Muyil and Sian Ka'an

Muyil (300-50 B.C.)- You will be impressed with the beauty of the pre-Columbian Mayan City of Muyil, located between two lagoons: Muyil and Chunyaxche.
It is part of the biosphere reserve of Sian Ka'an, meaning "Door to the Sky", having a surface of 617,000 acres, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sian Ka'an - At Sian Kaan biosphere reserve, you will feel like you are in heaven... the nature in this place is amazing: crystal colored waters combined with the special green of the jungle's exotic trees and multi-colored, bright flowers, the mangroves and colorful, noisy birds that contrast with a feeling of peace and tranquility.

ITINERARY

6:30 - 7:15 - Healthy Breakfast Buffett.
7:15 - Departure from the Lodge.
9:15 - Arrive to Muyil.
9:15 - 11:45 - You will visit an amazing Mayan City, very different from other Mayan ruins, then you will have a pleasant nature walk of 1.2 miles (2 km) through the jungle, observing the flora and fauna. In the middle of the jungle, you will climb the Atalaya Observation Tower and a little later, you will find Muyil Lagoon.
11:45 - 12:45 - Enjoy a delicious Box-Lunch: ham or turkey sandwich, salad, cheese, fruit and fruit juice and time to relax.
13:30 - 15:30 - Boat ride to discover the splendor of nature in Sian Ka'an, where you will navigate through Mayan channels that connect Muyil Lagoon with Chunyaxche Lagoon and the ocean. You will have the opportunity to float through natural currents in this incomparable eco-system, observing amazing tropical and colorful birds; there are 219 resident species of which 65 are migratory birds.
15:30 - Return to the Eco Adventure Lodge.
18:00 - Dinner Buffet, after dinner, enjoy any of the Lodge activities.

  • Archaeology
  • Mayan Ruins
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DISTANCE FROM THE LODGE

95 miles - (153 km)

WHAT TO BRING

Wear light clothes, shorts are very appropriate, comfortable shoes, swim suit, towel, cap, sun glasses, extra clothes, biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, some extra cash. Don"t forget your camera!

ADVENTURE INCLUDES

Transportation, bilingual guide, Attraction / Adventure Activities fees, lunch and tax,

NOT INCLUDED

Activities, meals and drinks in your free time.

HEALTH ADVICE:

SOME ACTIVITIES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR:

Pregnant women, person with hearth diseases, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension or claustrophobia.

NOTE:

Due to the number of people visiting Sian Ka'an being very restricted, by Biosphere Park Authorities, we may have to switch activities: first Sian Ka"an and then the Muyil ruins.

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