For a day off the beaten path, but nonetheless awe inspiring, visit the less-known ruins of Ek Balam. This ancient Maya city is still a work in progress and because of it’s fairly recent aperture to tourism, it remains calm and serene. The site contains some of the most intricate sculptures and reliefs that, in this ‘modern architecture’ style, were done in stucco rather than the stone itself. The massive main temple offers fantastic views of the surrounding lush vegetation. Marvel at the uniqueness and brilliant Mayan artistry display in these majestic ruins.
Afterwards, visit the picturesque town of Valladolid with it’s beautiful churches and its rich collection of colonial architecture. Witness the history of a city built atop another ancient Maya city back in 1643. Take a leisurely stroll on its main square and enjoy the tranquility of this magical place.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your hotel|
|DEPARTURE TIME||8:00 am.|
|WEAR||Comfortable and fresh clothing, comfotable shoes,sunglasses, biodegradable sunscreen, hat, extra cash for suvenirs and gratuities.|
|INCLUDED||All private ground transportation required
Mistikterra’s certified archaeological guide
Luxury private transportation
All entrance fees
Premium water and Gourmet snacks
Lunch at El Marques
Refreshing aromatherapy towels
|NOT INCLUDED||Alcoholic drinks