The market

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We'll start the tour showing the local market where you can buy 'tamales' or fresh fruit to take with you on the trip.


At 6km – 3.5 miles from Valladolid

Entrance: 59 pesos/cenote


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Here we'll see two of the most beautiful cenotes in the Yucatán Península: X'Kekén and Samulá.


At 4km – 2.5 miles from Valladolid


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On the way to Xocén we'll visit this ex convent (16th century) in the little village of Chichimilá, where the Mayan Caste War began in 1847.


At 7km – 4 miles from Valladolid


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The highlight of the trip is the integration with the Mayan people of the village of Xocén, known as the middle of the world. We'll visit the church, local theatre, cenote and the holy church of the three croces.

The Mayan Family

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At about noon, we go back to basics. We'll show you how Mayas used to live like they did hundreds years ago and still keep alive their original identity. We'll see how tortillas are made by hand, by yourself and we'll taste them.


At 5km – 3 miles from Xocén

Entrance: 20 pesos


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At the end, we'll visit this remote open cenote with its viewpoint and small zoo. There you can make a rewarding dip in the fresh water, before heading back to Valladolid.

Time Activity
08:15am - 08:30am Welcome. Preparing equipment. Security instructions.
08:30am - 09:15am Visit to the market
09:15pm - 10:00pm To Dzitnup
10:00am - 11:15am Visit of the cenotes Samulá and X-kekén
11:15am – 11:45am To Chichimilá
11:45am - 12:00am Visit of the exconvent
12:00pm – 12:45pm To Xocén
12:45pm - 01:15pm Visit of the 1st Mayan family (donation)
01:15pm - 01:45pm Visit of the churches, cenote and the Maya theater
01:45pm – 03:15pm Visit of the 2nd family (tortillas)
03:15pm - 03:45pm Trip to X'La'Kaj
03:45pm – 04:30pm Visit of the cenote, mirador and animals.
04:30pm - 05:15pm Back to Valladolid

Price: 35 usd or 490 pesos by bike - 49 usd or 690 pesos by car.


Includes: Trilingual guideservice, bike rent with helmet, donation first mayan family, mayan tortilla snack made by hand.

Not included: Entrances to the 3 cenotes (148 pesos).

Tips for our service providers are optional.

Minimum: 2 people.

We recommend you to make a reservation by sending us an e-mail. The first one who books a tour on a certain day, that day will be the tour for all customers.

Payment (only cash: pesos, usd or euro. 4 banks in Valladolid) is here in Valladolid, the day(s) before the trip.

We don't get commissions in the places we visit!! We don't bother you with stopping at shops to let you buy souvenirs. So you will pay a correct price.

Age recommended: 8+ years

We recommend you to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sport shoes or sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Rain jacket
  • Bottle of water
  • Toilet paper
  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Cash to pay the entrances
  • Good humor

*We recommend you not to apply insect repellent or sunscreen before entering the cenotes