Disembark your cruise ship at the port of Casa Maya and embark on a shore excursion to the ancient Mayan city of Chacchoben. Discover the mystifying archeological site as you admire colossal pyramids and sacred temples that were only discovered in the late 20th century. Experience the diverse wildlife of the surrounding jungle as your knowledgeable guide offers a captivating commentary of the atmospheric ruins. Round-trip transport from the port in an air-conditioned minivan is included in the tour.
You will meet your guide at a central location in Mahahual. From there, we will take you to the Chacchoben archaeological site where you will have a 1.5 hour guided tour with a native guide who will unveil the history of a Mayan city that flourished around 300 AD.The activity is complemented with a walk under the jungle to explore and get to know the different structures on the site like: Templo 24, Plaza B, Gran Plaza, Gran Basamento, Los Gemelos, Las Vasijas and Temple One.This tour also offers the possibility of learning about local plants and seeing some species of local fauna including birds and spider monkeys.
Adventure to the unique site of Kohunlich, once the center of commerce and politics of the region. This is a less visited site but it is probably the most important for archaeologists as it has a original style of achitecture and many different buildings open to the sight. Admire the monumental masks portraying the ancient royalty of the clasical maya period. Immerse in the lush jungle of corozo trees and amazing tropical trees. Great opportunity to see wildlife.
As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history in a guided tour through the Archaeological Zone of Chacchoben to later interact with Mayan descendants at the village of the same name.Witness the daily life of the heirs of this great culture as you interact with your hosts and a local family that will make this experience unforgettable.They will teach you from the ingredients of the classic tortillas to ancient medicines.In this tour, you will try traditional dishes prepared with ancestral techniques that have been inherited from generation to generation with local products and fresh produce that will impress the authentic Mayan flavor of this exquisite food.We recommend this tour if you want to learn more about our local culture and you are history lover like us.
Our Chacchoben Maya Ruins Tour is suitable for first time explorers and experienced Maya ruins enthusiasts who wish to explore a Maya ruins site that is full of life yet peaceful, surrounded by exuberant vegetation, exotic palm trees and with many chances of seeing local fauna including birds and spider monkeys. The Chacchoben Ruins Tour includes a short walk ,at the end of the tour by chachoben our driver will bring you to our beach club where we include , 1 main course to choose, 2 hours of open bar, snorkel equipment & lounge chair in our beach club ibiza sunset