Coba Maya Encounter
Come and experience the richness of the Mayan world, discover Coba and climb Nohoch Muul, the tallest pyramid in the norther part of the Yucatan Peninsula. Cohabit with the descendants of this most admirable pre-hispanic civilization and participate in the preservation of their cultural and natural heritage. Live an unforgettable experience. Paddle on a lagoon of enormous beauty. Make a thrilling rappel descent. Submerge yourself in the transparency of age-old cenotes and soar on the zip-line above the Mayan jungle.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Region Quintana Roo
Address or meeting point Hotel Lobby
Hours & minutes 10 hours including the transfer
kilometers 167 Km from Cancun to Coba.
Start or opening time Pick up time arround 7:00/ 8:00 am. for the Hotel Zone meeting points are Crab House or Riu Caribe Hotel. Every Tuesday
End or closing time 5:30-6:30 pm
Maximum number Undefined
Minimum number Undefined
Is there any parking? Is it on the street, private or public? There is a public parking at the entrance of the archaeological site.
How do you get there by car? Taking the 307 Highway to Tulum.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name Public bus stopping at Coba.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Certified guide
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Spanish, English and French
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? No
Which is the guide/guest ratio? 25 people per Guide
Are they trained in first aid? Yes
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? No
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Yes 15 minutes.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? No
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? Yes.
List the shopping venues included Souvenir Shop
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? No
List items not included and their renting cost at the venue The use of video camera inside the archaelogical site.
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Sunscreen, swim suit, comfortable clothes and shoes, cash.
List the specific clothing required Comfortable clothing and footwear, hat or cap.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? Yes
Is there a restaurant at the venue? The lunch is served at the Mayan Village
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Traditional mayan cuisine.
What is the seating capacity of each restaurant? 20 passengers
List the menu (include the cost of an alternative one) Traditional mayan cuisine.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Is coffee or tea included at the end of each meal? No
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes
Are there smoking / non smoking areas? No
Are toilets available? Yes
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No
Is there a snack included? No
Are drinks included? Yes
Is there any place to get a drink? No.
If an open bar is available, what type of drinks are served? No.
List all venues where restrooms are available There is one stop to use the restrooms
Which of them are accessible by wheelchair? All.
What is the fitness level required? Being able to walk for a long time
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) No.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? Yes.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Uneven.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) Around 2 Km. You can rent a taxi-bike
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? The use of video camera has a charge
Are there any additional costs? List them Yes, Shopping and tips.
List the venues where credit/debit cards are NOT accepted All places on the visit.
Which currencies are accepted? Mexican Pesos and American Dollars.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) Children under 6 years old and older 70 years old can not participate.
Which is the minimum/maximum height to participate? Any
Which is the minimum/maximum weight to participate? Is not suitable for obese people.
Pick-up point Hotel lobby.
Length of route (hours & minutes) 2 hours approx.
Return time (leaving the venue) 17:00 hrs.
Return time to the initial pick-up point 19:00 hrs.
Does the vehicle have air conditioning? Yes
Can the vehicle be contacted (by mobile or radio)? Yes
Is spare transportation available in case of a breakdown? Yes
Is there a shaded area? Yes
Are toilets available? Yes
How many seats are used? All available on the bus.
Is there storage for a folding wheelchair? Yes
Venues to be visited The archaeological site of Coba and a mayan community in the middle of the forest.
How much time is, aproximately, spent at this venue? The visit to the archaeological site takes 2 hours and the visit to the mayan community takes 4 hours aproximately.