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Mostly unexcavated, the Chacchoben ruins (Zona Arqueológica de Chacchoben) make up the largest and most visited Maya archaeological site in Costa Maya. Here moss-covered temples sprout from a lush jungle, attracting visitors who want to learn about Maya history, including the collapse of the ancient civilization.

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Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Chacchoben Day Trip

Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Chacchoben Day Trip

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Disembark your cruise ship at the port of Casa Maya and embark on a shore excursion to the ancient Mayan city of Chacchoben. Discover the mystifying archeological site as you admire colossal pyramids and sacred temples that were only discovered in the late 20th century. Experience the diverse wildlife of the surrounding jungle as your knowledgeable guide offers a captivating commentary of the atmospheric ruins. Round-trip transport from the port in an air-conditioned minivan is included in the tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.11
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$64.11

One Day Tour to Chacchoben Mayan City and Bacalar Lagoon with a Certified Guide

One Day Tour to Chacchoben Mayan City and Bacalar Lagoon with a Certified Guide

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Two of our favorite places in a single day. As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history from the Mayans to the pirates. Start your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Maya Zone that date back to 200 BC. and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments, flora and fauna that the jungle has to offer you. After visiting the jungle and the Mayan city of Chacchoben, we will go to the Bacalar lagoon, a famous haven for pirates, where you can relax, swim or enjoy a kayak ride in the refreshing waters of the seven-color lagoon. Take a short break eating some delicious fajitas with your favorite drink at the edge of the lagoon or just enjoy the breeze and incredible landscape. We recommend this tour if you visit Costa Maya for the first time.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

CHACCHOBEN – Mayan Ruins Excursion with transportation from Costa Maya

CHACCHOBEN – Mayan Ruins Excursion with transportation from Costa Maya

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You will meet your guide at a central location in Mahahual. From there, we will take you to the Chacchoben archaeological site where you will have a 1.5 hour guided tour with a native guide who will unveil the history of a Mayan city that flourished around 300 AD. The activity is complemented with a walk under the jungle to explore and get to know the different structures on the site like: Templo 24, Plaza B, Gran Plaza, Gran Basamento, Los Gemelos, Las Vasijas and Temple One. This tour also offers the possibility of learning about local plants and seeing some species of local fauna including birds and spider monkeys.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

CHACCHOBEN & BACALAR COMBO with transportation from Costa Maya

CHACCHOBEN & BACALAR COMBO with transportation from Costa Maya

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At Chacchoben mayan ruins you’ll be leaded by a professional local guide. We will walk in the jungle to explore and learn about the different structures of the mayan site such as: Temple 24, Plaza B, Gran Plaza, Gran Basamento, Los Gemelos, Las Vasijas and Templo Uno. This excursion also offers the possibility to learn about local plants and observe some species of local fauna, including birds and spider monkeys. At Bacalar lagoon the first place to visit is “Cenote Esmeralda”, where you’ll be amazed by the different shades of blue and understand why the Bacalar Lagoon is frequently referred as the 7 colors lagoon. The next point to enjoy will be “Black Cenote” which is an open sky cenote and also the deepest point of the lagoon. The final spot to explore is the Pirate Channel, as you’ll be explained that day, pirates used to enter Bacalar by using this channel to steal local precious wood.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.00
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$161.00

Chachoben Mayan Ruins &All Inclusive Beach Break By la chilangaloense beach club

Chachoben Mayan Ruins &All Inclusive Beach Break By la chilangaloense beach club

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Our Chacchoben Maya Ruins Tour is suitable for first time explorers and experienced Maya ruins enthusiasts who wish to explore a Maya ruins site that is full of life yet peaceful, surrounded by exuberant vegetation, exotic palm trees and with many chances of seeing local fauna including birds and spider monkeys. The Chacchoben Ruins Tour includes a short walk ,at the end of the tour by chachoben our driver will bring you to our beach club where we include , 1 main course to choose, 2 hours of open bar, snorkel equipment & lounge chair in our beach club la chilangaloense
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.47
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$102.47

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Excursion

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Excursion

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Exlore the temples and discover the secrets of the ancient Mayan Culture! Take a walk trough history
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan City Tour With Certified Guide

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan City Tour With Certified Guide

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As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history and let us guide you during your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Maya Zone and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments surrounded by jungle. During this tour of the Mayan city of Chacchoben, you will get to know the ancient residences of the nobles, the ancient ceremonial centers, walk through the jungle and admire the architecture of this great civilization while a certified guide explains in detail the history and secrets of this ancient city. Relive the passage of the Mayan priests and Mayan chiefs walking the steps to the top of the piramids and let yourself be impressed by the immensity of the jungle from above. During your adventure, you will also learn about local plants, observe endemic birds, a large population of spider monkeys and listen to the legends that gave origin to this city. We recommend this tour if you visit Costa Maya for the first time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins + Traditional Mayan Family Visit from Costa Maya

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins + Traditional Mayan Family Visit from Costa Maya

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As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history in a guided tour through at the Mayan Ruins of Chacchoben to later interact with Mayan descendants at the village of the same name. Witness the daily life of the heirs of this great culture as you interact with your hosts and a local family that will make this experience unforgettable.They will teach you from the ingredients of the classic tortillas to ancient remedies. In this tour, you will try traditional dishes prepared with ancestral techniques that have been inherited from generation to generation with local products and fresh produce that will impress the authentic Mayan flavor of this exquisite food. The highlight of this experience is a tasty lunch cooked with local spices and fresh ingredients specially for the occasion. We recommend this tour if you want to learn more about Costa Maya local culture and you are history lover like us.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

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Chacchoben Mayan Ruins is the most popular and visited attraction for a day in Costa Maya. It is approximately 50 minutes drive from Costa Maya Port. This site is just a few kilometers from the village of Chacchoben from which it's name derive. The translation of the Mayan word "Chacchoben" refers to "The Place Of The Red Corn". The structures at this site are characterized by large temples and massive platforms dated from 700 AD.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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$52.00

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

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As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history and let us guide you during your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Mayan Zone and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments surrounded by jungle. As you discover the Mayan city of Chacchoben, you will walk through to the ancient residences of the nobles, temples and ceremonial centers surrounded by the jungle. Admire the architecture of this great civilization while a certified guide explains in detail the history and secrets of this ancient city. Relive the passage of the Mayan priests and chiefs walking the steps to the top of the piramids and let yourself be impressed by the immensity of the jungle from above. During your adventure, you will also learn about local plants, observe endemic birds, a large population of spider monkeys and listen to the legends that gave origin to this city. We recommend this tour if you visit Costa Maya for the first time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00

1 Day Combo Tour: Chacchoben Mayan City and Traditional Mayan Family Visit

1 Day Combo Tour: Chacchoben Mayan City and Traditional Mayan Family Visit

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As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history in a guided tour through the Archaeological Zone of Chacchoben to later interact with Mayan descendants at the village of the same name. Witness the daily life of the heirs of this great culture as you interact with your hosts and a local family that will make this experience unforgettable.They will teach you from the ingredients of the classic tortillas to ancient medicines. In this tour, you will try traditional dishes prepared with ancestral techniques that have been inherited from generation to generation with local products and fresh produce that will impress the authentic Mayan flavor of this exquisite food. We recommend this tour if you want to learn more about our local culture and you are history lover like us.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and Bacalar Seven Color Lagoon from Costa Maya

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Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and Bacalar Seven Color Lagoon from Costa Maya

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This is the perfect combination of culture, history and adventure. As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history from the Mayans to the pirates. Start your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Maya Zone that date back to 200 BC. and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments, flora and fauna that the jungle has to offer you. After visiting the jungle and the Mayan city of Chacchoben, we will go to the Bacalar lagoon, a famous haven for pirates, where you can relax, swim or enjoy a kayak ride in the refreshing waters of the spectacular seven-color lagoon. Take a short break eating some delicious fajitas with your favorite drink at the edge of the lagoon or just enjoy the breeze and incredible landscape. We recommend this tour if you visit Costa Maya for the first time.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.05
$119.00
$5.95 savings
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$113.05
$119.00
$5.95 savings

Bacalar Lagoon & ruins adventure

Bacalar Lagoon & ruins adventure

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We are a local company committed to our customers. interested in giving you a unique and unforgettable experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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$140.00

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya

Travel through history and let us guide you during your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Mayan Zone and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments surrounded by jungle. As you discover the Mayan city of Chacchoben, you will walk through to the ancient residences of the nobles, temples and ceremonial centers surrounded by the jungle. Admire the architecture of this great civilization while a certified guide explains in detail the history and secrets of this ancient city. Relive the passage of the Mayan priests and chiefs walking the steps to the top of the piramids and let yourself be impressed by the immensity of the jungle from above. During your adventure, you will also learn about local plants, observe endemic birds, a large population of spider monkeys and listen to the legends that gave origin to this city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and All Included Bacalar Lagoon Combo from Costa Maya

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and All Included Bacalar Lagoon Combo from Costa Maya

This is the perfect combination of culture, history and adventure. As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history from the Mayans to the pirates. Start your adventure in one of the least explored archeological sites in the Maya Zone that date back to 200 BC. and let yourself be surprised by the incredible monuments, flora and fauna that the jungle has to offer you. After visiting the jungle and the Mayan city of Chacchoben, we will go to the Bacalar lagoon, a famous haven for pirates, where you can relax, swim or enjoy a kayak ride in the refreshing waters of the spectacular seven-color lagoon. Take a short break eating some delicious fajitas with your favorite drink at the edge of the lagoon or just enjoy the breeze and incredible landscape. We recommend this tour if you visit Costa Maya for the first time.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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$115.00

Mahahual Mayan Paradise Full Day Tour from Cancun
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Mahahual Mayan Paradise Full Day Tour from Cancun

Mahahual is the last hidden paradise of the Mexican Caribbean, named after all its visitors who find in this place tranquility, culture and adventure. Around it has been built the necessary infrastructure to be the strategic center of a tour of the coast where sun, the beach and the best adventures are the order of the day. Mahahual is a jewel of nature that shines through its pristine beaches and jungle. But its wealth goes beyond the fishing village as it is surrounded by great natural treasures Chacchoben is a historically rich place with a wonderful touch. Trees, birds, monkeys and more are as interesting as ruins. The landscape changes in this region and offers visitors a great lesson in indigenous vegetation that has impacted and been part of Mayan life. Chacchoben demonstrates that the life of the Maya is delicately intertwined with their surroundings. Explore this 2 beautiful places of Costa Maya on this amazing snorkel and sightseeing experience!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.94
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$126.94

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and Mayan Experience from Costa Maya

Ancient Chacchoben Mayan Ruins and Mayan Experience from Costa Maya

As soon as your cruiseship arrives to Costa Maya Port, travel through history in a guided tour through at the Mayan Ruins of Chacchoben to later interact with Mayan descendants at the village of the same name. Witness the daily life of the heirs of this great culture as you interact with your hosts and a local family that will make this experience unforgettable.They will teach you from the ingredients of the classic tortillas to ancient remedies. In this tour, you will try traditional dishes prepared with ancestral techniques that have been inherited from generation to generation with local products and fresh produce that will impress the authentic Mayan flavor of this exquisite food. The highlight of this experience is a tasty lunch cooked with local spices and fresh ingredients specially for the occasion. We recommend this tour if you want to learn more about Costa Maya local culture and you are history lover like us.
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  • 5 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Private Sightseeing Tour from Chetumal to Mahahual

Private Sightseeing Tour from Chetumal to Mahahual

Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Mahahual with our private door-to-door transfer service full of wonderful authentic insights into the local culture. Our experienced local driver always has your safety and comfort in mind. From the beginning of the trip, when he picks you up in Chetumal at your desired time and takes care of your luggage, until the end of your journey in your chosen location in Mahahual. Our travel experts have chosen the most interesting sightseeing stops and top-rated attractions for you to choose from and enrich your journey. You will travel comfortably with a reliable driver who speaks English and has a good knowledge of the area. The only thing you need to do is relax while being taken care of. Do you need any other transfer? We offer hundreds of sightseeing routes across America, Asia, and Europe. Don't hesitate to contact us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.43
Price varies by group size
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$112.43
Price varies by group size

History and Paradise Tour of Mahahual and Chacchoben with Buffet and Snorkel
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History and Paradise Tour of Mahahual and Chacchoben with Buffet and Snorkel

Mahahual is a reborn paradise with dazzling energy and beauty. Located in the southern part of the Riviera Maya, near Chetumal, Mahahual is a new development that amazes, captivates and confirms Mexico's inexhaustible natural wealth. It is a place of beautiful beaches and unspoiled jungle, surrounded by natural wonders One of the natural wonders near Mahahual is Mayan ruins that for many years remained silent as evidence of the greatness of the new world's brightest civilization, today Chacchoben has become the most visited ruin site on Costa Maya. Have an amazing day snorkelling, discovering an ancient mayan civilization and enjoying the best beaches of Costa Maya. Experience the world of the ancient Maya and understand their vision of the universe while you enliven your senses with the sounds of nature. Mahahual will surprise you and Chacchoben will definitely not be left behind.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.94
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$126.94

Private Sightseeing Tour from Mahahual to Chetumal

Private Sightseeing Tour from Mahahual to Chetumal

Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Chetumal full of wonderful authentic insights into the local culture. Our experienced local driver always has your safety and comfort in mind. From the beginning of the trip, when they pick you up in Mahahual at your desired time and takes care of your luggage. Our travel experts have chosen the most interesting sightseeing stops and top-rated attractions for you to choose from and enrich your journey. You will travel comfortably with a reliable driver who speaks English and has a good knowledge of the area. The only thing you need to do is relax while being taken care of.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.43
Price varies by group size
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$112.43
Price varies by group size

Private Full-day Sightseeing Tour from Tulum to Chetumal

Private Full-day Sightseeing Tour from Tulum to Chetumal

Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Chetumal with our private transfer service full of wonderful authentic insights into the local culture. While you are on the road, you will enjoy amazing nature views, seeing a little of the mexican southeast culture. Furthermore, there are many sightseeing stops that you can enjoy. Since there are many options, like archeological zones or more fun activities, we recommend you to stop in the Lagoon of Seven colors (Bacalar) and some of the cenotes and natural reserves in the area.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.09
Price varies by group size
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$182.09
Price varies by group size

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Excursion

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins Excursion

The best personalized tour of Costa Maya! The perfect tour to enjoy the majesty of the Mayan culture!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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Should I book Chacchoben tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Chacchoben can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Chacchoben 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Chacchoben costs USD 52.00. Guided Chacchoben tours start around USD 52.00 per person.
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