Tulum, Mexico

Ximbaal Mayan Circuit

Full Day | Community Visit, Making Crafts and Historical Sites

Explore the essence of the Mayan world on a trip to know the story of three distinct Mayan communities surrounding Tulum - Chumpon, Tepich and Tihosuco. Coexisting with the people of the community will be part of your journey as you become a part of their daily activities and traditions.

Right for You?

Duration

Full Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Family Friendly and Historical Sites

Languages

English, Spanish and Other Local Language

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Small Towns/Villages

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Sian Ka'an Community Tours

Locally Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$149/person

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Speaks: English, Spanish and Other Local Language

Highlights

  • Visit 3 distinct Mayan communities to learn their story and experience daily life
  • See the handicraft production center in Chumpon
  • Explore the old church and museum in Tepich
  • See a first-hand demonstration of cotton yarn and traditional medicine in Tihosuco
  • Experience a different side of Tulum

Details

Schedule

Arrive at 7:45am

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Activities

Art, Community Visit, Cultural Activities, Getting to Know Locals and Historical Sites

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

Breakfast and Lunch

Transport

Private van

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Sian Ka'an Community Tours

Locally Owned Tour Operator

Started by a cooperative of locals passionate about sharing their culture and preserving Mayan heritage, Community Tours Sian Ka'an offers unique ways to experience the nature and history of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. You can explore the Muyil ruins, learn about Mayan history and traditions, float in ancient canals, see manatees swimming in crystal clear waters and more. All tours are personal experiences - small groups led by a local guide with Mayan heritage. Every experience provides a great adventure while educating about the challenges of conservation.

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Getting There

The trip begins at the office in the center of Tulum. From there you will be driven in a private van to visit several surrounding communities.