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Tulum Tour
Tulum means fence, trench or wall, and is the name given to the site in recent times because of the wall surrounding it, although its ancient name was possibly Zama, a corruption of Zamal (morning), associated with the dawn. This is an ideal name for the site, as sunrise in Tulum is a superb sight. The first mention of this city was made by Juan Diaz, who was on Juan de Grijalva's expedition that reached the coast of the Yucatan peninsula in 1518. He wrote, "We followed the coast day and night; on the following day... we sighted a city or town so large that Seville would not have appeared bigger or better... a very tall tower was to be seen there..." which no doubt refers to Tulum and the building known as the Castle, standing on the edge of the cliff.
The archaeological site is relatively compact (compared with many other Maya sites in the vicinity), and is one of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites. Its proximity to the modern tourism developments along the Mexican Caribbean coastline (the so-called "Riviera Maya", surrounding Cancun) has made it a popular destination for tourists. Daily tour buses bring a constant stream of visitors to the site.


Combine your Tulum tour with the world famous Xel-Ha, a Natural Wonder and its open-sea aquarium offer a myriad of land and water activities, ecological attractions, world-class restaurants, and countless more unimaginable experiences.
Click on the image below to see a slide show of Tulum
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Click on the image below to see a slide show of Xel-Ha
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Tour info
 Tulum Xelha
Xel Ha Tour
Service includes:
Private transportation, tax, bottled water & soft drinks
Not included:
Entrance fee to the Tulum archaeological site, entrance to Xel-Ha Park, optional tip to the driver, meals.
Tour Tips:
Light cotton clothing, hat, sun blocker, sunglasses, sandals or tennis shoes and camera.
Departure days: Daily
 Duration: From Cancun 12 hours / From Riviera Maya 11.
 Pickup time: You set the hotel pickup time.
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