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Ek Balam and Cenote Maya

  • Archaeological site Ek Balam
  • Cenote Maya
  • Mayan ruins buildings
  • Recent restored mayan ruins
  • Unique vestiges mayas
  • View of the mayan jungle surrounding Ek Balam

Visit Ek Balam, the most recent archaeological zone in the region to be opened to the public. You will also enjoy the Cenote Maya Park, a beautiful natural formations and great natural pool of 80 m of diameter.

Itinerary

07:00 to 08:00 a.m. Pick-up in different hotels in the Riviera Maya or Cancun
10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Arrive at Ek-Balam, or Maya Cenote (According to the logistics)

Cenote Maya Park: (3 hours): Descend into the regions most impressive cenote through a large wooden staircase made with the ancient maya technique. Enjoy its beautiful formations and swim in this large natural pool. Ascend from the underworld through a tunnel to reach the park gardens.

Maya Artisans: Visit the most renowned artisans of the region and admire as they carry out their craft with the skill of their hands using the same technologies as the ancient Maya.

Maya Buffet: We will have different traditional dishes including, lime soup, cheese and chaya tamales, beans, vegetables rice, mole, chicken, hand -made tortillas, fruits, dessert, flavored water and coffee.

Optional Adventure Activities: Swimming in Cenote, diving, rappel 26 m, the Trepachanga, and 2 Tarzan vine (ziplines). (120kg/ 264 lbs. maximum weight for these 3 last activities)

Ek-Balam (1:30 hours), Visit one of the most impressive ceremonial centers in the Yucatan peninsula, you will witness the incredible decoration of their temples and plazas. Admire the unique sculptures in high relief that have surprised archaeologists and scholars. These sculptures support the recently restored jaguar mouth in the front of the main temple. Imagine the rituals that took place in the ball game (Pok Ta Pok) and take a photo at the false arch, one of the architectural icons of the Maya culture.

5:00 - 6:00 PM Arrival at hotels in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.

Overall rating: (5 Reviews)

Our tour guy was genuinely nice! It was a great pleasure to tour with Tacho.
Score: Recommend: YES
from Folsom, ca
Sep 7, 2016
Great experience! Guillermo was an amazing guide!
Score: Recommend: YES
from New York
Oct 31, 2015
This tour gets you away from the crowds to areas most tourists never see.
Score: Recommend: YES
from Rockport, Texas
Mar 12, 2015
Our guide Jose was very knowledgeable and personable. He had good humour and made the days excursion an informative and a fun day out. Always helpful, in all the days activities, we had a great time.
Score: Recommend: YES
from BC Canada
May 30, 2014
Exceeded my expectations. Guide and driver were excellent. Your iPhone App worked perfectly. Thank you.
Score: Recommend: YES
from Reno, NV
Feb 1, 2013

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Tour from Cancun Includes hotel pick-up
Adults: $139 $132.00 USD
Kids: $109 $102.00 USD

Tour from Riviera Maya Includes hotel pick-up
Adults: $139 $132.00 USD
Kids: $109 $102.00 USD

Participants information

Adults:
Kids (6 - 12):
- Only kids up to 6 years old
- Kids from 6 to 12 years old pay

Date and schedule

Available:
Mon-Wed-Fri
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