Chacchoben Ruins, Chacchoben

Visit ancient pyramids at Chacchoben Ruins. The pyramids were discovered under mounds in the 1970s and later excavated to reveal three very well-preserved temples. Other ancient Mayan buildings remain under mounds and are currently being excavated. Walk the circular path which takes you to each building, as you observe the architecture. Look closely at some of the buildings, which retain traces of the original red paint. By using our Chacchoben holiday planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Chacchoben Ruins and other attractions in Chacchoben.
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  • September 15, 2017
    We took the Royal Caribbean excursion and enjoyed this tour so much. The guide gave an overview of the Mayan history. The bus was comfortable with bottled water. It is a one hour drive. Take or buy mo...  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    Landed at the port of Costa Maya, we did this hike alone ... we went out walking from the port you are taxis. the site is about 40 minutes ... we contract x 100 bucks round trip. then you pay OK... all per person x x parking and the entrance to the site. OK... all per person. When you arrive you are MSC hikes where you can hear while visiting the ruins quite a bit of explanation. or at the entrance take a Judas ... recommend spray x mosquitoes ... It was packed ... and comfortable shoes. off site you can buy souvenirs ... we have contracted. The site is very interesting and well cared for. The ruins are in good condition and there are different structures.
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  • September 9, 2017
    Was there a couple of days ago. Took a taxi outside from Costa maya port. Got a Good price versus the prices that are inside of the port. Thats a good tip for you! I think it often Gives you a better ...  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    We took an excursion to Chacchoben from the port at Costa Maya. The trip was a pleasant hour drive from port. This Mayan ruin is a treasure. The trails around the restored ruins were easy to walk, even with baby strollers. There are some shops at the welcome area, including souvenirs and snacks.
  • June 20, 2017
    Enjoyed seeing the ruins. Was disappointed that you couldn't climb the stairs to the top. They are very serious about the ruins not all being excavated. If you want to see more of the structures, you need to go to one of the other sites. Was worth a visit though.
  • July 4, 2017
    It was a much nicer experience than I was expecting, and better than the brochure pictures. We went there on our own and not with a tour group, which made the experience great. Expect to spend 1+ hours there, and i recommend following the track in sequence.
  • March 31, 2017
    I highly recommend this tour. We were able to climb on some parts of the ruins. The site was well kept and safe. It's great to see and not too far from the port. The guides are awesome!
  • July 1, 2017
    Awesome ruins. Takes a while to get there, but definitely worth the visit.

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