On the sunset of May 21st 2017, it can be observed in the nort side of Chichen Itza Castle an incredible spectacle, that marks the beginning of spring equinox.

The Calendar of solstices and equinoxes, the equinox of march 2017 takes place on the 20 at 10:29 UTC. This means that the right moment of the spring equinox in Mexico is on March 20, 2017 at 4:29.On the sunset of 21st 2017 is when the phenomenon of a snake solar projection is seen. Seven triangles of light, as a result of the shadow that project the nine platforms of that building, when the sun stares.

To start, the first shadows of the top part of the pyramid start to project the form of a snake.

In this magical moment Kukulkan serpent descents for the stairs of the pyramid of Chichen Itza castle.

The pyramid has 4 stairs of 91 steps, each one to form a total of 364 steps! Step number 365 is considered the superior platform such as the days of a year. Thousands of people assist to this event when the serpent descends of the steps. This is a place that must be visited at least once in your life. The equinox can also be observed on the 19, 20 and 22 of March 2017, but it is not the official day.

Tours for Chichen Itza with transportation included:

Chichen Itza Regular:

  • – Round transportation with AC
  • – English/spanish speaking guide
  • – Entrance to the archaeological site
  • – Guided tour at the archaeological site
  • – Entrance to cenote
  • – Buffet lunch in a restaurant with typical food from the region

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Chichen Itza light and sound:

  • – Roundtrip transportation
  • – Guided tour in Chichen Itza
  • – Buffet dinner with typical food from the region
  • – Free time at Chichen Itza
  • – Light and sound Show

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Private Tour Chichen Itza:

  • – Buffet lunch with typical food from the region
  • – Drinks on the van
  • – Bilingual guide
  • – Entrance to the archaeological site
  • – Entrance to cenote
  • – Stop at valladolid

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Chichen Itza limo:

  • – Continental breakfast
  • – Lunch,
  • – Drinks on board of bus
  • – English/spanish speaking guide
  • – Entrance to the arqueological site
  • – Cenote and panoramic visit of Valladolid

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