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Valladolid - Coba - Grand Cenote

coba 23Have breakfast at the old colonial town of Valladolid, visit the monastery, the cathedral, and the tequila distillery. Visit the mystical Mayan Ruin City of Coba, only 40 miles west of the Riviera Maya and approx. 115 miles southwest of Cancun, once the biggest and most important city in Yucatan, climb the Pyramid Nohoch Mul and enjoy the fantastic view over the jungle.  Have a typical Mayan lunch and go swimming and/or snorkeling at beautiful Grand Cenote.

 

What will you see?

valladolid 01Valladolid
Established in 1543 by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Montejo and named by him after the former capital of Spain. In 1545 Valladolid was built in its current location over a city of the Maya named Saki 'or Zaci-Val, where the buildings were torn down in order to use the stones for the Spanish buildings. Have breakfast upon arrival in Valladolid with a view of the old Cathedral and afterward, you’ll visit the town square, the cathedral, and the old Monastery; build in the 15 hundreds, learn how the monks used to live there and see the old weapons found in the Monastery’s Cenote. 

 

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Coba (Maya: Cob Ha - muddy water)
The Maya name was Cob Ha and means muddy water, named after the muddy lagoons close to the site. Coba is the largest and oldest Mayan Ruin site in the Yucatan, with an estimated 6,500 structures dating back to 200 B.C.  Coba has the highest pyramid in the Mayan world, at nearly 140 feet ( 42 m ) high, with 120 steps to the top, giving you a fantastic view over the jungle. Coba is estimated to have had significantly more than 50,000 inhabitants at its peak of civilization, and the built-up area extends over some 80 km². The site was occupied by a sizable agricultural population by the 1st century. A series of elevated stone and plaster roads radiate from the central site to various smaller Maya sites near and far. These are known by the Maya term sacbe. Some of these sacbes go east to the Caribbean coast, and the longest runs over 100 kilometers (62 mi) westwards to the site of Yaxuna and connects from there to Chichen Itza. Your expert tour guide will share the wonders and history of the Mayan civilization with you as you gaze in awe at how advanced these people were thousands of years ago.

 

coba-restaurantLunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch Maya style in a beautiful restaurant with an amazing view over the lagoon of Coba. At the buffet, you can choose from the salad bar, fish, and between Maya specialties like Cochinita Pibil or Pollo Pibil, accompanied by rice or tortillas. 1 soda is included.

 

gran-cenoteGran Cenote (Sak Aktun = white cave)
Grand Cenote is part of the Sak Aktun ("white cave" in Mayan) system of underground rivers whose current flows from deep inside the Yucatan peninsula. Grand Cenote is a large beautiful garden cenote with white sand beach-type areas along with easily accessible caves for snorkeling and diving. With a circumference area of 202 meters, it is very popular with families and first-time cenote swimmers. Visitors pass through well-kept gardens before descending a natural rock and wooden plank stairway to the wooden platforms and gardens below.
At the bottom of the stairs, you can go to the right where you´ll find a shallow snorkeling area with a soft white sandy bottom. With a snorkel mask, you can see large stalactites up close, non-swimmers can wade to the other side of the cave where they can walk around a natural open hole to the jungle above. Snorkelers can swim around the edges of the cenote, viewing depths up to 10 meters, views include columns of stalactites and stalagmites of all shapes and sizes which resemble cities of skyscrapers. Little green turtles paddle around near the garden´s edge.

 

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Details

Duration:
07:30 am -5:00 pm
Transportation:
SUV or VAN with A/C

What is included?

  • transportation
  • breakfast
  • entrance fees
  • guides
  • lunch with 1 soda

What is not included?

  • tips
  • tricycle taxi      (optional) 100,- Peso
 

What to bring?

  • shoes or closed sandals to walk in the jungle
  • bathing suite
  • towel
  • sun lotion
  • bug spray
  • pocket money

Availability

Please check availabiltiy first before making your reservation.

Pricelist

 

# PERSONSPRICE per Person
1 $ 369.00
2 $ 199.00
3 $ 159.00
4 $ 139.00
5 $ 129.00
6 $ 119.00
7 $ 109.00
8 $ 99.00

 

tukan 2All prices are calculated for pick ups in Playa del Carmen. For pick ups from hotels north of Playa del Carmen an additional charge of 30,- US, for pick ups from Cancun 50.- US, Playa Mujeres 75,- US and Costa Mujeres 100,- US  per tour applies, payable at pick up.

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