Mexico is one of the most diverse countries in the world. It provides a variety to its visitors in terms of sites, culture, traditions, and heritage. Mexico is filled with beautiful sceneries and it has a different take on beauty when it comes to ruins and museums. From hidden cenotes and lesser-known islands, Mexico has plenty for everyone.
Chichen Itza was one of the most important cities of Mayan Culture and it contains houses and the most amazing buildings. Chichen Itza is also the most impressive and largest of the Mayan Ruins and is a spectacular and mystical place to visit. If you are looking for a cenote tour, then this should be the one.
Best Attractions of Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza, mostly known for its sceneries and ruins, provides a profound experience and gives a new perspective on time. Here are some of the activities to perform when in Chichen Itza;
• Kukulkan’s Pyramid – Possibly the best-known construction on the site is Kukulkan’s Pyramid. The pyramid which was originally built for astronomical purposes is now a very popular sightseeing spot for the tourists.
• Swimming – Cenote Maya allows its visitors to swim in its beautiful and crystal clear waters. It is famous for the natural pool inside a cave which gives a mystical feel to it.
• Zip lining – The sights of cenote Maya can also be enjoyed by gliding through a zip line and watching the scenery from a height and truly enjoying every inch of the scene.
• El Caracol – the observatory in Chichen Itza, has one of the best views from the tower and it is an architectural wonder due to its applications as the Mayans were able to tell with their naked eye the complete cycle of Venus, because of this tower.
Chichen Itza and Cenote Maya both are very beautiful sites to visit during the vacations in Riviera Maya. They both provide a diverse perspective on beauty as Chichen Itza is filled with architectural wonders and Cenote Maya is a Natural wonder.
Mayan Ceremony at Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza is enriched with the Mayan Culture and the Mayan locals are devoted to their heritage and traditions. One of the main traditions that Mayans still perform is “Mayan Cleansing Ceremony”.
This Ceremony is basically reminiscent to modern day sauna treatment but in a sacred cave, where the cave is heated up to 75 degrees as it is believed by the Mayans that the sweat actually cleanses the body as well as the soul.
Discover the majestic Cenote Maya, with the largest dome in Yucatan Peninsula. Participate in the authentic Mayan ceremonies.
You can swim in this natural jewel and enjoy every water-related activity in its clear water. You can also enjoy some of the off-road adventure here at this cenote. Cenotes Playa Del Carmen are awesome !