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Ek Balam - Chichen Itza

Ek Balam - Chichen Itza


EK BALAM

Visit to Ek Balam, Mayan Archeological site is located 30 km north of the city of Valladolid, 2 km from the Mayan town of Ek Balam. In Yucatan Maya, Éek ' Báalam it means “black Jaguar” (EK ' negro ', Balam ' Jaguar '). From its modest beginnings, in the year 300 BC, until the arrival of the Spaniards, the human settlement in Ek Balam reached about 12 km², which included a sacred central space of 1 km², where the elite lived. This small central area was protected by three walls. Most of the buildings that have been brought to light are from the end of the classic period, but some of the recent pre classic discoveries show that the place was inhabited since before. The entrance to this site, protected by two walls, starts with a magnificent Mayan arch. Then, the buildings of the ceremonial center, the Oval Palace and a Good-Sized Mayan Ball Game.


CHICHEN ITZA

Visit the enigmatic and wonderful Chichen Itza, the archaeological site of humanity. It takes a guided tour through its imposing Mayan vestiges, famous for the mathematical precision with which they were built. Chichén Itzá (in Mayan: Chichén Itzá, Boca-del-Pozo (Chichén) of the warlocks-of-Water (Itzá) 1 is one of the main archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula, located in the municipality of Tinum, in the state of Yucatán. An important and renowned vestige of the Mayan civilization, the main buildings that last there correspond to the period called Late Classic or early Postclassic (800-1100 AD). The pre-Hispanic city of Chichén Itzá was the most outstanding capital of the Mayan area, at the end of the classic period and beginnings of the Postclassic. At the arrival of the Spaniards was constituted as the center of worship and pilgrimage more revered of the Yucatan Peninsula. Today it is a sacred center for the Mayas.



• Round air conditioning transportation.

• Guide Driver

• Maximum 12 people per Group

• Small breakfast (fruit, cereal bar and juice) aboard the transport.

• Entrance to the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá and Ek Balam.

• Water bottle available in transport

• Certified Guide by INAH MEXICO.

• Buffet food (does not include beverages during meals)

• Accident insurance and medical expenses *



• Alcoholic drinks and sodas at the food

• Payment for use of professional cameras

• Rent of lockers

• Tips

• Souvenirs

• Any other service or product not mentioned.



• Comfortable clothes and shoes

• Water shoes (optional)

• Sunglasses and hat or cap

• Biodegradable Solar repellent and blocker

• Extra money for (tips, photos, souvenirs)


CLIMATE

Tour available even if there is rain and if it allows, if so, do not forget to bring an umbrella or raincoat.


AVAILABILITY

Days of service: Tuesdays and Fridays

with a reservation of 8 people operates any day


DURATION

12 hours approx. (1 day)