The Ek Balam archaeological area was built up of several temples, two large palaces and a pyramid in the center of the city. The enormous dimensions of its buildings are particularly striking and surrounded by two walls.
Accompanied by your Private certified guide, walk through this archaeological area which is one of the most recent discoveries about Mayan culture and located 30 kilometers north of the city of Valladolid. Dare to climb the top of the acropolis and cross the different roads of this walled site.
Just 20 minutes from Ek Balam, we find the colonial city of Valladolid, founded in 1543, also known as the “The Pearl of the West”, of incredible beauty embodied in its extraordinary buildings and houses, such as the imposing monastery of the convent of “San Bernardino de la Sierra “, the Santa Ana Church, the San Roque Museum, among others that give an extraordinary touch of color and tradition of the colonial era and Mayan culture.
During the Ek Balam-Valladolid tour, you can enjoy about an hour free to take photos, buy some souvenirs or take a walk to the representative buildings.
To conclude this excursion we will visit the impressive Cenote Samaal an open cenote located in Hacienda Selva Maya, we invite you to enjoy this beautiful natural beauty where you will have the opportunity to refresh yourself and admire the spectacular landscape. To complete our excursions you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch with traditional dishes from Yucatan
✅ Your personal Guide
✅ Certified driver and fully insured vehicle with a/c
✅ Pickup & drop off at your hotel/vacation rental
✅ Toll road if applicable, saving you a total of 1,5 hours
✅ Entrance fees and archaeological guide
✅ Lunch in a restaurant
✅ Water, soda, beer, and snacks in the van
The recommended departure time for this tour is 7:00 am. Please check this on the service confirmation you will get by email after completing the booking process
It would be a good idea to carry some cash
Do not bring heavy backpacks
Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, and sunglasses
Wear a cap or a hat and a swimsuit
Remember to use biodegradable sunscreen
Bring a towel
If you have any health or physical problem please contact us before you make your reservation so we can provide you with advice on the matter
If you have any questions or doubts, please dial the number shown on our home page
Only 6 pieces of bottle of water and beer.
ADULTS $179.00 USD DOLLARS
KIDS $119.00 USD DOLLARS AGES 5 TO 11
Kids between 40′ to 55′ tall pay children’s rate
All children 11 or older pay the regular adult rate
NOTE: PRIVATE TOURS HAVE A MINIMUM OF 4 GUEST AND A MAX CAPACITY OF 70 GUEST.