Tulum, Mayan Ruins - THE BACKPACKING



Friday, February 21, 2014

Tulum, Mayan Ruins

Tulum - Mayan Ruins Tulum is located 130 km south of Cancun and is considered by many as the most beautiful . They are small but impressive , were located above a small cliff 15 meters limiting blue - turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. The ruins of Tulum are one of the most beautiful beaches of the Riviera Maya. The biggest attraction of Tulum is the combination of
the imposing ruins with amazing hues of the Caribbean Sea . Maya Tulum means " wall " because it is a walled city , one of the very few ancient cities with this feature.

  recommendations Tulum is a must visit during your holiday in Cancun or the Riviera Maya. Access costs $ 35-40 pesos and visiting hours are 8 am to 5 pm and is open daily . You need to park your car in the mall parking lot located at the main entrance of the ruins. The drive from the main entrance and the archaeological zone is 1 km which can be done on foot or in a small train (+ / - $ 10 extra pesos). You can tour the ruins for a few hours or you can spend all morning learning interesting things about the Maya. Then you can refresh yourself in the beautiful beach of Tulum, be immersed in water in the majestic scenery is unforgettable.

  Getting to Tulum The ancient city of Tulum is about 1:40 hrs. drive from Cancun ( 130 Km) . Easily reached via Federal Highway 307 . It is unofficially the south of what is called the " Riviera Maya" border. There is a lot of agencies that organize guided tours in Cancun and Tulum is also very easy to reach via bus with daily departures from the bus station in downtown Cancun . Another excellent option is to visit Tulum through a tour that also includes a visit the ecological park of Xel -Ha located a few miles from ... more about Tulum Tulum tour - XelHa