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Tulum Ruins Archaeological Tour from Cozumel

Highlights
  • Visit Tulum, the only Mayan city built on a cliff overlooking the sea
  • Explore with a guide: Unmarked ruins need background and context
  • Coastal views on ferry ride between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen
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Tulum Ruins Archaeological Tour from Cozumel
From US$75.00
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Tulum Ruins Archaeological Tour from Cozumel
From US$75.00
Overview
Discover the ancient history of Mexico on a day trip from Cozumel to the archaeological site of Tulum. On a ferry to the mainland, take in views of the coastline that most visitors never get to experience. Once at Tulum, your guide gives context to unmarked points of interest that are easy to miss if visiting on your own. Lunch, transportation, and admission tickets are included.
What to Expect

Meet your tour operator at a pier in downtown Cozumel, where you board a ferry bound for mainland Mexico. After a pleasant 45-minute ride with coastal views rarely seen by visitors, arrive in Playa del Carmen. An air-conditioned minivan brings you directly to the gates of Tulum.

Follow your guide on a walking tour of the ancient city perched on an oceanside cliff. Going with a guide ensures you understand the layout of the archaeological site and don’t miss any unmarked points of interest. Pause for photos of the temples and castles with a backdrop of the Caribbean Sea.

After your tour, enjoy lunch with the group and then head back to Playa del Carmen to catch the ferry. Finish the day with a relaxing ride back to Cozumel.

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1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour! Great guide!

Super day in Tulum with Eduardo. He explained the tour on the bus ride to Tulum, provided a photo book to bring the site to life before we got there. He introduced us to a local tour operator with 45 years experience to guide us...More

3  Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tulum, fascinating and well maintained

Booked thru Carnival, May 2018. Ferried to Playa, then a/c bus to Tulum. Guide Jorge was of Mayan descent, very informative and hospitable. Plenty of time at ruins and even time to grab a bite to eat before heading back. Yes, there were other tour...More

1  Thank pearltabby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fastinating exploration of an earlier time

We toured via excusion set up by Norwegian Cruise Line. The location was by water's edge. Lots of walking around. They no longer allow visitors to walk up the stairs of the main building.

1  Thank 459karll
Reviewed May 1, 2018
Tulum tour VERY HOT, crowded with lots of people

You take a ferry over to the mainland Playa Del carmen (included in tour) and ride on a bus or van to Tulum. This was an interesting place to go see; however, it was crawling with people. They were escorting so many tours, that the...More

4  Thank fromSantaBarbara
Reviewed April 17, 2018
It was great because our tour guide was Mayan!

We were cruising on the Carnival Glory boat! We took a ferry over to Playa del Carmen-I loved the boat ride! The weather was perfect-we rode on a luxury coach air-conditioned bus for about an hour. It was alot a walking but worth it. We...More

1  Thank karenlee2018
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AllanLeeWhitley
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Traveling_Jeffrey | Reviewed this property |
As long as you want to walk it.... can be 45 to 60min quickly but we took our time and read a lot of the history, about 2 hours
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Paul i
May 5, 2018|
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Response from reelwise | Reviewed this property |
Depends on cruise arrival and departure. If you are a hotel guest check with tour desk.
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