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Chichen Itza and Valladolid Private Tour
"Depart from your hotel towards Chichen Itza where you will will need about two and a half hours for a comprehensive visit. Afterwards you will cool off at a centoe swim and admire the geological formations produced sixty five million years ago!A traditional lunch is offered in a local's favorite restaurant away from the crowds where you will be presented with a selection of the most representative dishes of you will enjoy a city tour of colonial Valladolid. You will will be taken back to your hotel after the tour is over.""""Get to know one of the 7 Marvels of the Modern world at the Chichen Itza Archaeological site and Valladolid private tour. Learn about the intellectual development of the Maya their beliefs and cosmogony
From $445.00
 
Chichen Itza Private Tour with Cenote from Playa del Carmen
"Your tour begins with private hotel pickup in Playa del Carmen. From there you'll drive to Chichen Itza to enjoy a private tour and see the main landmarks such as Kukulkan Castle known as The Pyramid and many other platforms with many sculptures and representations of feathered serpents and Chaac masks.See the ball game and learn what it represents with its engravings and glyphs and its meaning according to the sacred pag known as The Snail and see The Church. After a great tour of Chichen Itza you'll enjoy time at Cenote Dzipnut. Here you can cool off in its water and have a relaxing time. The cenote is subterranean and you will enter it through its stone stairway. In this type of cenotes the water is usually 20-21 degrees Celsius.You'll finish the tour at the town of Valladolid where you can enjoy a 3-course Yucatecan lunch before heading back to your hotel."
From $550.00
 
"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
From $145.00

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El Trono

The Acropolis houses the possible tomb of king Ukit Kan Le'k Tok', who ruled from 770 (the starting year of the “height” of this city) to 797 or 802 CE.This is the temple in which Ukit Kan Le'k Tok'...
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Acropolis

Structure 1 or the Acropolis on the North side of the site is the largest structure at Ek' Balam and is believed to contain the tomb of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok', an important ruler in Ek’ Balam. Excavations...
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Twins and Ballcourt

On the South Plaza you will also see the Twins atop of which there are two mirroring temples on either side.Facing Structure 17 is Stela 1. This monument depicts a ruler of Ek Balam, probably Ukit Jol...
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Oval Palace

Before visiting the Acropolis you would better detour towards the South Plaza. Its largest structure is the Oval Palace (or the Structure 16). The Oval Palace contained burial relics and its alignment...
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Entrance Arch

About 50 structures are surrounded by two concentric stone walls plus there is another wall that unites the central buildings. The walls were used to control the access. The city was one of the...
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Ruinas

They are a VERY small set of ruins compared to some in the area. And they cost more than some of the others as well (but still less than Uxmal and Chichen Itza). The reason is you have to pay for both...
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Cenote at ecological park of X-Canche

Near Ek Balam there is a cenote as when i was arriving i was alone i was in doubt to go there.But in Ek Balam i met Biamtim and told him about it.So we went together. It is very deep and you need to...
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ACROPOLIS

The largest structure at Ek Balam, the Acropolis - also known as la Torre - contains the tomb of Ukit Kna Le'k Tok'. Measuring 146 meters across by 55 meters wide, the Acropolis is also some 29 meter...
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STELLAE

The excellently preserved limestone stellae in the South Plaza depicts a ruler of Ek Balam, probably Ukit Jol Ahkul. Magnificent sculpture and frescos have been discovered here on the site, especially...
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LA REDONDA

Just east of the archway/el Arco is la Redonda, also known as the Oval Palace. From the top of this semi-circular building you have a grand view over the south Plaza towards the impressive...
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EL ARCO

This free-standing korbel archway stands at the intersection of four sacbeob and was probably used for ceremony, ritual or both. El Arco was one of five entrances to Ek Balam. From the arch you enter...
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SACBE

Sacbe - plural is sacbeob - means 'white ways' in the local Mayan dialect. These were raised paved roads which connected temples, plazas and other groups of buildings within ceremonial sites. Longer...
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Las Gemelas - The Twins

The "Gemelas" structure forms the west side of the Sourth Plaza at Ek Balam.The structure consists of two identical temples and staircases, hence the name "Las Gemelas" During the Summer Solstice, the...
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Freestanding Arch

This newly reconstructed archway would be considered to be the entrance to Ek Balam. You must pass by three defensive walls, in a zig-zag pattern, to reach this arch. This entry was once closed off by...
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