On this full-day experience, explore the highlights and hidden gems of the the Yucatan by bike! Take a private tour of the Mayan city of Chichen Itza, dive into the stunning and magical waters of the Ik Kil cenote, and learn about Mayan history and living heritage from a local guide
On this Mayan Route bike tour from Mérida to Chichen Itza and the Ik Kil cenote, bike through rural indigenous communities, explore the spectacular Mayan capital city of Chichen Itza on a guided tour, and swim in the massive Ik Kil cenote waterhole! Experience the Yucatan’s outstanding cultural heritage, historical significance, and breathtaking natural wonders on this active, cultural full-day tour!
Duration: 08:00 am – 16:30 pm
Start / End Location: Mérida
Availability: All year round
Your Mayan Route Bike Tour with 8:00 am pick-up from your hotel in Mérida and transfer to the bike shop for the start of your tour. After meeting your guide and getting outfitted with your bike and helmet, you’ll begin your adventure along the Mayan routes of Mexico’s Yucatán. Bike along rural roads and trails through three living Mayan communities, where you’ll encounter the living heritage that still thrives in Mexico’s rural interior.
Bike until you reach the spectacular Mayan capital city of Chichen Itza where you’ll discover the runs of a highly advanced civilization — with massive temples, outstanding architecture, and sophisticated city. Here, enjoy a guided tour with a local expert. Ask questions, admire the archaeological site, and learn about the outstanding history all around you!
After your tour, bike to the Ik Kil cenote — a massive and absolutely beautiful waterhole sunken 85 feet (26 meters) below beneath the earth. Dive into the deep (140 feet/50 meter) crystal clear turquoise water to cool off, and admire the outstanding rock walls and hanging vines above you and spiritual energy all around you.
The Ik Kil cenote is considered sacred by the Maya, and has been used for thousands of years as a place for relaxation and religious ceremonies.
Enjoy lunch at the Ik Kil cenote then continue your onward journey back to Mérida. You should arrive at the tour center and bike shop by 16:30 pm.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.