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Early Access to Coba Tour

Quick Details

Calendar Operational Days: Monday to Sunday

Clock First pick up: 05:30 a.m.

Hour Glass Duration: 10 hrs

Browse the temples of one of the largest Mayan cities of the Classic Period!

If you are bold enough to climb the highest pyramid of the Mayan Riviera, the reward will be one of the most stunning panoramas in the area. With over 40 meters high, Nohoch Mul, which in Mayan means “big hill”, it’s the largest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula. Coba is translated into Spanish as “water stirred by wind”.

Between 400 and 1100 AD, it was one of the largest cities in the Classic Maya period, reaching accommodate about 50,000 inhabitants. One of the main reasons it was settled there were two small lakes supplying water to the population. Walk in the shadow of the treetops, wrapped in the sounds and the green of the jungle. It’s also noticeable that you can get to the pyramid either walking or on a bicycle. To fight the heat, refresh at the pristine waters of the sinkhole (cenote) Choo Há. This cenote is perfect for diving enthusiasts, you’ll be able to do snorkeling in its circular interior. Its 10 meters depth and its natural illumination make it a spectacular water view.

Note:
By government order, in case you want to enter to the archaeological site with mobile devices (GoPro, professional camera, selfie stick, and drones) you must pay an additional fee per device at the ticket office.

Highlights:

  • Climb the tallest pyramid in the Riviera Maya
  • Enjoy a breathtaking view of the area
  • Tour with archaeologist
  • Arrive early to avoid the heat and crowds
  • Ride a bicycle to get to Coba’s pyramid