If you like a little adventure
in your vacation, the Coba-Chimuch Encounter is the tour for you.
Rappelling into a cenote, flying high above the cavern on a zip line, kayaking,
and more! For the adventure-seeker who likes a little activity on
Not only that, but you get to
see the fabulous ruins of Coba, the newest Mayan Ruins site. Much
of these ruins are still uncovered, and their remote jungle location suggests
a scene from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom! Truly an
If you've seen Chichen Itza and Tulum, and are ready for
something a little adventurous, you'll like this tour!
Part of the CancunVista "Adventure
Tour Series." You will have the opportunity to see how the Mayans live, and
experience with these wonderful people an adventure in their natural world.
Also get to Rappel into a "cenote," cross a cenote on a Z-line, Kayak in a
Mayan lagoon, and enjoy a Mayan Feast. A true jungle adventure into the Mayan
Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday from 7:30AM to
Hotel Pickup - your pickup time
depends on your hotel location.
Pickup at Moon Palace
9:30 - 10:00AM
Arrival at Tres Reyes or
Cobá (depending on daily plan.)
1) Tres Reyes (Duration 4 hours):
You will have the opportunity to both see how the Mayans live and experience
with these wonderful people an adventure in their natural world.
Rappel: into "Cenote de la
Vida": Here we will teach you to rappel 65 ft./ 21mts into the spectacular
jungle that fills this unique sinkhole system.
Z-line crossing: into "Cenote
de la Vida". Here we will harness you to our zip-line and allow you
to fly 300 ft/100mts over an open (to the air), dry cenote that is
surrounded by pristine jungle vegetation.
Kayak: across the "Laguna del
Mono". Setting out on a gentle kayak trip on this beautiful lagoon
you will be able to visually explore the incredibly beautiful natural
surroundings and the abundant local bird life.
Chimuch: After a gentle 20-minute
walk in the jungle, during which you will be able to appreciate the
local flora and fauna, we will arrive at the cave system of "Chimuch",
which we will enter in order to swim in it's crystal clear fresh-water.
Mayan Feast: With a wonderful
view of the village and its green jungle backdrop, we take time to
enjoy an authentic Mayan culinary experience. The menu includes: Chicken
cooked with the traditional Mayan ingredients, rice, beans, regional
fruits and hand made tortillas.
2) Cobá (Duration 2 Hours):
In this majestic archeological site we take a one-hour tour of one of
the most important and oldest (in the Yucatan peninsula) Mayan treasures
in the region, visiting its temples and the legendary ball game area.
You will walk or rent a bicycle (about $5 USD) for the 1.5 kilometer
journey to the Nohoch Muul pyramid, the tallest in the Yucatan Peninsula.
From the top of Nohoch Muul you will enjoy a wonderful view of the amazing
sub-tropical jungle that surrounds and engulfs this ancient Mayan site.
See many still yet to be uncovered pyramids.
4:30 - 5:00
End of the Expedition. Transported
back to Cancun.
in air-conditioned vans; Multilingual adventure guide; Mayan guides in Tres
Reyes and Chimuch; Qualified archeological guides in Cobá; Entrance fees to
Cobá; Kayaks, rappel and Z-line equipment; Lunch and drinks.
Bring: Comfortable shoes,
a hat, swimming gear, towel, camera, extra T-shirt and extra cash.
Limitations: This expedition is not suitable
for any persons with severe physical or motor handicaps or serious heart problems,
nor for any who are obese, nor those who are not able to handle some physical
activity. It is definitely not recommended for pregnant women. Children under
the age of 6 years may participate under the supervision of a responsible
parent or family member. Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will
not be permitted to participate in this expedition
To make a
reservation: Click "Book Now" at the top of the page. You
will receive a voucher via e-mail within 24 hours (in most cases) that you
will print out and bring with you to Cancun.