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  1. Mexico
  2. Quintana Roo
  3. Cancún
  4. Puerto Aventuras

Bacalar and Lake Tour from Cancún and Riviera Maya

Product ID: 149177
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Experience beautiful Lake Bacalar by boat on a full-day sightseeing tour from Cancún and the Riviera Maya. Discover the magic of the historical city and get an insight into its many traditions and Mayan ancestry.
About this activity
Duration 13 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

At your accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Get to know the traditions and charm of Bacalar
  • See the blue colors of the lake on a boat ride
  • Learn about its history from the Mayan civilization to the present day
Full description
Spend the day at the beautiful resort of Bacalar and get the chance to swim in one of the sacred sinkholes (cenote) of the Mayan civilization. Benefit from pick-up at your hotel and avail of the services of a certified bilingual guide as you travel to the city famous for its lake and colonial heritage.

Explore its pre-Columbian and pirate history and marvel at monuments such as the 18th-century Fortress de San Felipe. Included by the Mexican tourist board on the "Pueblo Mágico" list of towns that offer a magical experience, Bacalar is an enchanting place of extraordinary natural beauty.

Take a tranquil boat ride on Lake Bacalar to experience the city's laid-back, traditional charms from a different perspective. Enjoy an à la carte meal at a local restaurant, and trace the city's Mayan ancestry.
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Morning snack
  • Visit to Cenote Esmeralda
  • Visit to Cenote Cocalitos
  • Visit to the Pirate Route
  • À la carte lunch at a restaurant (1 beverage included, water or soda)
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable shoes (water shoes, adjustable sandals or tennis shoes) and light clothes
• Bring a cap or hat, your swimming costume and towel, a change of clothes, biodegradable sunscreen and cash for personal expenses
• This tour is ideal for families
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Yalku Tours

Product ID: 149177