Bacalar Lagoon Tour From Playa Del Carmen


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 13 hours

Departs: Cancun, Cancun

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Our unique guided tour of Bacalar from Cancun includes all you need for an exciting day of natural beauty and history. Your expert guide will share fascinating facts and folklore about this “Magic Town” of Mexico and lead you on a journey of discovery on a Bacalar boat tour of the “Lagoon of Seven Colors”. Includes round-trip transportation, lunch and non-alcoholic beverages!


What's Included

Boat tour in the Lagoon of 7 colors

Box lunch

Breakfast

Drinks on board the unit (water and soft drink).

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide

Lunch

Professional guide

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Visit Pirates Channel

What's Not Included

Drinks

Gratuities


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Camera
  • Comfortable shoes or sneakers
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Lightweight jacket for winter season & sunglasses
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • What to bring:
  • Biodegradable sunblock and insect repellent
  • Cash for buying souvenirs and tipping
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Lake Bacalar
The name most likely derives from Mayan 'b'ak halal,' meaning 'surrounded by reeds,' the name of the locality attested at the time of the 16th century arrival of the Spanish. Bacalar is also the name of the lagoon, Bacalar Lagoon on the east side of the town.

Bacalar was a city of the Maya civilization in pre-Columbian times. This was the first city in the region which the Spanish conquistadores succeeded in taking and holding in 1543. In 1545, Gaspar Pacheco established the Spanish town here with the name Salamanca de Bacalar. The region of the southern half of what is now Quintana Roo was governed from Bacalar, answerable to the Captain General of Yucatån in Mérida.

After the town was sacked by pirates in the 17th century, the Fortress de San Felipe Bacalar was completed in 1729, and may still be visited today. In 1848, Bacalar had a population of about 5,000 people. In 1848 during the Caste War of Yucatån, the rebellious Chan Santa Cruz Maya conquered the town. It was not retaken by the Mexicans until 1902

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