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Tulum - Coba - Cenote

Tulum - Coba - Cenote


Tulum or Tuluum was a walled city of the Mayan culture. The city received in antiquity the Mayan name of Zamá (which means in Mayan dawn or morning) and the current one, Tulum (which means in Mayan palisade or rampart), which seems to have been used to refer to the city when it was already in ruins.

Description of the Park:
Archaeological ruins of Tulum are the main attraction, the translation of the Maya is wall or palisade, this name is believed to be assigned when the Mayan city was already abandoned and in ruins, because at the beginning of the twentieth century even the Mayas who lived in the vicinity Visiting the temples of the city, the original name of the city is "Zamá", whose translation of the Maya is sunrise or at morning. The archaeological ruins of Tulum are regularly visited by the proximity of the tourist centers of Cancun and Playa del Carmen.


The archaeological site of Coba is located about 32 kilometers from the town of Tulum. And about 180 miles from Cancun. It is an archaeological zone located in the jungle and surrounded by lagoons that can be seen from the top of Nohoch Mul which is one of the highest buildings built in the Mayan architecture. The possible meaning of Coba could be "cob" means "what has moisture or moss" and "á" or "há" meaning "water", that is to say "water with moss" or "water moisture", another possibility that is not ruled out is that it means "murky water" by the proximity to some small lakes With a very shady color.

They will have the opportunity to observe a great variety of birds and animals of the region, many vegetal species that make up the jungle environment of this region, as well as climb to one of the few pyramids structures that can still be climbed rewarded by one of the Spectacular views of the jungle not without first walking approximately 20 minutes or rent one of the bikes within the area to walk this path and reach the pyramid


Has in the state of Quintana Roo there are thousands of cenotes (from the Maya Dzonoot: “Hole with water”) 1 which some by its morphology is typically sub circular, and with abrupt walls. By, the cenote begins being an underground chamber produced by the dissolution of the limestone by the infiltration of rainwater. Located about 15 minutes from the archaeological zone of Coba, and by a road of dirt as of 1 kilometer, is the Cenote Multum-Ha has as meaning "Hill of stones in the water", gave this name because one can see under the platform a hill of stones, which give the impression of being of a Mayan ruin, this cenote was discovered about 15 years ago, but it was opened to the public only about three years ago.

The villagers of the locality formed a cooperative and conditioned the place this impressive place. To enter it, you have to go down a spiral-shaped wooden staircase of about 18 meters, while you descend you can feel the change in temperature, making it a nice place not importing the season of the year you visit. When you come down to the tunnel and see how it opens the cavern showing in all its splendor to reach the main platform made of wood. As it is an underground cavern has artificial lighting, which allows you to admire perfectly the crystalline waters, the formations and the number of fish that inhabit it.

Review the cancellation policies in the General Conditions section

• Transportation round trip with A/C from your hotel-Tulum-Coba-Cenote-Hotel

• Water bottle (available on transport)

• Buffet meal in Coba approx. between 12 or 13:00 pm, drinks only include water flavor.

• Tickets to the archeological sites Tulum, Coba and Cenote Multum-Ha.

• Traveler's Insurance (during transportation)

• Rent a bicycle in Coba (optional)

• Alcoholic drinks and sodas at the food

• Local Guide in archaeological zones if you wish you pay at the moment

• Payment for use of professional cameras

• Rent of vests And or snorkeling equipment in cenotes

• Does not include lockers

• Any add-ons not mentioned

• Bring moisturizing drink (water)

• Cap and o hat

• Sunglasses

• Sunscreen

• Insect repellent

• Comfortable clothes

• Swimsuit. Towel sandals for water, as well as a change of clothes

• Camera, in some areas it will be necessary to cover the cost for using professional cameras

• Cash for souvenirs and tips as not all stores handle payment with Credit Card

• Use only biodegradable blockers and repellents to access to swim in cenotes