$ 139.00 USD
$ 109.00 USD

Description

Explore the mysterious world of the Mayans both above and below the ground with the Ek Balam Mayan Cenote Tour! Visit the archaeological site, swim in the refreshing water of a Mayan cenote and discover traditional Yucatan cuisine.

Itinerary

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.

Highlights

  • Visit the archaeological site of Ek-Balam. 
  • Ancient temples and tombs
  • Underground river system
  • Mayan garden by a cenote 
  • Swim in a fresh-water cenote
  • Traditional Yucatan food

Includes

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..

Not Included

Sunscreen, extra water, souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, photos and tips (optional). 

Recommendations

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.

Additional Information

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.

About Transportation

Included.

Activity Duration

8 hours

Tour Duration

10 hours

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