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Coba Mayan Encounter

Come and experience the riches of the Mayan world and take a day trip to the stunning ruins of Coba. Then learn all about Mayan culture at a traditional community, swim in a cenote, paddle through a pristine lagoon and abseil through the treetops. First we'll visit the impressive Mayan ruins at Coba. Surrounded by two large lagoons, Coba was once the centre of a thriving community, trading extensively throughout the region. It is home to the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan, Nohoch Muul, rising an impressive 42 metres above the surrounding jungle. There will also be plenty of free time to explore this fascinating site on your own or if you wish you can take a guided tour. Bicycles are also available for hire if you don't feel like walking. Then after visiting the site, you'll head to a local restaurant for an authentic Yucatan-style lunch. Afterwards, we'll stop at an authentic Mayan community where you'll get to meet the locals. Here you'll learn all about local traditions, culture and history directly from the village people. We'll also stop for a dip at a fresh-water cenote and you can also soar over the treetops on a zipline. This full day excursion takes ten hours. You'll be picked up from your hotel between 07:00 and 08:00, returning between 17:30 and 18:30. The excursion includes transfer by luxury air-conditioned coach, the services of an English-speaking guide throughout, buffet lunch and admittance to Coba. Remember to bring sunscreen, swimsuit and towel, comfortable clothes and footwear as well as some extra cash. On this full day tour we'll visit the stunning Mayan ruins at Coba and then learn how local people live today with a visit to a traditional Mayan community where you can also take a dip in a cenote and go abseiling through the treetops. First stop is Coba a ruined Mayan city where you can climb the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan, Nohoch Muul. Then after a buffet lunch with folk dancing we head for a local community where you can meet the locals. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up is included from selected hotels. To confirm your pick up time, please call the telephone support line indicated in your voucher.

Duration: 10 hours including transfer.

Start/opening time: Pick-up time around 7/ 8am.

Opening days/period: Daily.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Not included: Photos and tips.

Dress code: Remember to bring sunscreen, swimsuit and towel, comfortable clothes and footwear as well as some extra cash.

Medical restrictions: This expedition is not recommended for people with different abilities, heart, respiratory or back problems, pregnant people or children under 6 years. Participation is not allowed to persons who are under the influence of alcohol or a toxic substance.

Min. Age: 6 years old.

Max. Weight: 120kg.

Voucher Validity: 1 day.

Others: For the use of electronic devices within the archaeological site, such as professional and non-professional video camera, must pay a fee imposed by the government directly at the entrance.