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Xcambo Ruins Tours and Tickets
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All reviews off the beaten path dune buggies mayan empire pink flamingos an easy drive mosquito repellent dirt road catholic church our tour guide worth a visit salt site jungle marsh ruins route sodas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very small if you compare with Calakmul or Palenque, for example. Entrance fee is 75 pesos and I think is expensive for whath it is. Not crowded when I visited

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank barbierikab
Reviewed May 22, 2019

We visited the Xcambo Ruins as a part of an excursion through Carnival Cruises and it did not disappoint. It cost $5 to enter with our group and we received a brief history from our tour guide. He then allowed us to explore on our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Kassiec74
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Easy short drive out from progreso. A bit tricky to find. Very quiet site, we were the only ones there for about an hour. Can park relatively close to the main ruin (& catholic church built in the middle). Small cenotes. Reasonable entrance fee, pickup...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank im44
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Xcambo was not too far from where we spent the night, so we took a slight detour and paid a visit. From here it is an easy drive to Merida with very little traffic. As others have noted, Xcambo is not impressively large, but is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 73Duck
Reviewed January 9, 2019

After visiting the nearby saltworks at Laguna Rosada it seemed logical to follow the short route the salt would have taken hundreds of years ago to Xcambo (also spelled Xtampu, which is a Mayan variation of the name of the town). This was an industrial,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank caromex13
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Our visit was through Carnival Cruise. It began in street legal (barely) dune buggies from Progreso out to the site, which added to the fun. Having been to Chichen Itza on another occasion, I was prepared for crowds...which were non-existent. The site is a recent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank tommE7232TN
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to see some ruins. It was quiet and not terribly crowded. There was some shade to get away from the hot, hot sun (even in December!) Get your pic from the top! Great views from up there. You will need bug spray. On...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ashleighhill1
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

These were in good shape. You have the ability to climb up the stairs in a few spots. Excellent for pictures. Don’t forget the bug spray 😊

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful & quiet place, the Maya ruins are amazing! We paid about $7.00 USD to enter with our car right at the front of the pyramids. You will see many wild life, we saw many iguanas. Please wear pants and mosquito repellent,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doritachula
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Stunning set of ruins that you can climb well worth the drive plus your get to see some amazing pink lakes on the way with stunning flamingos very beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
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honutattoo
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Russ B |
Another option is Dzibilchaltun, about 20 minute Uber ride from Progreso. From parking lot to archaeological site is about 1/3 to 1/2 mile. But, there is a gravel road that you might be able to use to get close by car... More
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