Tulum and Xelha Day Trip from Cancun or Riviera Maya

From $164.99 USD
Tour code: 670370

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Experience overview

In the heart of the Riviera Maya, explore Tulum a majestic archaeological site standing on a bluff facing the Caribbean. Swim in Xelha only 20 minutes away. This a splendid natural aquarium truly resembles a piece of paradise.

A fun-filled day, of sun, mesmerizing sea views, Mayan Heritage with access to Xel-ha all inclusive . Hotel pick up and drop off with with fully insured and sanitized vehicles.

Duration: 12 hours
Age: Everyone
Level: Very easy

Tulum Morning Visit.  Join us in a journey to the Mayan Culture, its people, their knowledge in mathematics and astrology. This walled fort once served as commerce hub for land and sea. Its well-preserved architecture features El Castillo, the Temple of the Frescoes, and the temple of the descending god. The panoramic views leaves visitors in awe!

Xel-Há features the most relaxing and very smooth snorkeling, the waters are as calm as a lazy river. You can also navigate down, floating on a fun inner tube!  This cove has a combination of sea water and fresh water, coming from below the aquifer system of caverns and cenotes.  Habitat to hundreds of colorful tropical fish. Taste freshly prepared and delicious Mexican cuisine as well as many international dishes with soft drinks and domestic open bar. All at your own pace. Enjoy the many different activities or just grab a hammock and relax!

Like Culture and Love Nature? This is the perfect combination!  In the same day experience different and emblematic aspects of the treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula 

Sustainability and Professional Care. Well-designed environmental world-class programs have kept Xel-ha very well preserved for over 25 years.

Safety is important to us. On our tours, we want travelers to relax and have fun knowing that we are following strict Covid and safety guidelines. If we change our itinerary for any reason, you’ll know in advance.

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  Round Trip Transportation

  Access to Tulum Archaeological Site. A guided tour of 45 Minutes and Free time 45 minutes to explore and take pictures.

  Certified Bilingual Tour Guide

  Train to access and exit the archaeological site. ( Subject to availability)

  Admission to Xelha park at 12:00 pm

  Snorkeling in the inlet and river floating on fun inner tubes

  Scenic Lighthouse with 360º views and a fun refreshing descent

  World of Adventure Zip-lines , rope games and jumps 5 meter height

  Jungle paths for hikes

  Unlimited food and soft drinks plus domestic open bar

  Life vests, inner tubes and bicycles.

  Use of snorkeling gear and a free snorkel tube

  Rest areas, lounge chairs and hammocks

  Dressing rooms, restrooms, lockers, showers and a towel

  Other services ( ATMs , Shops, WiFi)

NOT included



  Gratuities ( at your discretion)

  Tulum Video Camera Tax Fee

Start your day with Hotel Pick Up
Expect to be picked up right at your hotel door, in the early morning. Your climate-controlled vehicle is equipped with hand sanitizers for your comfort and safety.
Drive to Tulum
Sit back for a comfortable trip with your expert guide and share interesting stories as you drive along highway 307.
Arrival in Tulum
Guided tour 45 Minutes . Fee time for discovery and pictures
Departure for Xelha
Get ready for the most amazing and relaxing calm waters . All inclusive food and beverages. Enjoy different attractions at your own rhythm
Return to your hotel

  Confirm Time and Location for your pick up

  You most bring printed proof of your purchase

  swimming suit


  comfortable sport shoes

  Hat or Cap for Tulum Visit

  Biodegradable sunscreen and insect repellent must only have titanium dioxide and zinc oxide

  Extra money or credit card for souvenirs

Health Restrictions

  • Not suitable for persons with serious medical conditions

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

  • Face mask required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available
  • Transportation from 7:00 am to 9:00 am depending on the location of your hotel
  • Children under age 4 get free admission
  • Children 5 to 11 get 50% off the adult ticket price
  • Children over 4.5 feet  but under 12 years of age, must present an ID to verify their age when boarding transportation.
  • The  use of video cameras inside Tulum archaeological has a tax fee  not included in the tour price.

For reservations cancelled with more than two days in advance before the booking date are subject to 10% administrative fee.  From 2-0 days or in case of no show, payments are not refundable .

It is not possible to make date changes the same day of your scheduled visit


How active do I need to be to take this tour?

This tour is meant to be suitable for ages.

How far is Tulum from Cancun?

The drive from Cancun to Tulum is about 46 miles, or 74 kilometers, on Highway 307. The advantage of taking Tulum & Xel-ha tour is the round-trip transportation from your accommodation or meeting point. Plus you get to sit back and enjoy the ride!

From Playa Mujeres & Costa Mujeres Bay 92 MIles or 149 Km 2 hours and 20 Minutes

From Cancun Hotel Zone & Down Town Area 84 Miles or 134 Km 1 hour and 50 Minutes

From Puerto Morelos Area 65 Miles or 105 KM 1 hour and 40 Minutes

These are travel distances. Pick up times are set timely prior according to different hotel pick up services

How far is Tulum from Playa del Carmen ?

Tulum is located in the most southern part of road 307 therefore closer to Riviera Maya Hotel Zones .

Playa Paraiso North Playa del Carmen Area 56 Miles or 90 Km 1 hour and 30 minutes

From Playa del Carmen Area 43 miles or 69 km 1 hour and 10 minutes

From Puerto Aventuras Area 32 Miles or 51 Km 55 Minutes

From Akumal Bay Area 20 Miles or 32 Km 40 Minutes

From Bahia Principe Area 18 Miles or 30 Km. 40 Minutes

These are travel distances. Pick up times are set timely prior according to different hotel pick up services

How safe is it to swim in Xelha?

Xel-ha inlet has very calm waters but can be deep in certain areas, for this reason it is imperative to wear the included life jackets

When does the All inclusive Food and Drinks Start ?

Once we enter Xelha Park around 12:00 noon

Is the snorkeling gear rental included?

It is included and the breathing tube is brand new for you to keep

What is the food included in my visit

These are the restaurants you can enjoy in your all inclusive

Xula Vista : International buffet and bar. Specialty Fish al Cilantro

La Cocina del Pueblo: Buffet, Typical Mexican dishes and Yucatan cuisine, Specialty Pork beef ” Cochinita”

La Terraza : Buffet , great variety of snacks and fast food. Specialty Hamburgers

Jardin Corona : Grilled meat buffet

Bars: Bar del Puente, Xula Bar , Jardin Corona and bar del Pueblo

Some of the restaurants or areas could be closed or partially closed during Covid Restrictions

If I have little kids, what can they do?

Visit Children’s world.

With a wading pool, water slides, see saw rope climbing, playground , crocodile tunnel, turtles to take photos. Near by there is a hammock area.

Do you plan to make reservations for 10 or more people?

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