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Ancient Beauty of Chichen Itza

Take a set into a time warp with this one of a kind tour to visit the breath-taking Mayan pyramids. The facades of these extraordinary constructions are more than 1553 years old and thus are simply brimming with history and stories of forlorn cultures to tell. The name of Chichen Itza derives from the Mayan words “chi” (mouth), “chen” (well) and “itza” (the name of the town in this region), whereby translated it would be something like the Mouth of the Well of Itza. To get there, you will first embark on a relaxing two and a half hour long journey from Merida. However, despite the distance, the ride will feel surprisingly short thanks to the simply stunning landscapes that you will be able to admire gliding by your window. Once you arrive at your outstanding destination, prepare to explore all of the hidden secrets that this site holds in store. The area is divided into three different groups: the north group, known as Net Tolteca; the central croup, dating back to the earliest period of the site’s history; and finally the area known as Viejo Chichen (“Old Chichen”). The capital of the Mayan empire is the largest and most impressive astronomical Mayan centre. Although located only at 120 kilometres from Merida, you will feel as if you have travelled to another age as you contemplate the castle, temple of the warriors, group of the thousand columns and the sacred sacrificial water well. Take a set into a time warp with this one of a kind tour to visit the breath-taking Mayan pyramids. The facades of these extraordinary constructions are more than 1553 years old and thus are simply brimming with history and stories of forlorn cultures to tell. The name of Chichen Itza derives from the Mayan words “chi” (mouth), “chen” (well) and “itza” (the name of the town in this region), whereb Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up. Duration: Nine hours. Start/opening time: At 9.30am. End/closing time: At 6.30pm. Languages: English and Spanish.