BIRDWATCHING AND RUINS
Rio Lagartos is a wetland famed for its beauty and its enormous population of pink flamingos. Stretching over a vast area of nearly 155 square miles (250 sq km), Rio Lagartos is home to over 375 species of birds and lots of other unique wildlife. This tour will take you on a boat expedition through these famous wetlands, recognized by the United Nations in 1986, and to visit their famous pink salt baths.
It will also take you on a tour of Ek Balam, one of the gems of the Mayan ruins sites of the Riviera Maya. Here your guide will enlighten you about the amazing culture that is the Mayas, and their legacy. Stop in a Mayan Village, where you can interact with the local villagers and see how they live today. You'll also enjoy a home cooked meal in a Mayan Restaurant of Shrimp Crepes, Sea Trout Fillet, and Grouper Fillet with battered or grilled shrimp! Quite a feast!Rio Lagartos Tour Highlights
Take a boat trip through the Mangroves!
Experience birdwatching like you've never seen!
Watch the flamingos of Rio Lagartos Preserve!
Witness the natural pink Mayan Salt Baths!
Tour the Mayan Ruins of Ek Balam!
Visit a Mayan Village and learn their culture!
Eat a hot cooked lunch at a Mayan Restaurant!
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Where: Pickup at your Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya hotel, or meet at the ferry terminal downtown. Transportation from Cancun Hotels is available for $5.00 per person, paid in cash on the day of the tour.
How Long: 13 Hours Approximately.
WITH YOUR RESERVATION!
Kids: All ages are welcome. Kids prices apply to kids age 5 to 11. Kids under 5 years old are free.
This tour is offered in: English, Spanish, and Italian. If other than Spanish or English, please request in the special instructions box when booking.