Journey Back in Time Ancestral Mangrove Channels
$165 usd PP
Description: Visit the ancient city of Muyil. See the tallest excavated castillo (pyramid) on the Rivera Maya Coast. Trek through the canopied jungle to the crystal clear lagoon, where sea and spring waters come together. Climb aboard a boat and experience the same route through the naturally made mangrove channels that the Mayas once used. Stop by the small archaeological site that once collected the toll taxes to enter into the mainland from the sea. Share a ceremonial offering with the ancestors, enjoy a refreshing lazy channel float (out of boat) and return by foot through a tropical savanna. Witnessing many flora and fauna thriving in their natural habits including many species of butterflies that find safety in the lagoons. Discussing Maya culture and the historical importance of the biosphere.
Included: Multi-lingual, highly experienced and certified nature guide, comfortable transportation, all entrance fees, water/bottles, coffee/tea, healthy snacks (fruits, nuts, locally made granola bars, guacamole), outdoor equipment per activity i.e. life jackets, binoculars
What to know: Fairly physical, due to walking through the archaeological site and wooden paths through the jungle. Part on land and part in water. The weather can be humid. Mosquitoes are a possibility.
Pick up time 10:00 a.m.- return time 5:00 p.m.
What to bring: reusable water bottle, comfortable walking shoes, change of dry clothing, swim suit, towel, hat, non-toxic insect repellent, bio-degradable sun protection, camera
Cancellation: Cancel before 24 hours for full refund. Less than 24 hours 50% to pay third parties.