Ek Balam Ruins and Cenote Maya Park Day Trip from Playa del Carmen

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  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

Discover Ek Balam, a more recently excavated and restored Maya archaeological site, on this full-day guided tour. Stroll among the ancient city’s vegetation-covered temples, well-preserved sculptures, and make your way up the Acropolis pyramid for wonderful views at the top. After sightseeing, swim in the natural pools of Cenote Maya Park and then rappel and zipline in the Yucatán jungle. Enjoy a blessing ceremony led by a Maya shaman and a traditional buffet lunch. Currently, our archaeological sites remain temporarily closed for an unspecified time, meanwhile adaptations are taking place for the new health and safety measures procured by our authorities. We all are looking forward to this reopening. In the event of acquiring the activity in conjunction with an archaeological site and this should continue to be closed by the time of your visit. We will be able to carry out the rest of the activity and the cost of the visit to the archaeological zone will be reimbursed.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Playa del Carmen

Pick-up at hotels in the Riviera Maya, providing transportation in small groups and without commercial stops.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ek Balam Village

Between 10:00 to 10:30 am is our arrival at Ek'Balam or Cenote Maya Park -according to logistics-. Ek'Balam means "black jaguar", is one of the most impressive ceremonial centers of the Mayan culture in the Yucatan Peninsula, you will be witness off the incredible infrastructure of temples and plazas. You will walk through remarkable buildings and get detailed explanations provided by your expert guide during the tour.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Cenote Maya Park

Arrival at Cenote Maya Native Park at 12:20 pm approximately. Refresh yourself in the most impressive cenote of 196 feet (60 m) diameter an almost perfect circular shape. You also can do optional adventure activities: swimming, diving and rappel down 85 feet (26 m). 120 kg or 264 lbs is the maximum weight for the rappel activity. Participate in an authentic mayan ritual, ceremony of blessings carried out by a maya shaman of the community. Finally you will enjoy a traditional menu made with organic orchard supplies and handmade tortillas.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Playa del Carmen

Drop-off at hotels in Riviera Maya between 5:30 to 6:30 pm approximately.

Duration: 1 hour
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