Kabah, Mayan Archeology Site

Kabah, Mayan Archeology Site


Ancient Maya “Strong Hand”

Also known as Kabahaucan or “Royal Snake in the Hand”


Open Daily from 10 am to 5 pm.

There is a watchman at the gate who will charge you the standard fee & extra for video cameras.

Admission 2013 43 pesos. Free on Sundays for nationals and Mexican residents.

Allow at least 1 1/2 to 32hours, especially if you like to climb.


You can stroll safely undisturbed throughout the site. Take good shoes as there is plenty of climbing- and a fair amount memory and batteries for your photographs. As this is site is in a somewhat remote area, take water and insect repellant. There are no restaurants, food vendors or lockers.

Dress according to the season you are visiting.


GPS – N20.24.53 W 089.38.50


Tours and tour buses go frequently to Kobah and generally make a combination package of sites along Highway 126.

Drive from Merida:

Take Highway 18o South and then turn to Mexico 261 also going south.

Drive approximately 76 KMs and the site in visible from the highway.  103 KMs – approximately 1 ½ hours.

Drive from Campeche:

From the Periferico take Highway 261 past Hopelchen and then the Campeche/Yucatan border. Drive past the turnoff to Sayil to Kabah. 152 KMs – approximately 2 hours.