Basic Info

Tulum Castillo

Being Quintana Roo’s most known and advertised site, Tulum is a must visit.
• The access fee is $35-40 pesos
• (Video cameras extra $30 pesos)
and the visit timetable is 8am to 5 pm, everyday.

It is important to mention that it is necessary to park your car at the shopping center’s parking lot (an extra $30 pesos fee) when arriving through the main ruins entrance. This is not controlled by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).
The 1 km journey between the parking lot and the site’s entrance can be made by walking or in a small train (it’s not related with the INAH either).

• Which access fee is $10 pesos.

The ancient Maya ruin of Tulum is a 2 hour drive from Cancun (130 km).
There is easy access via Federal Highway 307 from Cancun to Tulum. It’s unofficially the southern end to the Riviera Maya.

In Cancun there are several travel agencies that organize guided visits and the local bus lines offer regular service between Cancun and the site.
The site has a parking lot, refreshments and restrooms located at the shopping center.
Tickets are sold at the entrance to the ruins. Rustic economically priced lodging is available in the village of Tulum and along the coast South of Tulum, en route to Sian Ka’an.
These range in price and quality, and many are built exclusively with regional materials.
There is a registered guides association offering services at the ruins site.