Ek Balam, Ek Balam Village

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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  • From our resort just outside of Cancun the drive to Ek Balam was a good two hours, even taking the toll road as a shortcut. Not too much to see as you’re driving through the jungle and everything is f...  more »
  • Ek Balam isn't one of the more notable ruins when you visit Cancun or Mexico. You hear about the others and they have tours that pick you up and take you to the ruin with pre-planned visits to other p...  more »
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