Ek'Balam Mayan Ruins Full-Day Tour with Cenote Trip & Lunch
Visit the archaeological site of Ek’Balam which is one of the latest Mayan archaeological attractions because of its most recent restoration works. Swim in a cenote and then enjoy a traditional meal after taking partk in a Mayan blessing ceremony.
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- Discover the Mayan civilization at Ek’Balam
- Swim and dive in a cenote
- Experience an authentic Mayan blessing ceremony
DescriptionThe archaeological site of Ek’Balam is one of the most impressive ceremonial centers of the Yucatan Peninsula. Here, you will witness the incredible decoration of temples and plazas. Admire the unique sculptures in high relief that have surprised archaeologists and visitors alike. These sculptures support the recently restored Jaguar Mouth sculpture in the front of the main temple. Walk through the ball game (Pok Ta Pok) and the false arch, both are architectural icons of the Maya culture. Head to Cenote Hubiku or Xcajum cenote which is an impressive sinkhole where you can admire incredible rock formations and swim in this large and fresh natural pool. Ascend from the underworld through a tunnel or use the large wooden staircase. Some optional activities here include swimming and diving. You'll then head to a Mayan hut to learn about the architecture of the region and take part in a Mayan ritual which is an authentic blessing Maya ceremony that a shaman will perform for you. You'll end the tour with a delicious and traditional lunch with a Mayan menu including soup, chicken, vegetables, rice, beans and hand-made corn tortillas. Then, head back to your Cancun hotel.
IncludesHotel pick-up and drop-off Continental breakfast on board Open bar on board (water, soft drinks, beers) Traditional lunch, water Entrance fee to Ek’Balam Entrance fee to cenote Archaeological tour guide Equipment required for activities Gratuities (optional) Alcoholic drinks Souvenirs or photographs
- This tour is not suitable for people with severe physical or motor handicaps or serious heart problems
- This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
- People under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to participate on this tour
- Bring comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, cap, sunscreen and insect repellent for the tour
- Bring cash or credit card for extra activities, souvenirs and personal shopping, use of video camera
- All children must be accompanied by and adult
- In case of using a wheelchair, please bring a companion
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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