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Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance

Highlights
  • A private-entrance tour of Chichen Itza, with Mayaland Hotel stay
  • Opt for a night at the jungle resort before or after your visit to the park
  • Enjoy expert commentary from a bona fide archaeologist 
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Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance
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Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance
From US$110.00
Overview

Chichen Itza is an ancient Maya city that was once home to a thriving civilization, now one of Mexico’s most packed attractions. Beat the crowds with this exclusive, private-entrance tour, putting you face-to-face with the fabled archaeological park before it opens to the public. Enjoy a guided visit with an archaeologist and a stay at the Mayaland Hotel, an historic jungle resort located right in Chichen Itza.

What to Expect

Chichen Itza earns its accolades as one of Mexico’s top archaeological attractions, drawing thousands of visitors each day. Arriving at your own private entrance before the park opens to the public, you’ll skip the crowds and get the rare opportunity to explore the fabled Maya ruins in almost total solitude.   

You’ll have a real-life archaeologist on hand to give you a guided tour of some of the park’s standout ruins, from the massive stepped pyramid of El Castillo to the ancient Ball Game Court, where tournaments once ended in deadly sacrifices.

Your tour includes a stay at the Mayaland Hotel, an historic jungle resort located directly inside the park—the world’s only on-site hotel at an archaeological attraction. Upgrades include a refreshing spa treatment, horseback ride, or a swim in a Maya cenote. You’ll also enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with authentic Yucatan specialties, as well as a visit to the Mayan Planetarium to learn about the history and culture of the mighty, fallen civilization.

Reviews (39)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Early is the way to go

We took the Viator tour with Charlie and Frank. Pickup was at 5:30 am. Needless to say this is the way to go before the crowds get there and the heat. Frank was great and led our tour around the site and it was very...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile
Amazing

Amazing service and experience starting with our driver Janitzio Antonio. He picked us up in our hotel lobby and was such a courteous and safe driver. Our guide Mauricio was so funny and Andres was our Mayan priest, we felt such peace right after the...More

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chichenuxmal, Owner at Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks for your AMAZING comments! We look forward to hosting you again in one of our fabulous experiences thru Mexico's most desirable destinations, Hasta la vista !

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Worthwhile - Very Well Done

Our tour of Chichen Itza (Open the Gate to Chichen Itza) was very well done. The drivers were very good - professional and friendly - both the ones who shuttled us from our resort in Akumal to the meeting spot in Playa Del Carmen, and...More

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chichenuxmal, Owner at Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

GRACIAS! From all of us at Mayaland/Gray Line Cancun. Looking forward to providing you with unique experiences in the future. Hasta la vista!

Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile
Open the Gate to Chichen Itza

From the start this was excellent. The pick up was at 0500, which seems early, but it meant we were at the site before it opened and got virtually exclusive access (less than 100 people in the site). We had a tour guide for the...More

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chichenuxmal, Owner at Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

What a wonderful review of our unique "Open the Gate to Chichen Itza" tour! Thank you !! We all look forward to having you in another Gray Line Service. Hasta la vista !

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Great tour, strongly recommend

I would definitely recommend this tour company for the trip to Chichen Itza. We picked them because they were the only company we could find that offered early trips (“Open the Gate – Chichen Itza Tour”) to beat the heat and crowds. Very cordial and...More

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chichenuxmal, Owner at Open the Gate to Chichen Itza: Early-Access Tour with Private Entrance, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

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