Learn about the culture of a civilization that developed a unique written language and made contributions to humanity that today seem difficult to understand. Know about their architecture, their mathematical system and the astronomical observations extremely precise. For this you will visit the archaeological site of Chacchoben, where you can better understand the Mayan world and know the great secrets that these pyramids have saved over time.
Also, visit a Mayan house, where you can see how they have completely integrated to the civilization, but still making use of natural resources such as Henequen or some other plants that serve as a base for cooking "El Pib", considered A true gift from the Mayans.
Do not leave without trying food cooked in underground ovens and finally walk the whole place in order to see the diversity of trees and plants that even today have an indispensable use in the alternative medicine.
Once you disembark your cruise ship, you must walk thru the port retail area and make your way past the security gate. Our welcoming team will greet you and process your check in, while the vehicles are loaded for your adventure. Many people ask us if we can meet them at the cruise ship, which would make all our tours A LOT easier, but unfortunately, Costa Maya Pier is a private building exclusive for companies that sell on board. By meeting us outside, we can offer more competitive rates and add flexibility, so we can customize the tour better to meet your needs. Let us know how we can make your adventure that much more memorable. Our first stop is Chacchoben, only one-hour drive from the cruise ship port.
If people want to take pictures at the archeological sites, they must pay extra $4 usd per person. your tour COVERS THAT ALREADY.
Make sure you bring comfortable outfit in case you wish to climb some of the ruins.
Tripods or professional equipment are not allowed by-law.
A MINIMUM OF 4 PAX IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR **
-Entrance to the site
-Use of camera and cellphones fees
-Use of facilities
-Federal certified guide in Mayan culture
-Underground meat tacos (PIB)
You will get a FULL refund if your ship doesn´t call port.
If you decide to cancel your trip, please let us know at least 48 hours prior your arrival to avoid a late cancellation fee of $15 USD per person.
If you are travelling on a cruise ship and there is a last-minute change, you must notify CMA at least 24hrs before your excursion to reschedule or cancel.
(see reimbursement and guarantee policy)
No hidden fees.
Round trip transportation included.
If your ship doesn’t call port, get a full refund.
Back to ship guarantee.
A minimum of 4 people is required for this tour; but if the reservation dos NOT meet that condition, we will do our best to combine it with another tour operator to keep your schedule** UNLESS a private tour is requested. Private tour price is $499.96 USD