5 or 7 days
Cancún, Playa del Carmen

Dating back to 2000 BC, the Maya civilization is known for its sophisticated mathematical and astronomical systems, not to mention its incredible art and architecture.

On this enlightening five-day tour, see the El Castillo pyramid in Chichén Itz and the Temple of the Frescoes in Tulum before unwinding in luxurious Playa del Carmen.
  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport in Cancun

  • Day 2: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichén Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • El Castillo Pyramid

    Visit Cenote X-Keken

  • Day 3: Tulum • Playa del Carmen

    Take an excursion to Akumal

    Visit Tulum:

    • Temple of the Frescoes
    • Ruins of El Castillo

    Travel to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 4: Playa del Carmen

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cozumel

    Cozumel

    Delve into the Caribbean paradise that is Cozumel on this full-day excursion! Arrive on the island by ferry and drive to Chankanaab, a national park that highlights the region’s natural beauty. Afterward, enjoy free time to take in the islands clear waters and white-sand beaches.

  • Day 5: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

    Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 5: Cobá • Playa del Carmen

    Travel to Cobá

    Take a guided tour of Cobá

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Nohoch Mul pyramid
    • Sacbeobs

    Travel to Punta Laguna

    Visit a Spider Monkey Sanctuary

    Return to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 6: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

    Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly to Mexico

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport in Cancun

  • Day 2: Chichén Itzá • Cancún

    Travel to Chichén Itzá

    Take a guided tour of Chichén Itzá

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • El Castillo Pyramid

    Visit Cenote X-Keken

  • Day 3: Tulum • Playa del Carmen

    Take an excursion to Akumal

    Visit Tulum:

    • Temple of the Frescoes
    • Ruins of El Castillo

    Travel to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 4: Playa del Carmen

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cozumel

    Cozumel

    Delve into the Caribbean paradise that is Cozumel on this full-day excursion! Arrive on the island by ferry and drive to Chankanaab, a national park that highlights the region’s natural beauty. Afterward, enjoy free time to take in the islands clear waters and white-sand beaches.

  • Day 5: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

    Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 5: Cobá • Playa del Carmen

    Travel to Cobá

    Take a guided tour of Cobá

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Nohoch Mul pyramid
    • Sacbeobs

    Travel to Punta Laguna

    Visit a Spider Monkey Sanctuary

    Return to Playa del Carmen

  • Day 6: Playa del Carmen

    Enjoy free time in Playa del Carmen

  • Day 7: Depart for home

    Travel to Cancún airport

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide (2 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Cenote X-Keken; Chichén Itzá; Tulum; With extension: Cobá; Spider Monkey Sanctuary

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

Guaranteed lowest price

Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

For your personalized price quote, call us at 800-637-8222.

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