In the Heart of Sian Ka'an

A panga excursion through the lagoons, mangroves, and canals

of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere with a local guide

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The following schedule is our starting point. It will remain open to change because we are exploring and doing research along the way and we don't really know where we might end up!

Sian Ka'an Biosphere

 

Come with us as we explore the mangroves, canals, and lagoons of the Sian Ka'an with a local guide. The group will be small (as always) and we will have time to stop and take photos along the way. Make sure to bring your camera because the 3.1 million acres of protected land are home to exotic birds, manatees, turtles, rays, monkeys, crocodiles, and all sorts of other wild life! This is truely a "wild" experience and we will be in remote areas in a small panga where you will get the chance to really feel connected to nature. 

Uku Cuzam Cave

 

Uku Cuzam--the cave of the swallows--is an extraodinary example of unspoiled stalactites and stalagmites, crystal clear water, and several cave "rooms" you can walk through. It is part of a much larger cave system and its dark and watery chambers, which have recently been mapped by cave divers, speak of sacred rituals and deep earth energies. 

Descending into the earth here gives you a sense of entering an ancient and magical natural cathedral. Its a place that commands hushed whispers. Its a place where time seems to be suspended and the earth feels holy again.

Local Maya & Mexican Food 

 

Enjoy typical Maya and Mexican dishes in a garden restaurant in the quaint village of Muyil.

 

Think spiced pork buried in the earth and smoked for hours, authentic tacos and tortas, Aztec soup, hibiscus tea, homemade lemonade, cold beer, panuchos and salbutes all served fresh and in a setting with lush tropical plants and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

A full day of adventure for just $197 USD

           includes

  • boat and local guide

  • cave entry fee

  • our gental guidance

  • unexpected connections with local people

  • possible exploration of close-by places

  • all transportation

the cost of lunch is not included

lunch selections range from $65 pesos to $130 Mexican pesos

General Schedule

keep in mind that the schedule is open to change

A pleasant 1 1/2 hour drive full of conversation about where we are going and the mysteries and magic that surround the area

 

A two hour boating excursion into the lagoons, mangroves, and canals of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere. We will be exploring Laguna Muyil and Laguna Chunyaxche.

The knowlege of a local guide

Enjoy the tastes of authentic Maya and Mexican food in a quaint garden restaurant

Descend into a breath-taking and magnificent cave complete with ancient formations, wandering passagways, crystal clear pools, and hidden chambers. The experience here promotes a sense of awe, quiteness, and sacredness. 

Return to Puerto Morelos in the late afternoon. 

All along the way we will be seeking to answer a list of questions to help us dig deeper into the mysteries of this area. 

© 2015 by Laura LaBrie

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