Yellow Monkey Tour

Mexico (Yucatan), Punta Laguna: Spider Monkey! Photo: Thomas Alboth

Climb one of the most symbolic and the tallest temple in the Yucatan Peninsula, Nohoch Mul in Coba archaelogical site; meet the Spider and howling monkeys that peacefully live at Punta Laguna Monkey Sanctuary. Punta Laguna is a local Mayan co-op that work to preserve their natural and cultural wealth. On our visit we will not only see monkeys freely jumping from branch to branch, we will also kayak in their beautiful lagoon, rappel down the cenote of the skulls, participate in a Mayan ceremony and zip-line over the lagoon. An ideal experience for family or friends!

Duration: 1 day (7 hours approx.)
Category: Adventure and Nature
Departs: Daily (all year round)
Language: Spanish, English, French, Italian and ASL.

Price: 110USD  per person


Special price for groups of 10-12 people: 90USD per person


*Due to the van’s petrol consumption the price might vary depending on where you are lodged. Contact us for specific details.


  1. In the morning we will travel back in time and visit one the gems of the Mayan Empire during the Classic Period, Coba archaelogical site. Towering over the tropical forest, the main temple measures 42m tall, counts with 120 steps and was the main site for numerous rituals and ceremonies.
  2. After this hour and a half walk back in time, a delicious organic and traditional Mayan lunch will bring us back to present time and allow us to discover how Mayans live now a days.
  3. With full bellies, we will head to the monkey sactuary of Punta Laguna. Right at the time when we will visit, the monekys are heading back from feeding in other areas. Our local guide will take you through narrow paths imitating the monkey’s sounds who will respond back and playfully swing from branch to branch.
  4. At this point the adventure has only started. Set up with the appropiate gear, you will kayak across the beautiful lagoon and zip-line over it.
  5. if this was not enough, you{ll participate in a ceremony guided by the community’s shaman to ask the permission of the Gods and spirits to enter the underworld. It is then that you will rappel down the cenote of Skulls, stage for numeours human sacrifices in ancient times!


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Comfortable transportation to and from Hotel.
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Professional guides

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Snack and Traditional Lunch  *If you are vegetarian or have any allergies please let us know .

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