Ek Balam Mayan Ruins, Ek Balam Village

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Step into the ancient past at Ek Balam Mayan Ruins, a well-preserved Mayan site at its pinnacle from 770 CE to 840 CE. The site included one of the largest structures excavated in the region; it includes defensive walls and an arched entrance. Take a guided tour to learn the history of this sacred place. Be sure to take the opportunity to climb to the top of the main temple--something not permitted at larger Mayan sites--and see views of the ancient city and jungle beyond. There's some shade on site, but bring along plenty of sunblock (and your camera). Make Ek Balam Mayan Ruins a part of your Ek Balam Village vacation plans using our Ek Balam Village tour itinerary planner .
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  • Very nice site jungle must-see, the morning very early it is really nice. Take the time to stroll and soak up the time Maya.
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  • French, € 75, 6a8 people per output, delivery XXL if agencies of trips were evaluated as restaurants, Mimi would be in Michelin. And, if in a restaurant, the map is developed by the owner is the chef which gives the dish its relief. I will not dwell on the colors, the smells and tastes of the market of Valladolid, I wouldn't call you the Majesty of Ek Balam, I wouldn't do that evoke pure waters and the incredible beauty of the cenote privatized for us by Mimi. Has been said on this subject and reviews from Tripadvisor readers already know the balance of emotions that provide this tour border on perfection. However I'm going to take a little more time for talk you to about the Chief Felipe, it is he who draws up the dish and highlights, strikes the right balance of seasoning and gives it all its flavor. More than a guide, it is a host, alongside you are everywhere and by all welcomed as a friend. This incredible general culture scholar makes you share regional anecdotes, traditions Maya, his Christian education, his pride of being Mexican, his revolt before the injustices of the system, on the region's ecological concerns, sound aversion to Coca-Cola and what it represents, all with its sensitivity, its fragility, a sense of humor and hilarious derision. If you take advantage of the transportation time to converse with him, they appear well short, and you will come out more enriched by the reading of a book on the region 10.
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  • 4 of us went on a private trip to this place instead of chechen itza as more quieter. was a fun day out. I climbed the first little temple which put me in the frame to go for the big one! Only managed...  more »
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