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About Ek Balam Tour Guide Cancun

Welcome to GPS-enabled professionally-narrated offline walking tour of Ek Balam, City of Black Jaguar - Mayan Ruins!

Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour.

Ek Balam
Discover how the Mayans preserved the tombs of their kings at Ek Balam. The tour will show you an extremely well-preserved stucco facade of the Jaguar altar, the fascinating view from the top of the Ek Balam pyramid, and beautiful wall carvings of that time.

This tour of Cancun’s Ek Balam includes:

■ Welcome to Ek Balam
■ Civilization
■ Visitors Centre
■ History
■ Sacbe
■ Defensive Wall
■ Entrance Arch
■ Mayan Ballgame
■ Ball court
■ Ceremonial Circular Steam Bath
■ Religion
■ Architecture
■ The Acropolis
■ Hieroglyphic Serpents
■ The Tomb
■ Top of the Pyramid
■ South Plaza


■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.

■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.

■ Works offline
No data, cellular or even wireless network connection needed while taking the tour. Download over Wi-Fi/Data Network before your tour.

■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.

■ Award-winning platform
The app developers received the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use it for over a million tours/year.


Check out the totally free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.


■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack.

Additional tours of México’s Mayan Ruins near Cancun now available!

■ Tulum Ruins
Explore the intriguing history of the Tulum Ruins while strolling through its temples. Dive into Tulum’s history and learn about its rise to power, its significance as a port, the small but famous temple of frescoes, and its unique hurricane warning technology.

Chichen Itza:
Unearth the secrets of the advanced Mayan culture by exploring this famous archaeological site. This comprehensive self-guided tour will guide you through Chichen Itza’s iconic step pyramid El Castillo, explore the Great Ball Court, and discover the ancient Mayan culture.

■ Coba Ruins
Explore this ancient ruin which boasts the largest network of sacbe (white stone roads) in the world, learn about the ancient Mayans and their culture, and unearth the mystery, significance, and history of Coba.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.

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All the historical information was amazing! The gps functionality was spot on and we had a amazing tour. Definitely worth the price!
A Google user
Worth the price. It was fun and infotmative. Very cool that the audio triggers by your Gps location.
Altu 01
We used this app for touring Ek Balam and also Tulum Ruins. It added a lot to experience, detailed and well narrated information. The stories were powerful and engaging! Would recommend this app!
Elizabeth Smith
Nice App. Everything worked well. We enjoyed the tour. We also downloaded Tulum and Chichen tours too. They were very good.
A Google user
The app had great and interesting stories. Overall great app!