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Las Coloradas and Ek Balam Trip

Explore the natural treasures of Mexico's Yucatan with this fantastic trip to Las Coloradas and Ek Balam. You will also enjoy a wonderful boat ride on the beautiful Lagartos River.

Las Coloradas and Ek Balam Trip

We will pick you up from your hotel in Valladolid between 7 and 7:30 am before heading to the picturesque municipality of Río Lagartos where we enjoy a fab two-hour boat ride on the idyllic Lagartos River.

First, we will explore this protected environmental reserve on the boat, observing the magnificent flamingos, herons, and pelicans that inhabit it. In the end, you can take a traditional Mayan mud bath - a real treat for the skin! After that, we will enjoy a typical lunch of a choice of several regional dishes.

At 12:30 pm, feeling reenergized, we will continue the tour by heading to Las Coloradas where you can take a selfie with this spectacular pink lake in the background. Its curious tone is due to the high level of salt and the variety of algae and microorganisms, found in the water.

After admiring this colorful landscape, we will continue to the enchanting archaeological site Ek Balam. In this Mayan village, we will encounter walls, pyramids, arches, and a pre-Columbian ball game. After the visit, you will have free time to continue exploring the vestiges of this great civilization at your own pace.

Finally, we will return to Valladolid, arriving back at your hotel at around 5:30 pm.

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Price

Adults Children from 4 to 11 years old Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 114.20
US$ 99.30
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 114.20
  • Children from 4 to 11 years old

    US$ 99.30
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 10 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 60% of their maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Pick up and drop off at your hotel.

Transportation in minibus.

English speaking guide.

Boat ride on the Lagartos River.

Traditional lunch.

Not included

Entry to the Ek Balam site: 180 MXN (US$ 9) for Mexicans and 456 MXN (US$ 22.70) for foreigners.

Entry to Las Coloradas: 270 MXN (US$ 13.50) per person.

Drinks.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 114.20

Cancellations

If you cancel after the reservation you will be refunded 50% of the total value. If you do not show up, you will not be refunded.