ARCHAEOLOGICAL TOURS FAQS

Find the answer to the most frequently asked questions about the archaeological tours by Xcaret

About Archaeological Tours

Archaeological Tours Prices

Archaeological Tours Prices

About the Archaeological Sites

About the Archaeological Sites

Facilities and Services of the Archaeological Tours

Facilities and Services of the Archaeological Tours

Archaeological Tours Activities

Archaeological Tours Activities

Archaeological Tours Promotions

Archaeological Tours Promotions

Archaeological Tours Packages

Archaeological Tours Packages

Additional Information

Additional Information

Archaeological Tours Prices

What is the price of the Tulum - Cobá Tour?

See the price of the Cobá - Tulum Tour here, as well its operation days. You can also purchase it in a package with another park or tour.

What is the price of the Tulum – Xel-Há Tour?

Check the price of Tour Tulum - Xel-Há here, as well as the days of operation. You can combine it in a package with other parks or tours.

What is the price of the Tulum - Cobá Tour for children?

The price for the Tulum - Cobá Tour for children is 50% off the regular adult price and is valid for kids 5 to 11 years of age. It is mandatory to show an I.D. to your tour operator as a proof of age.

What is the price of the Tulum – Xel-Há Tour for children?

If you are coming with kids, the price for children of the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour is half off the adult price and is only valid for minors from 5 to 11 years old. Please, show your tour operator an I.D. as proof of age.

Does meals are included at the Cobá - Tulum Tour?

Yes, you can have lunch at a restaurant in Xel-Há Park.

Does meals are included at the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour?

Yes, food is included in the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour and you can enjoy your meals at the restaurants in Xel-Há.

How can I get the best price for the Archaeological Tours?

We recommend you to check our seasonal promotions and purchase your admissions with 21 days or more in advance to get a 15% discount.

About the Archaeological Sites

Does the Archaeological Tours include transportation?

Yes, the transportation in the Archaeological Tours is included. The pickup will be at your hotel and there will be a guide with you during the visit to the archaeological site.

What does the Tulum - Cobá Tour include?

The Tulum - Cobá Tour includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from Cancun and Riviera Maya.
  • Guided visit through Cobá and Tulum (45 min at each site) and free time to explore on your own.
  • Specialized bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
  • Train at the entrance/exit of Tulum.
  • Box lunch on board the transportation to Cobá and light snacks on the way to Tulum.
  • Softs drinks and bottled water on board the transportation.
  • One hour of buffet and domestic open bar at Xel-Há at the end of both tours.

What does the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour include?

The Tulum - Xel-Há Tour includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from Cancun and Riviera Maya.
  • Access and guided tour at the Tulum archaeological site (45 min guided tour and 45 min free time).
  • Certified bilingual guide.
  • Train at the entrance/exit of the archaeological site (subject to availability).
  • Admission to Xel-Há park at 12:00 p.m.
  • Unlimited snorkeling in the inlet and river floating on inner tubes.
  • Scenic Lighthouse with 360° views and a fun descent into a refreshing water landing.
  • World of Adventure: zip-lines, five-meter jumps, and different rope games.
  • Special activities for kids at the Children’s Playground.
  • Hikes through jungle paths.
  • Unlimited food and drinks and domestic open bar.
  • Life jackets, inner tubes and bicycles.
  • Use of snorkeling equipment with a free snorkel.
  • Rest areas with lounge chairs and hammocks.
  • Dressing rooms, bathrooms, lockers, showers and a towel.
  • Other services (WiFi, ATMs and shops).

What happens if I cannot take my printed coupon?

It is not necessary to print your coupon for the Archaeological Tours. You only have to show your purchase coupon and an official I.D. of the visitors and the coupon’s holder.

Can I show my purchase coupon on a tablet or mobile instead of a printed one?

Yes, you can present your digital coupon to your tour operator before boarding the vehicle with an official I.D. with photograph.

Facilities and Services of the Archaeological Tours

What are the schedules of the Tulum - Cobá Tour?

Pickup at your hotel is between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. The return trip will start in the afternoon from Xel-Há Park, after your lunch, to arrive at your hotel between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. depending on your location.

What are the schedules of the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour?

For the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour, the pickup will be between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and you can enjoy Xel-Há Park from noon until start the journey back to your hotel between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

What recommendations do you have for Archaeological Tours?

We recommend you to wear comfortable shoes and fresh clothes because you will walk a lot in the archaeological sites, and it is usually very hot. Also bring a swimsuit, water shoes, and a change of clothes for tours that include a visit to Xel-Há Park.

Can I enter with food or beverages to the Archaeological Tours?

It is possible to enter the archaeological sites with water or a non-alcoholic beverages. We remind you that food is included in your tour and you will have a tasty buffet lunch.

Can I enter with my baby food?

Of course, you can bring food for a baby like milk formulas, baby food, etc.

Can I use any type of sunscreen or sunblock at the Archaeological Tours?

No, we ask you to only use sunscreen and sunblock containing titanium oxide and zinc oxide at the park. Help us minimize the environment impact by using products without chemicals.

Which is the clothing and footwear recommended for the Archaeological Tours?

We recommend that you wear light clothing, Bermuda shorts, a t-shirt, and a hat or cap, plus comfortable walking shoes. Some tours are a combination that includes a visit to Xel-Há Park, so we recommend to bring a swimsuit, water shoes, and a change of clothes.

Archaeological Tours Activities

What activities can I do on the Tulum - Cobá Tour?

The activities you will do on the Tulum - Cobá Tour include a guided tour by each of the archaeological zones, as well as free time to explore each site. Later, you can enjoy a delicious meal at Xel-Há Park with a domestic open bar included.

What activities can I do on the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour?

On the Tulum - Xel-Há Tour, you will take a guided tour by the Tulum Archaeological Site and some time to explore on your own, and then enjoy the attractions of Xel-Há Park such as swimming in the inlet, snorkeling, visiting the Scenic Lighthouse and descend a slide, among other activities. In addition, you will have access to all its restaurants.

How long will I be in the Cobá Archaeological Site?

At Cobá, you will have a guided tour of 45 minutes and the same amount of free time so that you can visit some sections of the place.

How long will I be in the Tulum Archaeological Site?

The time you will be in the Tulum archaeological site is approximately an hour and a half. A guided tour of 45 minutes and another 45 minutes for you to explore on your own.

Archaeological Tours Promotions

Where can I get discount coupons for the Archaeological Tours?

We recommend you to visit our deals section at Seasonal Promotions webpage.

Archaeological Tours Packages

What are the Archaeological Tours Packages?

You can purchase one of our Archaeological Tours in package with other parks and tours by Grupo Xcaret. Choose the one that best fits you at the Archaeological Tours packages section and get an additional discount when purchase in a package.

Additional Information

Can I have an Archaeological Tour at this moment?

Yes, our Archaeological Tours are available along the week depending of the tour, including holidays. Explore an anciente pre-Columbian city with the experts in the Maya world.

What do I need to book my Archaeological Tour?

If you are ready to purchase an Archaeological Tour, choose the date of visit, add how many adults and children under 12 years old are coming with you. For your payment, you can use your credit card or PayPal account to then receive your purchase confirmation and coupon by email to present it with an official I.D. the day of your visit.