Call us today on 020 7644 1755

Coba Jungle, Canoe Rappel and more

Duration: Half Day

coba jungle, canoe rappel and more

Come to visit one of the most extensive archaeological sites in the world! Experience the unique thrill of discovering the wonders of the ancient Mayan civilisation in this unique full day excursion! Hike through the dense tropical jungle, sail away in typical canoes and kayaks, learn the techniques of rappel and swim in breathtaking cenotes! All of this and much more on this unique excursion that will show you the best of the enchanting Mayan world!

On this fabulous day trip we start off at the historical site of Coba, a beautiful and mysterious place that is also home to the highest Mayan pyramid in the area. Its name meaning “ruffled waters” and derived from the 5 lakes in the vicinity; Coba also stands as one of the oldest Mayan settlements on the peninsula.

From here we continue towards the site of Tres Reyes to start the real adventure.  Now is when all the excitement really begins! First we’ll be teaching you the technique of rappel at no less than 5ft over the spectacular jungle that fills this outstanding sinkhole system. You will be rappelling all the way down into this incredible jungle and admiring the awe-inspiring views that can be appreciated from these daunting heights. Next you’ll be doing some Z-line crossing where you will be harnessed to our line allowing you to fly open air at 200ft above a dry cenote surrounded by pristine jungle vegetation.

Your next vigorous and exciting activity will be in a quite different setting. This time it will take place at water as you kayak you way down into the beautiful “Laguna del Mono”. We will be gently cruising along this breathtaking lagoon in one of our rustic canoes or kayaks. While navigating across these tranquil waters you will be able to visually explore the outstandingly beautiful natural surroundings that adorn this mystical landscape.

We will proceed with a gentle 20 minute walk through the jungle during which you’ll have the opportunity to admire and appreciate the local flora and fauna with its many rare plant species as well as the wondrous lively creatures that make these spectacular grounds come to life. This jungle hike will come to an end once we arrive to one of the area’s breathtaking and crystalline cenotes where you’ll have the chance to indulge in an amazing swimming experience whilst surrounded by the grandeur of the forest.

After this refreshing splash we continue for a wonderful Mayan feast against this green jungle backdrop.  Take the time to savour an authentic Mayan culinary experience beyond comparison and sample these typical dishes made from ancient recipes.

We finish off with a visit to an ancient Mayan Village in Coba to take an insightful one hour tour of one of the most important and oldest Mayan treasures in the region. In this majestic archaeological site you will find imposing legendary temples as well as the ancient ball game area. You have the option to either walk or rent a bicycle for the incredible 1.5 km journey to the Nohoch Muul pyramid, the tallest of all found in the Yucatan Peninsula. From atop this incredible pyramid you will enjoy the most breathtaking views of the amazing sub-tropical jungle that engulfs this millenary ancient Mayan site.

An excursion to suit only the most daring and adventurous as this is a tour that requires lots of physical activity and a positive energetic attitude. All true explorers out there will be more than satisfied with all the many exciting activities this excursion has prepared for you. An unforgettable experience exploring the treasures of the Mayan world!

Mexico and Cancun Holidays Browse all

Best Value

From £1059 per person
taste of yucatan + allegro playacar

Taste of Yucatan + Allegro Playacar

From £1139 per person
hotel casa blanca + all ritmo cancun resort and waterpark

Hotel Casa Blanca + All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

Enjoy a relaxing holiday in a fantastic location in the cultural centre of Mexico City within close proximity to the...

From £1219 per person
me miami + all ritmo cancun resort and waterpark

Me Miami + All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

ME Miami offers a cutting-edge experience amidst the cosmopolitan heart of Downtown Miami. A modern hotel decorated...

From £1249 per person
hilton miami downtown + Grand Oasis Tulum

Hilton Miami Downtown + Grand Oasis Tulum

From Miami to Cancun, this is the ideal package for anyone craving a fun filled getaway. Enjoy a four-night stay at the...

From £1249 per person
taste of yucatan + dreams sands cancun resort and spa

Taste of Yucatan + Dreams Sands Cancun Resort and Spa

Overview The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf...

Talk to a specialist

sejal

Call 020 7644 1755 to speak with our award-winning travel consultants.

Opening hours 10:30 - 17:30 GMT

Related articles for Mexico and Cancun

Mexico and Cancun News

Browse all Mexico and Cancun News

Cancun set for another successful tourism year with new hotels, expansions and events

After the success of 2016 and record-breaking visitor number, Cancun is celebrating further growth this year in its tourism industry. Over the next few months, the coastal region in Mexico will open another five hotels with at least 2,300 guest rooms, renovate several existing hotels and resorts, expand its international airport, and host a number of music and food festivals.

Mexico becomes world’s eighth most popular tourist destination in UNWTO report

Mexico has become the eighth most popular tourist destination in the world, according to UNWTO. The country recorded 35 million visitors in 2016, which was a nine per cent increase in international arrivals. Mexico is expected to reach the top five rankings soon after the number of visitors since 2012 has increased by 50 per cent. The most popular locations include Cancun, the Riviera Maya, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta.

Adults-only Temptation Cancun Resort in Mexico to reopen in Autumn, 2017

The Temptation Cancun Resort will reopen its doors this autumn, following an extensive renovation programme. Redesigned by Karim Rashid, the adults-only resort in Mexico has 428 guest rooms with balconies or terraces located over the building’s seven floors, plus facilities including eight gourmet restaurants, five bars, a full-service spa, and two swimming pools.