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Ek Balam Deluxe Tour

  • Ek Balam and Cenote visit
  • Main building The Acropolis
  • The amazing Cenote in Chukum
  • Valladolid main plaza
  • Ek Balam Mayan Ruis Entrance
  • Ek Balam buildings


Visit Ek Balam Mayan Ruins and Valladolid city on this one day tour from Riviera Maya or Cancun. This excursion also includes a visit to a Cenote

Ek Balam is an ancient Mayan city located in the Yucatan Peninsula. During its heyday in the Classic Period (250-900 AD), Ek Balam, whose name means "Black Jaguar" in Mayan, was one of the most important ceremonial and political centers in the region.
Join us on a fascinating excursion to this marvelous city to explore its majestic ruins, including the imposing main pyramid, two enormous palaces and a sacred ball court.

After admiring the intricate Mayan architectural details, we will head to an underground cenote hidden in the Chukum Hacienda jungle to swim and relax. Here our guides will share with you the best snorkeling techniques as well as interesting facts about the formation of these spectacular cenotes and the flora and fauna of the region. Later, we will have a guided tour of the charming colonial town of Valladolid and its beautiful central plaza. We will end the day with a delicious buffet lunch of typical Yucatecan food.

- Guided tour of the ruins of Ek Balam and its enormous Acropolis with panoramic views
- Time to swim and explore a natural underground cenote
- Walk through Valladolid, one of the most authentic towns in Yucatan
- Buffet lunch with regional specialties like cochinita pibil, black stuffing, lime soup and more
- Round trip transportation, bilingual guide and all entrance fees included
- Avoid the crowds and long lines with this tour and experience the best of Yucatan in one day!

Don't miss the opportunity to discover Ek Balam and Valladolid with this full day excursion of culture, nature and Mayan history. Contact us to book your spot!

What's included

  • Round trip ground transportation with air conditioning
  • Certified bilingual guide in archaeological zone
  • Entrance to archaeological zone and Chukum hacienda
  • Guided tour of Valladolid
  • Regional buffet lunch
  • Water and flavored drinks
  • Snack
  • Safety equipment and lifeguards for the cenote
  • Lockers, bathrooms, showers and changing rooms.
  • Umbrella, one per couple.
  • 500 ml water bottle.
  • Medical expense insurance
Not included:
  • Souvenirs, Pictures
  • Gratuities (optional)

What to bring:

  • Light clothing, comfortable shoes,
  • Swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Extra money for tips and souvenirs

Additional information

  • Basic swimming skills required in the cenote
  • The tour is approximately 5 hours plus transfer time
  • The order of activities may vary according to the logistics of the day
  • Daily departures from Riviera Maya and Cancu
  • Duration: 5 hours plus transfers
  • Scheduled times: from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • This tour is avalable in Spanish and English
  • Contact us for French-language tours

Pick-up Information:

  • Pick up is available for hotels located in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Exact time of your pick-up will be sent by email after booking.
  • In case we dont have pick-up for a specific hotel or location will be sent you the nearest meeting point where pick-up is available

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Tour from Cancun

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$169 usd
$154 USD
Kids (5-11) :
$139 usd
$126 USD

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