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Cenotes X'kekén & Samulá (Samulhá), Dzitnup

X'kekén was discovered by a farmer when his little pig fell into the cenote giving its name, as X'kekén means "pig" in Mayan.
5:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 17:00

Cenotes X'kekén & Samulá (Samulhá), Dzitnup information

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CENOTES X'KEKéN & SAMULá (SAMULHá), DZITNUP INFORMATION & ACTIVITIES

THINGS TO DO & VISIT IN CENOTES X'KEKéN & SAMULá (SAMULHá), DZITNUP



X'kekén was discovered by a farmer when his little pig fell into the cenote giving its name, as X'kekén means "pig" in Mayan.

$125
recommended stay 5:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 17:00

Cenotes X'keken (Xkeken) & Samula (Samulha), Dzitnup - Both cenotes are cave type.
In X'keken the sun passes through a small natural hole at the top of the dome, illuminating the interior.
Samulá is large and has lower and depth parts, you can swim.

Services: Restaurant, snack bar, tequila tasting, craft shops and regional clothes shops, pictures with exotic birds, dressing rooms, parking, lockers, WiFi, restrooms and rental of: bikes, towels, lifevests, ATVs...

There are also offered horse rideback and bike guided tours to Dzitnup town.

The estimated cost is the access fee per person to both cenotes

Easy / light physical activity

arts and/or culture , biking , ATV , horse riding , other sports , scuba diving , other aquatic activities

arts and/or culture
bikingATVhorse riding
other sports
scuba divingother aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Services | Also suitable for

food service , kids, good for children

food service
kids, good for children
Attraction categories
cenote / water springother natural landscapes


$270 MXN
recommended stay 4:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 17:00

Access fee to both cenotes + ATV

Easy / light physical activity

ATV , other aquatic activities

ATV
other aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Also suitable for

kids, good for children

kids, good for children
Attraction categories
cenote / water springcavesother natural landscapes


$220 MXN
recommended stay 4:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 17:00

Access fee to both cenotes + hoseback riding

Easy / light physical activity

horse riding , other aquatic activities

horse riding
other aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Also suitable for

kids, good for children , elders

kids, good for childrenelders
Attraction categories
cenote / water springcavesother natural landscapes


$80 MXN
recommended stay 2:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
09:00 - 17:00

Access to only one cenote

Easy / light physical activity

other aquatic activities

other aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Also suitable for

kids, good for children , elders

kids, good for childrenelders
Attraction categories
cenote / water springcavesother natural landscapes
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Recommendations

To swim in cenotes bring your swimsuit, a visor or goggles, and life jacket (even if you know how to swim).

To dive in Yucatan it's necessary to have a diving center presence, which you can request in Merida.

It is advisable to have proper diving certification, carry complete and in good condition equipment, and have a technical guide Dive Master or Full Cave Dive depending on the diving site.

It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water. Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September.

Every modification alters the ecosystem, leave nature sites, elements and its fauna as found.

Care for nature! Bring bags to take all your litter and garbage back with you; take special care of glassware and / or campfires.

Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September. Stay hydrated and dress accordingly.

Where is Cenotes X'kekén & Samulá (Samulhá), Dzitnup and how to get to Cenotes X'kekén & Samulá (Samulhá), Dzitnup, Valladolid, Yucatán

Cenotes X'kekén & Samulá (Samulhá), Dzitnup location

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Carretera Mérida-Valladolid, 3 km. antes de llegar a Valadolid, desviación a la comunidad de Dzitnup
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Valladolid Cenotes X'kekén y Samulá
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
0:15 hours
$40 MXN
The van is taken from Street 39, between streets 46 & 44, downtown, Valladolid (next to the bus station)
0:15 hours
$50 MXN
Mérida - Valladolid
2nd class bus
bus
3:00 hours
$234 MXN
ADO Buses. From Mérida CAME bus station: Street 70, between 69 and 71.
bus
2:15 hours
$372.0 MXN
car
2:00 hours
$727.0 MXN
First-timer Mayan Route
Includes the estimated fuel cost of a roundtrip from Mérida and the toll at Pisté.
car
3:00 hours
$694.2 MXN
MID - Valladolid - F. Carrillo P. - S...
Take Valladolid highway to F. Carrillo Puerto. From Felipe Carrillo Puerto, take 8 km of the federal highway Felipe Carrillo Puerto - Chetumal and turn right, keep going for 2.5 km on a white dirt road heading for Ocom lagoon which is approximately 20 minutes.
car
3:40 hours
$620 MXN
Valladolid - Río Lagartos
From ADO bus station. Timetable via Tizimín: 4:30am, 11:00am, 1:30pm. In Tizimín you can take bus or colectivo; service may vary to include San Felipe,Panaba and Las Coloradas.
bus
1:20 hours
$98.0 MXN
Valladolid - Kaua
1:30 hours
$0.0 MXN
Valladolid - Chemax
$25 each way
bus
0:30 hours
$50 MXN

Routes and daytrips

Route Un par de días en Valladolid :
13 places
2 days
~$1360
Map for recommended route Un par de días en Valladolid

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