Chichen Itza & Ek Balam

Chichen Itza Castle, Yucatan. (75)
Private Tours from $390


Chichen Itza & Ek Balam Tour

Chichén Itzá, Valladolid and Ek Balam preserve a remarkable richness that allows discovering the great culture of the Maya, who made important astronomical studies, and design a system for highly accurate calendars. Ek Balam is one of the most recently discovered sites in the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mayan language means "Stellar Jaguar". Its cultural wealth, technological and artistic development is manifested in his mural painting which is considered one of the best in the Maya area. At Chichen Itza we will visit the magnificent Temple of Kukulkan and learn about all the mathematical and astronomical knowledge that the ancient Maya applied in building this majestic Maya ceremonial center. You will have the opportunity to visit a Cenote or visit Valladolid city and enjoy a delicious meal with regional dishes and options for all tastes.

Prices per Group

#People 1-3 4-7 8-12 13-16
Price $ 390.00 $ 430.00 $ 490.00 $ 550.00

Additional information

  • This tour is available on a daily basis.
  • Not allowed to climb the pyramids at Chichen Itza
  • You can climb temples at Ek Balam
  • There is a fee to use video-camera inside the archeological site.

What's included

  • Private transportation on A/C vehicle
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Tollroad fees
  • Free time at the Mayan Ruins
  • Cooler with ice & purified water.

Not included

  • Food & Beverages at the restaurant
  • Entrance fee to the Cenote
  • Entrance fees to Chichen Itza and Ek Balam
  • Tips


Suggested itinerary
6:00 a.m. Pick up at your hotel in Cancun or Riviera Maya.
Along the way, we can stop to use the bathrooms and buy something light for breakfast (juice, coffee and sweet rolls). After that, we headed straight to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Arrival at Chichen Itza, we will be for around 2 1/2 hours at the ruins, the first 2 hours (approximately) are a guided tour, during this time, you will receive information from a licensed and certified guide. The remaining time is free and you can take pictures, visiting a particular building or buy souvenirs.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Time for lunch, we recommend to stop at Temozón for a regional style lunch.
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Guided tour of Ek Balam Ruins and free time to climb the great Acropolis and take photos.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Option to visit Valladolid city or a Cenote for swiming.
7:30 / 08:00 p.m. Arrive to your hotel.
Pick Up's: Transportation is available in most hotels in Cancun. The exact pick-up will be sent after booking



What to bring

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Bring some cash for drinks and souvenirs
  • Camera
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses


Changes, Refunds and Cancellations

  • Changes must be made at least 24 hrs ahead at no extra cost, subject to availability.
  • Cancellations made more than 48 hours ahead = 100% refund
  • Cancellations made between 36-48 hrs = 80% refund.
  • Cancellations made between 24-36 hrs = 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made ​​less than 24 hours = no refund.
  • No Show = no refund (Option to reschedule at no extra fee, subject to availability)