Cenote Tza Ujun Kat is probably the most popular of Homún, it is the municipal cenote, the one of the town, the pioneer of this great population full of magic cenotera. Its access and size facilities make it attractive for visitors.

CenoteTza Ujun Kat (mud sound) is undoubtedly one of the most popular among the Cenotes of Homún. It is one of the largest, with more comfortable access, with deep parts and short in the water, where you can stand and bathe calmly if you are not a good swimmer. The theme of easy access and low parts where you feel comfortable in the water is important for many.

Complete guide with the cenotes of Homún

An indicator of place for everyone is that cruise ship tourists who arrive in Progreso, population of the Yucatecan coast, choose the Tza Ujun Kat for its facilities. The proximity on the same corner of the road that crosses Homún from Restaurante El Cenote, a spacious place where you can taste Yucatecan food, is another factor that makes it comfortable. The restaurant is run by the Santa Rosa cenote, another of the most popular cenotes that is within walking distance.


Cenote Tza Ujun Kat

Cenote Tza Ujun Kat It is closed type inside grotto, with two entrances: one is the entrance with comfortable concrete stairs that you must go down to the cenote, and the other is the large opening formed by the collapse of the roof from the cenote, where natural light enters and makes it a very cozy cenote. When it rains a waterfall of fresh water falls on the central platform of the cenote to the crystal clear waters.

I did not see it but it is something that the cenote watcher, Eladio, explained to me, a guide who I found most interesting in getting to know the area. His phone in case you want to contact him: 99 92 195 669.

In the town of Homun There are many guides who offer their services to visit the cenotes, something that you can also do on your own. The guides show you photos of the different cenotes to make it easier for you to choose. The Tza Ujun Kat Sure it's between the menu.

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In the cenote Tza Ujun Kat can see hundreds of swallows fluttering around the grotto, something that in itself is worthy of contemplation. There is no cenote without magic. The formations of stalactites, stalagmites and some columns delight us in this cenote, full of beautiful corners. As you already know, my favorite cenotes are not the ones with a lot of cement, and the Tza Ujun Kat It has a large central platform with a large pot of different plants.

I would have loved to know the cenote Tza Ujun Kat in its most natural form, sure it won in spectacularity.

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LOCATION: cenote Tza Ujun Kat is located in Homún, in the only town, probably the most visited. Homun is to 50 km east of Merida. If you go from Mérida take the 59 street to the peripheral of the city, follow the sign for the road to Chichén Itzá, after 5 km there is a detour to Acanceh. Arrives at the village of Acanceh, then crosses Cuzamá and 5 km is Homún. Entering from Mérida, after the Town Hall services unit, at the El Cenote Restaurant, turn right and travel 50 meters. It is well indicated.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? You can go in trucks (buses) second class or collective (vans) that cross the 180 highway leaving Mérida, Valladolid or Piste. Bus leaves from the Northeastern terminal of Mérida, 67 x 52 and 50; 7: 45, 9: 15, 10: 45, 12: 30 and 14: 30 schedules; It costs 23 pesos. Another option is to go by bus, leave when they are filled in front of the same terminal, on 67 street and charge 25 pesos. They take between 1 hour and a little more the big bus. From Piste or Valladolid also arrive collectives.
SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: from 10 to 17 daily. There are services at the entrance.
PRICE: 20 mxn (Mexican pesos).
WHAT TO BRING? Light and light clothes, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen (use it after bathing), closed and comfortable shoes to protect you from insect bites, some water always goes well. The swimsuit and a towel or pareo to dry after the bath. It is a good option to wear a diving mask to better appreciate the place.
THE LAW OF THE GOOD CENOTERO: To avoid contaminating the delicate water of the cenotes, do not use body creams, or protectors, or repellents before entering them. Do not hang from the roots of the trees or touch the stalactites or do any other idiocy that damages the place.
CHARACTERISTICS OF CENOTE TZA UJUN KAT: It is a closed type cenote inside a cave, with 12 meters of free fall. The water mirror measures 30.5 meters long by 21.40 meters wide and a maximum depth of 18 meters.

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