On this Ek Balam Mexico Day Tour, learn about the ancient and modern cities of Mexico as you visit a Maya ruin and a Mexican city. Walk among impressive pyramids and marvel at the intricate carvings in the Maya city of Ek Balam. Then, admire the lovely streets and beautiful cathedral of Valladolid. Join us for a fun day trip to two fascinating attractions of the Yucatan peninsula!
Duration: Full Day (10 hours, 8:00 am-18:00 pm)
Start and end location: Merida
Availability: Daily, Year-round
First, you will be picked up at your hotel. After a drive of 2.5 hours, you will get to the archaeological site of Ek Balam. As you go into the site, you can admire the wall that surrounded the city. Then, you will have a guided tour lasting less than two hours, followed by free time. On your tour, you will see the Palace of the Masks, Ball Game, Observatory, Offering Platform, and various upper-class homes.
Next, you will go to the city of Valladolid. On your tour, you will stroll along the main streets and visit the cathedral, historical center, and Santa Lucia. You can enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense) before returning to Merida.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.