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Location:
Mexico
Time to Visit: All over the year
How to Reach: Tulum is located at a distance of around 80 kms from the city of Cancun. Both the cities are well linked with each other and buses, cars and taxi services are regularly available. The nearest airport is the Cancun Airport. After landing at the airport, you can take cars, buses or four wheelers to reach Tulum. One can also reach Tulum through Punta Allen. It takes around 90 minutes to reach the place. If the roads are bad in the rainy season, it can even take three hours to reach Tulum.
Nearest International Airport: Cancun Airport
Time required for sightseeing: 2-3 hours


Offering a blend of serenity, relaxation, delight and charm, Tulum is an ideal place for a charming vacation. Ranking among the popular tourist destinations in Mexico, the ruins of Tulum are known for their rich archaeological relics in the midst of scenic beauty. Going to Tulum is always a charming experience as it provides a deep insight into the ancient culture and tradition of Mexico.

The Tulum ruins are officially known as the “Tulum Archeological Zone” and consist of Pre-Columbian Maya ruins. The ruins are located atop cliffs by the shores of the Caribbean Sea along the Yucatan Peninsula. The cliffs rise up to a height of around 12 meters. It is one of the best preserved Mayan ruins.

The ruins of Tulum are among the renowned heritage sites in Central America. Most of the renowned archeological sites are in Maya Blue, Naharon, Temple of Doom, and Tortuga, Vacaha, Gand Cenote, Abejas and other places. All these areas are famous for their rich carvings and sculptures and provide a deep insight into the rich heritage of the region.
In addition to the ancient relics, the beaches in the area are also an added attraction. The beaches have a rambling vegetation of pine and coconut trees. You can enjoy a short stroll on the beaches or can bask under the sun.

There are some local restaurants where you can have a taste of mouth watering local and Mexican cuisines. The food is prepared by expert chefs. There are also pubs where you can enjoy local beer and drinks. Accommodation is easily available in the vicinity Tulum and the hotels and lodges offer pleasant accommodation at reasonable rates.

Tulum is located at a distance of around 80 kms from the city of Cancun. Both the cities are well linked with each other and buses, cars and taxi services are regularly available. The nearest airport is the Cancun Airport. After landing at the airport, you can take cars, buses or four wheelers to reach Tulum. One can also reach Tulum through Punta Allen. It takes around 90 minutes to reach the place. If the roads are bad in the rainy season, it can even take three hours to reach Tulum.

Related Links :

http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr5NoAmiWxM: Check out the breathtaking charm of Tulum in Mexico in this video that beautifully captures all the sights and sounds of the place.


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