to do?
Perfect, send us an email with your information and we will make a formal reservation
2.- I made my reservation online, do I get a confirmation?
Yes, as soon as possible you will receive an email with your receipt and with all of the information necessary regarding the excursion
3.- I still don't have my date set, but can I receive general information?
We can send you all of the details of the excursion so that you can compare quality and prices. However, to make a formal reservation it is necessary to have the exact date of the excursion
4.- I don't want to use my credit card, can I pay in cash the day of the tour?
You can pay in cash when we pick you up, we only ask that if you are not going to be able to attend, you notify us as soon as possible
5.- How can you guarantee me that you will pick me and my family up?
Let's make a deal and I ask you for a vote of confidence, do not pay anything, no deposit until we pick you up. That way you have the confidence that we have to pick you up, if not, we lose income
6.- What are your customer service hours?
- Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 10:00pm local time
- Saturday and Sunday 7:00am – 8:00pm local time
7.- I am going to buy the excursion for my parents, is there any problem with that?
No, we just need you to share the itinerary and technical details with them so that we are all on the same channel
8.- I am not in Mexico, how can I call you?
Our customer service number is (+52 1) 987-112-9491
9.- Unfortunately I need to cancel what I should do?
If the departure date is very close it is best to send us a message via WhatsApp, or the phone call is even better. We would really appreciate if you let us know as soon as possible
10.- Is it possible to pay using someone else’s credit card?
Yes, as long as they are online payments, the signature on the voucher is necessary and the credit card holder must sign
11.- I forgot to bring my receipt, what should I do?
You can show it on your cell phone or just check in with your name when the reception process begins
12.- There has been a change of plans, can I change the reservation date?
Yes, just let us know as soon as possible to make the adjustments and give those spaces to someone else
13.- How can I contact you?
Online chat, WhatsApp, text, email, Facebook, Instagram, or call us
14.- I'm not used to buying things online, can you call me?
Yes, just send us your complete phone number and someone will contact you
15.- What are your cancellation or refund policies?
If it is a normal reservation there is no penalty, if it is a private excursion reservation where a van or guide has already had to be set aside, the following terms apply
- 100% refund with 24 hour advance notice
- 50% refund with 12 hour advance notice
- No show no refund
1.- What is the price of the Chichen Itza express tour?
$55 USD per adult person, prices may have increases without prior notice, please contact us to give you the updated price
2.- What are the ages of children vs adults, for pricing?
- 0- 3 years old is considered an infant and are free
- 3-9 years old is considered a child
- Ages 10 and older will be charged adult prices
3.- We are a big family, do you have group prices?
Yes, if there are more than 7 adult members, I can give you special rates
4.- Are there any promotions available for us?
If there are more than 7 adults, a discount is applied, restrictions apply
5.- I am not local, do the same prices apply?
Yes, everyone pays the same price that is listed online
6.- What payment methods are available?
You can pay as you like, we have payment in cash, or by credit card, PayPal etc.
7.- Can I pay using another type of currency other than pesos?
Yes, we accept dollars, and euros. If you wish to pay using another type of currency contact us to verify we accept that currency
8.- Is there an extra charge by paying with a credit card?
Yes, there is a 4% bank fee that is charged with credit card payments (We only accept VISA and Mastercard)
9.- Can I show my receipt using my cellphone?
Yes, of course we are current with technology
1.- Will you pick me up at my hotel and drop me back off at the same location after the tour?
Yes, round-trip transportation is included
2.- Where will you meet us if we are staying in the Riviera Maya?
In 90% of the cases, we will pick you up from your hotel lobby, if not we will designate a central location
3.- I've had bad experiences in the past, how can I trust you?
You can trust us 100%, we will not charge you anything until we pick you up
4.- I am running a little behind, how long will you wait for me?
On certain occasions we give a tolerance of 5 minutes, there are sometimes we can wait, and others that we can not. Remember we have a long drive ahead of us, we recommend that you be at the meeting place on time to avoid missing your excursion.
This itinerary is only informative, and we reserve the right to modify the order of the places we visit or stop at any point due to an emergency.
For example, on the way to Chichen Itzá there may be the possibility that some of our guests need to use the restroom. We have identified places along the way where we can use the bathrooms and we will do so if necessary.
Sometimes, the transfer times are affected by situations beyond our control such as heavy rain, flat tires, accidents on the road, etc., we will try to the best of our ability to comply with our schedules. If for some reason things need to be changed, we will make the necessary adjustments in order to protect the integrity of the excursion. Again, these are things that could happen of course they are things that 95% of the time that do not happen.
The price of Chichen Itza Express is more expensive than the classic excursions to Chichen Itzá which also visit more places. However, this excursion is designed for specific people who only want to visit Chichen Itzá and return immediately to their All inclusive hotel because they want to enjoy the beach or relax.
If this is not within your budget we have more economic options. It would perhaps be in larger transports, and include other stops that we do not have programmed such as Loltún caves, cenotes, etc. If you are interested in a private tour to Chichen Itzá send us an email and we can come up with something for you
Being the direct providers of the excursion and owning the vans, allows us to offer you something that fits your budget. Call us and I assure you that we can provide you with a great tour.
We will pick you up at your hotel
We have the option of picking you up at the comfort of your hotel. The schedule is very early in the morning and we will only pick up people in nearby hotels. The vans are not very large so we will try to do this as quickly as possible.
Journey to CHICHEN ITZA
Directly and nonstop, we go along the toll highway to Piste, which is the town next to the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá. The majority of the excursions go along the free highway, which is slower as it crosses a multitude of small towns which takes much longer
Arriving at CHICHEN ITZA
We will be at the entrance of Chichen Itza as early as possible and before the arrival of most of the excursions. There are not many people at this time, so we will enjoy the place almost completely to ourselves. We will be inside the archeological zone for approximately 3 hours, to be able to explore the place at our own leisure and without haste.
Returning to YOUR HOTEL
We will try to be back at your hotel between 3:00 pm -4:00 pm in the afternoon so that you can enjoy the rest of your day
Arriving at your hotel
We will arrive at your hotel between 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unfortunately there are certain restrictions to take into account, this tour is not recommended for people in wheelchairs as there are no paved roads, there are tree roots, gravel, slopes etc.
If you have any questions please send us an email we can help you find the best excursion for you
It is strictly forbidden to climb the pyramids in Chichen Itza. The custodians are there to ensure conservation of the pyramids, especially the main pyramid. Restrictions are as follows
- Should not have any circulation problems
- Be punctual at the meeting points with those in charge of the tour. If someone is late, everyone has to wait, which generates delays throughout the tour, affecting the rest of the people.
- In the Chichen Itza complex there are slopes, roots, gravel, so it is not recommended for wheelchairs
- It is not recommended for small children
- You should be well physically and mentally
- Under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult
- Have the ability to walk short distances
- It is strictly prohibited to climb the ruins at Chichen Itza (for preservation)
- You are not permitted to use drones or tripods in the archeological zone, send an email for more information
We are understanding the fact that there are issues beyond our control such as torrential rain, illness, fatigue, etc.
We almost never have penalties for cancellations, the only thing we ask is that you notify us as soon as possible any time of the day or night, to avoid giving spaces to those who do not intend on showing up.
If you have a normal reservation there is no problem with cancellations. However, if your group requires private transportation that does have some cancellation rules. The following guidelines apply
- Without penalty with 24 hour notice
- 50% refund if the cancellation is within 12 hours
- 100% surcharge for no shows
ReviewsLeave a review
"visiting the place is a very nice experience as it is a very beautiful place to see one of the 7 wonders of the world, the culture, the constructions and the temples are amazing as they are detailed a long time ago, the entrance is spectacular, the guide very attentive and I recommend it very much if you like the mayan culture and the ancient constrictions."
Chichen Itza is a very impressive place. Make sure to be there early, best before park opening at 8am and take your photos without many people. At around 10am it will get very crowded and parking is most likely full.
"Blown away—spectacular site with many different areas to explore. Plan to arrive as early as possible. It really filled up by midday. We opted to not hire a guide as we had written guide info from Lonely Planet. Take water with you while you walk around and wear comfortable shoes."
"You can't miss this if you go visit Cancun, Play del Carmen, or surrounding areas."
"The benefit of going early morning, especially during Covid times, is you essentially have the historic site to yourself, which is very very rare. Our guide explained everything in detail and we were able to wrap up by noon time and out by 12-01"