Ek Balam Tour

$189 USD-30%

$132 USD

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Ek Balam Tour

  • 6 Hours

  • Families

  • Min 8 years old

  • Moderate

  • Small Groups

Embark on our Ek Balam tour to three amazing spots that will transport you through time and culture. The first stop will take you to the hidden gem of the Mayan world, Ek Balam. This beautiful and well-preserved city will leave you mesmerized, surrounded by nature's beauty and ancient history.

Continue to the colorful colonial city of Valladolid, where art and architecture come alive in pastel-colored buildings and historic churches. Stroll through the town square and immerse yourself in the culture and beauty of this charming city.

The final stop will be at a cenote, a natural sinkhole that is perfect for cooling off after a day of adventure. The crystal-clear water and stunning rock formations will leave you awe-inspired and rejuvenated, and you’re sure to love the entire experience.

This adventure is a must-see for anyone who wants to explore the beauty and culture of the Yucatan Peninsula. Don't miss out on our Ek Balam tour from Cancun.

What's included in this experience

  • Round transportation with air conditioning
  • Professional guide
  • Face towel
  • Umbrellas
  • Bottle of water
  • Cereal cookies
  • Banana
  • Box lunch
  • Soft drinks
  • Typical food from the region

What do you need to know before you book

  • Minimum suggested age 8 years-old.
  • Guests must be relatively fit and must be able to swim.
  • Not recommended for guests with limited mobility.
  • For safety reasons, we do not recommend participation on any snorkel activity if you have respiratory problems, injuries, back/neck issues, heart conditions, or conditions that can cause loss of consciousness.

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun protective clothing
  • Repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat or cap
  • Camera
  • Cash


What should I bring on the Ek Balam Tour?
To make the most of your Ek Balam adventure tour don't forget to pack some key items. Be sure to bring along some swimwear and a towel if you plan on taking a dip in the refreshing waters along the way. Don't forget a change of clothes and comfortable shoes for exploring as well as sun protective clothing repellent sunglasses and a hat or cap to shield you from the sun's harmful rays. Of course you'll want to capture all the amazing sights on camera so be sure to pack your trusty device. And lastly it's always a good idea to bring cash for any unexpected purchases that may come your way. With these essentials in tow you'll be able to enjoy every moment of the Ek Balam Express Tour to the fullest.
Is the Ek Balam Tour suitable for all ages?
Children under 8 may find the length and intensity of the tour to be too challenging. With that being said whether you're a retiree or a young adult this immersive experience is sure to captivate and educate you on the vibrant culture of Mexico.
Are there any restrictions for visiting Ek Balam?
Our Elk Balam tours and excursions require a certain fitness level as the ancient city is filled with steep stairs and uneven walkways that may prove to be challenging. Guests must also be able to swim as the cenote is a natural sinkhole. Located about 20 minutes from Valladolid you should also be prepared for a short enjoyable walk to the cenote.Those with disabilities or mobility issues may find it difficult to explore the site so the tour in Ek Balam isn’t recommended for those with limited mobility.