Activities ( Attraction ) | Cultural
One Of The 7 Wonders Of The World
Welcome to Chichen Itza
One of the 7 wonders of the world, and a World Heritage Site, Chichen Itza is one of the most spectacular monuments to an era gone by that the world has ever seen.
Dare to know the best pyramids and ruins of the fascinating Mayan culture, such as: The famous Castle, the Temple of the Warriors, the Observatory, the Temple of the Thousand Columns, then we'll take you to enjoy the beauty and freshness of this majestic and impressive Cenote Ik-Kil, a place where you can swim and relax, surrounded by a completely natural environment.
Many tourists visit Chichen Itza as a day trip, especially from Cancun, more than 100 miles away. This archaeological site is also an hour and a half away from Merida, the capital of Yucatan. The Maya communities near Chichen Itza have developed many wonderful sites for travelers to rejoice in the Maya Cultural heritage. It is recommended you avoid a day-trip visit to Chichen Itza and schedule a night or two to enjoy all the activities nearby.
This allows time to see more than just a portion of this large site. If you stay a night here, come to the archaeological site early in the day before the sun is so hot, and before most of the day-trippers arrive. This is a large park and usually visitors are on a tight schedule, consider the services of a guide. They can be found in the museum at the entrance and are very nice and reasonably priced. If you tire of their company, they will not be offended if you mention that you would like to visit on your own. A guide can give you information on sleeping overnight at the site.
The site is open daily, 9-5. For entrance you have to pay 145 pesos of tax for Adult and 59 pesos for a ticket (May 7, 2014) and if you want to film with a video camera, you'll need to pay an additional 45 pesos.but it's free for taking photos. Chichen Itza is the # 1 tourist attraction in Playa del Carmen - a must-see for every visitor to the Riviera Maya of Mexico.