Visit Ek Balam and Chichen Itza on this private day trip from Playa del Carmen. You'll get to see the main buildings of these important archaeological sites and then swim in the refreshing waters of a cenote. You'll end the tour visiting a tequila factory where you'll get to learn about the process and taste this famous, Mexican drink. Your tour includes a private guide and transport.
You'll be picked up from your hotel in Playa del Carmen and head to the archaeological site, lost in the jungle, of Ek Balam. Its name is translated from the Mayan language "black jaguar" and you'll get to see the mysterious sculptures ("angels") guarding the entrance as well as the Palace, the Observatory, the ball game court and much more.You'll then visit Chichen Itza which is considered one of the "New 7th Wonders of the World" and one of the last cities of Maya civilization. Enjoy this complex full of knowledge and beauty and see the Pyramid of Kukulkan, the Temple of Warriors, the Temple of the Jaguars, the Observatory and more. Later, head to a cenote and swim in it surrounded by exotic plants and magical singing of wild birds. Cenote water is often very clear, as the water comes from rain water filtering slowly through the ground, and therefore contains very little suspended particulate matter.To end the tour, visit to tequila faсtory where you can see the tequila production process and taste this wonderful drink. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.