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From Tulum: Mayan ruins & Sian Kaan Nature Reserve Tour

1. From Tulum: Mayan ruins & Sian Kaan Nature Reserve Tour

Explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Muyil and the Sian Kaan Nature Reserve on a half-day tour from Tulum. You will encounter a variety of birds, plants, and animals before wandering through the ruins to discover the incredible history of this ancient civilization. After being picked up from Tulum you will be transferred to the Sian Kaan Nature Reserve. Walk through this inspiring eco-preserve to the highest point in the reserve and gaze out at an unblemished jungle filled with hundreds of species of birds, plants, and animal life. Enjoy a small hike before a boat ride through the trading canals of the ancient Maya civilization and visit the Maya temple of Xlapak. You will see the detailed facades of these old ruins, located at the bottom of the river valley. Next, float and swim back down through the canals between mangroves and gently make your way back out into the crystal-clear waters around the peninsula. Onboard, enjoy an assortment of Mexican snacks and lunch as the sun sets over this beautiful landscape. Experience the very best of this region. The food, the culture, the nature, and a bit of relaxation in the water make this a perfect day trip.

Riviera Maya: Muyil and Sian Kaʼan Guided Day Trip

2. Riviera Maya: Muyil and Sian Kaʼan Guided Day Trip

Do you want to be part of a magical adventure that combines history and nature? Let our professional guide take you to the archaeological area of Muyil and the nature reserve of Sian Kaan. Indulge yourself in an unparallel nature exploration, and don't miss the chance to explore the Mayan history hidden in Muyil. Through mangroves, appreciate a different sunset submerged in the water. Start this adventure exploring the archeological site of Muyil with the comments and tales of your experienced guide. Don't miss the chance of taking a picture of impressive Mayan buildings such as El Palacio Rosa, El Castillo, and La Plaza de la Entrada. Walk into the jungle and be amazed by its natural beauty. Freely explore and look for a local restaurant to keep on with your adventure recharge. Navigate on the waters of Sian Kaan enclosed by mangroves that draw the bath through the water. Your guide will take you to a freshwater cenote where you will have the chance to search for manta rays. Be aware and search for crocodiles, birds, and even manatees! Keep sailing through the lagoon until you meet the sea. The sun will be set so don't miss a second and jump into the water to appreciate the sunset floating.

Río Lagartos: Biosphere Reserve and Las Coloradas Pink Lakes

3. Río Lagartos: Biosphere Reserve and Las Coloradas Pink Lakes

See the beauty of Rio Lagartos, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve home to a rich diversity of landscapes and ecosystems such as mangroves, forests, lagoons, and more. Admire the pink lakes at Las Coloradas on this full-day tour too. Begin with an early pickup from accommodation in Cancun or Playa del Carmen. From there, you’ll make your way to the busy town of Valladolid for a cup of coffee and a snack. Head to Rio Lagartos after a brief pit stop, and upon arrival, skip the crowds and board a private boat to enjoy the scenery of the reserve. Cruise around the reserve with a friendly guide pointing out the numerous local flora and fauna, potentially catching glimpses of flamingos, pelicans, sea turtles, and crocodiles. Stop by the beautiful pink lakes at Las Coloradas (the color of the water depends on weather and chemical conditions) and snap a few photos. After, enjoy a stop for lunch before heading back to your accommodation.

Raccon Ecopark Cenotes, Flamingos, Salt mines and Mayan site

4. Raccon Ecopark Cenotes, Flamingos, Salt mines and Mayan site

The tours starts at the eco park of el “Corchito” this is where the mangroves can be fully appreciated, both inside and out. Swim and explore while taking photos and relax while seeing the animals around is a good way to start the tour. Visit the pink waters “Bath Salt” get a pedicure with the time, depending on the time of year, regional food will be available. Explore a small Mayan site, where you can climb around. Learn more about the Mayans who were here almost 1800 years ago. See flamingos and beautiful birds. Learn about their lives and how in recent times that has come to change.

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What people are saying about Yucatán

A highly recommended activity! This was by far the best activity on our recent holiday to Tulum. Ursula our tour guide was amazing, super friendly and supportive. The tour provider (Mexico Kan Tours) were great with communication and making sure our hotel pick up was organised very easily.

Alondra is an incredible guide! Friendly and knowledgeable. We had the best day with her and made friends with our fellow travelers. The float was incredible and we had a delicious vegetarian meal at the lagoon. A wonderful experience!!!

Our tour guide ceesal was so passionate and knowledgeable. He made the whole experience great even though it was raining for most of it. Lunch was lovely and the floating down the rivet was such a unique experience. I highly recommend.

Fantastic tour in the middle of nature, swimming in the lagoon was a great experience.

Loved our guide and floating down the water was a once in a lifetime experience