SAN GERVASIO MAYAN RUINS & CHOCOLATE EXPERIENCE

4.5 hours | Cozumel | CZM-305
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$ 49.95
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Points of Interest

  • Beaches
  • Mayan Ruins
Includes snack, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

WHAT YOU VISIT
- San Gervasio
Dating back to 100 B.C., San Gervasio's noted as the largest, most important and only official archaeological site on Cozumel. As you tour the ruins in this lush rainforest setting, you'll see a variety of ancient fragments of the temples and sculptures, as well as the ruins of nine buildings connected by three roads. Inside the Temple of the Hands, you'll be intrigued by the small handprints on the walls of mysterious origins.

- Mayan Cacao Company
Learn more about Mayan customs and heritage with a stroll around this interactive place. Visit a Mayan house and witness how Mayan people used to live, explore the secrets to Mayan culinary and gardening techniques, watch a chocolate demonstration and experiment with chocolate mixing, using ingredients such as chili and honey.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
A stop at El Mirador rewards you with picture-postcard-pretty shots of the rugged eastern coastline and unusual rock formations that's carved by the sea into the shape of a natural bridge. The waves here are dramatic, forming tide pools and jagged spires set against the sapphire blue of the Caribbean Sea.

SNACK
Enjoy sampling a freshly prepared tortilla topped with a rich, chocolaty sauce at the Mayan Cacao Company.

SHOPPING
At the end of your tour of the Mayan Cacao Company, be sure to visit the store, where you can browse an incredible variety of cocoa products, from lotions and soaps to sauces and decadent artisan chocolate bars.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
A scenic driving tour around this unspoiled island showcases the spectacular vistas of its windswept shores.

Special Notes:

Care should be taken as the surfaces can be slippery, uneven and rough. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and not considered suitable for those with mobility concerns. Flat, comfortable, closed-toe walking shoes; sun caps; sunglasses; sunscreen, cash for extras and insect repellant are suggested. There is a government tax of $5-8 USD on the use of video cameras at each site. No tripods and/or professional video cameras are allowed. Flash photos are not allowed inside the ruins due to the delicate nature of the displays. No food is allowed in the ruins.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transfer from the ship's pier to San Gervasio Ruins Site

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Travel time:
00:35

Visit of theSan Gervasio Ruins Site

Transport type:
Walking
Time at site:
01:30

Transfer & Scenic Ride from ruins site to El Mirador

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Travel time:
00:30

Photo Stop at El Mirador

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
00:20
Free time at site:
20

Transfer time to the Mayan Cacao Company

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Travel time:
00:15

Visit The Mayan Cacao Company & Mayan Village

Time at site:
01:00
Free time at site:
60

Scenic Drive to the ship's pier

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Transportation
Travel time:
00:20