Chichén Itzá, Mexico

17 Mentions on Trippy

  • 3 mentions in Itinerary for the Peninsula of Yucatan

    • Ed B.

      Ed B. said, "...week Yucatan trip would be the cities of Merida and Campeche, and the Mayan ruins of Tulum, Calakmul, Palenque, Uxmal, and Chichén Itzá, You might consider extending to Tikal in Guatamala, but that would cut into your three weeks. We did..." See More

    • Ana S.

      Ana S. said, "...You can also swim in underwater tunnels and you can drive an amphibious vehicles. 1 Day: YOU NEED TO GO TO Chichén Itzá It is a mayan pyramyd 1 Day: Coba An archeological zone. You can rent a bicycle in order to..." See More

    • Kira C.

      Kira C. said, "...You're probably already aware of Chichén Itzá, which is one of the most amazing sites I've ever seen, let alone one of the most amazing Mayan sites I've ever seen. Quintana Roo is a region I also love and there are..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Which ruin site to visit?

    • Nathaniel B.

      Nathaniel B. said, "...inns and restaurants right on the amazing beach. But if you're just looking for the ruins, then it can't compare to Chichén Itzá. Tulum's ruins are only noteworthy because of their proximity to the sea - unique and great for photos...." See More

    • Jennifer F.

      Jennifer F. said, "...to ride around within AND climb to the top of one of the ruins with an overlook of the surrounding jungle. Chichén Itzá is one of those bucket list places you have to see, but the overly pushy/touristy aspect and that you..." See More

    • Jason S.

      Jason S. said, "...cliff-side ruins with white sandy beaches and clear blue water below, Tulum is the place for you. Not to be missed. Chichén Itzá is also lovely, but definitely hotter and further inland. It's very doable to rent a car, do Tulum and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Seven Wonders of the World

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...be on such a list, I'll bump them off in favor of places I still want to see...Great Wall Of China Chichén Itzá Machu PicchuPetraTaj MahalAngkor WatHagia Sophia..." See More

  • 1 mention in Renting a car?

    • Jason S.

      Jason S. said, "...I visited Playa del Carmen. Rented a car in town and did all the ruins, including the 3 hour drive to Chichén Itzá and overnight stay. Definitely the best way to see the Yucatán Peninsula. Great highways, safe roads, and freedom! I..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tulum or Chichen Itza - only have time for one, but which one?

    • Ed B.

      Ed B. said, "...Round trip to Chichén Itzá will take a day in transport longer than Tulum, even if you have a car. Either can be reached easily by bus from Playa del Carmen...." See More

  • 1 mention in Short-term Rentals Southern Mexico

    • Ed B.

      Ed B. said, "...great archeological museum, all-Mexican zoo, mercado, and main zocalo within walking distance, as well as two bus stations for excursions to Chichén Itzá, Celestun(famingos), Progresso(beach), Uxmal. We took a one-day bus tour of about seven mayan ruins that included the latter,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Do we visit Chichen Itza, Tulum, or both?

  • 1 mention in Looking for your insider Tulum tips!

    • Givonn J.

      Givonn J. said, "...of Mexico the best. So much of the experience is off of the "tourist" trail. Be sure to try to visit Chichén Itzá at night...which is about 1.5 hr away...." See More

  • 1 mention in Is the Yucatan doable on the cheap? ($20-30/day)

    • Scott S.

      Scott S. said, "...villagers will prepare meals for you too. There's a small cenote for swimming, and the village is just 12 miles from Chichén Itzá. Take a bus from Cancun to Pisté (gateway to Chitzen Itza) then catch a collectivo or hitch a..." See More

  • 1 mention in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Ross S.

      Ross S. said, "... Chichén Itzá for sure! you have to do it but man it is awful! they even do a laser show!? i went there on a trip to Tikal, we started in Cancun and backpacked through the Yucatan. i want to knock out..." See More

  • 1 mention in Anyone been to El Castillo on the Equinox?

    • Ed B.

      Ed B. said, "...The most amazing thing is the number of languages you hear in the crowd Chichén Itzá on this day (equinox, not solstice!) as you wait for the shadow to climax (and hope the clouds don't appear!) Although pickpocketing is not a usual..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Archaeological Ruins Near Tulum?

    • Mikee H.

      Mikee H. said, "...other ruins or archeological sites nearby, the next major ones would require a car, shuttle or service. Look up Coba and Chichén Itzá for more info if you do want to travel a bit further. When staying in Tulum, I'd plan only..." See More

  • 1 mention in Flying into Cancun, Mexico

    • Al J.

      Al J. said, "...Mexico. 3) There are many activities you can choose from in the Cancun area. I would defiantly recommend an excursion to Chichén Itzá (huge Mayan Pyramid) and / or the Xplor zip line adventure park. Enjoy your time in Mexico, I bet..." See More

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