Small groups by experienced local tour operator
Expert, passionate and top rated tour guides
Convenient check in office and a/c round transport
Amazing maya archaeological site and unspoiled jungle
Worry free/no rush shore excursion returning to Ship in time
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of archaeological site and surroundings by expert staff
All admission fees
Bottled water and soft drinks
Air conditioned round transport with passenger insurance
Professional videocamera fee at archeologicla site
Know Before You Book
Foldable wheelchairs can be accomodated. Passenger must be able to take steps to transfer to the vehicle in order to participate. Please advise if you bring wheelchair.
Moderate activity level. Climbing is optional.
What you can expect
Discover Chacchoben a magnificent archaeological site travelling back in time to the ancient maya world.
We will meet and greet at our check in office, conveniently located next to the Costa Maya cruise terminal.
Boarding our comfortable a/c vans, travel across the tropical jungle enjoying spectacular views by the hand of our local and expert guides. Unlimited soft drinks and bottled water are offered during the excursion to cool off from the tropical weather.
While walking through the lush jungle white stone buildings will start to appear. Recreate the life in 300 AD while visiting the ancient residential areas. Be amazed by the astronomical and religious buildings used by the ancient maya to relate with the gods and the universe.
Live the experience of climbing to the top of the Gran Basamento building to contemplate the jungle above the tree level and explore around the top temples.
Our guides are prepared to explain about the ancient maya way of life, the architectural elements of the region and the misteries of their science and religious knowledge.
During the walk, keep an eye of local fauna. A wide variety of rare birds inhabit the site. Spider monkeys are frequently seen on the tree tops or picking the fruits that fell to the ground from the precious wood trees.
Learn about the wide variety of flora in the jungle used by the maya for different purposes like medicine, food or dressing. Prepare to touch, smell, feel and even taste some of the elements of the jungle.