Four Cancun tours in one day? Yes, it’s possible!
If you are reading this it is because you are probably interested in exploring the most popular Cancun tours and making the best use of your Cancun vacation time. Ready to simplify your trip to Cancun and make the most of your visit to this destination that has so much for you?
We present you the “Tour to Tulum + Cobá + Cenote + Playa del Carmen” that we simply call “The 4 x 1”. Get ready to explore two of the most spectacular archeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula, swim in a refreshing cenote and stroll down the famous 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen. Check out the awesome Cancun activities that this combo includes:
1.- Tulum Mayan ruins tour: The only Mayan ruins facing the sea
The archaeological zone of Tulum is one of the most popular in the world, not only because of its cultural importance, but because it is the only Mayan city located on the shores of the spectacular Caribbean Sea, the photos in this archaeological site are iconic and sensational!
When arriving at Zamá, the name for Tulum in pre-Hispanic times, a certified guide will take you to every corner of this enigmatic site. Among many other pre-Hispanic buildings you will get to know El Castillo, a structure that is famous worldwide for having been built on a cliff facing the beautiful turquoise sea. Many archaeologists say that it is very likely that this building served as a beacon to traders returning from the sea.
In this Tulum tour you will learn about the commercial importance of this ancient Mayan settlement, the customs of its people and discover stories about the mysterious disappearance of its inhabitants.
2.- Cobá Ruins Tour: Mayan mysticism in the middle of the jungle
Located 40 kilometers northwest of Tulum is the archaeological zone of Cobá, a spectacular Mayan site with the second highest pre-Columbian structure of the Yucatan Peninsula. Known as Nohoch-Mul (Great Mound in English), this imposing building can still be climbed by those who wish to make the effort to climb 120 steps and be rewarded with a wonderful view of the Mayan jungle.
Before the tour to Cobá you will enjoy an exquisite buffet meal with typical dishes of the region and handmade tortillas. After lunch you’ll enjoy the tour through this archaeological site in the jungle that will allow you to appreciate close up the natural wonders that surround this ancient city; Your guide will explain in detail the stories behind the pre-Hispanic vestiges, so you will take home fascinating facts about this ancient civilization.
3.- Time to cool off in the Cenote Tankach-Ha
After climbing the Nohoch-Mul temple in Cobá and having walked through the humid jungle under the sun, how about a dip in a cool cenote with crystal clear waters?
Tankach-Ha is an underground cenote whose waters can reach 45 meters deep, but do not worry! In this jungle oasis you can make use of a life jacket, so that even without being an expert you can swim surrounded by impressive stalactites in the magical, mineral-rich waters.
4.- Stroll along 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen
The last stop of this complete combo of 4 tours in Cancun in one awesome day is the famous 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen, a tourist street that you can visit at dusk, where you will have the opportunity to shop in exclusive boutiques and get to know the cosmopolitan atmosphere that characterizes this corner of the Mexican Caribbean. If the craving calls you, you can have a delicious ice cream or a refreshing frappé coffee while you stroll among music, handicrafts, art galleries, jewelry stores, bars and restaurants.
Is not this one of the most complete tours in Cancun you’ve seen? With the right transportation, professional guides and organization, it is possible to do these 4 Cancun activities on the same day. Book the Tour to Tulum + Cobá + Cenote + Playa del Carmen and make it a highlight of your next vacation!