Named Black Star in Mayan, the ruins of Ek Balam boast some of the best-preserved sculptures and buildings of the Mayan civilization. The site is less-known than others in the area, making it ideal for a more personal experience away from the crowds.
Climb the main structure which houses an amazing tomb, thought to be the tomb of the rulers of Ek Balam. Its entrance is beautifully decorated and features a jaguar’s mouth, complete with teeth! From the top you can see the neighboring sites of Chichen Itzá and Coba and the lush jungle that surround them.
Take the time to admire the wall-paintings and carvings and take in the beauty and history of this ancient city. Then head to a Mayan cenote, and swim in a magical underground lagoon 80 meters across, with stunning natural rock-formations and crystalline water.
Take time to admire the wall paintings and carvings and enjoy soaking up the atmosphere at this impressive site. You will also visit the Maya Cenote Park where you will see a magical underground lagoon 80 meters in diameter with stunning natural formations.
Round trip air-conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, lunch with soft drinks, entrance fee to Ek Balam & Maya Cenote Park, equipment for activities and use of towels, hammocks and lockers..
Sunscreen, extra water, souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, photos and tips (optional).
Wear confortable shoes and clothing. Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, a cap or hat, a camera, a swimsuit, a change of clothes, a camera and cash for souvenirs and other personal expenses.
This excursion is not recommended for pregnant women, people with serious back or heart problems or with impaired mobility, and those who cannot engage in moderate physical activity. There is an extra charge for the use of cameras in the archaeological site.
Activity Duration8 hours
Tour Duration10 hours
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