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Tulum Mayan Ruins Express

Port/City: Cozumel, Mexico

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*74.00 USD (Adult)
*59.00 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Tulum Mayan Ruins Express - CZ02

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Explore the ruins of the ancient Maya city of Tulum. A 45-minute ferry ride transports you from Cozumel to the Mexican mainland, where you transfer to a bus to reach the compact site. The temples, fortifications and other structures are dominated by the pyramid called El Castillo, which sits on a high bluff overlooking the sea. Your guide will share the facts, myths, legends and secrets of this Maya settlement that was mysteriously abandoned soon after the Spanish conquest. The tour ends back in Cozumel.

• Scenic Ferry Ride: Enjoy a ferry ride from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel with the stunning ocean all around.
• Ancient Tulum: Visit ancient temples and scan their walls for ancient Mayan writings and paintings.
• Mayan Monuments: See the Temple of Frescos Temple of the Descending God, House of Chultun, and House of Columns.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards
• Towel (from ship)
• Bottled water
• Insect repellent

What to Wear:
• Light clothing
Walking shoes
• Hat and sunglasses

Important Notes:

• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 10-minutes from parking lot to entrance of ruins and back.
• Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
• Enjoy a complimentary beverage and light snack.
• Flash bulbs, tripods and professional video equipment prohibited at ruins.
• Guests using home video cameras will be charged government fee of approximately $8 - 10 USD payable in cash at site.
• Ferry ride to and from Playa del Carmen is approximately 45 minutes each way.
• Bus ride to site is approximately one hour each way, with restroom stop.
• Tram available to and from ruins for guests who prefer not to walk.
• Tram is not part of tour.
• Guests may take tram at their own expense and risk.
• Cost: approximately $1.50 USD round trip, paid at tram booth.
• Tour ends in downtown Cozumel.
• A taxi ride back to ship is approx. $7.00 USD.
• Taking videos within the Tulum Archaeological Site requires a permit of $5USD.  This fee must be paid to your guide in advance so he may secure the permit at the site.
• For security and safety reasons, backpacks and large handbags are not permitted in to the Tulum site.  These items must stay on your bus, which will be secured by your driver.
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