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From Cancún: Day Trip to Las Coloradas and Ek Balam

Product ID: 153819
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See the amazing pink lakes of Las Coloradas and the Mayan ruins of Ek Balam on a day trip from Cancún. Get back to nature in the mangrove forests of the Rio Lagartos biosphere reserve and more.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Your pick-up details will be sent by email after booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the pink salt lakes of Las Coloradas
  • Get back to nature in the Rio Lagartos biosphere reserve
  • Marvel at the Mayan ruins of Ek Balam
Full description
Discover the very best of nature, history and culture on an incredible day trip from Cancún. See the extraordinary pink lakes of Las Coloradas and marvel at the rosy glow against the blue sky. Keep a look out for resident birdlife, including beautiful flamingos.

Get back to nature in the mangrove forests of the Rio Lagartos biosphere reserve. Travel by boat through the mangroves looking for birds and crocodiles. Hope to catch the amazing spectacle of flamingos running on water!

Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch of the freshest ingredients you've ever had, and then explore the well-preserved ruins of the Mayan city of Ek Balam. Climb the Acropolis for incredible views from the top and marvel at the pristine carvings and artwork that has stood the test of time.
  • Bilingual guide
  • Transportation
  • Boxed breakfast/lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Seafood lunch
  • Guided tour of Las Coloradas and Rio Lagartos
  • Free time in Ek Balam
What’s Not Included
  • Any other activities in Cancún or the Yucatán Peninsula
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • 10 USD natural park entry fee per person to be paid in cash to the tour guide
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable beachwear and waterproof closed-toe shoes
• Bring an extra set of clothes, a bathing suit and a towel
• Sunscreen and insect repellent should be 100% biodegradable
• Bring a credit or debit card and some cash to pay for any service not mentioned as included
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Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 64 reviews
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Product ID: 153819