Are Chichen Itza ruins open?

are chichen itza ruins open

ARE CHICHEN ITZA RUINS OPEN?

LAST UPDATE: JAN 26TH 2021

Visiting Chichen Itza ruins is one of the top things to do during your stay in Riviera Maya. Due to the pandemic of Coronavirus, all archeological sites of Mexico, including Chichen Itza, closed end of March 2020. As everywhere in the world, Mexico tourism closed down for a few months. Meanwhile the states of Quintana Roo and Yucatan, following the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTCC) recommendations, launched a reactivation plan to open tourism again following the Safe Travels protocols.

CHICHEN ITZA RUINS OPEN SINCE SEPTEMBER 2020

Mexico set up a color scheme system from Red, to Orange to Yellow and Green, based on the virus circulation, number of active cases, and hospitals capacity. Depending on the flag, the opening times and number of people per day is limited.

Current rules to visit CHICHEN ITZA ruins:

  • Opening hours: 8am to 5pm (last access at 4pm)
  • Face mask mandatory during the full visit
  • Temperature check at the entrance with hand gel
  • Physical distance to respect for the line entrance and while visiting the site.
  • Individual groups of max 10 people or guided tours with 9 people maximum per guide
  • 3,000 visitors maximum per day
  • Chichen Itza evening show "Noches de Kukulkan" is not running till further notice.

OTHER MAYAN RUINS SITES:

  • Tulum: 9am-5pm
  • Coba: 9am-5pm (it's not allowed to climb the pyramid anymore)
  • Ek Balam: 8am-5pm (it's not allowed to climb the pyramid anymore)

PRIVATE TOURS TO CHICHEN ITZA

Coming to Riviera Maya in the next weeks or months? For sure you can already book your private tour as Chichen Itza ruins open very soon!

Taking a private tour has many advantages such as avoiding crowds, not sharing the transportation with other travelers, and getting the full private guided visit at your own pace!

Here below our private tours that include the visit of Chichen Itza and its famous Kukulkan pyramid.

Don't hesitate to contact us for any questions, we will be happy to help you out planning your next trip to Riviera Maya! We are Safe Travels Certified and you can consult our sanitary measures here!

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