Rio Lagartos is a wetland famed
for its beauty and its enormous population of pink
flamingos. Stretching over a vast area of
nearly 155 square miles (250 sq km), Rio Lagartos
is home to over 375 species of birds and lots of
other unique wildlife. This tour will take
you on a boat expedition through these famous wetlands,
recognized by the United Nations in 1986, and to
visit their famous pink salt baths.
It will also take you on a tour
of Ek Balam, one of the gems of the Mayan ruins
sites of the Riviera Maya. Here your guide
will enlighten you about the amazing culture that
is the Mayas, and their legacy. Stop in a
Mayan Village, where you can interact with the local
villagers and see how they live today. You'll
also enjoy a home cooked meal in a Mayan Restaurant
of Shrimp Crepes, Sea Trout Fillet, and Grouper
Fillet with battered or grilled shrimp! Quite
Rio Lagartos Tour Highlights
a boat trip through the Mangroves!
birdwatching like you've never seen!
the flamingos of Rio Lagartos Preserve!
Witness the natural pink Mayan Salt Baths!
the Mayan Ruins of Ek Balam!
a Mayan Village and learn their culture!
a hot cooked lunch at a Mayan Restaurant!
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM.
Where: Pickup at your
Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya hotel, or meet at the ferry terminal
How Long: 12 Hours Approximately.
Speaking Naturalist Guides
Groups, Personal Attention
Fee at Ek Balam
Cooked Lunch at Waterfront Restaurant
Soft Drink with Lunch
& EK BALAM (ADULTS)
Prices are Per Person and Include All Taxes
& EK BALAM (KIDS 5-11)
WITH YOUR RESERVATION!
THE PLAYA FUN CARD
- Eco-Friendly Insect Repellent
- Change of Clothes
- Plenty of Water
- Good Walking Shoes
- $3.00 per person for Rio Lagartos
Kids: All ages are welcome.
Kids prices apply to kids age 6 to 11. Kids
under 5 years old are free.
Cruise Passengers: Sorry, but this
tour is not compatible with most cruise ship schedules.
We suggest to consider a tour to
due to time constraints.
This tour is offered in: English,
Spanish, and Italian. If other than
Spanish or English, please request in the
special instructions box when booking.