Where is Chichen Itza

Cancun to Chichen Itza Tour

Chichen Itza Mexico is among the most well known Archaeological sites in the world, because of its ancient history, the amount of tourists that visit it each year and of course because is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.

You might think that because of this everyone should know where these Mayan Ruins are located… but no… not everyone knows and we know this because some people asks us where it is… and also Google tells us how many people are asking this question. So in order to give a straght answer we can tell you the following:

Where is Chichen Itza?

Chichen Itza is located in the Yucatan Peninsula in the state of Yucatan, Mexico. Chichen Itza is about a 2:30 hrs drive from Cancun or 2:45 hrs from Playa del Carmen. The exact Coordinates of Chichen Itza in Mexico are: 20.6842849, -88.5699713.

So after giving you the straight answer we can go a little deeper with its location. Chichen Itza is also 45 minutes from Valladolid Yucatan a beautiful colonial town and 1:30 hrs from Merida, the capital of the Yucatan state. We can say that Chichen Itza is pretty much in the middle of the Yucatan Peninsula as you can see in the following map:

When you ask yourself the question of Where is Chichen Itza you might be willing to drive from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, probably also from Tulum, and let me tell you, this is very safe, highways are really good and easy to use and you can get there by yourself with no problem.

The different ways to get to Chichen Itza are: by car rental, taking the bus, by plane, booking a Chichen Itza Tour.

We will of course tell you to go to with us to Chichen Itza because when taking our Chichen Itza Private Tour you can relax with your family or friends during all the ride having some drinks on the road and not having to think about drinking and driving… Also you’ll be a lot less tired at the end of the day since driving can also be a little stressing.

So there it is, we already told you where the Mayan ruins are but if you still have doubts of Where is Chichen Itza, do not hesitate in asking us, we’ll be happy to help you!