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Top 10 Cancun and Yucatan by Nick Rider

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Tours and Special Interests

1. Tours to Mayan Ruins

Many companies on the Riviera and in Mérida offer guided tours to the main Mayan sites, bookable through hotels and travel agents. Unfortunately, few allow more than an hour and a half on-site, and they often arrive all together at the hottest part of the day.

2. Licensed Guides at Mayan Ruins

Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, and Cobá have official, licensed guides who can show you round for an hourly fee. Able linguists, they are often highly informative. Guides at the smaller sites are less likely to be genuinely knowledgeable.

3. Air Tours

Aerosaab from Playa del Carmen and Isla Mujeres, and Cozumel-based Aerobanana offer light-plane trips, while Helitours offers helicopter tours over Cancún. (For further ...

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