Tulum is one of the most famous attractions for every tourist who visits the Riviera Maya, as it has thousands of years of history in each of the ruins that make up such an impressive archaeological site. You will enjoy the crystal clear sea and white sand while relaxing on the shore with the coming and going of the waves. When you get to know the wonders, Tulum has to show you you can have lived a trip to the fullest.
This ancient Mayan city is toured by hundreds of travelers from around the world. It means that you will have to take your precautions before traveling to the city, traveling in the mornings (very early) is always an excellent option, since, from 6 am tourists and visitors begin to arrive in the area.
At the entrance, you will find hundreds of shops that offer products such as souvenirs, food, and so on. Inside the park (not the archeological zone), you will find a Subway and a Starbucks, where you will be able to eat before entering to live a new experience.
Don’t you like Walking? You can get a ticket for less than 2 USD for a train to take you from the park entrance to the archeological site where you can buy your tickets in less than 5 minutes.
What can I do inside the archaeological zone?
As soon as you enter Tulum, you will find tourist guides; these will be very helpful during your tour of the archaeological zone of Tulum. This means you will learn about the interesting history of the Mayan culture: Customs traditions and the representation of each of the constructions in the area.
Get to know one of the largest ports and walls of the Mayan culture, well, one thing you have to know is that, before having a giant staircase for visitors to pass through, Tulum was a city in the heights that allowed to keep its inhabitants safe from pirates and invaders.
You’ll be able to take pictures, so don’t forget to take a camera with which you can capture every moment you have in this incredible place. The pyramids, the beach, even the palm trees, and the small sculptures will be the perfect setting to take home the best shots of your holidays to the Mayan Riviera.
You will be able to swim in the beautiful beaches of the area, so don’t forget to bring a bathing suit or swimming clothes. In the beach area, there are many places where you can rest and leave your things, so one important thing to know is that you should not bring food with you, as iguanas and seagulls will probably attempt against it.
Another advice to swim in the area is to take care of the environment because it is a place with thousands of years of antiquity considered as cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO. So it is one of the most important sites in the world, and it is everyone’s job to preserve it. It is advisable not to use aerosols or harmful sunscreen; do not enter plastic bottles to the area; if you can bring your thermos will be much better!
Unfortunately, the park closes at 6 pm, so you will have to measure your visiting times inside the park and leave on time. This will probably give you more time to get to know the city, with a bohemian and tropical touch in which you can enjoy bike tours and restaurants with food options of all kinds, from organic to gourmet and typical Mexican dishes.
How to get to or from Tulum?
It’s simpler than you think since you can usually find pages that will help you book a Cancun Airport Car Rental service that will help you incredibly with the way you travel. Because travelers who visit Tulum, most of the time, arrive by plane at Cancun International Airport. Rent a car from your arrival to facilitate the process of your mobility to this incredible city.
Another option, which will be more comfortable if you do not want to drive, are tired from the plane ride, or simply plan to go to party, you can easily get for a Shuttle from Cancun to Tulum by eTransfers, a local company with affordable prices, if you go in a group of 5 to 8 people, it is much cheaper to use these transportation services than other means of transport from Cancun to Tulum.