>>Duration:

 7 Hrs

>> Itinerary:

6:30 - 13:30 hrs 

>> Participants:

1 - 16 Persons

 

>> Activities Included <<

1. Kayak Tour on Bacalar Lagoon & The Rapids

2. Time to Swim in the Hul-Xa Secret Lagoon

3. Visit to The Bacalar Fort

4. Visit to the Blue Cenote

>> Breakfast Included <<

 

 

1. Kayak Tour on Bacalar Lagoon & The Rapids

 

 

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 3 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 3 km Kayak tour on Bacalar Lagoon & The Rapids, 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 Rapids, 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 and we will have free time to swim and snorkeling in its crystaine waters.

 >> In this tour we are gona visit The Rapids as well and have opportunity to swim in The Xul-Ha secret Lagoon and its crystaline and beautyfull colors.

 

     

 

 

 

2. Tour & Guided Visit in Bacalar San Felipe Pirate Fort

 

 

The History of the Fort of San Felipe Bacalar contains 261 years of historical memory starring Mayans, Spaniards and pirates from all over the world. It also keeps secrets of the brotherhood of Mexico with Belize and of the local and regional identity.


This fort, located next to the Siete Colores lagoon and 40 km from Chetumal, Mexico, was designed by the Italian Juan Podio, and built from volcanic, marine and limestone stones; It has 11 cannons, although in the past it had 34, placed in places such as the Baluarte San José and the Baluarte de Santa Ana.


The Mayan port of Bakhalal, founded by the Itza in 500 BC, was the most important settlement in the Mayan province of Uaymil. In pre-Hispanic times, this region functioned as a transfer point for merchandise such as cocoa and salt between Honduras and Yucatán.
Currently inside the fort is one of the most important museums of the pirates of the Caribbean, as well as the history of great pirate captains who attacked the fort and even robbed and looted the town of Bacalar..

 


>> This activity consists of a guided tour inside the Bacalar fort where a guide will take you through the tour and explain about the history and the influence that pirates had on 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 we are gonna swim and practicing snorkeling 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:

$2200* MXN p.p

2 Persons:

$1300 MXN p.p

3 - 8 Persons:

$1100 MXN p.p

9 - 12 Persons:

$990 MXN

Minors From 6 to 12 Years:

$750 MXN

 

* Shuttle departing from Chetumal, has aditional cost of $100.00 MXN per person

 

>> Conservation Fees are per person and includes the following:

 

>> Transportation Hotel - Bacalar Lagoon & Rapids - Bacalar Fort - Blue Cenote - Hotel

>> Rental of Professional Kayak, Snorkeling Equipment & Lifejacket for 3 hours on Bacalar Lagoon


>>  Kayak tour on Bacalar Lagoon & Rapids

>> Guided Visit in Bacalar San Felipe Pirate Fort

>>  Free Time to Swim in Xul-Ha Secret Lagoon

>> Visit to the Blue Cenote

>> Complete BreakFast

 

 

 

> Departing Points <

Bacalar Hotels

Bacalar ADO Bus Station

Chetumal Hotels

Chetumal Airport

 

 

 

>> Conservation Fees help us to keep our conservation projects, to help to protect The Rainforest and its amazing biodiversity