Join us on a captivating journey through time and nature with our Ek Balam Archaeological and Cenote Adventure Tour! Step into the mystical world of the Mayas as you explore one of their impressive architectural marvels, the city Ek Balam.
This archaeological site boasts one of the largest buildings in the region, but what makes it unique is the amount of artistry that survives here, from the many murals to the incredibly preserved sculptural facade of the Acropolis.
One of the last few pyramids open to be climbed, ascend to the top of the magnificent acropolis to be greeted by unforgettable views of the sprawling Mayan jungle. Discover the intricate decorations adorning the ruins, showcasing the artistic brilliance of the Mayan people and the style that distinguished this city.
After your explorations, it's time to refresh and rejuvenate in the crystal-clear waters of the Chichikán cenote. Dive into the cool and inviting cenote, where you can swim to your heart's content and connect with the serene beauty of this sacred natural pool. To further enhance your experience, we've prepared life jackets for your safety and peace of mind.
As your appetite builds, we invite you to savor the best of the local cuisine with a delicious regional buffet lunch. Indulge in the authentic flavors and aromas that define the gastronomic heritage of the Yucatán, making this culinary experience one to remember.
To conclude this unforgettable expedition, we’ll take you to enjoy some free time to explore the enchanting historic town of Valladolid. Stroll through its charming streets adorned with vibrant colors and colonial architecture, and embrace the unique atmosphere that makes this town a true Mexican gem.
Practical details: Our tours are available for visitors staying in Cancún & Riviera Maya, with departures scheduled every Friday. You can expect approximately 12 hours of adventure, cultural immersion, and relaxation during this excursion.
- Comfortable round-trip transportation with air conditioning.
- A knowledgeable and friendly bilingual tour guide
- Guided visit and free time at the Ek Balam archaeological site
- Around 50 minutes of swimming time in cenote Chichikán, accompanied by provided life jackets for your safety.
- An enticing regional buffet lunch, highlighting the culinary delights of the region.
- Free time to explore the captivating town of Valladolid at your own pace.
What to bring:
- Comfortable footwear to explore the sites with ease and comfort.
- Sunglasses and a sun hat to shield yourself from the sun's rays.
- A swimsuit and towel to enjoy the cenote to the fullest.
- A change of clothes to freshen up after your swim.
- Biodegradable sunscreen and insect repellent to protect both yourself and the environment.
- Extra cash for drinks, souvenirs, photo and video fees, and tipping.