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Coba Shore Excursion

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Visit the mystical Mayan Ruin City of Coba, once the biggest and most important City in Yucatan, climb the Pyramid Nohoch Mul and enjoy the fantastic view over the jungle. Learn about the Mayan ball game and the history of this once 75 km2 big city with an estimated 6,500 structures.

What will you see?

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Coba

The Maya name was Cob Ha and means muddy water, named after the muddy lagoons close to the site. Coba is the largest and oldest Mayan Ruin site in the Yucatan, with an estimated 6,500 structures dating back to 200 B.C.  Coba has the highest pyramid in the Mayan world, at nearly 140 feet ( 42 m ) high, with 120 steps to the top, giving you a fantastic view over the jungle. Coba is estimated to have had significantly more than 50,000 inhabitants at its peak of civilization, and the built up area extends over some 80 km². The site was occupied by a sizable agricultural population by the 1st century. A series of elevated stone and plaster roads radiate from the central site to various smaller Maya sites near and far. These are known by the Maya term sacbe. Some of these sacbes go east to the Caribbean coast, and the longest runs over 100 kilometres (62 mi) westwards to the site of Yaxuna and connects from there to Chichen Itza. Your expert tour guide will share the wonders and history of the Mayan civilization with you, as you gaze in awe at how advanced these people were thousands of years ago.

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Details

Duration:
5 hours
                                   + 1,5 h for Ferry and taxi from cruise ship to Playa del Carmen and back
Transportation:
SUV or VAN with A/C
 
What is included?
  • transportation
  • entrance fees
  • guide
What is not included?
  • tips

What to bring?

  • shoes or closed sandals
  • pocket money
 

Availability

Make your reservation

# Persons Price per Person
1 $ 339.00
2 $ 179.00
3 $ 149.00
4 $ 129.00
5 $ 119.00
6 $ 109.00
Please check availability first in calendar above
before choosing a date.
* Tour Date: 
* Cruise Line: 
* Cruise Ship: 
* Arrival Time: 
* Departure Time: 
You can choose more than 6,
the price for 6 persons will apply.
 

Extra Service

 Pick Up Cozumel

The meetingpoint for all tours is at the ferry dock in Playa del Carmen. But if you prefer I can pick you up right at the cruise port in Cozumel.
An extra charge will apply.

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About me

volkerWhile you’re in your port of call in Cozumel, spend your precious time enjoying  the Riviera Maya on a private shore excursion with Volker, a nature guide with more than 20 years of experience. I am offering private shore excursions for couples, families and groups of friends. I'll show you the authentic Mexican country and its people on tours into nature and out of the way places and I'll tell you all about Mayan and Mexican history. 

Private Tours

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A private shore excursion gives you a more personalized experience than the large excursions offered by the cruise lines.

These tours are very exclusiv and cannot be purchased from the cruise lines.

Shore Excursions

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The tours start according to the arrival time of the cruise ship. I will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Cozumel before the departure of your cruise ship. Please check the ship’s itinerary with that of the tours.

Pick Up in Cozumel

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It is very easy to get to Playa del Carmen. Just take a taxi from the cruise port to the ferry and take the next ferry to Playa del Carmen. I will wait for you at the ferry dock when you arrive there. But if you like I can also come to Cozumel and pick you up right at the cruise port.

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