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"Private Tour to Muyil
"Private Tour to Muyil Tulum and Coba from Playa del Carmen""Arround 10:30am you'll find the Muyil ruins small lush and considered the largest ancient Maya site within the reserve.An important religious center  dedicated to Mayan moon goddess.  Numerous subterranean chambers have been found there.After a walk down with birds butterflies and abundant wildlife in the Sian Ka´an biosphere as a real explorer of these virgin trails you will leave this magical place.Near 12:00 you will be arriving to Tulum
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"Private Day Trip: Coba
Chichen Itza and Ik Kil Ce""Private Guided Tour: Coba Chichen Itza and Ik Kil Cenote from Playa del Carmen""Hotel pickup at 8am in Playa del Carmen. Arrival to Coba will be around 9:00 am.  Coba in Maya means “water stirred by wind” and it is an ancient Mayan urban center surrounded by rain forest lakes and cenotes. You can walk under the tall trees and observe exotic birds and other animals that live there. If you feel more adventurous you can climb the tallest pyramid in the Mayan Peninsula Nohuch Mul (“large mound”) and get a breathtaking view as a reward.  After a great time here your driver will be waiting to take you to the 'Sacred Blue Cenote' of Ik Kil where you can swim in the waters of this natural well inside a cave covered with lush vegetation. Then
From $276.00
 
Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Chichen Itza and Coba Early Access Tours led by Archaeologist
"Each tour on this Viator Exclusive Super Saver takes place on a separate day and it’s your choice whether you visit Chichen Itza on Day 1 and Coba on Day 2 or vice versa.Day 1 or 2 – Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza with a Private Archaeologist (9 hours)Start with an early pickup from your Cancun hotel and travel to Chichen Itza a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Your guide for the day is a certified archaeologist knowledgeable about ancient Mayan civilization and the mythology that surrounds the site so enjoy the commentary as you travel.After arriving early to beat the crowds
From $124.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Cobá

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Man eating crocodile

OK, this fella didn't seem to be posing much of a threat, people were getting pretty close to him and he just didn't seem to be all that hungry, I mean if a few big juicy Americans weren't a...
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Fresh Fruit!

On the road between Tulum & Coba, Mexico there are numerous little villages, not more than one or two streets big. They sell all kinds of touristy items, but also fresh fruit at very cheap prices. We...
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The lake from an other point of view

Never go to a spot an just sit on one place... if you can walk around, sit high and lay low. Make sure you have smelled where you have been and burn the place in your brains.This lake is something...
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Be carefull where you walk !

Dont make to much noise when you walk your way back. You can scare a good looking animal like a.......... turttle !Never seen a turttle in nature before, so i sat down for a long time and see what he...
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Walk your way back to the restuarant

Make sure you dont take the bus back to the restaurant, cause then you can have a walk along the lake.The rain was stopped by then (we were really soocking wett) and we could dry a litlle when we...
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Better NOT go of the "beaten"path

If you go into the jungle of Coba, you better stick to the guide. This archeological site is just recovered a few years ago.... so if you miss the beathen path i bed you can find yourself a new...
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Coba the archelogical site

Make sure you dont miss this jungle temple complex. YOu will love it, although i hope you will have sunny weather. We had tropical rain that day, but i must say that maybe 30 degrees is worse. The...
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Lake Coba

Near the restaurant we have been to, there was a great lake. It was because of all the rain that fall this day that the lake doesnt seem to be pritty. Well even with the grey clouds the lake looked...
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Hotels Near Cobá

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Carretera Federal Cancun-Tulum Km. 256, "Rancho San Martin", Akumal, Quintana Roo, 77780, Mexico
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Km 104 Fracc. Akumal C, Playa Jade, Carretera Cancun Tulum, Akumal, Quintana Roo, 77760, Mexico
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Playa Aventuras Akumal, Crtra. Xetumal - Cancun, Km 249, Akumal, Riviera Maya, 77760, Mexico
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Playa Aventuras Akumal. Crtra. Xetumal - Cancun, Km. 251, Akumal, Riviera Maya, 77760, Mexico
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KM 104, Carretera Cancun-Tulum, Akumal, Riviera Maya, 77760, Mexico
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Km 100, Carretera Cancun-Tulum, Akumal, Quintana Roo, 77500, Mexico
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Top Things to Do in Cobá

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Zona Arqueologica de Coba

There is a entrance fee at Coba. It is now 59 pesos per person. Once you pay, the entrance is to the left, through a few turnstiles. The tickets are handed over past this area at little hut booth. No...
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Chumuc-Mul Group

When walking from Grupo Coba to Nohoc-Mul, the road spilts several times to access different locations. The first split is a trail on the right. Bikes and Pedi-taxi's are not permitted this way and...
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Grupo Coba

The first group of buildings after entering the park is called the Coba Group. This area has the most restored building concentration at the sight. Grupo Coba and located between Coba and Macanxoc...
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Nohoch-Mul Group

This is the main attraction on the park. It is one of the few structures of this height you can still climb to the top. The Mayan translation of Nohoch-Mul is "Big Mound." The structure has seven...
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Macanxoc Group

This area of Coba is mostly Stelea. Tablets of pictographs telling story or history of the Mayan people. This area is said to have been used for ceremonial purposes. Protective huts have been...
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Grupo de las Pinturas

Also known as "Grupo de las Pinturas." The most interesting structure here is Xaibe. The term means "crossroad." This group is located between Nohoch-Mul and Macanxoc-Mul. You cannot climb on the...
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"One day in Coba"
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"Coba-Mayan ruins"
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"Coba: A Walk in the Park!"
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