Ek Balam Cenote Maya - Cancun

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
     07:00 to 08:00 a.m.         Pick-up at hotels in the Riviera Maya or Cancun. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service prov.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    07:00 to 08:00 a.m.         Pick-up at hotels in the Riviera Maya or Cancun.

Overview

Visit the archaeological site of EkBalam, an ancient Mayan city that knew its glory before Chichen itza. This archaeological site is one of the latest Mayan archaeological attractions because of its most recent restoration works. Explore the majestic Cenote Maya, with the largest dome in the Yucatan Peninsula. You can swim in this natural jewel and enjoy some adventure activities. Discover the Mayan culture, participate in an authentic blessing ceremony and enjoy traditional buffet prepared with organic vegetables.

Inclusions

  • The expedition includes: Transportation for small groups (maximum 19 people), traditional lunch, water, archaeological tour guide, entrance fee to EkBalam, equipment required for activities, towel and lockers.
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Exclusions

  • Photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenirs

Know More about this tour

EkBalam (1:45 hours)

This archaeological site is one of the most impressive ceremonial centers of the Yucatan Peninsula, you will witness the incredible decoration of temples and plazas. Admire the unique sculptures in high relief that have surprised archaeologists and visitors. These sculptures support the recently restored Jaguar Mouth sculpture in the front of the main temple. Walk through remarkable buildings and get detailed explanations provided by your expert guide during the tour.

Cenote Maya (3:00 hours at the park).

  • Visit and refresh yourself at the Cenote Maya: Descend into the regions most impressive Cenote of 60 m diameter and an almost perfect circular shape. Swim in crystal clear waters and admire its rock formations. This is the biggest cenote with dome in the Yucatan Peninsula found so far. Ascend from the underworld through a tunnel or use the large wooden staircase.
  • Optional included adventure activities. Swimming, diving, Trepachanga (ropes), Tarzan vine and rappel down 26 m (85 feet). 264 lbs is the maximum weight for the rappel activity.
  • Maya ritual. Be part of an authentic Mayan blessing ceremony that will be performed by a local shaman.
  • Traditional meal. Enjoy an authentic Mayan menu including soup, chicken, vegetables, rice, beans and hand-made corn tortillas.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Recommendations: Bring comfortable shoes, fresh clothing, bathing suit, hat, extra shirt and cash or credit card for crafts and photos.

 

Important: This expedition is not suitable for physically challenged, or people who suffer heart conditions, respiratory or back problems. It is not recommended for pregnant women or children under 6 years old. People under the influence of alcohol or toxic substances wont be allowed to participate.

For safety reasons, at Cenote Maya, using cameras and recording devices of any kind (including cell phones, or tablets) are not allowed, except for "action cam" (Go Pro) style, only if it is assembled on a chest or head mount during the excursion.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.