In the winter the sailfish arrive in the surrounding waters of Isla Contoy. This tour gives you the chance to search for the fastest marine predator in the Caribbean!
- Shared Tour Ages 5+
Search For the Largest Cat in the Americas
Enjoy this scientific tour in the middle of the jungle, looking for the largest cat in the Americas: the jaguar. This majestic animal has a special place in pre-Hispanic culture and mythology.
Nowadays, it is endangered due to hunting, loss of habitat and diminishing population of their prey. You’re going to look for these beautiful creatures deep in the jungle.
You also get the chance to see other creatures in the region such as deer, tapir, bats and the amazing hanging boas in the caves of Kantemo.
This is an amazing opportunity to explore another side of Mexico, far away from mass tourism. Discover this authentic ecotourism experience and learn how human beings could help these animals.
- Land Transportation
- Entrance fees
- Bilingual guide
- Comfortable clothes and shoes,
- Insect repellent
- Sunblock (ecological)
- Long sleeve cotton shirt
- Long cotton pants
- Impermeable jacket
- Hygienic personal stuff
- Waterproof camera.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Cancun airport. Transfer to Tulum to enjoy the beach. Overnight in Tulum. Hotel Los Lirios or similar.
Day 2: Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve & Kantemo
Boat trip in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve. Continue to Kantemo town, and cycle through the jungle until you arrive to the cave to see the amazing Hanging Snakes that feed on Bats. Bicycle to a lagoon and enjoy a canoe trip to find Crocodiles. Overnight at Jaguar camp.
Day 3: Bacalar Cycle to Kantemo to have breakfast.
Transfer to Bacalar and swim in Cenote Azul. Transfer to Ejido Laguna Om, and arrive on the camp site. Short hike in the area to search for animals. Overnight at jaguar camp.
Day 4: Jungle hike
Hike in the jungle looking for Jaguar trails, afterwards relax at the lagoon. Learning about the Jaguars and in the afternoon a hike into the jungle. Overnight at jaguar camp.
Day 5: Jungle hike
Hike in the jungle looking for Jaguar trails, afterwards relax at the lagoon. Learning about the Jaguars and in the afternoon a hike into the jungle. At night, paddle looking for Crocodiles. Overnight at jaguar camp.
Day 6: Jungle hike
Hike in the jungle looking for Jaguar trails, afterwards pack to leave the camp site. Transfer to Cancun, stop in Bacalar. Overnight in Cancun—Hotel Marriot Courtyard or similar.
Day 7: Departure
Departure. Transfer to Cancun airport for your flight back home.