Ek Balam, Ek Balam Village

Must see · Ruin · Historic Site
Step into the ancient past at Ek Balam, a well-preserved Mayan site at its pinnacle from 770 CE to 840 CE. The site included one of the largest structures excavated in the region; it includes defensive walls and an arched entrance. Take a guided tour to learn the history of this sacred place. Be sure to take the opportunity to climb to the top of the main temple--something not permitted at larger Mayan sites--and see views of the ancient city and jungle beyond. There's some shade on site, but bring along plenty of sunblock (and your camera). Make Ek Balam a part of your Ek Balam Village vacation plans using our Ek Balam Village tour itinerary planner.
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  • I visited the Ek Balam Ruins on February 29, 2020 while staying in Valladolid. This was my second time visiting these ruins (last was in 2015) and I enjoyed my experience there. It's a fun and easy...  more »
  • Great tour, we did this through Alltournative , our guide was ALDO. he was amazing, super friendly and very knowledgeable. Keep in mind there is actually a time change between playa resorts and this.....  more »

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