Come discover the beauty of the Yucatan Peninsula on a seven-day cycling tour. Visit ruins, nature reserves, colonial cities, cenotes, reefs, and other destinations.
Riviera Maya Bike Adventure
- Shared Tour Ages 8+
Explore the Riviera Maya By Bike
Bike through the Riviera Maya from the jungle to the thatched-roof villages of the contemporary Maya world! Visit the archaeological sites of Tulum, Coba, Chichen Itza, and Muyil!
These sites have their own history and mysteries, worth visiting as soon as possible. Also, you will be able to observe the amazing Yucatan Peninsula’s wildlife, such as different bird species and whale sharks. We have amazing biodiversity and wonderful landscapes like:
- Cenotes (freshwater sinkholes)
- Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve (1.6 million acres)
- The world’s second-largest coral reef
- Land transportation
- Entrance fees
- Bilingual guide
- Cycling gear
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Biodegradable insect repellent and sunblock
- Hygienic personal stuff
Day 1: Arrival at Cancun
Arrival at Cancun airport, where you will meet our professional naturalist guide. Transfer to your hotel in Cancun where you will get a briefing about the activities and important information regarding the tour. Overnight in Cancun—Rey del Caribe or similar.
Day 2: Cancun—Isla Mujeres
After breakfast we will cycle to a small port where we will take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. This beautiful island will offer you one of the best views of the Caribbean. After that, we will take a boat trip and we will snorkel in the blue water of the world´s second-largest coral reef. You will have time to get lunch before returning to Cancun. Cycle back to the hotel. In the evening you will meet your guide who will give a special lecture on coral reefs. Overnight in Cancun—Rey del Caribe or similar (20 miles/32km).
Day 3: Tulum—Sian Ka´an—Tulum
After breakfast a van will take you to Tulum and amazing archeological site, the only Mayan ruins located on the coast of the Caribbean. It is supposed that it served as a port city for the Maya site of Coba, since there is a road connecting the two. After Tulum ruins we will cycle to Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve where you have the opportunity to kayak in the wetlands. During lunch our guide will tell you more environmental technologies. After lunch we will cycle back to the hotel in Tulum. Overnight in Tulum—Hotel Cabaña Los Lirios Tulum or similar (22 miles/35 km).
Day 4: Tulum—Coba
In the morning we will start our day with a cycle to Coba. On the way we will stop to snorkel in the crystal waters of a cenote where we will cool down from the heat. In the afternoon we will visit Coba, which is considered to be one of the largest Maya cities of Yucatan. After Coba, a van will transfer us to Valladolid colonial city. Possibility to attend a lecture about Maya culture. Overnight in Valladolid—Meson del Marques or similar (40 miles/ 64 km).
Day 5: Valladolid—Ek Balam
After breakfast we cycle through a jungle path to reach Ek Balam archeological site. After Ek Balam you will have the chance to cool down in the fresh waters of a cenote nearby. We will cycle back to Valladolid and enjoy a city trip: murals. the museum of Valladolid and its catedral. Overnight in Valladolid—Meson del Marques or similar (38 miles/61 km).
Day 6: Valladolid—Chichen Itza
After early breakfast we will cycle to the most popular Mayan site—Chichen Itza. Declared as one of the “Seven Modern Wonders of the World” you will have the chance to explore the mysteries of Mayans, visit the temple of Kukulcan and visit the Astronomical Observatory at Club Med Chichen. At the end of the day you will have a lecture about Chichen Itza and the Maya calendar and its predictions. Overnight in Villas Arqueologicas or similar (38 miles/61 km).
Day 7: Xcaret
Visit Xcaret—archeological and nature park which is famous for its aquatic fun, educational sections and entertainment. Overnight in Cancun—Marriot Courtyard Cancun or similar
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to Cancun airport for your flight back home.