Day trip

Cancún: Chichén Itzá, Ek Balam, Cenote & Lunch

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM

Cancún: Chichén Itzá, Ek Balam, Cenote & Lunch

Activity provider: Amigo Tours LATAM
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Take a day trip during your visit to Cancun to check out Chichen Itza and Ek Balam. Take in the sights and enjoy a swim in a cenote.

About this activity

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Duration 12 hours
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Skip the line through express security check
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup optional
Choose one of the pickup points: Crown Paradise (Go Mart Villas del Rey) Beach Palace (bus stop) Presidente Intercontinental (bus stop) Kukulkan 4 (bus stop) Crazy Hot Coyote Pickup starts around 5:00 AM. The exact time will be confirmed the day before the tour.


  • Take a refreshing swim in Cenote Saamal
  • Savor a Mexican buffet lunch
  • Learn about Mayan culture from your guide
  • Visit Chichén Itzá
  • Explore the archaeological site at Ek Balam
Full description

Go see some sights while visiting the Cancun area with this day trip to Chichen Itza and Ek Balam. See an ancient wonder and take a refreshing swim in a cenote.

Be among the first visitors of the day to explore Chichen Itza. Let your guide broaden your knowledge of archeology and Mayan culture. Imagine how the Mayans once lived in this city.

Stroll through the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you about Mayan mythology, philosophy, and cosmology. Gain a deeper understanding of the meanings behind the stone sculptures and platforms.

After admiring the views, take a break in the Cenote Saamal. Get a break from the heat with a refreshing swim right next to its waterfall. When you're finished with your swim, savor a Mexican buffet lunch.

To finish off your tour, visit the Ek Balam archaeological site and explore the Mayan ruins. Climb the pyramids for a panoramic view of the Mayan jungle at your feet. Have some free time to explore on your own afterward.

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guide
  • Admission to cenote
  • Buffet lunch
  • Entrance ticket to Chichén Itzá
  • Entrance ticket to Ek Balam
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Life vest (mandatory)
  • Archaeological site tax ($46 USD per person, paid at check-in)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
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

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the HM Hotel. The exact time will be confirmed the day before the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Drones
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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Our guide Daniel accompanied us very nicely throughout the day and told us a lot of interesting information about the Mayan ruins and the Mayan culture itself. We found it particularly good that we were in chichen itza in the morning, when the temperatures were still moderate for Mexico. The bus was well air-conditioned, the food was tasty and nobody was intrusive at the Maya shop, where we could look around after the meal. We booked this tour because we wanted to see two ruins so it was perfect for us. We had our baby with us and it was also received very nicely and breastfeeding on the bus was no problem at all. The stay in Ek Balam is a bit shorter, but that's quite pleasant in the afternoon. We got to the hotel around 7pm, which was also a comfortable time to return. All in all, the tour is really highly recommended for anyone interested in the Mayan ruins. The tour group consisted of 13 people, which was also pleasant.

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June 13, 2022

Product ID: 405977