Las Coloradas Tour from Cancun

Las Coloradas Tour from Cancun

Did you know that there are only 10 pink lakes in the whole world? and one of them is here, just a couple of hours from Cancun . The Tour to Las Coloradas, Ek Balam and Rio Lagartos combines nature, beautiful landscapes and the cultural richness of the Mayan civilization.

Adult rate from:

99usd

Tour to Las Coloradas and Cenote

Special Promotion: Tour to Las Coloradas from Cancun.

It includes:

  • Round transportation
  • Box lunch
  • XCANCHE Cenote
  • Las Coloradas
  • Boat Tour through the
    Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve
  • Lunch in Rio Lagartos
  • Water

Duration: 16 hours

Availability: Every day*

Adult Price

99usd

Kids Price

89usd

Tour Las Coloradas Ek-Balam

Special Promotion: Tour to Las Coloradas and Ek-Balam from Cancun.

It includes:

  • Round transportation
  • Box lunch
  • Admission to the Archaeological Zone of Ek-Balam
  • Archeology guide
  • Las Coloradas
  • Boat Tour through the
    Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve
  • Lunch in Rio Lagartos
  • Water

Duration: 16 hours

Availability: Every day*

Adult Price

128usd

Kids Price

118usd

Do you want to do this Tour Private?

Suggestions: We recommend you take the following with you:

  • Biodegradable sunscreen and Biodegradable mosquito repellent
  • Cap or hat and sunglasses
  • Swimsuit, extra clothes and towel
  • Water shoes or sandals or comfortable walking shoes
  • Photographic camera
  • Extra money for souvenirs and tips

Go to Las Coloradas

Formed by a population of just over a thousand inhabitants, the town of  Las Coloradas has a wide range of biodiversity that includes virgin beaches and a wide variety of flora and fauna of the region such as: mangroves, crocodiles and many seabirds, among the that you will be able to admire the famous flamingos that live in the area and that take their characteristic pink color when feeding on small crustaceans that in turn feed on the same microorganisms that paint the saline waters. Don’t forget your camera, capture amazing images when the flamingos sit next to you!

This majestic place is characterized by the peculiar pink hue of its waters, this due to a high level of salinity which leads to the proliferation of microorganisms called halobacteria, this in conjunction with some species of algae that live in these waters which “ they naturally give off a reddish hue that complements this optical effect.

The intensity in the pink hue will depend a lot on the weather you find during your visit to Las Coloradas, wearing a lighter shade when the sky is clear and sunny.

Activities of the Tour to Las Coloradas

Although, it is not advisable to immerse yourself in the pink water of the salt flats, since your skin can tan, during the tour to Las Coloradas you can walk through the dunes and admire the processes of salt formation, which is very similar to that It was carried out in pre-Hispanic times, since the northern coast of Yucatan has a long salt tradition. To think that salt has been produced here for over a thousand years!

Xcanche Cenote

The Xcanche cenote is part of the categorized as “open cenotes”, its crystal clear and refreshing waters will invite you to immerse yourself in its mystical waters, these water eyes were an essential part of the Mayan culture, and you can know if you choose the red option and cenote.

Ek-Balam

Halfway between Cancun and Las Coloradas is the Archaeological Zone of Ek-Balam (Jaguar Star), an ancient Mayan city with buildings of great architectural and decorative wealth and which had its peak during the Classic period, about 1400 years ago . One of its most important structures, the Acropolis, is a 29-meter-high building from whose top you can admire the incredible Mayan jungle in all its splendor. In your ascent through this colossal pyramid, do not miss the imposing structure with the jaws of the earth monster! In addition, Ek-Balam has a ballgame, an arch, a circular building and two twin pyramids.

One of the Mayan Archeological zones that only some have had the privilege of knowing, our archeology guide will share the deepest secrets of this city. Remember that if you want to know this archeological zone you must choose the option Las Coloradas Ek-Balam .

Location

The port “Las Coloradas is located north of the Yucatan Peninsula and is part of the Municipality of Rio Lagartos.

* Coloradas and Cenote do not include dock tax (5usd per person) *

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