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Ek Balam and Valladolid Private

  • Ek-balam Mayan ruins


Discover Yucatan at your own pace and privately, explore two wonders of the peninsula in a single tour, visit two sites full of great cultural wealth, Ek Balam archaeological area and the traditional city of Valladolid

Ek Balam
The Ek Balam archaeological area was built up of several temples, two large palaces and a pyramid in the center of the city. The enormous dimensions of its buildings are particularly striking and surrounded by two walls.

Accompanied by your own certified guide walk through this archaeological area which is one of the most recent discoveries about Mayan culture and located 30 kilometers north of the city of Valladolid. Dare to climb the top of the acropolis and cross the different roads of this walled site.

Just 20 minutes from Ek Balam, we find the colonial city of Valladolid, founded in 1543, also known as the "The Pearl of the West", of incredible beauty embodied in its extraordinary buildings and houses, such as the imposing monastery of the convent of "San Bernardino de la Sierra ", the Santa Ana Church, the San Roque Museum, among others that give an extraordinary touch of color and tradition of the colonial era and Mayan culture.

During the Ek Balam-Valladolid tour, you can enjoy about an hour free to take photos, buy some souvenirs or take a walk to the representative buildings.

To conclude this excursion we will visit the impressive Cenote Samaal an open cenote located in Hacienda Selva Maya, we invite you to enjoy this beautiful natural beauty where you will have the opportunity to refresh yourself and admire the spectacular landscape that offers This popular open cenote, and delight an exquisite buffet with regional flavor in its traditional restaurant, one of the best known in Valladolid.

Prices (USD)

Regular transportation Deluxe transportation
Number of Adults 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Price per Adult 340 180 136 112 96 92 89 79 74 74 74 74
Price per Children 3-10 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50
Note: 12 persons max per vehicle regardless of ages.


  • Private round-trip transportation
  • Guided tour with a certified bilingual guide
  • Hacienda Selva Maya (buffet lunch)
  • Entrance fees Ek Balam Mayan ruins
  • Visit to Valladolid city (1 hour approximately)
  • Visit to Cenote Saamal

Not included

  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Photos

What to bring

  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Hat
  • Biodegradable sunscreen and repellent
  • Change of clothe
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Extra cash (for Souvenirs)

Additional information

  • If staying in the Riviera Maya we need to add on a service fee for pickup and off as follows:
  • Cancun No extra surcharge
  • Puerto Morelos $30 per van
  • Playa Paraiso $40 per van
  • Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal & Tulum $50 per van


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