Private Excursion Chichen Itza

(12 customer reviews)


$190.00 (from)


2 participants 350 Dollars per person
From 4 participants 220 Dollars per person
From 8 participants 190 Dollars per person


$190.00 (from)


2 participants 350 Dollars per person
From 4 participants 220 Dollars per person
From 8 participants 170 Dollars per person

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Deposit upon booking: 30%


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English, Spanish, German

Private Excursion Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid 

UNESCO heritage Chichen Itza combined with the visit of a cenote and the colonial city Valladolid

This Private Excursion to Chichen Itza is the best combination to explore the highlights of Yucatan. See the Mayan ruins in Chichen Itza early in the morning, before it fills with visitors. Swim in a mystical cenote and relax in the crystal-clear water. Discover the colonial city Valladolid in the heart of Yucatan.

Avoid the crowds and choose our Private Excursion to Chichen Itza - with your personal tour guide!! Our tour guides are SECTUR certified tour guides (Maxican Secretary of Tourism) with many years of experience.

  • Mayan Ruins Chichen Itza: UNESCO heritage and one of the new 7 world wonders
  • Swim in a Cenote, then we have lunch
  • Colonial City Valladolid

Our Private Chichen Itza Excursion allows you to pick from the attractions you want to see during this tour. See the important Chichen Itza Mayan ruins, swim in a cave with mystical stalactite and stalagmite formations and discover the pretty colonial city Valladolid. Starting from just two participants, enjoy your Private Tour to Chichen Itza.

Private Excursion Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid 

  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Pick up from your hotel or any agreed meeting point.
  • 10 – 12 hours tour from Playa del Carmen
  • Entrance fee Chichen Itza and cenotes
  • Detailed guidance in the archeological site of Chichen Itza
  • Swim in a cenote
  • Lunch in cenote

Excluded features

  • Drinks
  • Gratitudes
  • Souvenirs

Private Excursion Chichen Itza, Cenote and Valladolid  Private Excursions to Chichen Itza: Mayan Ruins Chichen Itza – Swim in a Cenote – Lunch – Colonial City Valladolid

This Chichen Itza Tour is one of the best Excursions in Mexico, combining the “must-sees” of Yucatan. It is a private experience that allows you to create or adjust for your own, perfect adventure. Let us make your Private Chichen Itza Excursion the highlight of your vacation. From our meeting point we take you straight to the archeological site Chichen Itza. It takes about two hours from Playa del Carmen to get there.

Private Excursion to Chichen Itza: Archeological site Chichen Itza

Experience Chichen Itza before the big tour busses arrive. At this time it is less crowded and the temperature is still convenient for a visit of the Mayan ruins. Once in Chichen Itza, we take you on a journey to the ancient Maya. You will learn about the architecture of the temples, the knowledge and religion of the Maya, their social structures and astronomy. The famous pyramid of the important Mayan god Kukulkan rises majestically from the earth. It attracts over 6 million visitors annually. Full of symbols from mathematicsreligion and the Mayan calendar, it is perfectly aligned with the sun. We take our time to visit the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and discover, among other things, the largest ball court in Mesoamerica, the Temple of the Jaguar, the sacred cenote and the observatory. One can easily guess the original size of Chichen Itza, which extends over several square miles.

Private Excursion to Chichen Itza: Cenote

Our next stop is a cenote with amazing lime stone formations. Crystal-clear water in a huge cave invites for a swim. The water is refreshing and we can explore the fantastic stalagtites. After a long stay in the water, we have a typical Mexican lunch included (drinks are extra).

Private Excursion to Chichen Itza: Valladolid

Visit the city center and the local market of Valladolid and get to know the authentic Mexico. The historical city center, the cathedral, the central place Zocalo are typical for Mexican cities. Picturesque buildings decorate the streets and in the evening hours habitants start to crowd downtown. Here you will get a perfect feeling for the Yucatan way of life. During our private Chichen Itza excursions, we are completely flexible and can arrange the day as our guests wish. We are happy to provide suggestions for an unforgettable day and adapt our Chichen Itza excursions to the personal wishes of our guests.

What should I bring?

  • Light clothes and comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear and things to change
  • Bathing shoes or thongs (to walk in the cenotes)
  • Towel
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun hat
  • If necessary a light rain coat
  • Please use only biodegradable sunscreen in the Yucatan peninsula and help to protect corals and water quality. In the cenotes, you may not apply sunscreen, if needed, you may use a rash or shirt.
  • Camera, charged
  • Water
  • Seasickness tablets if required
  • Money for souvenirs, food and drinks
  • Gratitudes

Availability The availability of our excursions can only be guaranteed after confirmation by us. If an excursion is not possible on your desired date, we will suggest another date or refund any payments already received.


Deposit For a binding reservation we charge a deposit of 30% of the tour price. The remaining payment will be made in CASH on site. Please note that payment on site by credit card is not possible. If you would like to inquire about the tour without a binding reservation, please contact us.


Customization of Excursions Under special circumstances we adapt our tours to external conditions. We discuss this individually with our customers. Adjustments will be made, for example, if the weather changes at short notice. We also adapt excursions for cruisers to the berthing times of cruise ships.   Cancellation policy

  • With the reservation we charge a deposit. We keep these as administration fees for “no-show” guests.

  We refund the deposit, if

  • You cancel the excursion at least 24 hours before
  • Cruise ships cancel their stay in Cozumel
  • If you have to cancel the excursion for whatever reason, please inform us as soon as possible. We might be able to sell the excursion elsewhere and will refund the deposit.
  • This excursion was cancelled by Leon Tours

We ask for a phone number for each reservation to contact you in case of any changes.

Your desired date is not available? Contact us!

Why Leon Tours?

  • Small or private groups Our tours are either private or small group excursions.
  • Certified tour guides Our tour guides have the required SECTUR (Secretary of tourism in Mexico) certifications
  • Quality Service and Support Enjoy our excellent customer service. We have local knowledge and love to give you recommendations
  • Locally owned family business If you book through Leon Tours, you will support local businesses. We use local guides wherever possible
  • Book with confidence We spent many years in building up our online presence. Follow us on Trip Advisor or Facebook
  • Small refundable deposit We charge only a small deposit to secure your reservation
  • Mexico Experts We strive to give you the best service and bring you to the most beautiful places.

12 reviews for Private Excursion Chichen Itza

  1. Isaak I.

    We already knew Leon Tours and Birgit from a previous trip to Tulum starting from the cruise port of Cozumel from November 2019. Now we were looking for organized private excursions for a longer stay on the mainland and found them at Leon Tours. Birgit gave us excellent advice and entrusted Carlos with the implementation of the excursions/sightseeing of Coba, Chichen Itza, Ek Balam including the associated cenotes as well as of Punta Laguna and of Valladolid. Carlos proved to be a very skillful and kind tour guide with a wealth of knowledge and excellent German. He taught us a lot about Mayan history, culture and life, was overly punctual and flexible in planning and carrying out the excursions. It should be added that Birgit also advised us beyond the tours, also concerning Corona (was no problem at all).

  2. Ina F

    We (2 couples) booked a super informative tour to Chichen Itza. We had incredible fun and at the same time got countless information about Chichen Itza. Afterwards we went swimming in a cenote and visited Valladolid. All in all a super brilliant day that was very entertaining. We can recommend Leon Tours 100%!

  3. Wanda B.

    We did two trips with Leontours and everything went perfectly. We can definitely recommend the agency!

  4. Hendrik M.

    The excursion was well organized. Our tour guide did a great job. Also our driver was nice

  5. Heike J.

    One of the most beautiful trips we have ever made. Thank you so much!!

  6. Heribert W.

    We booked the private excursion to Chichen Itza with Leon Tours because we like to be among ourselves. Everything was perfectly organized and the excursion was top!!! For lunch we stopped at a cenote that was not crowded at all, the big tour buses went to another cenote. Overall, we felt super cared for and would book the excursion again at any time so.

  7. Ines W.

    We had booked a private tour in German – 100% recommendation to dive deeper into the culture ?

  8. Jack C.

    We are more than satisfied! An unforgettable experience and super friendly and fun staff. The service is first class and super competent. We can only recommend it highly ? .

  9. James H.

    We booked our transfers as well as an excursion to Chichen Itza. Everything worked perfectly. With the previously exchanged cell phone number came before always again the Whats App reminder of pickup time and place. The drivers were friendly and our tour guideTanya has carried out the trip great. Thank you very much and see you soon.

  10. Irina B.

    We did a private tour and went with Juan Carlos to Chichén Itza with a visit to a cenote, Valladolid and are thrilled. I did a similar tour 2 years ago in a large group and therefore have the direct comparison between group tour and private tour. The extra charge is worth it!!! Chichén Itza is a must see, but of course it has many people. However, we never had to wait long and could easily avoid the crowds all day. I also liked the cenote much better than the crowded Ik Kil Cenote and the food was very authentic and super tasty! Juan Carlos does an excellent job and is a great person. A Mexican who knows everyone and everything and still speaks perfect German – what more could you want?

  11. Herrmann I.

    We had booked a tour to Chichén Itzá with Leon Tours. The communication was flawless.
    Our guide could tell us a lot about the archaeological sites. Away from the sites, we drove to a gorgeous cenote.
    If you are looking for private tours far away from mass tourism, Leon Tours is perfect for you.

  12. Ivan J.

    We had booked the Chichen Itza with Cenote and Valladolid tour. Everything worked out great. Carlos our tour guide has told a lot about the history of the Maya and Mexico. If there were six stars, they would be justified.

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