Idiomas da excursão
- Inclui todos os equipamentos necessários
- Inclui transporte de ida e volta em hotéis selecionados
- Inclui almoço
- Guia profissional informativo e acessível
Spend about 90 minutes wandering through the more recently excavated and restored ruins of Ek Balam, meaning "black jaguar," an ancient city located in the northern lowlands about 35 miles (56 km) northeast of Chichen Itza. Dating back to 100 BC, Ek Balam thrived as a Maya city and ceremonial center until 1200 BC before being suddenly abandoned. Pass by jungle-covered temples and note the well-preserved statues, while hearing more history and lore from your guide.
Pass through a ball court, an arch typical of Maya architecture, and arrive at the base of the Acropolis pyramid, 105 feet (32 meters) tall. Come upon a massive sculpture of a jaguar’s mouth, along with figures of winged men; they are said to be guarding the entrance to the underworld. Learn about the gallery of rooms inside the base, and then make your way up the pyramid and take in beautiful views of the jungle.
Spend the rest of the day at the nearby Cenote Maya Park, home to one of the area’s most impressive swimming holes, 262 feet (80 meters) in diameter. Descend a wooden staircase made using Maya techniques, reach a natural pool and enjoy a cool dip here from the hot weather. Afterward, try a number of optional activities offered in the park, including more swimming, diving, rappelling and ziplining.
You’ll also partake in a blessing ceremony with a Maya shaman, and have the chance to visit a colorful market selling handcraft items made by Maya artisans. For lunch, dig into a traditional Maya buffet, featuring dishes like lime soup, chaya tamales, beans, vegetables, rice, chicken, handmade tortillas, fruits and flavored water.
Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Playa del Carmen hotel.
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Ek Balam Day Trip from Playa del Carmen Including Cenote Swim
- Professional guide
- Entrance fees
- Buffet lunch
- Use of all necessary equipment
- Use of hammocks, towels and lockers
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic beverages
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 6 years
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring a swimsuit and sunscreen
Política de cancelamento
Se cancelar entre 3 e 6 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 50 por cento.
Se cancelar no prazo de 2 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 100 por cento.