Rio Lagartos & Ek Balam

Río Lagartos (Alligator River) is a fishing village populated by flamingos (amd Mexicans). (It is famous for pink waters of the nearby salt mines. A paradise for all nature lovers, Río Lagartos is home to a great diversity of flora and fauna: 400 species of birds, 100 species of fish, about 105 species of reptiles and 57 of mammals.

Ek Balam is an unique, interesting and lesser-known Mayan Ruins site with impressive structures that is surrounded by dense jungle. In Maya language The word Ek Balam means “black jaguar”. The city is composed of several temples, two palaces and a large pyramid (El Torre) which is located in the center. Buildings were designed in the northern Petén architectural style.

The tour:

A trip to Ek Balam – hidden in the jungle Mayan archaeological zone. Sightseeing: Central Square, Stale Platform, Acropolis Pyramid, the Arc, the Twin House and the Ballgame Court. Transfer Rio Lagartos nature reserve.
Cruise by boats throuhg the calm waters of the lagoon. Observation of pink flamingos, pelicans, ibises, eagles and other species of wading birds. You even have the opportunity to see crocodiles living in the lagoon. Lunch. Return to the hotel.

What to take with you:

Sun protection, swimming suit, towel. Additional snacks and water. We recommend that visitors use eco-friendly sunblock, because this helps to preserve the environment.

Price includes: transportation from / to the hotel, tickets, 6-people boats, water, lunch.

Price does not include: other beverages and tips.