Dive deep into the riveting world of ancient Maya cities and their sacred cenotes on this captivating full-day tour from Playa del Carmen.

Witness the majesty of Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by the raw allure of Ek Balam with its untouched frescoes.

This journey promises not just sightseeing, but also a profound understanding of the Maya civilization.

A Journey into Ancient Civilizations: Maya Cities & Mystical Cenotes

Double the History: Chichen Itza & Ek Balam

Chichen Itza: A Timeless Marvel

Chichen Itza, once a major city of the Maya civilization, is a testament to the architectural prowess and the astronomical knowledge of the ancient Mayans. The towering pyramid of El Castillo not only showcases intricate carvings but also cleverly aligns with celestial events. As you explore this ancient city, you’ll uncover secrets that bring the stones to life, each with tales of rituals, battles, and ceremonies.

Ek Balam: The Hidden Gem

Unlike the fame that surrounds Chichen Itza, Ek Balam remains relatively lesser-known, offering an authentic glimpse into Maya culture. The walls here whisper tales of a bygone era through their remarkably preserved frescoes. The vivid depictions give a voice to the craftsmen who once walked these grounds, revealing the world as they knew it.

Plunge into the Depths: The Sacred Cenote Experience

The Maya revered cenotes or underground pools as gateways to the underworld. After a day of exploration, immerse yourself in the cool embrace of one such sacred cenote. As you float, envision the ceremonies that might have taken place in these very waters, from offerings to the gods to spiritual purification rituals.

A Wholesome Experience

With a combination of sightseeing, learning, and relaxation, this tour goes beyond mere travel. It offers a holistic understanding of the Maya world. And to ensure the utmost comfort:

  • Personalized Tours: Limited to just 15 travelers, this tour promises an intimate experience, allowing deeper connections and personalized interactions.
  • Hassle-free Travel: With pick-up and drop-off services included from Playa del Carmen, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the journey.
  • All-inclusive: No surprises or hidden fees! Entrance to both ancient cities, breakfast to kickstart your day, and a delightful local lunch are all part of the package.

Immerse in Maya Lore

Guided by experts, this tour ensures that every monument, every carving, and every stone you encounter has a story to tell. You’ll be enthralled by tales of ancient Maya history, their unique relationship with nature, and their understanding of the cosmos.

In Conclusion

This isn’t just a tour; it’s a passage through time. From the grandeur of Chichen Itza to the understated beauty of Ek Balam, and finally to the spiritual tranquility of a cenote, it promises memories that will last a lifetime.

Experience the Yucatan’s profound history, its secrets, and its soul on this unforgettable journey from Playa del Carmen.