X'Canché Cenote

Yucatán State & the Maya Heartland

From the Ek’ Balam parking lot you can visit the X'Canché Cenote. From the entrance it's a 1.5km walk, or you can rent a bicycle (M$120) or pedicab (M$150). Also available at this ecotourist center are zip-line activities and cabin rentals (M$600 per night).

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1. Ek' Balam

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5. Ayuntamiento

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