Ek Balam

Ek Balam, Ek (star or dark) Balam (jaguar), two hours from Merida and just halfway to Cancun, an interception leads us to this incredible place. The most recent excavated Mayan city.

All Mayan cities are different from each other, because each of them was a city- state, with its different dynasties and leaders, but Ek Balam is spectacular.

The military architecture welcomes you at the end of the sacbé (Maya road) connecting with another sacbé, which in turn connected the Mayan cities of Coba with Chichén Itzá, three walls protect the religious and housing center of the upper class, stelae, palaces, altars, mini temples, a ball court, pyramids, etc, etc., Beautiful facades decorated with modeled stucco show the greatness of Mayas sculptors, architects and engineers, representing their mythology, gods, priests, king, etc. Let us relive this place with the history and how it was discovered and excavated.

Note: this tour is able to combine with Izamal, Chichén Itzá, swimming in cenote, Valladolid, lunch and drop of in Cancun, Riviera Maya or Merida; or be part of a circuit.

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Ek Balam

Trip Facts

  • Round
  • 08:00 hrs from your hotel or your hacienda in Merida, Cancun or Riviera Maya
  • 8 to 10 hrs
  • 8 to 10 hrs
  • English and Spanish
  • French, German, Italian and Portuguese
  • Children, Adults, Seniors