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From Cancún: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Day Trip & Lunch

From Cancún: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Day Trip & Lunch

Rio Lagartos is a small fishing village in a Nature Reserve; one of the natural treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula. Here we can enjoy a boat tour through its water canals surrounded by mangroves, where you can observe a variety of species of birds such as pink flamingos, herons, eagles, seagulls, pelicans, and cormorants. During the tour, we will have a great sight of Las Coloradas. To get a great view on the salt deposits where we see different bodies of water involved in this process, some of which an eye-catching pink. Following, we will rejoice in the Mayan Bath, covering the body in nutrient-rich clay. Next, we’ll be heading to an unspoiled beach to remove the clay in the crystal water, where we will enjoy ourselves with the tasty local fish-and-shellfish-based food.

From Cancun: Las Coloradas and Río Lagartos Day Tour

From Cancun: Las Coloradas and Río Lagartos Day Tour

Discover the enchanting beauty of the pink waters of Las Coloradas Lagoon on this day tour from Cancun. Meet crocodiles at a Crocodile Farm, see flamingos in their natural habitat, and swim in the clear water at Rio Lagartos beach. Meet your driver at your hotel in Cancun and head out to reach Rio Largartos Biosphere Reserve. Once there, enjoy a thrilling boat tour through the lagoon, observing graceful flamingos in their natural habitat. After your boat ride, indulge in a rejuvenating Maya bath and take a refreshing swim at the pristine beach of Rio Lagartos. Next, get up close with crocodiles at the Crocodile Farm. Touch them, feed them, and explore their habitat. Finish your day with a delectable à la carte meal featuring options like fried or grilled fish, ceviche, and seafood soup before returning to Cancun.

Playa del Carmen/Cancún: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Tour

Playa del Carmen/Cancún: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Lagartos and Las Coloradas on a day trip from Playa del Carmen or Cancún. Keep an eye out for crocodiles and see them up close at a crocodile sanctuary. Marvel at the pink shades of the lagoons of Las Coloradas and watch the flamingos fly by. Travel in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle to the neighboring state of Yucatán and the famous pink lakes of Las Coloradas. This is an area of untouched nature that will knock you out, the stunning views of Las Coloradas Yucatán have to be seen to be believed. Your expert guide will explain the facts and folklore of the region. They will also help you get the best Instagram-worthy photos of this marvelous area of stunning natural beauty. Take a boat ride through the mangroves of a magnificent protected area. Keep a lookout for the crocodiles and the huge array of bird species, including cormorants, ospreys, herons, and pelicans. Rio Lagartos Yucatan is a bird watcher's paradise. Finally, stop for lunch of salad, soft drinks, and the main course of your choice. Choose between fresh fish, chicken, or a vegetarian dish. The food is fresh and delicious and a great way to refuel after all your adventures. Once you've had your fill, head back to your hotel after an incredible day trip in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Riviera Maya: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Day Trip w/Lunch

Riviera Maya: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Day Trip w/Lunch

Visit Rio Lagartos, a small fishing village in a Nature Reserve and one of the natural treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula on a guided day trip. Enjoy a boat tour through its water canals surrounded by mangroves, where you can observe a variety of species of birds such as pink flamingos, herons, eagles, seagulls, pelicans, and cormorants. During the tour, pass under the bridge of Las Coloradas in bike (Depends on avalablity) to get to the salt deposits and see different bodies of water involved in this process, some of which an eye-catching pink. Then, enjoy a Mayan Bath, covering the body in nutrient-rich clay. Next, head to an unspoiled beach to remove the clay in the crystal-clear water. Finally, enjoy a lunch of local fish-and-shellfish-based food.

From Cancun/Tulum/Riviera: Las Coloradas & Rio Lagartos Tour

From Cancun/Tulum/Riviera: Las Coloradas & Rio Lagartos Tour

Encounter crocodiles in their natural habitat with a visit to a crocodile sanctuary, and look for flamingoes in the salt ponds of Las Coloradas. Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Lagartos and Las Coloradas on a day trip from Playa del Carmen or Cancún. Keep an eye out for crocodiles and see them up close at a crocodile sanctuary. Marvel at the pink shades of the lagoons of Las Coloradas and watch the flamingos fly by. Travel in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle to the neighboring state of Yucatán and the famous pink lakes of Las Coloradas. This is an area of untouched nature that will knock you out, the stunning views of Las Coloradas Yucatán have to be seen to be believed. Your expert guide will explain the facts and folklore of the region. They will also help you get the best Instagram-worthy photos of this marvelous area of stunning natural beauty. Take a boat ride through the mangroves of a magnificent protected area. Keep a lookout for the crocodiles and the huge array of bird species, including cormorants, ospreys, herons, and pelicans. Rio Lagartos Yucatan is a bird watcher's paradise. Finally, stop for lunch of salad, soft drinks, and the main course of your choice. Choose between fresh fish, chicken, or a vegetarian dish. The food is fresh and delicious and a great way to refuel after all your adventures. Once you've had your fill, head back to your hotel after an incredible day trip in the Yucatán Peninsula.

From Merida: Tour to Las Coloradas and Rio Lagartos

From Merida: Tour to Las Coloradas and Rio Lagartos

Enjoy a happy and pleasant trip in our comfortable units with excellent service and a relaxed atmosphere. (Get ready, it's a long ride) First, we will go to the pink lagoons called Las Coladas, where you can admire the bright and unusual pink color! Take photos and enjoy the scenery. (You will learn about color, process, and much more) Then we will have time to rest and relax on a fantastic virgin beach called Cancunito. You can swim in the ocean if you want! The next stop will be the boat ride!! Have fun getting to know the ecosystem and looking for crocodiles and flamingos.

Rio Lagartos: Boat Tour through the Nature Reserve

Rio Lagartos: Boat Tour through the Nature Reserve

Rio Lagartos is a fishing village of approximately 4500 inhabitants and is part of the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve. The Natural Reserve is located in the East Yucatan with an area of 60,347.82 hectares and presents a great diversity of natural environments and scenarios such as wetlands, mangroves and coastal dune that houses a rich diversity of wildlife. The activity begins in the town of Rio Lagartos; The meeting point is an establishment of tourist information that is located in the Malecon so it is necessary to reach Rio Lagartos to perform the Tour The activity consists of a private boat tour of the Riartos Ria Biosphere Reserve, navigating the mangrove channels to explore and marvel at the diversity of fauna in its natural habitat. The Natural Reserve has more than 320 species of birds identified to mention some: herons, pelicans, colmoranes, eagles and frigates etc. In this route you visit the feeding area of the flamenco colonies that is the main attraction; Special sites and natural beauty have been chosen for the observation of flamenco colonies. Also on the tour there is the possibility of observing the Crocodile Moreletti in the mangroves and To finish the activity, a virgin beach of crystalline waters is visited. The Tour is made by a local guide that lives in Rio Lagartos; The local guide will help you identify bird species and share your knowledge about the Nature Reserve Ecology The activity is developed and directed for those who want to know more about wildlife and the natural environment, the activity is focused on the nature tourism segment and environmental interpretation

The Coloradas

The Coloradas

Our tour begins at the doors of your hotel, at the first point you will have time to have breakfast, then we will go to Las Coloradas there we will have free time to take photographs and appreciate the beauty of this place, we will continue our tour in Rio. Lizards where we will take a boat tour to spot flamingos as well as all the flora and fauna that surrounds us, we will go to the restaurant to taste delicious food made by people from the region with a unique seasoning and we will end our tour at the crocodile farm where you can feed them and take incredible photographs with them, definitely an experience not to be missed!

From Cancun: Rio Lagartos y Las Coloradas Tour

From Cancun: Rio Lagartos y Las Coloradas Tour

Embark on a journey to Rio Lagartos and Las Coloradas, two hidden gems of Yucatan known for their natural wonders. Your adventure begins with comfortable transportation in first-class vehicles, accompanied by a certified bilingual guide. At Las Coloradas, marvel at the mesmerizing pink hues of the sea, a result of the unique concentration of salt and microorganisms. Learn about the salt harvesting process and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of this remote destination. Next, explore the Rio Lagartos biosphere reserve, home to mangroves, lagoons, and a diverse array of wildlife. Enjoy a boat tour through the reserve, where you'll have the chance to spot pink flamingos, herons, eagles, pelicans, and cormorants. Afterwards, indulge in a Mayan Bath and relax on the pristine beaches of Rio Lagartos. Refuel with a delicious a la carte meal, featuring options of fish, chicken, or vegetarian dishes, accompanied by refreshing drinks. As you journey back, savor the memories of a day spent in the heart of Yucatan's natural beauty.

Rio Lagartos: River Boat Tour with Natural Mayan Bath

Rio Lagartos: River Boat Tour with Natural Mayan Bath

This activity consists of a boat tour through the Ría (Brazo de mar), 12 km of mangrove canals are traveled, upon arrival at the site, a hole is made in the ground to extract a fine white clay. This clay contains sulfur, salt minerals, and seaweed.The clay is applied on the body like a natural spa.The benefits for skin is to clean the impurities in the dermis and leaves the skin soft and smooth like baby skin with a rejuvenating feeling.To end the experience, visit the emerald green Rio Lagartos beach to swim and remove the mud from the body.

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