Ekbalam Tourism, Mexico

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Ek' Balam is a Yucatec-Maya archaeological site within the municipality of Temozón, Yucatán, Mexico. It lies in the Northern Maya lowlands, 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Valladolid and 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast of Chichen Itza. From the Preclassic until the Postclassic period, it was the seat of a Mayan kingdom. The site is noted for the preservation of the plaster on the tomb of Ukit Kan Lek Tok', a king buried in the side of the largest pyramid.


Home to pretty treasures, Ekbalam is Mexico's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Ekbalam, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Cancun. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Cancun for its bountiful attractions like Isla Mujeres, Xcaret, Chichen Itza on your trip to Ekbalam. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Cancun International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Ekbalam are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ekbalam*

  • Ekbalam: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ekbalam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ekbalam.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ekbalam - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 74.48 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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