Playa del Carmen

VIP Chichen Itza Private Tour

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
VIP Chichen Itza Private Tour
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From USD 245.00

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 10 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Visit Chichen Itza, Valladolid, and the open-air Cenote San Lorenzo Oxman on your own terms, with this private guided tour. You'll head out to to Chichen Itza bright and early so that you can avoid the crowds and heat that come later in the day, continuing on to Cenote San Lorenzo Oxman for a refreshing dip. You'll finish your tour with an a la carte lunch in colonial Valladolid.
  • Learn about Chichen Itza from an expert guide
  • An a la carte lunch is included in the price of the tour
  • Entrance fees are included
  • Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle

What's Included

  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Soda/Pop
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

07:00 am

Pickup details

Pickup is available from Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum & any place in the Riviera Maya. We pick you up at the lobby of your hotel or Airbnb. Suggested pickup time is 7.15 am but we are happy to accommodate the schedule to your wishes.

What To Expect

Chichen Itza

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Cenote San Lorenzo Oxman

1 hour Admission Ticket Free


1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Centro De Valladolid Yucatán

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

I recommend requesting a specific guide with good reviews already especially if you have children on this tour.
They have lockers, restrooms, a small pool, showers before getting in and life vests.


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Worth the extra cost for a personal tour.
Debra_B, Sept 2023
Our guide, Miguel was very knowledgeable and personable. With our early morning arrival, Chichen Itza was not at all crowded. We went to a lesser known cenote that was lovely and there was only a handful of other people besides our group. The restaurant, Paladar de cura, in Valladolid was delicious.
Great experience....
Joseph_A, Sept 2023
Great experience. Prestige company was easy to work with. Carlos was an excellent guide. A must do if visiting Cancun
Memorable tour!
Isabelle_N, Sept 2023
Great tour with Carlos to Chichen Itza followed by a swim in a Cenote and a delicious lunch in Valladolid. The drive there and back was long, but we had the most interesting conversations with Carlos who shared so much about ancient Mexican civilisations but also about the country's present and aspirations for the future. A thoroughly interesting day and hats off to Carlos for mastering the whole enterprise of driving and guiding flawlessly and cheerfully.
Worth the money
Jennifer_C, Aug 2023
Gerry was our guide and he was awesome! He was on time, knowledgeable, and flexible with our afternoon. I would highly recommend this tour. The cenote was cool and My family of 8 adults enjoyed it all!
Great day out for the family
Kirsty_S, Aug 2023
We had the most amazing day. A personalised tour worked so well for our family and Miguel was wonderful, engaging and patient with our three children! We arrived early and it wasn’t too busy so we got some lovely photos of just our family by the temples. Miguel was so knowledgeable and made the tour fascinating. It was also great to learn about the acoustics at Chichen Itza. The cenote was great fun and we could play for as long as we wanted. Lunch was also fantastic and Miguel rang ahead so it was all ready once we arrived which was great for hungry children (and adults!). I would really recommend this tour and Miguel as a guide.
VIP all the way!
Perri_T, Aug 2023
What an incredible place to visit. We chose to go on a private tour of Chichen Itza and Irving was our tour guide. It was well worth it. He was amazing, knowledgeable and pleasure to have as a tour guide. He made the excursion MOST enjoyable. I would highly recommend doing the private tour and if you get Irving, he will make it a most memorable experience!
It’s worth the extra money!
Lily_V, Aug 2023
We had an awesome day with Isaac! He was very knowledgeable about Chichen Itza, the Mayan culture, and the region. After a nice, but very hot, visit to Chichen Itza, we were hungry and needed to cool off. Lunch in Valladolid and the refreshing swim at Cenote Oxman were perfect! We were able to taste authentic regional food at the restaurant and were waited on by warm and attentive staff. Afterwards, our family had a great time swinging by rope to take the plunge into the cenote. There are stairs that lead right into the water for the less adventurous. Overall, we had an incredible experience! We would highly recommend Isaac. He was very friendly and intuitive about our family’s needs.
Private tour of Mayan history
Jason_J, Aug 2023
What an amazing experience. Having a private tour meant we arrived as soon as they opened and before the crowds. This allowed us to get amazing shots of the temple and surrounding areas. The cenote was refreshing after walking around Chichen Itza. The restaurant the tour guide took us to was some of the best Mexican food we’ve ever had. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly and made sure we stayed hydrated in the heat. I would highly recommend this tour.
Wonderful experience!
Steph_V, July 2023
Abraham was great! Very knowledgeable and always made sure we were happy and comfortable. We pretty much had the cenote to ourselves- it was wonderful! Lunch was delicious and a very authentic experience we will not forget.
Incredible day out
Marcus_W, July 2023
Our guide Issac was knowledgeable and interesting to listen to as he explained the history of Chichen Itza. The cenote was great fun and lunch was delicious.
Miguel is an extremely...
Christina, July 2023
Miguel is an extremely friendly and fun tour guide. He has a huge amount of knowledge and enthusiasm about the culture and history.
Highly Recommended
Niral_P, July 2023
Highly recommend booking a private tour. From the moment we booked Maria and Gaby were so helpful and provided clear information and were able to answer any of our questions ~ before, during and after! THANK YOU! Our driver/guide was Arnie, a great driver as well as guide. He had perfect knowledge of the sites and we managed to avoid all the big crowds, big tour bus groups and the extreme heat! Thank you Maria, Gaby and Arnie for your amazing service and for making our trip so memorable and comfortable!
Thanks Jony for an outstanding day!
Stuart_B, July 2023
Our guide Jony was outstanding, we had an amazing day from start to finish. Jony’s knowledge in regards to his country’s, Quintaroo and Yucatan history and way of life is limitless. His photographic skills also helped immortalise a great trip. Punctual, knowledgable, engaging with our entire group Jony is an asset to his industry and My Quest Concierge. Thanks for a great day, looking forward to next time.
Chichen Itza
Drew_P, July 2023
My wife and I booked this trip and it was beyond all expectations. Our guide was Jose Manuel and he was phenomenal, extremely knowledgeable about everything we attended. Was definitely the highlight of the trip. He showed up early for pickup and beat the heat and the crowds at Chichen Itza. The cenotes was beautiful and the food was exceptional! 100% recommend doing this excursion!
We loved our private...
Rosa_G, June 2023
We loved our private tour, when traveling with kids…4 to be exact 😃 it can be a little overwhelming with a public tour. We didn’t have to rush and our tour guide was great, he was very informative and patient with our family. Thank you Juan for a lovely day! We would definitely do it again.
Go with Gerry
Lisa_C, June 2023
Our guide Gerry made this the best tour ever, he was amazing. He knew so much information about the ruins, culture and the area. He took us to a wonderful restaurant for lunch, gave us some time to explore the town and then took us to a beautiful cenote. He took such good care of us the entire day. Thanks Gerry for a wonderful day.
A perfect day
Dinesh_K, June 2023
Absolutely perfect day got to Chichen Itza before anyone else had arrived. We we’re on our own to see everything with Juan our tour guide. Worth paying more for a private tour as you can see everything in your own time as you are never rushed at any point. Thanks to Juan.
Awesome Excursion
Erik_S, June 2023
Heber was a great guide. He was punctual, professional and very informative and fun! He tailored the ruins tour to our preferences and mad ethe whole day a wonderful experience.
Alejandro was a...
Devon_P, June 2023
Alejandro was a phenomenal tour guide. The food in Valladolid was delicious and accommodated someone who has celiac disease. Everything was great.
All was great !...
Alon_V, June 2023
All was great ! Great driver / guide Great explanations of what we saw Loved the leap in the Cenote - playing Tarzan Great lunch

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