City tours

Full day tour to Chichen Itza and Ek Balam

Availability: Monday and Wednesday
Duration: 14 hours
Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Get to know Chichen Itza and Ek Balam with an expert guide
  • Enjoy the views from the main pyramid of Ek Balam
  • Admire the beauty and majesty of Chichen Itza and Ek Balam
What to expect

If you are someone who likes to travel, this tour is for you! You’ll have a whole day to admire the beauty and majesty of Chichen Itza and then you’ll finish your day with a visit to the amazing site of Ek Balam.

Discover how the large pre-Columbian city of Chichen Itza played an important role in the Mayan civilization around 600 AD to 1200, and remained a center of worship and pilgrimage until the arrival of the Spaniards. Even today, it is still considered sacred by the Maya people in the Yucatan Peninsula site.

After visiting the site of Chichen Itza, we’ll make a quick stop at Ek Balam, one of the last archaeological sites discovered in Yucatan’s peninsula. Ek Balam is a Mayan name that can be translated to Spanish as “black jaguar” or “star jaguar”. It’s composed by several temples, two huge palaces and a large pyramid in the center of the site.

In this site, you’ll see how the dimensions of the buildings. Inside of the walled place you’ll find the most important structures, and around them you’ll find several edifications of different types. Besides, from the heights of the main pyramid, you’ll get to see the Coba ruins.

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What's included
  • Round transportation
  • Bilingual, certified guide
  • Entrance to both sites and box lunch
What's not included
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities and souvenirs
Where
Meeting point:

Please note the following: If your hotel is located in the center of Cancun you’ll have to arrive to the following meeting point: Hotel Oasis Smart at 05:00 a.m. If your hotel is located in the center of Playa del Carmen you’ll have to arrive to the following meeting point: Hotel HM at 05:15 a.m Please contact our staff in destination to get further detail

What to remember
  • Note: By government order, in case you want to enter to the archaeological site with mobile devices (GoPro, professional camera, selfie stick and drones) you must pay an additional fee per device at the ticket office.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with mobility issues, as it implies a large amount of walking.
  • During check out you will be asked to provide your accomodation/hotel details for the pick-up service
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When
  • Mondays and Wednesdays 5:00am
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Provider
Amigo Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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