We will start our tour visiting the market of the beautiful colonial city of Valladolid. We will walk among the stalls full of colors and aromas of their vegetables and fruits, you will interact with local people, you will see a little of their daily life. Afterwards we will make a panoramic tour of the historic center of this amazing colonial city and we will continue our adventure to the incredible archaeological zone of Ek balam.
Ek Balam is a Yucatec Maya name that translates to “bright star jaguar.” Ek Balam’s most important cultural period was during the Late Classic Period 700 – 1000 A.D It is the architecture and design of , “The Tower”, and the decoration of Ek Balam’s Builders and artists that used stucco and limestone mortar that makes it so special, spectacular and unique a pliable material that could be modeled into distinct forms and painted over. Now is time to refresh in amazing fresh water cenote and and enjoy a delicious buffet of typical regional food.
➢ 5:30 - 7:00 hrs. - Pick ups depending of the hotel.
➢ 09:00 hrs. - Arrival to the municipal market of Valladolid.
➢ 09:45 hrs. - Panoramic tour at the historic center of town.
➢ 10:30 hrs. - Departure to Ek Balam archaeological site.
➢ 11:15 hrs. - Guided tour in the Archaeological Zone
➢ 12:30 hrs. - Departure to cenote.
➢ 13:00 hrs. - Swim in the cenote.
➢ 14:00 hrs. - Typical regional food buffet.
➢ 15:00 hrs. - Departure from the cenote to hotels.
➢ 17:00 to 18:00 hrs. - Return to hotels.
*The itinerary is a scheme that may vary and is subject to changes due to external or operational factors.
What's included :
Round trip transportation - Bilingual archaeological guide - Visit to the municipal market - Panoramic ride through the historic center of Valladolid - Visit to the archaeological zone of Ek Balam - Swim in cenote - Buffet lunch and natural water
What To Bring :
Comfortable walking shoes - Hat - Sunglasses - Sunscreen - Towel - Bathing suit - Sandals - Money for souvenirs - USD 10.00 for archaeological government tax payable when boarding the bus