Activities in Chichen Itza

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Is there more to Chichen Itza than the Mayan ruin of the same name which has recently been named one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World?  The small town that surrounds the important structure is filled with tourists who travel here specifically to visit the ruins and may only stay long enough to do so, but there are a few activities to keep those those who stay longer busy.  These include treatments at a healing spa, birdwatching on local nature trails, and trips to cenotes not far from the ruins.  


Chichen Itza

Another great activity is to experience the area's sights and natural beauty. Among other sights, the area has 17 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors To read more about available sightseeing attractions, go to this page.

Other Activities

Review the following chart to learn about one other type of activity.

Other Activities In Chichen Itza
Name Type Phone Location
Horseback Tour Horseback Riding Site -- 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Chichen Itza Mexico

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