Ruins Tour

The charm of Tulum and the reason it has been established as an incredible destination on the Yucatan Peninsula lies not only in the history of Mayan Ruins but in the glamorous city life and fancy beaches. The refreshing air, the wafting of salty beach incense, the deep sweetness of tropical flora and fauna are what make Tulum an ideal holiday destination.

The Mayan Ruins in Tulum are among the most prominent tourist spots in the area, with several bus tours coming on day trips from Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Suppose you happen to be in Tulum, head on to these archaeological sites early in the morning so you can experience the magic of these historical Ruins in their stunning beachfront setting before the crowds arrive. Moreover, this area has little shade and tends to get super hot, so it’s better to get out before the sun is at its peak.

Where are they located? 

The Tulum Ruins are found at the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. They are situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya on the Caribbean Sea.

When is the best time to visit Tulum Ruins?

Thanks to its tropical climate, Tulum’s weather conditions are pretty stable and predictable. Therefore, it is easy to make plans. The environment remains more or less the same around the year without much of a temperature difference. It’s the rainy storm season most visitors need to pay attention to as it can ruin your trip.

Opening Hours

The Tulum Ruins are open for tourists every day from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with the last entrance at 3:30 PM. As it is a famous tourist spot, the defaults do get overcrowded with around 2,000 travelers each day. Therefore, the best time to visit the Mayan Ruins is early morning, around opening time. It is typically the prime time to explore the Ruins with limited people.

Tulum Ruins:  Tours Tips

  • Dress Comfortably: Wearing an inappropriate outfit to the Ruins can ruin your tour. As you will walk around a lot, you are likely to sweat. Therefore, you must wear loose-fitting or light-colored clothes that are comfortable. In addition, wear comfortable shoes and footwear, allowing you to walk around the site.
  • Keep yourself hydrated: The temperatures around Tulum are the hottest. Therefore, do not forget to Carry a large bottle of water with you to keep yourself hydrated and fresh while exploring the magnificent Ruins. There is very little shade around the Ruins.
  • Bring your Snorkeling gears: The beach is part of the Maya Ruins, and your access to the site allows you to dive into the sea. Tourists must carry their swimsuits and snorkeling equipment as most tour guides offer them at an increased price. It would be best if you also plan to dive into the clear waters after exploring the Ruins. It generally takes around 45 minutes to an hour to explore the Ruins. Involving a dip in the beach to your tour can expand the visit time and make it even more memorable.

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