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LocalAventura Tour: Full-Day Excursion to Cobá and Tulum

Full-Day Excursion to Cobá and Tulum

Spend the day exploring Mayan ruins and swimming in a cenote in the Riviera Maya!
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10 hrs

Cancún

1 ~ 12

Medium content


Description

Come enjoy two completely different sites of Mayan ruins. Cobá has a view like none other. Get a feel of what it was like to wander around when it was at it’s prime and take your own tour via bike to get the most of this great ancient city. An ecological and archaeological wonder, Cobá houses one of the tallest temples in the Yucatán Peninsula and many well­-preserved stelae (Mayan stones depicting Mayan rituals). You will then take a dip in a cenote (think large, natural pool), for a relaxing break. After a delicious traditional Yucatec meal you will head to Tulum, a major Mayan port set against the beautiful Caribbean sea. Look towards the beautiful blue ocean while your guide gives you all the important history and details this small but picturesque city has to offer. It was once believed to have been the most important trading port in post­classic Mesoamerica and was of the last still inhabited by Mayans when the Spaniards arrived. Don’t miss the chance to view the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. Come for the sights and leave with the history of the Mayans on this unforgettable tour!

Itinerary

  • Get picked up at your hotel in Cancún (or anywhere in Riviera Maya) 
  • Arrive at Cobá and wander through the Mayan ruins
  • Take a break and swim in a cenote
  • Enjoy a traditional Yucatec meal
  • Feel the breeze on one of the many beaches at Tulum
  • Get dropped off back at your hotel

Available days

Everyday

Eligibility criteria

  • This tour is suitable for all ages
  • Must be able to walk comfortably for periods of up to one hour

What's Included

  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Expert Guide
  • Entrance fees

What's not included

  • Breakfast

Additional Pricing Information (*)

Larger groups may be accomodated, please contact founders@localaventura.com for a price quote.


Recommendations

  • Wear light­colored clothing, comfortable walking sneakers, and sunglasses
  • Bring sunblock, mosquito repellent, a camera, a bathing suit and towel
  • Get a good night's sleep to prepare for your day of adventure

Tags

Good for Groups Family-Friendly Highly Active Outdoorsy Types

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Gudelio and Team

I was born and raised in Monterrey, México. I've been in love with my country, its traditions, and its pre­hispanic cultures since I was a kid. When I first learned about the ancient cultures of Mexico, I was fascinated and sought out any archaeology, Maya, or Aztec book I could get my hands on. I also love nature so much that, in my youth, I would take long hikes in the mountains that surround my hometown, sometimes camping out for a whole week. There’s nothing I love more than a bonfire under a sky full of stars. Deciding to experience other cultures, I moved to California for 4 years and was immersed in the diversity of American culture. I loved getting to meet people from all over the world. It was an experience that widened my view of the world and showed me the differences in people’s histories and languages. I then traveled around the U.S., Cuba, Belize, Spain, and Honduras.

When I finally returned to Mexico, I moved to the Yucatan peninsula because I had always dreamed of its beaches and wanted to be closer to Mayan culture. Moving to Cancun was a dream come true. Its coast is beautiful, its jungle lush, and its Mayan heritage strong. After that, I fell in love with Playa del Carmen and decided to move here after a few years because of its small town atmosphere and the diversity of the people that pass through. I traveled around a lot of Mexico, but still have a lot to explore and learn. I've called the Yucatan Peninsula my home since 2008 and wouldn't trade it for anything.

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