Tulum Ruins and reef snorkeling Shore Excursion adventure!

Tour Number

Activity Level

390173


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

See the amazing Mayan Ruins from land and then from the Ocean! + snorkeling adventure near Tulum!


Speachless experience is to see the amazing Mayan Ruins from land and then from the Ocean! combine this amazing experience with awsome reef snorkel adventure!

You will be visiting the Arqueologycal Site of Tulum. This Maya site may formerly have been known by the name Zama, that in mayan languague means Dawn, due it faces the sunrise. This amazing Mayan City was builded on a Cliff from where you'll enjoy the amazing blue turquoise waters!

This Ancient Mayan City is surrounded by a Wall. Tulum in Mayan means wall. The walls surrounding the site allowed the Tulum fort to be defended against invasions. Tulum had access to both land and sea trade routes, making it an important trade empire.

From numerous depictions in murals, Tulum appears to have been an important site for the worship of the Diving or Descending god. Tulum corresponds to the late Postclassic period around AD 1200-1450.

After it, you will refresh your self while snorkeling at the Mesoamerican reef looking at colorful schools of fish!

Itinerary

Your amazing adventure starts with the Pick up at Playa del Carmen at the Ferry pier outside of Señor Frogs Restaurant to go directly about an hour away by confortable, insured, clean Toyota Hiace vehicule, to the impresive Tulum Archaeological Site where you will enjoy a guided visit along the beautiful Temples while admire the awsome caribbean sea from the Cliff!!

After that we will move about 10 minutes away by car where you will take the boat to admire the Tulum Mayan Ruins from the sea!!

After that you will have a guided snorkeling time discovering colorful fishes and reef coral formations that are part of the Mesoamerican reef barrier, the second largest in the world!!

After you come back by boat to the beach we will go back to Playa del Carmen to the Ferry station to ending your amazing tour!

*Optional lunch at a local restaurant may extend the itinerary. Check What's Extra for further details.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting location: Ferry Pier at Playa del Carmen outside Señor Frogs Restaurant

You should calculate another 1.5 hours to get from the cruise ship to Playa del Carmen and back.

End location: End location: Ferry Pier at Playa del Carmen outside Señor Frogs Restaurant

You should calculate another 1.5 hours to get from the cruise ship to Playa del Carmen and back.

Duration: 5 hours

The tour duration mentioned here is from Playa del Carmen to the tour and back to playa del Carmen (1 hour to Tulum from Playa del Carmen + 1 hr guided tour at Tulum Ruins + 30 minute free time for shopping in Tulum Ruins area + 60 minute snorkeling tour + one hour ride back to Playa del Carmen and 30 minutes to move from place to place and get dry).

IMPORTANT NOTE: You should calculate another 1.5 hours to get from the cruise ship to Playa del Carmen and from Playa del Carmen back to your cruise ship.

Transportation

*2018 Toyota Hiace van, clean, comfortable, insured, air conditioned.

Once we are inside the Archaeological Site will be by Walking.

What’s Included

*Prived guided tour at Tulum Archeological Site
*My services as your private tour guide
*Private transportation Playa del Carmen-Tulum-Reef snorkel-Playa del Carmen by modern, air conditioned vehicle
*Tulum Entrance fee
*Snorkeling gear rental if you dont have your own
*Purified Water on the vehicule
*Fresh fruit
*Granola Bar

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1800 Mexican pesos - Extra cash for Ferry tickets, coffe, souvenirs or snack

Note: 1800MXN equal approximately 100USD

What’s Extra

*Ferry tickets to across from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen and back to Cozumel, Round Trip Adult $350 mxn pesos Children $250 mxn pesos.

*Beverages, souvenirs or personal shopping.

*Optional lunch (may affect the duration of the tour; please contact me for details in advance). Otherwise, please eat well before you leave your hotel or bring box lunch or snacks.

Highly recommended is to wear cotton clothes, hats, sun glasses, comfortable shoes, use of biodegradable sunblock, bug spray, bring swimsuit and towels.

This tour is designed for up to 4 travelers. If your group is larger, please contact me for details and a quote.

Restrictions

I don't drive on my tours but I will arrange for comfortable, clean, air conditioned transportation with a professional licensed driver who has been working with me for two years already and people and I love him!

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Marcela C.

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