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Private Mayan Underworld Tour: A Playa Del Carmen Trip


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Approximately 5 hours 

  • Start time

    8:00 a.m. 

  • Meeting Point

    Restaurante Ocho, at the corner of 4th Street and 15th Avenue (Calle 4 con Avenida 15)

  • Ending Point

    Same as the meeting point 

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Journey below the Earth’s surface and discover the Mayan Underworld as part of a private tour!
  • Gaze upon some absolutely awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites!
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in a crystal-clear cenote!
  • Make your way through a dense, protected jungle that’s home to jaguars!
  • Hear about ancient beliefs connected to the Underworld in Mayan culture!
  • Take part in an age-old Mayan ritual!
  • Meet your friendly, private guide!


Travel underground for an unforgettable Mexico experience when you take the Private Mayan Underworld Tour: A Playa del Carmen Trip!

With your Private Maya Underworld Tour: A Playa del Carmen Trip tickets, you’ll reach a sacred location revered by the Mayan civilization. Explore a massive, ancient cave system during your Mexico vacation and returning home with a new hobby: Caving! Walk through a dense jungle that’s highly protected because of the many majestic jaguars that live there! Then, grab a headlamp and helmet as we explore fascinating caves that contributed to Mayan lore. Gazing at fascinating stalagmites and stalactites is what to do in Playa del Carmen!

After greeting your friendly, private local guide at Restaurante Ocho, you’ll escape the city and make your way to the forest. Then, discover the enigmatic Mayan Underworld, which is also called the sacred Xibalba. Feel refreshed when you swim in crystal-clear cenote and learn why Xibalba is an important part of Mayan beliefs. Finally, participate in an age-old Mayan ritual before enjoying a short snack break. It’s one of the most adventurous things to do in Playa del Carmen if you want to delve deep into Mexico’s history!


  • Private Mayan Underworld Tour: A Playa del Carmen Trip
  • A 5-hour, guided caving experience in Playa del Carmen
  • Transportation
  • Helmet and lamp rental
  • Water shoes
  • Park admission
  • One snack
  • One bottle of water
  • Private live guide and commentary


  • Wetsuit/swimsuit
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes early.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

If you want to enjoy a swim, you can bring along a swimsuit, towel, and change of clothes.

Children below 12 years will have to sit this one out.

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

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