Public Home > World Travels > Mexico / Cancun and the Yucatan Pen… > Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

This Day Costs me $45.00 USD. It was a full day (8:30 to 7:00 PM). It included entrance fees, the bus ride (3 hours each way from Cancun) and an All you could eat Buffet Lunch at a local Restaurant before the ride back. I hope you enjoy the View!!! Gary

Slideshow | Invite
Hey!!!  Thanks for Joining me on this little adventure at Chichen Itza, Mexico!!!
1
Hey!!! Thanks for Joining me on thi…
Order photo
626 views/15 сomments
Welcome to Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
2
Welcome to Chichen Itza, Yucatan Pen…
Order photo
238 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza!!!  Mayan words meaning Chi = mouth / Chen = well / and Itza refers to the Jaguar and the underworld.  It means the mouth of the well leading to the underworld...  Here is a picture of the nearby Cenote that this ancient city is named after -
3
Chichen Itza!!! Mayan words meaning…
Order photo
479 views/6 сomments
Chichen Itza Pyramid, Mexico.  There are 365 steps.  One for each day of the year (divided up by 91 steps on each side plus one platform making up the total.
4
Chichen Itza Pyramid, Mexico. There…
Order photo
249 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (3)
5
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
189 views
 
Here is our guide for the day during the tour of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
6
Here is our guide for the day during…
Order photo
210 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (5)
7
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
208 views/3 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
8
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
208 views
 
Hieroglyphics of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
9
Hieroglyphics of Chichen Itza, Yucat…
Order photo
223 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
10
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
209 views
 
Left Side of Ancient Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
11
Left Side of Ancient Ball Court of C…
Order photo
180 views/1 сomments
Right Side of Ancient Ball Court Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
12
Right Side of Ancient Ball Court Chi…
Order photo
230 views/3 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
13
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
174 views
 
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
14
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Wall…
Order photo
177 views/1 сomments
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
15
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Wall…
Order photo
163 views
 
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
16
Hieroglyphics in the Ball Court Wall…
Order photo
188 views/1 сomments
Maintenance or Repairs at Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
17
Maintenance or Repairs at Chichen It…
Order photo
267 views/1 сomments
See the Hoop!!!  Imagine getting a rubber ball thru that hole without the help of your hands!!!  Chichen Itza Ball Court, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
18
See the Hoop!!! Imagine getting a r…
Order photo
200 views
 
Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  The ball was made of solid rubber from rubber trees.  Knees where often used to kick the ball up to the hoop since hands could not be used to contact the ball.
19
Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan …
Order photo
171 views/1 сomments
Where the King would have sat to watch the games in the Ball Court of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
20
Where the King would have sat to wat…
Order photo
156 views
 
Serpent Heads of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
21
Serpent Heads of Chichen Itza, Yucat…
Order photo
136 views
 
Yours Truly in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
22
Yours Truly in Chichen Itza, Yucatan…
Order photo
151 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
23
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
159 views
 
Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
24
Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Penins…
Order photo
181 views/1 сomments
The Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
25
The Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan …
Order photo
197 views/2 сomments
My tour guide for the day trip to Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
26
My tour guide for the day trip to Ch…
Order photo
177 views/5 сomments
Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
27
Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peni…
Order photo
191 views/4 сomments
Ancient Mayan Ruins next to the Cenote of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
28
Ancient Mayan Ruins next to the Ceno…
Order photo
156 views
 
I bought a Handkerchief hand embroidered by this Mayan women, selling her wares in Chichen Itza.  Price $1.00
29
I bought a Handkerchief hand embroid…
Order photo
199 views/4 сomments
One of the Embroidered Handkerchiefs that I Purchased in Chichen Itza from a Mayan Women April 05
30
One of the Embroidered Handkerchiefs…
Order photo
219 views/4 сomments
Well, you can't buy just one!!!  So to be fair I bought two from different Mayan women in competition.  And they granted me their picture as part of the deal!!!
31
Well, you can't buy just one!!! So …
Order photo
204 views/3 сomments
The 4 Embroidered Handkerchiefs that I Purchased in Chichen Itza from the Mayan Women.
32
The 4 Embroidered Handkerchiefs that…
Order photo
192 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (29)
33
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
356 views/1 сomments
Climbing the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
34
Climbing the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Y…
Order photo
188 views/3 сomments
One of the 2 un-refurbished sides of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
35
One of the 2 un-refurbished sides of…
Order photo
181 views
 
Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05
36
Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Penin…
Order photo
164 views/1 сomments
Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
37
Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Penin…
Order photo
169 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
38
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
140 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
39
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
167 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
40
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
167 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
41
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
170 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
42
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
154 views
 
A Lucky Twinkle... Yes, I was there!!!  I only super impose in your brain not on paper or computer screens.
43
A Lucky Twinkle... Yes, I was there!…
Order photo
167 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
44
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
184 views/1 сomments
Chambers in the Mayan Ruins in the rear plazas of the Chichen Itza grounds, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
45
Chambers in the Mayan Ruins in the r…
Order photo
151 views/1 сomments
Hieroglyphics on Chamber Walls inside Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
46
Hieroglyphics on Chamber Walls insid…
Order photo
142 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
47
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
134 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
48
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
124 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
49
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
128 views
 
Chamber in another ruin in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
50
Chamber in another ruin in Chichen I…
Order photo
150 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas.
51
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
123 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (48)
52
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
132 views
 
Serpent heads had religious meanings and can be found everywhere in Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
53
Serpent heads had religious meanings…
Order photo
150 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (50)
54
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
322 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (51)
55
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
153 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (52)
56
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
179 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (53)
57
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
150 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (54)
58
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
350 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (55)
59
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
153 views/1 сomments
Click on "Get Original" below to enlarge the picture to read the inscription.
60
Click on "Get Original" below to enl…
Order photo
185 views/1 сomments
Can you see the rather large iguana in the hole in the wall???  Go to the next picture or click here. --->
61
Can you see the rather large iguana …
Order photo
181 views/1 сomments
Now you see one of the many iguanas of Chichen Itza.
62
Now you see one of the many iguanas …
Order photo
138 views/2 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (59)
63
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
155 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (60)
64
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
122 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (61)
65
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
154 views
 
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (62)
66
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
147 views
 
Not all buildings and ruins are accessible!!!  This one is fenced off!!!
67
Not all buildings and ruins are acce…
Order photo
264 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (64)
68
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
281 views/1 сomments
The "Rear Unfurbished" walls of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  Re-furbishers used stones and building material from the back two sides to repair and fix up the front two sides that tourists see when they enter the city.
69
The "Rear Unfurbished" walls of Chic…
Order photo
177 views/1 сomments
Climbing Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  There is a rope in the middle for climbing or decending for the faint hearted!!!
70
Climbing Chichen Itza, Yucatan Penin…
Order photo
909 views/2 сomments
Straight-UP Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  91 steps and a platform.
71
Straight-UP Chichen Itza, Yucatan Pe…
Order photo
212 views/2 сomments
There is not much room for a big foot on the steps of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
72
There is not much room for a big foo…
Order photo
163 views/1 сomments
View from the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (69)
73
View from the top of the Chichen Itz…
Order photo
155 views/1 сomments
View from the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid.  360 looks like this!!!  Views of  other Ruins and low, flatlands are common.
74
View from the top of the Chichen Itz…
Order photo
186 views/2 сomments
The Rear "Un-refurbished" steps of Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
75
The Rear "Un-refurbished" steps of C…
Order photo
178 views/1 сomments
At the Top of Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
76
At the Top of Chichen Itza Pyramid, …
Order photo
148 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (73)
77
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
147 views/1 сomments
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico   Pyramids, Mayan Ruins and Ancient City Plazas   April 05 (74)
78
Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mex…
Order photo
173 views/1 сomments
Greetings from the Top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
79
Greetings from the Top of the Chiche…
Order photo
179 views/3 сomments
Time to Decend the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  I hope you don't get VERTIGO!!!
80
Time to Decend the Chichen Itza Pyra…
Order photo
137 views/4 сomments
One of the Top Chambers in  the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
81
One of the Top Chambers in the Chic…
Order photo
161 views
 
Relaxing at the Top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
82
Relaxing at the Top of the Chichen I…
Order photo
164 views/1 сomments
Thankyou!!!  The couple that took my picture at the top of the Chichen Itza Pyramid, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
83
Thankyou!!! The couple that took my…
Order photo
175 views/1 сomments
Decending the Chichen Itza Pyramid.  www.lonelyplanet.com had a good idea to decend the pyramid.  One foot over the other and decending one step with each movement.  Works Great,,,  I got down in time to go back up again!!!  Others were "Butting it Down"
84
Decending the Chichen Itza Pyramid. …
Order photo
256 views/3 сomments
Hey!!!  Thanks for Joining me on this little adventure at Chichen Itza, Mexico!!!
85
Hey!!! Thanks for Joining me on thi…
Order photo
346 views/2 сomments
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,, nothing like a Great Mexican Meal at a Buffet after Exploring Ancient Mayan Cities and Ruins...  This meal was included with the bus ride and the entrance fees for only $45.00 USA and the total tour was from 8:30AM till about 7:30 PM!
86
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,, nothing like a …
Order photo
178 views/5 сomments