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Chunyaxché: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Cancun: Coba, Tulum & Mayan Traditions Guided Tour

1. From Cancun: Coba, Tulum & Mayan Traditions Guided Tour

Explore Tulum, the legendary walled city by the sea that has a privileged view of the Caribbean. Continue to the crystalline and rejuvenating waters of an open cenote, where a journey through Mayan traditions awaits you. Learn about the Mayan legacies of Honey and Cocoa. Receive the blessing of an authentic shaman who will give you one of his noble inheritances at a Mayan ceremony. Savor the best of regional cuisine to renew your strength. Then, travel to the legendary Coba to visit the base of the highest pyramid on the peninsula and appreciate the view.

From Tulum: Sian Ka'an & Muyil Birdwatching & Guided Walk

2. From Tulum: Sian Ka'an & Muyil Birdwatching & Guided Walk

Just 20 minutes south of Tulum, discover a delightful place to birdwatch a variety of fascinating birds. With your local guide, learn about the incredible bird diversity, current Maya culture, and the ancient Maya civilization. As you walk through the village and archaeological site of Muyil look for birds and stop to take inspiring photos. On this tour, it is possible to identify from 40 to 80 species of birds, depending on the time of the year. Along with your specialized tour guide you will explore different habitats in the village with different types of vegetation. From mature semi-deciduous jungle in the archaeological site of Muyil to freshwater wetlands. Walk through the flooded jungle using a boardwalk until you reach a beautiful freshwater lagoon. Read through the itinerary of the tour here: 6:30 AM: the beginning of the excursion from Tulum 7:00 AM: birdwatch in the Mayan community 9:00 AM breakfast with a fruit cocktail, coffee or tea 9:30 AM: bird watching in the Muyil archaeological site 11:00 AM: use a boardwalk to get across the flooded jungle and onto a lagoon 12:00 PM: end of the excursion

Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Guided Birdwatching Hike

3. Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Guided Birdwatching Hike

Conveiente meeting point at the Community tours Sian Ka'an Muyil office located right away to siak kaan entrance, where our local guide will wait for you to start the hiking into the natural biosphere. Once you arrive, your guide will focus on your bird list according to the season then you will start the hike into the reserve. The tour takes around 2 to 3 hours into the reserve, during the hike on the trails you will reach the Mayan ruins of Muyil a unique opportunity to visit this ancient place and also spot some other wildlife. Ideal birding tour for birders looking for a great birding experience on a budget.

Riviera Maya: Muyil and Sian Kaʼan Guided Day Trip

4. Riviera Maya: Muyil and Sian Kaʼan Guided Day Trip

Do you want to be part of a magical adventure that combines history and nature? Let our professional guide take you to the archaeological area of Muyil and the nature reserve of Sian Kaan. Indulge yourself in an unparallel nature exploration, and don't miss the chance to explore the Mayan history hidden in Muyil. Through mangroves, appreciate a different sunset submerged in the water. Start this adventure exploring the archeological site of Muyil with the comments and tales of your experienced guide. Don't miss the chance of taking a picture of impressive Mayan buildings such as El Palacio Rosa, El Castillo, and La Plaza de la Entrada. Walk into the jungle and be amazed by its natural beauty. Freely explore and look for a local restaurant to keep on with your adventure recharge. Navigate on the waters of Sian Kaan enclosed by mangroves that draw the bath through the water. Your guide will take you to a freshwater cenote where you will have the chance to search for manta rays. Be aware and search for crocodiles, birds, and even manatees! Keep sailing through the lagoon until you meet the sea. The sun will be set so don't miss a second and jump into the water to appreciate the sunset floating.

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What people are saying about Chunyaxché

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 8 reviews

This was an excellent cultural activity! Our guide was very energetic and knowledgeable, well organized and friendly. I liked that he spoke in both Spanish and English during the tour. The tour itself was extremely well organized, from transportation from our resort to visiting the sites and having lunch. We arrive at the exact time for the Muyil and Tulum sites. They weren't overrun with tourists, which meant it was possible to enjoy the sites and have some quiet time in the rainforest. I highly recommend this!

Excellent educational and immersive tour in Mayan culture. The guide was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and professional. The instructions were precise and easy to follow. Get ready for an unforgettable trip! This is a multi-hour tour. So pack water and snacks, or money to buy them at all three places. Tulum and Muyil are magnificent and worth every penny to see. The cenote is fun and everyone loved the fresh water at the end. The food was delicious, very different from our hotel. !Authentically Mexican!

A trip to the top! Visit of Tulum, Coba and Cenote Mariposa. A very intense day but worth it. Be aware that it is now forbidden to climb the Great Pyramid in Coba. My tour guide was not up to date on this. The cenote is really nice. Quite small but quite confidential. We were almost alone to enjoy it! Top ! The food was very good too. The guide and the driver took very good care of us (bottles of water at each stage, snacks, etc.). I really recommend this excursion and this agency!

What an incredible birdwatching experience ! My guide Marcelo picked me up at my hotel and we had a nice coffee before starting the tour. He shared with me his incredible knowledge of the area and the birds. His skills to identify calls and birds impressed me. I highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in birds and mayan culture.

The tour was amazing’ ! Experience was incredibly authentic…. We are so thankful we chose this one. Bring snacks …. don’t bring kids!