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Itinerary

Depart your Playa del Carmen hotel for Tulum, about one hour away. Most famous for its archeological ruins situated atop a dramatic clifftop bluff, the lively beach town was once a center of Mayan trade and defense. Your guide leads you on a tour, then you are free explore further on your own, or, descend the stairs beside the ruins that lead to a small public beach for a dip.

Next you will visit two cenotes, or natural sinkholes in the earth. The Yucatan Peninsula’s cenotes form one of the most extensive underground river system in the world and they are like nothing else you’ve seen.

Continue on to Yal Ku Lagoon, an estuary where fresh water from the underground rivers meets saltwater from the sea, creating a unique environment where many fish and sea creatures live and raise their young.

After 6.5 hours of fun, the tour ends with drop-off at your Playa del Carmen hotel.

Locations visited
Ruins of Tulum
Yal-ku Lagoon
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Overview
Enjoy three adventures on this 6.5-hour round trip excursion to Tulum. Take a guided tour of Tulum's archeological ruins, swim in cenotes (natural sinkholes in the earth), and take a plunge into a lagoon teeming with flora and fauna. Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch are included. You will experience a good overview of Mexico's Maya Riviera.
Highlights
  • Private guide on Tulum archeological ruins tour 
  • Swim in cenotes and a scenic lagoon 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus lunch included 
  • Good introduction to Maya Riviera  
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A really great trip despite adverse weather

We scheduled this trip and on the day of it it was raining and we were asked if we wanted to reschedule. With time limitations we could not, and the tour guide Gaby said well You can stay here and watch it rain or see...More

Thank dhrubyhruby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic!!

Brilliant experience from start to finish. Our tour guide Victor and driver Natan were the best and looked after us so well, down to the smallest details. Victor knew everyone in the group by name, and took exceptional care of each individual through the snorkelling...More

Thank Sandie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Tour!

My friends and I were looking for a day tour and found this to be the perfect combination of learning about the history of the area and adventuring in the water. We also wanted to get back to our all inclusive resort too so the...More

Thank Venture793803
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
One word: AMAZING!!!!

One word: AMAZING!!! Family of four adults and kids ages 11 & 13 just returned from the Tulum Yalku Plus Tour, and we had the best time. Our tour guide OSCAR and our driver Mauricio were animated informative and made our experience worth every penny....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing!

I went on this tour on a girls trip. I love that there is a maximum of 12 people per group, so you get more out of your trip. Our driver was Mateo and our tour guide was Sam. Sam was incredible! So knowledgeable on...More

Thank Kallie S
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I would wear a bathing suit under a cover up and water shoes. Bring a towel. Keep it minimal, you can leave bags in the van. Don’t forget sunglasses!
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