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Rio Lagartos, Las Coloradas and Ek Balam Day Trip

Product ID: 163254
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Discover the historic and natural treasures of the Yucatán Peninsula with a visit to a crocodile sanctuary, a boat ride on the pink lagoons of Rio Lagartos and time to swim in the Ek Balam sinkhole.
About this activity
Duration 12 - 13 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
Spanish, English, German, French, Italian

Pick-up service

At your accommodation.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Marvel at the different colors of the lagoon of Rio Lagartos
  • Go for a swim in the pink waters of Las Coloradas
  • See thousands of flamingos in the wild
  • Bathe in the sacred waters of the Ek Balam sinkhole
  • Savor the flavors of Mexican food
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or apartment in Playa del Carmen or Cancun, and then journey by air-conditioned vehicle to the city of Temozón. Stop for a coffee and to taste some delicious antojitos (street food) before going to the Ek Balam cenote to explore one of the sacred sinkholes of the Maya civilization. Get some free time to explore the Ek Balam archaeological site at your own expense.

Encounter crocodiles in their natural habitat with a visit to a crocodile sanctuary, and look for flamingoes in the salt ponds of Las Coloradas. Marvel at the different shades of pink in the lagoons of Rio Lagartos during a boat ride through the mangroves. Keep a look out for different birdlife, including cormorants, ospreys, herons and pelicans.

Stop for lunch of salad, soft drinks and a main course of your choice from fresh fish, chicken or a vegetarian option. Get dropped off at your hotel at the end of an incredible day in the Yucatán Peninsula.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van
  • English-speaking driver
  • Certified English-speaking guide
  • Lunch at Rio Lagartos
  • Soft drinks
  • Accident insurance and medical expenses
  • Personalized experience
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)

When you get there

Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Bring sandals or flip flops, your swimming costume, a towel, sunglasses, a hat, biodegradable sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a camera and Mexican pesos in cash for expenses and tips