Jump off the tourist bus. Jump on a bike! For beginner and intermediate cyclists Yucatan´s gentle profile provides a more intimate glimpse of daily life and the hospitality for which it is renown. From the village of Ek Balam it´s a 20 minute cycle ride to the archaeological zone and cenote Xcanche. Friendly Maya villages, untouristed cenotes and local farms are also easy to access on bike. There are several places to rent bikes in and near Ek Balam, so get yourself in gear!