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Time travel

To wander among these ancient stones with only spider and howler monkeys as company is magical. I... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
TangoJ
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Alexandria, Virginia
Breathtaking

As part of a shore excursion we visited the pyramids of Dzibanche. Once you walk to the area the... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Rafyalva
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Coral Springs, Florida
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Ancient Mayan city with impressive pyramids and buildings.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“native choice” (19 reviews)
“cruise ship” (11 reviews)
“howler monkeys” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chetumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

To wander among these ancient stones with only spider and howler monkeys as company is magical. I admit we had a guide -- very informative, gentle, lovely. It is not as extensive (yet) as many of the ruins further north in Yucatan, but the jungle...More

1  Thank TangoJ
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

As part of a shore excursion we visited the pyramids of Dzibanche. Once you walk to the area the view is just breathtaking. It is so well kept and the surroundings are impressive! There are different pyramids in this area and you can tell that...More

1  Thank Rafyalva
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was our first trip to see Mayan Ruins and took the longer tour to Dzibanche. Both our tour guide (Casey) and driver (Melvyn) were first rate! If this is your thing, it is worth the trip - good people! I went with my two...More

Thank jollydone
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We have visited most of Mexico' big name Mayan sites (Chichen Itza, Palenque, Uxmal, Labna, Yaxchilan, Bonampak, etc) so it was great to be able to visit this more out of the way place. We were on a cruise docking at Costa Maya and took...More

5  Thank andmar
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Close to Chetumal and easy to reach with rental car. The road conditions are pretty good. The site is in the middle of jungles.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I really wanted to visit these pyramids when our cruise ship was in Costa Maya. People kept telling us not to book shore excursions on our own and always go through the cruise line, especially when traveling far away from the port. I read all...More

2  Thank OurNCFamily
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very interesting and nice place in the jungle. Unfortunately the road is not very good, but driving slowly, will word the trip.

Thank kartikmexico
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a nice and compact site. It is cool in the morning and there is lots of shade. Two hours max to see it and then on adjacent sites.

Thank r0n69
Reviewed 26 February 2017

4th Century Mayan ruins in the raw. Well worth the long coach (air conditioned) trip with a very knowledgeable guide & driver! Great photograph opportunities and climbs to the top of the temples - Great!!! Indian Jones - eat your heart out!

1  Thank Robin P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Well worth the visit if you love learning about Mayan history and walking through ruins of pyramids, plazas and lush greenery. Off the beaten path and out of the way, the crowds are low and you can climb the steep pyramids if you dare for...More

1  Thank LPLoveToTravel
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Wendy H
26 March 2017|
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Response from Gershwin12 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you had a misspelling when you tried but according to google maps it's a 1 hr and 15 min drive
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irwin s
26 December 2016|
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Response from Anne T | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to sign up for admission through a tour company. Other than that, I don't know.
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