Thursday, 6 June 2013

TULUM half day tour from Playa del Carmen: perfect combination of Mayan History, Culture and the Beach

The perfect combination for those wishing to visit part of the Mayan culture and enjoy one of the best views of the Mexican Caribbean, returning to the hotel early to be able to enjoy it for the rest of the day.

Tulum, the only Mayan city on the coast of the Yucatan peninsula and used as a commercial port and exchange point, is located 50 km to the south of Playa del Carmen

View of the pyramids from Tulum beach
This tour will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel in air conditioned bus with a certified tour guide, to assist you during the tour. Along the way the tour guide will give you information about the way of living of local people, the Mayans. In Tulum, you will have a guided tour around the archaeological site for one hour, where you will be explained about Mayan history. You will also enjoy some free time for 1 hour and 15 minutes to visit the place and the beach on your own.

In Tulum ruins, you will visit the "walled city" as well as walk around pyramids and Mayan temples built at the top of a high cliff overlooking the Caribbean sea (the only site with a sea view). After visiting Tulum, we will return to the hotel. Total time to visit Tulum is 2 hours and 15 minutes. To reserve this tour, please click here.

Tulum beach

8:00 am
Scheduled pick ups (times vary depending on the number of hotels and the area in which they are located). 

10:15 am 
Arrival to Tulum and 2 hours and 15 minutes stay at the archeological site of Tulum, one hour of guided tour and 1 hour and 15 minutes free time to take pictures (or swim in the sea, or shop around the flea market). 

12:30 pm 
Appointment to return to your hotel. The estimated arrival time at the hotels is between 14:00 and 14:30 pm depending on your hotel. 

Listed times are estimated and may vary depending on traffic and weather conditions.

Tulum pyramids and the Caribbean Sea
Tour includes

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
  • Transportation in first class air-conditioned bus.
  • Certified tour guide.
  • Entrance fee to Tulum ruins.

What to bring

Light sportswear, swimsuit, towels, walking shoes, hat, camera & suntan lotion. 


7:30 am