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?


Full Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Family Friendly and Historical Sites


English, Spanish and Other Local Language

Physical Activity

Light activity


Small Towns/Villages


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Sian Ka'an Community Tours

Locally Owned Tour Operator
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Speaks: English, Spanish and Other Local Language


  • 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



Arrive at 7:45am


Flexible Departure Date
All year

Meet at the office in Tulum to begin your journey

You'll be served breakfast at the center near the ruins of Muyil

Experience this artisan tradition!

Get to know this unique community

You'll explore an old church, get a demonstration of local cotton yarn, learn about traditional medicine and eat lunch in your final community visit of the day.

You'll get dropped off back at the office in town after a memorable journey!

What's Included


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


Bilingual guide


Breakfast and Lunch


Private van

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Sian Ka'an Community Tours

Locally Owned Tour Operator

Sian Ka'an is a tour company started by a cooperative of locals passionate about sharing their culture and preserving Mayan heritage. They offer a variety of tours in the Qintana Roo Biosphere Reserve - canoe trips, visits to Mayan ruins and much more. They are committed to assuring the best quality of experience to lovers of nature and Mayan Culture. These tours offer genuine experiences that provide adventure, education and enjoyment.

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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.