LAGARTOS WITH EK BALAM

RIO LAGARTOS PRESERVE

Take a journey far away from the hustle and bustle of the cruise ships and beach clubs to the pristine wilderness preserve of Rio Lagartos, where flamingos outnumber people.  Home to 375 different species of birds, plus countless other animals, Rio Lagartos is truly an ecological tour wonderland, a photographic safari like few others in the world.  This unique expedition is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Rio Lagartos & Ek Balam Tour Highlights
  • Wind your way through mangrove-lined waterways on a small boat for only 7 people, spotting for wildlife and identifying many endemic species of birds!
  • Visit the salt mines; approximately 12 miles of pink lakes.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch of Shrimp Crepes, Sea Trout Filet and Grouper Filet with battered or grilled shrimp in a local waterfront palapa restaurant!
  • Tour the Ek Balam Mayan Ruins archaeological zone, one of the finest ruins sites in the Yucatan!
  • Stop in a small Mayan village, where you'll have an opportunity to see and learn the Mayan traditions and culture that is alive even today!
Cruise Passengers:   Sorry, this tour is too long for most cruise ship schedules. If you're in doubt, ask us.

When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM. If you have at least 6 people, we can do the tour any day of the week.

Where: Meet at the ferry terminal in Playa del Carmen. You will need to take the passenger ferry over from Cozumel on your own to meet this tour.  See Ferry Information

How Long: 12 Hours Approximately.

Includes:

  • English Speaking Naturalist Guides
  • Round-trip, Air-Conditioned Transportation
  • Small Groups, Personal Attention
  • Entrance Fee at Ek Balam
  • Hot Cooked Lunch at Waterfront Restaurant
  • One Drink with Lunch (Soft Drink or Beer)
  • Boat Trip
RIO LAGARTOS & EK BALAM
Adults Kids (6-12)
$119.00 $95.00
All Prices are Per Person, in U.S. Dollars
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Rio Lagartos

Rio Lagartos Tour

Ek Balam Tour

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Don't Forget:

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Biodegradable Sunblock
  • Camera
  • Eco-Friendly Insect Repellent
  • Change of Clothes
  • Plenty of Water
  • Good Walking Shoes
  • Hat

Kids:   All ages are welcome.  Kids prices apply to kids age 6 to 12.  Kids under 6 years old are free.

CRUISE TERMINAL LOCATIONS
Punta Langosta
Walk To Ferry
International Pier 7 Min. by Taxi
Puerta Maya 7 Min. by Taxi
Check with your ship to see which pier you are arriving at.
Taxis are lined up waiting for you as you get off the ship.  Very easy. Should cost only about $8.00 USD  from Intl and Puerta Maya piers. to get to the ferry terminal.
See Ferry Information