Duration:

1 Day

Itinerary:

7:00 - 14:30 hrs 

Participants:

1 - 8 Persons

 

Activities Included:

1. Kayak Tour to Bacalar Lagoon

2. Entrance to the Bacalar Lagoon Natural Park

3. Guided Tour to Bacalar Pirate Fort.

4. Blue Cenote Tour

Breakfast Included

 

 

 

1. Kayak Tour on Bacalar Lagoon

 

 

Bacalar Lagoon is popularly known as the Lagoon of Seven Colors because one can distinguish seven different tones of blue in its waters it is because of the different depths of it, inside the lagoon there are three different cenotes, whose waters constitute a single lagoon, its shape is narrow and long, with 42 km long and only 4 km at its widest point.

The lake is named for being located on its shores Bacalar Magic Town, this town is the oldest population of Quintana Roo, in turn the name of this town comes from the Mayan Bakhalal, which means "Surrounded by reeds", it was later re-founded by settlers Spaniards, after Spaniards took this town they built The Fort San Felipe to defend the town from the English pirates and Mayan rebel groups, now this Fort is a tourist attraction.


Likewise Laguna Bacalar is characterized as one of the few places in the world where you can see the stromatolites, one of the oldest forms of life dating back more than 3500 million years old, this forms of life caused the first production of the oxygen into the atmosphere of planet earth.

 

 

We will depart very early in the morning to carry out a 4 km Kayak tour on Bacalar Lagoon, during this tour we will be able to appreciate and enjoy the Bacalar Lagoon in a unique and unequaled way since, at this time of the morning the water is very quiet and there are practically no boats on the lagoon, which will allow us to enjoy the tranquility offered by its crystalline waters and where we will appreciate the beautiful colors and landscapes that offers us, during the tour to the Pirates Cannal, we will have the opportunity to observe a large number of birds, reptiles and fish that inhabit it and later we will cross this cannal to enter in a fascinating lagoon where we will be able to observe a large number of local and migratory birds.

          

          

 

 

 

 

2. Guided Tour to Bacalar Pirate Fort

 

 

In the history of Fort San Felipe Bacalar are enclosed 261 years of historical memory starring Maya, Spaniards and pirates from all over the world. Also keeps secrets of the brotherhood of Belize and Mexico with a local and regional identity.


This fort, located next to the lagoon of seven colors and 40 km from Chetumal, Mexico, was designed by the Italian Juan Podio, and built with volcanic, marine rocks and limestones; It has 11 guns, although once had 34, placed in places like Baluarte San Jose and Santa Ana.


Maya Bakhalal port was founded by the Itzaes culture in 500 AC, it was the most important settlement of the Mayan province of Uaymil. In pre-Hispanic times this region functioned as a transfer point of goods such as cocoa and salt between Honduras and Yucatan.


Currently inside the fort is one of the most important museums of the Caribbean, this museum is about pirates and the history of  the great pirate captains who attacked the fort and even robbed and pillaged the town of Bacalar.

 

This activity consists of a guided tour inside the fort of Bacalar where a guide will take you through the museum and will explain you about the history and the influence that pirates had in the Yucatan Peninsula..

 

         

 

 

 

3.Blue Cenote Tour

 

 

Blue Cenote is located four kilometers south of the city of Bacalar, it is famous for the transparency of its waters, which you can see perfectly from the surface to a depth of 90 meters, it has a diameter of 200 meters, this Cenote is one of the biggest that is in the region and one of the most beautiful as it is surrounded by mangroves and reeds, also around the Cenote you can see the lush vegetation and a large number of native and migratory birds .

 

 

This activity consists to visit the Blue Cenote where you can spend the rest of the afternoon swimming in its waters, also on the side of the Cenote there is a Restaurant Bar where you can eat your lunch or drink something while enjoying the beautiful scenery that gives us this natural wonder.

 

                        

 

 

 

 

1 Person:

$1900* MXN

2 Persons:

$1200* MXN

3 Persons:

$1100* MXN

4 - 8 Persons:

$990* MXN

Minors From 6 to 12 Years:

$990* MXN

 

* Shuttle departing from Chetumal, has aditional cost of $50.00 MXN per person

 

Costs are per person and includes the following:

Transportation Hotel - Bacalar Lagoon - Fort San Felipe - Blue Cenote - Hotel

Rental of Professional Kayak and Lifejacket for 3 hours on Bacalar Lagoon


Guided Tour on Bacalar Lagoon and Pirates Cannal

Beberages and Snacks on Bacalar Lagoon Tour

Entrance to Bacalar Natural Park and 1 hour of free time to swim

Complete BreakFast


Entrance and Guided Tour in San Felipe Fort

 

 

 

Departing Points:

Bacalar Hotels

Bacalar ADO Bus Station

Chetumal Hotels

Chetumal Airport

 

 

 

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