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Volcán de murciélagos de Calakmul

At sunset, in this cave a vortex formed because of the departure of millions of bats in search food is created. You can be calm, they only eat bugs and nectar
2:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
17:30 - 20:30

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At sunset, in this cave a vortex formed because of the departure of millions of bats in search food is created. You can be calm, they only eat bugs and nectar

recommended stay 2:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
17:30 - 20:30

Volcan de murcielagos de Calakmul - In the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve is a cave where millions of bats leaves at sunset in search of food, while birds await them for hunting them. In this natural spectacle the sights and sounds are recommended.

Bats help spread seeds and controls insect pests in the region.

The tourism that is done is not massive, people seeks to preserve the nature of the region.

Easy / light physical activity

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It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water. Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September.

Every modification alters the ecosystem, leave nature sites, elements and its fauna as found.

Care for nature! Bring bags to take all your litter and garbage back with you; take special care of glassware and / or campfires.

Find out about the facilities and public use areas, access roads and authorized activities.

Be aware of noise regulations or keep noise to the minimum to avoid frightening wildlife.

For your safety, keep distance and avoid interactions with wildlife (or corals), beware of photographing them in ways that cause them to alter their behaviour.

Leave outside of the reserve non-native plants or animals.

Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September. Stay hydrated and dress accordingly.

Where is Volcán de murciélagos de Calakmul and how to get to Volcán de murciélagos de Calakmul, Calakmul - Xpujil, Campeche

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Mérida - Calakmul
car
6:00 hours
$1200 MXN
Campeche - Calakmul
It is included the cost of fuel for a car in a roundtrip from Merida. The time is calculated only for 1 way. The recommended order is: Depart from Campeche, Calakmul Nature and Archaeologic museum, Calakmul archaeological site, Calakmul Bat Volcano, rest at Xpujil, El Hormiguero archaeological site, Xpuhil archaeological site, Becán archaeological site, Chicanná archaeological site, and Balamkú archaeological site. The estimated cost also includes getting back from Balamkú archaeological site to Campeche.
car
8:00 hours
$952 MXN
Bacalar - Xpujil
Departures from bus station located in: Calle 19 Libramiento 159-b (Between the streets: 28 & 30), Bacalar, Q.R.
bus
2:50 hours
$248 MXN
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
1:35 hours
$300 MXN
Chetumal - Xpujil
It is included the estimated cost of fuel and tolls for a car in a roundtrip.
car
1:35 hours
$300 MXN
Departures from bus station located in: Av. Salvador Novo #179 (Between streets: Javier Barros Sierra & Guillermo López Vega), Constituyentes de 1976, Chetumal, Quintana Roo
bus
1:40 hours
$300 MXN

Routes and daytrips

Route Mérida - Calakmul:
5 places
2 days
~$1365
Map for recommended route Mérida - Calakmul
Route Campeche - Calakmul:
10 places
2 days
~$1212
Map for recommended route Campeche - Calakmul

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