Costa Maya, Mexico
Kohunlich Mayan Ruins
Local Sightseeing, All
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Approximately 6½ -7 Hours
The Kohunlich Mayan ruins are situated in a secluded jungle setting near the border with Belize.
Relax for the approximately two-hour air-conditioned motorcoach ride to the ruins, as your guide explains what you will see there.
View detailed Mayan temples combined with the lush green manicured gardens.
See the Temple of the Large Masks, the Plaza of the Acropolis, the Plaza of the Estelas, Plaza Hundida and Plaza Merwin.
Kohunlich may have been one of the most important sites in the lower Peten region. In today’s world, Kohunlich’s broad range of architecture, natural beauty and expansive, uncrowded seclusion sets it apart from the more widely visited sites.
Head to a local restaurant for a hearty snack before the drive (approximately one hour) back to the ship.
The visit to the ruins requires considerable walking over uneven terrain. Tour includes a meal -- lunch on daytime tours; dinner on evening tours. Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, and a hat. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tripods and video cameras are not allowed at Kohunlich. There is a US$5 - $8 tax on the use of video cameras in the fort, calculated based on the exchange rate of the day.