Experience the incredible wildlife of the surrounding jungle
Duration 4.5 Hours
As soon as your cruise ship arrives at Costa Maya Port embark on a shore excursion to the Mayan city of Chacchoben. Where you will discover the archeological site as you admire Mayan pyramids that were only discovered in the late 20th century. We will drive deep into the jungle where the Mayan city once lay buried under foliage. Walk around the archeological ruins of Chacchoben. See several reconstructed temple pyramids and with Mayan hieroglyphics, you may spot native plants and animals like the howler monkeys and armadillos. Afterward, you will be back to the beach to have a refreshing drink or taste some tequila until it is time to go back to the ship where we will supply transportation for you.
What to Bring?
We recommend that you bring insect repellent and sunscreen.
- Round trip transportation
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees to Chacchoben
- Tickets to the ruins site
- Guided tour
- Bottled water
- Visit to the Chunky Monkey Beach Club
- Tequila tasting
- Free lunch
Need to know
We accept up to two infants free of charge per family, child rate will apply beyond that. Max of 14 people per trip.
Transfer time to the ruins is approximately one hour. There is a government tax of $5-8 US for the use of video cameras at the site. No tripods and/or professional video cameras are allowed.