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Coba Mayan Ruins and Cenote Cultural Full-Day Tour from Riviera Maya
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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]
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“main pyramid” (251 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Coba, Mexico
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"rent a bike"
in 350 reviews
"main pyramid"
in 251 reviews
"big pyramid"
in 109 reviews
"coming down"
in 118 reviews
"nohoch mul"
in 77 reviews
"highest pyramid"
in 41 reviews
"mayan taxi"
in 41 reviews
"bicycle taxis"
in 40 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 72 reviews
"ball court"
in 74 reviews
"jungle canopy"
in 51 reviews
"take your time"
in 98 reviews
"ado bus"
in 63 reviews
"mayan family"
in 45 reviews
"bring water"
in 56 reviews
"mayan culture"
in 157 reviews
"afraid of heights"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We opted for the tricycle tour, early in morning 9 am, no buses so was able to finish just under an hour. Climb is the highlight and quite fun to do. Coming down was a little challenge but thanks to the rope hanging it was...More

Thank lolindir
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked the trip to the ruins at Coba through TUI and it really was the highlight of our holiday! I can’t praise our tour guide Roberto (the wolf) highly enough. He explained Mayan culture and really looked after us. I did this trip with...More

Thank Blossom6560
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Reviewed yesterday

even if close to Tulum there were not too many tourist for a sight still underdevelopped with a lot of impressive ruins, a talented guide and many paths where you can get lost exiting the climbing to the top of the main piramid ! a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

First visited by us in 2006 we were already aware of the longish walk and the steep and uneven climb of the pyramid itself (120 steps give or take and the 138 feet rise) but another 11 years on the body clock it wasn't go...More

Thank TheRestlessTraveller
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family had a fantastic time. We have a 7 and 5 year old so we opted for a guide and rented the bike taxi. All in this cost us less than 75$ and kept the kids engaged and cool. We managed to hike the...More

1  Thank geebus9
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved this Maya ruins. I think it is my favorite one together with Uxmal! It is much bigger than other archeological areas, therefore I recommend to rent a bike otherwise you don't manage to see it all. If you don't have too much time...More

Thank Auretta84
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Coba site is larger than the others in the area, as there is a dirt road around it - bicycles are provided for 50 pesos. The ruins are similar to Chichen Itza though the site has a more rough feel. Lots of shade here,...More

1  Thank PinaColada19
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These Mayan ruins are a LONG way back into the jungle and perhaps you should consider a rental bike (readily available). Certainly a guide is well worth the few Pesos. The area is highlighted by a lovely lake with a zip-line going across. This lake...More

Thank Larry P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a hire car so arranged this trip ourselves. It was an easy drive to get there and we visited local cenotes after which we really enjoyed. We hired a local guide at the front which cost 600 pesos. I’m glad we did hire...More

1  Thank Leanne S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the pedal cab around the ruins. Two ball courts made it different from many others. Could climb on all of them. It was very hot. There are many unexcavated buildings. Will be more and more to see as the restoration continues. Better places to...More

Thank Alice2023
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Namrina
4 March 2018|
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Response from dbrown46 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the time but I am sure you can check on line to find out. One consideration about arrival time though is the weather since it can be significantly hotter later in the afternoon than it is first thing in the... More
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Jim K
25 February 2018|
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Response from Sandra62064 | Reviewed this property |
It was really busy when we were there around 2ish...try and go early in the morning before the tour groups get there
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Ltr55
24 February 2018|
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Response from Cookc61462 | Reviewed this property |
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