Ek'balam Mayan Ruins & Blessing Ceremony Day Tour

Visit the archaeological site of Ekā€™Balam which is one of the latest Mayan archaeological attractions because of its most recent restoration works. Swim in a cenote and then enjoy a traditional meal after taking partk in a Mayan blessing ceremony.

The archaeological site of Ek’Balam is one of the most impressive ceremonial centers of the Yucatan Peninsula. Here, you will witness the incredible decoration of temples and plazas. Admire the unique sculptures in high relief that have surprised archaeologists and visitors alike. These sculptures support the recently restored Jaguar Mouth sculpture in the front of the main temple. Walk through the ball game (Pok Ta Pok) and the false arch, both are architectural icons of the Maya culture.

Head to Cenote Hubiku or Xcajum cenote which is an impressive sinkhole where you can admire incredible rock formations and swim in this large and fresh natural pool. Ascend from the underworld through a tunnel or use the large wooden staircase. Some optional activities here include swimming and diving. 

You'll then head to a Mayan hut to learn about the architecture of the region and take part in a Mayan ritual which is an authentic blessing Maya ceremony that a shaman will perform for you. You'll end the tour with a delicious and traditional lunch with a Mayan menu including soup, chicken, vegetables, rice, beans and hand-made corn tortillas. Then, head back to your Cancun hotel.


2 Working Days
10 hours
Location Pick-up
Voucher Type
No Amendments
No Refunds

Operating Hours

Duration: 10 hours

Start time: 7am

What You Get

Ek'balam Mayan Ruins & Blessing Ceremony Day Tour

Adult: 12 years old and above

child: 5 to 11 years old


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from and to major hotels in Cancun
  • Continental breakfast on board
  • Open bar on board (water, soft drinks, beers)
  • Traditional lunch, water
  • Entrance fee to Ek’Balam
  • Entrance fee to cenote
  • Archaeological tour guide
  • Equipment required for activities


  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Souvenirs or photographs
Additional information:
  • Infants age 4 and below may join the tour for free. Kindly inform us if any infants will be accompanying you
  • This tour is not suitable for people with severe physical or motor handicaps or serious heart problems
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women
  • People under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to participate on this tour
  • Bring comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, cap, sunscreen and insect repellent for the tour
  • Bring cash or credit card for extra activities, souvenirs and personal shopping, use of video camera
  • All children must be accompanied by and adult
  • In case of using a wheelchair, please bring a companion who is able to assist you throughout the tour
  • Itinerary is subject to changes
  • You will be informed of the specific pick-up timing after your booking is confirmed
How to use:
  • To complete your booking, email attractions@changirecommends.com.sg with your order number and accomodation address
  • Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an e-voucher via email
  • Present the e-voucher on your mobile or print it out to participate

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
    • 50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the departure date
    • 80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Pick-up from major hotels in Cancun

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
12 years old and above
5 to 11 years old

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