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Wonders of Bacalar

Trip to paradise magical town of Bacalar in Mexico, where he will visit the beautiful lagoon of 7 colors and can cross it by boat, kayaking or diving in the famous Blue Cenote, learn about the history of Fort San Felipe and may take part in an extraordinary adventure Mayan jungle canopy.

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1, CANCUN - BACALAR

  • Meet & greet at the International Airport of Cancun, Quintana Roo.
  • Transfer to the hotel in Bacalar, about 4:30 hours by road.
  • Accommodation at 4 **** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan MP (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 2, BACALAR - BACALAR LAGOON - STRONG MUSEUM OF SAN FELIPE

  • 8:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 9:00: Boat ride on Lake Bacalar, known as the Lake of the 7 colors. On this tour you know the mangroves provide shelter for different species of birds, orchids and bromeliads can observe, learn about the stromatolites (freshwater corals) and can also swim, snorkel and exfoliate with mineral mud of this area.
  • 13:00: Time for lunch (price not included).
  • 14:30: Departure to the Museum Fuerte San Felipe, an imposing fortress built in the sixteenth century to protect the population from the frequent pirate attacks. Inside is the Museum of Piracy, where the history of the fort comes from the Mayans and the Caste War. You will see swords, guns, compasses, old guns and a splendid view of the lake.
  • Opposite the fort is the main square in Bacalar, in the village several wooden houses are preserved gable, painted with bright pastel done by the Caribbean sun. Behind a giant ceiba we find the Parish of San Joaquin, the pattern pueblo.
  • 18: 00: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4 **** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan MP (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 3, BACALAR - CENOTE AZUL - ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE CHACCHOBEN - BACALAR

  • 7:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00: Departure to the Blue Cenote, a site that offers the mystical beauty of the great cenotes; its shape resembles a small lagoon surrounded by jungle vegetation, except in the mouth which communicates with the Laguna Bacalar. Cenote Azul is a must for divers visiting the region site; represents a real challenge for his deep and special features, which must be explored in the company of a certified diving guide, you can hire on site. You can also find a craft shop which includes carved in stone and wood ciricote traditional Bacalar, embroidered huipiles, figures reed and hammocks. It has a restaurant and a viewpoint where you can see the landscape of Lake Bacalar.
  • 13:00: Time for lunch (price not included).
  • 14:00: Departure to the archaeological site of Chacchoben about 40 minutes of travel. Chacchoben in Mayan language means "place of red corn"; this Mayan settlement was discovered in 1994 despite occupying about 70 hectares, the largest in the Lake District. About the only big basement are located five buildings that have been explored. Although much remains to be discovered, the site itself is a gem thanks to the beauty that surrounds it.
  • 17:30: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4 **** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan MP (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).
  • Free night.

DAY 4, BACALAR - BACALAR BIOMAYA

  • 7:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 8:00: Departure to BioMaya Bacalar where you can enjoy an unforgettable adventure or BioMaya Canopy Experience program (without canopy). This activity is performed through a circuit of zip lines that run parallel through the jungle canopy with distances ranging from 180 m to 750 m long, with poles and platforms from 20 to 30m high, 80% of the route it held above the treetops. Canopy last station connects directly to the Lagoon of Seven Colors where its beautiful shades of freshwater enclose a history of pirates and privateers that natural and cultural wealth of the disputed peninsula.
  • BioMaya services Bacalar has lockers, sinks, toilets, souvenir shop and photography, as well as a rest area and refreshments.
  • 14:00: Return to hotel.
  • Accommodation at 4 **** Hotel Rancho Encantado in Plan MP (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
  • Free day.
  • Dinner at the hotel (included).

DAY 5, BACALAR - CANCUN AIRPORT

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel in Bacalar Cancun International Airport (approximately 4:30 hours drive) to take international flight back to home country.

END OF SERVICES

The program includes:

- Accommodation in Bacalar Rancho Encantado 4 **** hotel in Plan Half board (breakfast and dinner) with all local and hotel taxes included.
- Reception at the International Airport of Cancun, Quintana Roo.
- Arrival and departure: Airport of Cancun - hotel in Bacalar Rancho Encantado - Cancun Airport.
- Hospitality and local taxes included.

The program does not include:

- Health Insurance.
- International flight.
- Other services not mentioned in the program.
- Liquids with meals.
- Tips to porters, maids in hotels and guides.

 
 
 
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