Chichen Itza Hubiku Ekbalam Tour

History and nature in this Yucatan day trip from Cancun. Visit the Mayan ruins sites of Chichen Itza and Ek Balam and swim in a cenote.

Discover history and nature in this terrific day trip from Playa del Carmen. An expert guide will lead you throughout the day, sharing fascinating facts and information about the ancient Maya civilization and the natural history of the Yucatan Peninsula. A guided tour of Chichen Itza will show you why this was one of the most important cities of the ancient Maya civilization.

Next up you’ll immerse yourself in the sacred waters of a cenote, a natural limestone sinkhole where you can splash and refresh in mineral-rich waters. Finally a visit to Ek Balam where you can climb the Acropolis pyramid!

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12 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Box Lunch with sandwhich, fruit, juice and sweet
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Cenote Hubiku admission
    • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
    • Entry/Admission - Cenote Hubiku
    • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueológica de Ek Balam
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Not included Yucatan State Tax Chichen and Ekbalam 40 USD per person. Must be paid at the check in
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chichen Itza Mexico

    Depart Playa del Carmen and travel by air-conditioned minivan to Chichen Itzá, stopping for a 10-minute break along the way. Arrive at the sacred city of the Itzáes, where the sun (

    k’in Ahau in the Mayan language) sets on March 21 and September 21 during the spring and fall equinoxes.

    Marvel at the great "pyramid" of Kukulkan Castle and discover an icon of astronomical, architectural, mathematical and engineering wisdom. Together with the platforms, the castle tells a story of the past through its many sculptures and representations of feathered serpents. See the masks of Chaac, the god of rain said to live in the sacred cenote (entrance to the underworld).

    Admire ancient engravings and glyphs established by the gods, according to the sacred book of "Popol Vuj." Explore the Astronomical Observatory (also known as "The Snail") and the area of the church, where masks from the Mayan classic period can be found.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cenote Hubiku, Kilometro 1.5 Carretera Temozon-Tizimin, Temozon 97740 Mexico

    Then, go to the Cenote Hubiku and cool off in the water. Enter the subterranean 

    cenotethrough its stone stairway. Marvel at how the sunlight pours through the entrance to turn the water a beautiful blue. Experience the water temperature of approximately 20-21 Celsius.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Zona Arqueológica de Ek Balam, Ekbalam, Yuc., Mexico

    End at Ek’Balam, where you can climb the acropolis and see the monumental entrance to the underworld. Look at representations at the grave of Uk’it Kan Lec Tok before he was reborn as the mythical god of corn. Admire motifs such as the jaws of a jaguar and an offering of over 7,000 pieces of jewelry by the best goldsmiths of the time. Appreciate the wealth of the former city, comparable to sites found in Egypt and China.

    Experience the unique mysticism of the Mayan world as you look at sculptures in the form of winged beings. Comparable with images from other cultures, such as in India, the site also provides a chance to learn more about the Kingdom of Talol in the city of the "Jaguar Star."

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    For costumers staying in aparments or houses in Playa del Carmen or Cancun we have differents meeting point to pick you up. Meeting point in Cancun: Oasis Smart Hotel in Tulum AvenueMeeting point in Playa del Carmen: 5th Avenue with 34th Street.Custumers staying in Tulum City or Tulum Hotel zone will be pickup in Super Market Super Aki in Tulum city entrance at 06:00AM.
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Bambu Tours

Activity ID: V-70982P10

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