Trip Planner:   Mexico  /  Yucatan Peninsula  /  Yucatan  /  Uxmal  /  Uxmal

Uxmal, Uxmal

4.9
Explore one of the most important Mayan archaeological sites at Uxmal, and admire the complex’s beautifully built and exquisitely preserved ‘Pyramid of the Magician,’ which stands at an incredible 40 m (131 ft) tall. Consider navigating the site with a guide, who'll teach you about the culture's proficiency in astronomy, mathematics, and geometry. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore the enormous site, and be sure to bring plenty of sunblock and water with you. Don't forget to bring your camera along to capture the ancient site in all its glory. Before you head to Uxmal, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Uxmal trip itinerary planning app , to make sure you see all that Uxmal has to offer, including Uxmal.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Uxmal
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Uxmal Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
3,960 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It is very polished, as Mayan ruin sites are concerned. The INAH, Mexican archeological society has done an amazing job of restoring and making available the visit of this amazing place. We really got...  more »
  • As per previous reviews, this is a great site well presented without millions of tourists and vendors stay outside which is a bonus. Don’t forget to spot the iguanas basking in the middle of the ruins...  more »
  • Zona Arquelogica Uxmal is an ancient Site,and is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture, along with Palenque, Chichén Itza (Mexico) and Tikal (Guatemala-which I did ...  more »
Places to stay near Uxmal

Plan your trip to Uxmal

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Uxmal

4.2
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.0
Duration: 3​h

Side trips from Uxmal

4.8
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 30​min

Plans to Uxmal by other users

16 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Yucatan BY A USER FROM TURKEY December, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Merida BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Merida BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Merida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Yucatan BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, kids, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Mexico & Guatemala BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Veracruz & Merida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Merida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, relaxing, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans