Explore temples of the intriguing Mayan world and discover the secrets of one of its main buildings. The Great Basement; one of the most iconic architectural settlements in Chacchoben, which has witnessed unexpected changes throughout the different periods in the history of this civilization.
Learn about who could have populated this region and how this zone began its explorations since the year of 1994, making this site to be an important piece in the history of the Mayan world.
If you are lucky you will see spider monkeys and great reptiles like iguanas or snakes from this specific region. Make sure you respect the wildlife.
The tour involves climbing and long walks, so it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes.
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. Chacchoben is 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.
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 cameras and cellphone fees
Use of bathrooms
Federal Certified Guide in Mayan culture
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