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Be Maya® Experience in the Heart of Chichen Itza

Product ID: 153243
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The Be Maya ® Experience is one that will expose you to the religious, culinary, astronomical and mathematical knowledge of the Maya with hands on and real experiences.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

For individuals staying at hotels located in downtown Cancun, the meeting point will be at Bonampak Hotel where you should arrive on your own (no service pick-up for hotels in downtown). The schedule of the pick-up at the meeting point will be notified when confirming the service.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Mayan spirituality, learn about Mayan numerology
  • Prepare for yourself one of the most traditional dishes of the Mayan cuisine
  • Have lunch and a Mayan language lesson
  • Explore the sacred city of Chichen Itza
Full description
Your be Maya experience will begin with a pick-up in a luxurious Mercedes Benz from the lobby of your hotel for the designated departure point (TBA). A light box lunch breakfast will be provided on-board.

Be part of an authentic Mayan ceremony and testify the offerings that only a high Maya priest may initiate. Then, discover the secrets of Maya cuisine. Be taught and guided on how to prepare one of the most traditional dishes of the Maya of Yucatan, the pollo pibil. The binary number system used in computers today were invented by the Maya. Learn its basic principles and understand their numerology. Your journey will continues as you witness the movie "The Maya Universe," a new digital planetarium film produced by the Chabot Space & Science Center. The presentation will give you a better understanding of the significance of their temples, just before you walk to them for your visit to the Maya's most holy city, Chichén Itzá (ticket to archeological site not included).

Accompanied by a professional, government certified bilingual guide, learn about the historical significance of all of the most important temples of the classic Maya central area (not visited by most of the other visitors to Chichén Itzá) as well as the Maya Toltec northern section, site of the most visited temples. Enjoy the pollo pibil you prepared earlier. Your home in the heart of Chichén Itza, the Mayaland resort is privileged to have an all-Maya group of collaborators that will enrich your experience with their participation by sharing their language, costumes and ways of life with you. You will treasure this experience; one you will share with loved ones and your friends back home.
Includes
  • Round trip Mercedes Benz transportation
  • Certified, bilingual official guide
  • Guided tour through Chichen Itza
  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Complimentary bottled water, beer, and soft drinks on-board a Mercedes Benz
  • Free use of all of the resort facilities: swimming pools, lounge chairs, botanical gardens, and more
  • Visit to a beautiful cenote
What’s Not Included
  • Admission fee to Chichén Itzá archeological site (must be paid in pesos)
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the admission fee into the archaeological site is not included, and will be payable upon entrance. The local partner has no control over this as it is governed by the local municipality
• Entrance fee to Chichen Itza applies to children 3 years and older
• Wear comfortable clothing and footwear
• Bring your hat, sunglasses, sunblock, swimsuit, towel, camera, light sweater or jacket and money for snacks, tips, and souvenirs
• Please note that pickup times vary depending on the time of the year and your hotel (summertime between 4:45 AM and 5:45 AM and wintertime between 5:45 AM and 6:45 AM)
• You must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time
• This activity includes a Tour Protection Policy (in case of any event you can call 800 444 0690 24/7)