Interesting tour where visitors will be able to immerse, in just one day, in all the historical and cultural sides of this region of Quintana Roo, known by the ancient Mayans as “the region of the Big Lakes”. The tour starts with a guided visit inside the archaeological site of Chacchoben, known as “the Red Corn city”, a very interesting spot that shows, not only temples and pyramids, but also the remains of the old town where the Mayans lived. After that, we visit the “Cenote Azul” (the blue cenote) in the “Magic Town” of Bacalar, where visitors will have the chance to swim in its cristal waters and have a drink. Lunch takes place in a cozy restaurant beside the famous Bacalar Lagoon, also known as “the 7 colors lagoon”. The tour ends visiting the San Felipe fortress in Bacalar, built by the Spaniards in the 18th Century, and that today has inside a museum that goes through the past of this wonderful region, since the prehispanic period until the creation of the current Quintana Roo State.
Our tour in Bacalar and Chacchoben will allow you to know the background and cultural roots of this region and visit some of its landmarks. The Chacchoben Mayan ruins and its interesting past, the "Cenote Azul", Bacalar and its famous "seven colors" lagoon and the "San Felipe" fortress, where you will learn more about this region's history, from prehispanic period until nowadays.
Departure: 9.00 am
Tour lenght: 8 hours
F&B: includes lunch in a restaurant
Minimum 2 people
WHAT DO I NEED?
The tour includes transportation, lunch and all the tickets to the archaelogical sites and museums visited during the day.
Comfortable clothes and swimming suit
Comfortable shoes for walking
Cap/hat and sunglasses
WHAT TO LOOK FOR?
Pyramids and archaeological sites
Spider monkeys and foxes
Aguilas y buitres zopilotes
Bacalar Magic Town