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Chacchoben Ruins

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Address: Chacchoben, Mexico
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We took a guided tour booked via our cruise. The guide was excellent and explained all of the ruins. you are able to walk up most if the ruins. It was very hot but it was Mexico... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Manassas Va
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Manassas Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a guided tour booked via our cruise. The guide was excellent and explained all of the ruins. you are able to walk up most if the ruins. It was very hot but it was Mexico in April. Bus ride from ship to ruins around 45-55 minutes. They do have bathrooms. A few vendors with food and small items... More 

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Nebraska, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove our rental car from where we were renting a cabana near Mahahual and spent a couple hours at the Chacchoben Ruins. They were very nice. We covered the whole area in about two hours. We heard howler monkeys but never saw them. There were no tour buses there that day, very nice, we pretty much had the place... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked an excursion to see these ruins through our cruise ship. Our guide was named Diana. She was excellent, interesting, knowledgeable and humorous. From the port to the ruins s about a 1 Hour drive you bus. These were very interesting to see and learn about, although the grounds are very small. This is definitely not one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our guide was Diego. This kid knows his Mayan history. He explained everything so clearly. He even had a sketch pad that he used to draw so we could understand the history of how the ruins grew to be so large. He was so informative. Probably the best tour guide I have ever listened to. Even our driver, adoljerro (sorry... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We enjoyed Chacchoben very much. The ruins are cool but not spectacular like Chichen Itza or Uxmal. However, you have them all to yourself. On our walk to the castillo, we saw Yucatan Spider Monkeys in the trees and all kinds of awesome birds. This is a fun diversion if you are headed down to Bacalar. Worth 45 minutes. Cheap... More 

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Boring, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Took this tour as part of a cruise. Daniel our tour guide was very educational and told us about many things that are popular in today's society that were started by the Myans. Worth every penny. Would highly recommend for families.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour as a shore excursion with Royal Caribbean. My family agreed it was a great time! First you take a 55 minute bus ride to the ruins. It was interesting and informative. When you get to the ruins there are a few shops and restrooms. It is a short walk on a gravel road and you are... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Recently visited this with my family (two teenagers included), and we all LOVED it. The grounds are truly breathtaking. We only spent about 1.5 hours on the grounds but we could have stayed several hours. I recommend that you go with Native Choice for your tour. You can book through them and ask for Rose & Meline as your guides... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My wife and I visited the Chacchoben Ruins as part of a Royal Caribbean cruise last week. We were picked up at the port and driven to the ruins in large air-conditioned buses. During the drive, our tour guide provided a lot of information regarding Mayan history, and the local plant and animal life. Once there, our guide took us... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We took a large family group of teens and adults from Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas this week to the Chacchoben Mayan Ruins. This was a well executed excursion with large air conditioned buses for the hour trip to and from the ruins. Our guide, Lety, was very informative-- giving us background information on the area and the history... More 

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