Chino Chalo Tours, Rio Lagartos
If you are planning a trip to Yucatan, Mexico, don't miss the opportunity to see flamingos in their natural habitat, this majestic animal is a true sight to behold, and the Yucatan offers some of the best places to see them.
One of the most important and could be considered the best place to observe flamingos all year round, not only because it has a large area, due to its abundant food, but also because here you can complete the 3 important stages that you attend once a year (courtship, reproduction and nesting) it is because of them that Río Lagartos is the perfect place to admire them.
On June 26, 1979, it was designated as a fauna refuge area and on May 21, 1999, due to its great diversity of natural resources, it was granted the category of Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, with an area of of 60,347.82 hectares. Within its biological characteristics it has 10 types of vegetation, 58 types of mammals and 373 species of birds, some in danger of extinction.
That is why at CHINO CHALO TOURS they are trained and accredited under the MEXICAN STANDARD NOM 09 - TUR - 2002 of the national tourism secretary to provide one of the better experiences that ecotourism offers and always emphasizing the objective of transmitting the importance of values and the care that I know owes to this beautiful ecosystem.
Don't think about it anymore, book now!, and embark on this fantastic adventure that the ecotourism tour offers you throughout Ría Lagartos, the activities can be in the morning, afternoon or night, either by boat or by car, they take you hand in hand, not only to understand biodiversity, but also to help you get to know the fishing port, savor its gastronomy, take souvenir photos and recommend accommodation where you can rest, with the commitment to provide you with an experience unique and fun.
3 Tours to choose by boat
It is a boat ride with a duration of 3 hours, where the dynamics is to go through part of the protected natural area of the Ría Lagartos biosphere reserve, in the tour you will be able to observe the majestic mangroves accompanying us on this fantastic journey, where at We will also see a great variety of fauna and two of them the hosts of the place, the moreletti crocodile or swamp crocodile and the beautiful pink Caribbean flamingo. We will go to the Salt Factory area to understand the red coloration of the ponds. They will enjoy an exfoliating clay called "Mayan bath" what do I know they will apply to the skin, to then begin the return and end on the warm turquoise-green beach of Río Lagartos located in the sea of the Gulf of Mexico.
Capacity: 6 adults maximum.
Includes: passenger insurance, first aid kit, vests, refrigerator (water, soft drinks and beer), Conanp payment to the national park.
Price: 2,500 pesos (the price is for the rental of the boat, not per person)
It is a boat ride with a duration of 2 hours towards the beach of Río Lagartos located in the sea of the Gulf of Mexico, on the way we will observe a variety of birds feeding or resting, people fishing along the the estuary and larger boats arriving from their journey on the high seas, with luck we will be able to see dolphins while we wait for the beautiful sunset on the horizon while tasting a good wine and accompanied by a snack.
Capacity: 6 adults maximum.
Includes: passenger insurance, first aid kit, vests, fridge (wine and snacks)
Price: 2,200 pesos (the price is for the rental of the boat, not per person)
Crocodile Night Tour
It is a boat ride with a duration of 1 hour 30 minutes, where we can witness the nightlife that happens in this place, enjoying the constellation in all its splendor, hopefully depending on the time of year, we will admire the bioluminescence which I know extends throughout the estuary.
Because the tour is subject to the behavior of crocodiles, we will give ourselves the task of finding this incredible reptile, since at night they are more active and stealthy, with the aim that they can enjoy a wonderful encounter, as long as they conditions are ideal.
Capacity: 6 people maximum adults
Includes: passenger insurance, first aid kit, vests, fridge (water and soft drinks)
Price: 2,000 pesos (the price is for the rental of the boat, not per person)
Pink Lake Tour, Tour Terrestre
It is a road trip by vehicle, the departure is from Río Lagartos in the direction of the town of Las Coloradas to observe the great mountain of salt and the pink lakes (pink crystallizing ponds), it is a great spectacle where you can take a 30-minute walking tour accompanied by a local guide, you can take the most beautiful photos, after time we will start the trip to continue visiting other points such as the crocodile farm (Itzamkanac) they will give you a tour of approximately 1 hour where you will learn about life of the majestic animals, then we will go to the neighboring port of San Felipe where there you will eat at your restaurant of your choice or there is the option of going to 1 of the 2 cenotes where you can eat there and even bathe in its waters (cenote Kikil and / or Hubiku cenote), to finish and then return to the starting point, Río lagartos Yucatán
Capacity: 4 people maximum
Includes: first aid kit, passenger insurance, fridge (water and soft drinks)
Price: Depending on the package you choose
Not included: Right payment to Laguna Rosa, Crocodile Farm, Restaurant and Cenote
Ask about the different lodging and tour packages to choose from that they put together, giving you all the facilities to give you a wonderful stay in this place.
- Meeting Point: Calle 9 #62 A Río Lagartos
- TPhone: 9861125611
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