Explore pyramids, moats, ceremonial centers, and ancient cities across Mexico’s scenic Costa Maya on this full-day archaeology tour. With your expert bilingual guide, discover the fascinating history of Mayan civilization dating back nearly 2500 years!
Explore the Mayan ruins at Kohunlich and Becan on this stunning Costa Maya archaeology tour. With your expert bilingual guide, discover the fascinating history of Mayan civilization dating back nearly 2500 years! Explore pyramids, moats, and ancient cities, and enjoy the picturesque landscapes of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
Duration: Full Day
Start Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Costa Maya, Quintana Roo
Begin your Costa Maya archaeology tour with hotel pick-up and transfer to the ruins of Kohunlich. Here, explore the 21 acre site, located amid dense sub-tropical rainforest. Founded in 200 BCE, the city was elaborately planned and built, with pyramids, raised platforms, citadels, courtyards and more! Kohunlich is most known for its spectacular Temple of Masks, boasting massive stucco masks that adorn the main stairway.
From Kohunlich, travel onward to the city of Becan. This major Mayan city served as a commercial hub between the Yucatan Peninsula and other Mayan cities of Central America. Here, explore large and adorned buildings, and a spectacular moat stretching 1 mile (1.8 kilometers) around the city’s ceremonial center.
Enjoy lunch near Becan, then return to your hotel where your Costa Maya archaeology tour comes to a close.
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