Private Tour: Ek Balam, Pink Flamingos Sanctuary and Tequila Tasting Factory from Cancun

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Private Tour: Ek Balam, Pink Flamingos Sanctuary and Tequila Tasting Factory from Cancun

Ek Balam translated from the Mayan language as “black jaguar”, is a well-preserved Maya City which you’ll get to visit on this private tour. See its main buildings and then see flocks of pink flamingos in their sanctuary in the Gulf Coast. Finally, go tequila tasting at a factory. Your tour includes transport and a guide. 

  • 12 hours
  • CancunQuintana Roo

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Ek Balam translated from the Mayan language as “black jaguar”, is a well-preserved Maya City which you’ll get to visit on this private tour. See its main buildings and then see flocks of pink flamingos in their sanctuary in the Gulf Coast. Finally, go tequila tasting at a factory. Your tour includes transport and a guide. 

Ek Balam translated from the Mayan language as “black jaguar”, is a well-preserved Maya City which you’ll get to visit on this private tour. See its main buildings and then see flocks of pink flamingos in their sanctuary in the Gulf Coast. Finally, go tequila tasting at a factory. Your tour includes transport and a guide. 

You will be picked up early in the morning and head to visit the famous archaeological site, lost in the jungle – Ek Balam (translated from the Mayan language “black jaguar”). Here, you will see the mysterious “angels” sculptures who guard the entrance to the “kingdom of the dead” in the form of the mouth of a rattlesnake. From the Preclassic until the Postclassic period, it was the seat of a Mayan kingdom. The site is noted for the preservation of the plaster on the tomb of Ukit-Kan-Lek-Tok, a king buried in the side of the largest pyramid.

Then, you will visit the Gulf Coast to ride in a small boat in one of the most beautiful nature reserves of the Yucatan Peninsula. Sailing mangroves, you’ll watch a reserve of birds in their natural habitat. You will see the Cayman crocodiles, and you will watch flocks of pink flamingos in their sanctuary. After a walk around the park a natural spa will be waiting for you.

The culmination of the tour will be visiting of tequila factory where you can see the tequila production process and taste this wonderful drink.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.