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.