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How To Choose a Chichen Itza Tour

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How to Choose a Chichen Itza Tour
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As Mexico’s most-visited Mayan site and one of its most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Chichen Itza sits at the top of many travelers’ must-visit lists in Cancun. Here are some of your best options for visiting this Wonder of the World.

1. For the Budget Traveler

Wallet-conscious travelers can spare their budget by opting for a small-group guided tour of the Chichen Itza archaeological site. Going with a group saves money, while still offering the intimacy and access to a guide made possible by limiting group numbers.

4. For the Time-Crunched Visitor

Travelers on a tight schedule can make the most of their time by booking a combo tour with visits to some of the area’s top attractions all in one go. After wandering the Maya archaeological site, explore Mexican history at Xcaret, swim in a natural aquarium at Xel-Ha, or soar through the canopy on a zipline at Xplor.

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