Day trip

From Quintana Roo: Ek Balam Mayan Ruins and Cenote Day Trip

From Quintana Roo: Ek Balam Mayan Ruins and Cenote Day Trip

From US$ 159 per person

Visit Ek Balam and the Cenote Maya cave vault on this day trip with lunch. Tour the complex structure of an ancient Mayan city. Rappel, slackline, and refresh in the largest vaulted cenote in Yucatán.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
You will be contacted by the local partner to confirm your exact pickup time and pickup point if your hotel or accommodation is not served by the bus route.


  • Tour the ancient Ek Balam Mayan ruins
  • Swim in the largest vaulted cenote in Yucatán
  • Admire geological formations and hanging vines
  • Participate in an authentic Mayan ceremony
Full description

Take a day trip to the Ek Balam Mayan ruins and explore its impressive structures. Experience a spiritual Mayan ceremony and enter a cenote, sacred to Mayan culture. Rappel and slackline through geological formations and swim in picturesque waters.

Depart from your hotel in Cancún or Riviera Maya and head to Ek Balam, an ancient Mayan complex thought to be a sacred city. Visit the "White House of Reading," constructed by the Maya ruler Ukit Kan Le'k Tok'. View its symbolism with themes relating to the underworld. Experience a shaman-led Mayan ceremony to ask for permission to go inside the cenote. Enter the cenote and enjoy activities such as rappelling, slacklining, or swimming. Have fun with Tarzan-like vines and cool off in crystalline waters.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Ek Balam archaeological zone visit
  • Mayan ritual
  • Cenote Maya entry
  • Rappelling and slacklining
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • The duration of transfers is approximate, the exact duration depends on the time of day and traffic conditions
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Product ID: 406812