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Ka'an Expeditions - Day Tours

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Address: Av. Calakmul S/N, Calakmul 24640, Mexico
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We at Ka´an Expeditions are committed in creating unforgettable experiences...

We at Ka´an Expeditions are committed in creating unforgettable experiences of interpretation and interaction with the history and nature of the region of Calakmul.Our bilingual certified naturalist guides will show you around the archaelogical sites of once the most important region of the Mayan culture, while spotting the wildlife of the 2nd most biodiversed area in the American continent, only after the Amazon.

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Great experience!

Luis was a great guide, he knew a lot about the site and about the mayas in general. He showed us details on the buildings. He also customized the length of the visit for us so we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Thuy-Mai H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luis was a great guide, he knew a lot about the site and about the mayas in general. He showed us details on the buildings. He also customized the length of the visit for us so we could drive to our next destination before night. The whole experience was totally worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The jungle is really amazing, you get the chance to see animals in their natural life and is awesome. The archeological sites are great and the views from the top are breathtaking, I so recommend to visit this place with a tour because you know a bit more about the civilizations and the way back is easier when tired. The... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the site with Luis from Kaan Expeditions. He arrived at our lodging to pick us up for the trip on time and was very well organized, experienced and knowledgeable about this site as well as other major Mayan sites. Yes, I would recommend this company for this tour.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family, wife and two 7 and 10 years old girls went on this expedition to Calakmul. Exequiel, "El Checo" took us. Drove all the way, showed us the place, explained us all and everything is to known about this fantastic place. History, their people, their culture, religion, weather, geology, animals, trees, legends...and more. He was an excellent guide, very... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luis was an excellent tour guide and gave a very thorough tour of Calakmul! We were a group of 9 and everyone was really friendly and Luis did a great job keeping us all together without herding us around. The ruins are so vast with very few travelers so you never feel like you're among a crowd. I also think... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ka'an Expeditions are a first class tour company. Our Guide Louis was extremely knowledgeable about the Mayan ruins and also helped us with our Spanish during the long drives. He was very people oriented and nothing was too much to ask.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ka'an Expeditions offers tours with experienced guides. The guides really know about the Mayan culture (some of them even have Mayan roots). Moreover, Ka'an Expeditions also offers Casa Ka'an with cozy houses inside a peaceful section of the jungle nearby Xpujil. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took the day tour of Calakmul ruins and the additional option of the bat cave on the way home. There were 6 of us in total on the tour and our guide was Eziekel- he was very knowledgeable about the ruins and mayan culture and history in general, but was also able to give information about the flora and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great tour! Luis was awesome - full of interesting history, patient yet got us to the bats with impeccable timing. Overall, it was the highlight of our vacation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you like adventure and prefer exploring less commercialised attractions, this a great option. Learning about Mayans makes you appreciate the rich culture of this part of the world, which remains unknown to many. Luis is Mayan himself, making him a great person to talk to about Mayans and their amazing history. We went on the adventure tour to Mayan... More 

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