Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Private Tour

From $175/person
Photography Training 10+ Hours 1-8 People

Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Private Tour

Get a new perspective on Chichen Itza and Ek Balam's Mayan ruins in a new light during this 10-hour tour led by a professional photographer. With your local guide, a professional photographer, get guidance on how to capture the best shots of the ruins at Chichen Itza while you learn about the history and culture of the ancient Mayans. Continue to Ek Balam for more stunning photo ops of what the Mayans considered 'a portal to the other world'. This private tour ensures personalized attention from your guide and includes both a buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Cancun accommodations.

Historic Landmarks

Professional Guide

Private Transportaion

Photos Included

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Trip Itinerary

Request an early start to beat the crowds. As our tours are fully customizable suggested timeline may vary.

8:00 AM - Hotel Pick Up

Hotel pick up between 7am-8am to capture the beauty of Chichen Itza's architecture in the morning light. Greet your professional photographer guide and board your private transport for a comfortable drive to the ancient Maya city.

10:30 AM - 1:00 Chichen Itza

Arrive at Chichen Itza (which means “the mouth of the well of the Itzas”), and enter one of Mexico’s most extensively restored archaeological parks by a private entrance to bypass the waiting crowds. Spend 4 hours discovering the site with one-on-one instruction on how to capture the best shots from your experienced photographer guide.

1:00 PM - Lunch

Enjoy a traditional Mexican Lunch at one of the best local restaurants near Chichen Itza.

3:00 - 5:00PM - Ek Balam Ruins
Explore the ancient ruins and climb a pyramid. Ex Balam is one of the Yucatan's best kept secrets.
5:00 PM - Return to Hotel
Enjoy relaxing private transportation back to your hotel. Estimated return time by 6:00 pm

Adult Prices

  1. Adult - $425
  2. Adults - $275/person
  3. Adults - $250/person
  4. Adults - $225/person
  5. Adults - $200/person
  6. + Adults - $175/person

Children (5-17) - $79

Children (0-4) - Free

  • Entrance Fees and taxes
  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off 
  • Private Transportation 
  • Private Entry - Skip the lines
  • Experienced and Knowledgeable English Speaking Guide
  • Photography Training, Tips and Tricks
  • Photos taken by your guide during your tour
  • Customizeable -  We can stop anywhere you want to stop during your tour
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Certified Historical Guide - Please note your tour of Chichen Itza has a photography focus. Your tour guide may be able to answer some questions about the history of the structures, however s/he is not a certified historical guide. If you are interested in learning the history of the ancient city, your tour guide will be able to help you negotiate a good price with one of the historical guides available for hire at the site.

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“On our tour, we went to Chichen Itza and Ek Balam. The experience was completely customized to whatever we were looking to get out of it. Dan gave great tips (suggestions on angles, exposure settings, etc), and we came home with some amazing pictures"
Craig M
Trip Advisor

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