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Ek Balam Cenote Maya
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Ek Balam Cenote Maya
US$139.00
Overview

Visit the archaeological site of Ek’Balam, 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.

What to Expect

Ek’Balam (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 region’s 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.
Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spiritual Experience

A friend and I chose this tour and our guide was Nicolas. We were lucky to have him as our guide. He was very informative and funny. He spoke French to some of the members and English to the rest of us. He was a...More

1  Thank NewYorkGirly
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Great tour, fun guides, very knowledgeable!

We did the Ek Balam and Cenote Maya tours on September 11th with Pedro and Mathieu as our guides. The tour was offered in 3 languages for those involved (French, English and Spanish), and this was done seamlessly. There were 10 people in total on...More

2  Thank Michelle H
AlltournativeMexico, Coordinador de Social Media at Alltournative Lifetime Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there Michelle, thanks a lot for your comments! We are so glad you had a blast with us. We hope to see you soon in other park/tour to have a lifetime experience! 🙌🏼

Reviewed 12 September 2018
An AMAZING experience!!!

We booked our tour through a third party, but next time I will book directly with AllTourNative. We opted for the Ek Balam and Cenote Maya experience. I wanted to visit Mayan ruins where we could still climb the pyramid. And we definitely wanted to...More

1  Thank Bridget M
AlltournativeMexico, Coordinador de Social Media at Alltournative Lifetime Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there Bridget, thanks a lot for your comments! We are so glad you had a blast with us. We hope to see you soon in other park/tour to have a lifetime experience! 🙌🏼

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Our Tour Guide Nicolas was amazing!

Amazing tour including Ek Balam and Cenote Maya. Our guide, Nicolas has an extensive Knowledge of Maya's culture. He is an excellent Tour Guide, and I recommend to visit this beautiful area with him. Jean Francois.

Thank Jean Francois R
AlltournativeMexico, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Alltournative Lifetime Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi there Jean, thanks a lot for your comments! We are so glad you had a great time with us. We hope to see you soon in other park/tour to have a lifetime experience! 🙌🏼

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile
Awesome tour

The tour was great! Very interesting and Tamara was very informative of the culture and history. We highly recommend this tour. There is so much things to do and experience this was a great adventure for us great job on this tour. This was one...More

Thank Ralph C
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