Mayan Underworld

 THIS IS A HALF DAY SNORKELING TOUR.  FIRST WE VISIT THE OCEAN TO SNORKEL WITH VERY COLORFUL CARIBBEAN FISH AND THERE´S ALWAYS THE POSSIBILITY TO SEE A STINGRAY AND A SEA TURTLE.  FOR THIS ACTIVITY WE VISIT AN INLET OR A BAY TO AVOID WAVES AND CURRENTS.

CENOTES ARE ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LANDSCAPE OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA; THESE AMAZING CAVES/CAVERNS WITH ALL KINDS OF MAGNIFICENT LIMESTONE FORMATIONS FLOODED WITH RAIN WATER ARE A "MUST SEE".  CENOTES HAVE ALSO PLAYED A VITAL ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HISTORY OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND OF ITS SETTLERS, THESE NATURAL WELLS ARE CONSIDERED SACRED SINCE THEY ARE THE ACCESS TO THE VITAL SUBSTANCE AND IN THE COSMO VISION OF THE MAYA, THEY ARE ENTRANCES TO THE UNDERWORLD.  

 MEXICO KAN TOURS HAS CHOSEN A GORGEOUS CENOTE FOR THIS EXCURSION.  WE VISIT A 600M (2000 FT.) LONG CAVE WHERE WE ARE ABLE TO APPRECIATE THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF SPELEOTHEMS AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR FORMATION PROCESS AND THE SIGNIFICANCE AND IMPORTANCE OF THESE CAVES FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA. DURING THE FIRST PART OF THE CAVE WE WALK WITH WATER ABOUT 1 METER DEEP (3.5 FT.) UNTIL WE ARRIVE TO AN AREA WERE THE CEILING OF THE CAVE COLLAPSED AND THE NATURAL LIGHT COMES THROUGH ALLOWING US TO SWIM IN DEEPER WATER WITH NATURAL LIGHT.  WE CONTINUE SWIMMING AND WALKING ALONG THE CAVE UNTIL WE COME OUT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE JUNGLE! AN INCREDIBLE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE MAYAN UNDERWORLD.

Tour Program
  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM PICK UP

  • SEA SNORKEL

  • CENOTE ACTIVITY

  • LUNCH

  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM DROP OFF

For Who?

MAIN INTEREST

CARIBBEAN SEA LIFE

SNORKEL

SPELEOLOGY – CENOTE

MAYAN COSMOVISION

SPIRITUALITY

AVAILABILTY

  •  Every Tuesday or Friday or on demand.

PRICE        

  • 110USD*                               

INCLUDED

  • Transportation in air-conditioned Van

  • Multi-language Mexico Kan Tours guidance

  • Snorkel, mask, adjustable fins and waterproof lamps.

  • All entrance fees.

  • Water and snacks (fruit, seeds and granola bars).

  • Vegetarian lunch.

TOUR RECOMMENDATIONS

 

We recommend that clients bring comfortable clothes and shoes (sport sandals ok), bathing suit, sun glasses, towel, camera, binoculars, sun protection (bio degradable, but preferably clothes to aid with sun protection), Insect repellent (eco friendly), also water sandals, some cash. Please note that there are no ATM machines in the area, nor do any of the vendors accept credit cards.

 

The guides, drivers and waitress appreciate tips for their excellent service. Anyway it s also thanks to them that you will leave with many great memories!

  • TO SWIM SURROUNDED BY COLORFUL FISH AND CORAL IN TURQUOISE WATERS IS WHAT COMES TO PEOPLE´S MINDS WHEN THEY THINK OF THE CARIBBEAN

  • THE TYPE OF CENOTE WE VISIT, COMBINES MANY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CENOTES THAT WE HAVE IN THE AREA.

  • BASIC SWIMMING SKILL REQUIERED (WE HAVE FLOATING LIFE JACKED) TO ENJOY THE

  • THERE IS A UNDERGROUND RIVER TO EXPLORE, NOT RECOMMENDED FOR HIGHLY CLAUSTROPHOBIC PEOPLE (THE ROOF TOP INSIDE THE CAVE IS MOSTLY HIGHER TEN 6 METER).

  • NOT RECOMMENDED FOR LESS THEN 4YEARS OLDS CHILD.

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