Mayan World Capital

No. 243 Ek Balam Mayan Village

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Places close to the experience where you can spend the night:

Ek Balam Mayan village

Days open to the public:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Schedules in which you can enjoy the experience:

08:00 - 17:00

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Important experience activities:

  • Accommodation in a hut
  • Camping
  • Tour around the cornfield
  • Community Tour (embroidery workshops, hand-made tortillas workshop, and hammock weaving workshop)

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Months in which you can enjoy the experience:

All year long

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Ek Balam is a village where the main language is the Maya and is located 1.2 miles from the archeological site with the same name. Its inhabitants preserve many ancient Mayan traditions like the work in the cornfield and the houses’ architecture.

Enjoy a relaxing visit to the village with a local guide. Discover how this community blends traditions with modernity, using tourism as a new way to reinforce their identity and improve their quality of life, while they preserve their natural and cultural richness. Learn about the traditional way of living and the homes of the Mayan population in Yucatán.

Participate in the workshops while you learn to prepare hand-made tortillas, weave hammocks and make embroidery with a sewing machine.

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Duration of experience:

2 hours and 30 minutes approximately

Suggested for:

Families, friends, and couples

Distance from Mérida to experience No. 243 Ek Balam Mayan Village

365 days

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