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Enjoy a boat tour though Rio Lagartos natural reserve, and visit the pink lake of Las Coloradas!

day trip - 8 am - 7 pm

Next available date:

Mar 26, 2019 (Tuesday); or - View more dates!

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Take a boat tour through this river and discover Rio Lagartos reserve.
Possible sightseeing of exotic species, such as crocodiles, herons, flamingoes, and other birds that live in this beautiful landscape.

Then we'll visit "Las Coloradas", this famous place with pink waters.
You may also, take a Mayan mud bath, and cover your skin with exfoliating clay.

Once back at Rio Lagartos, you can clean your skin at a water spring, and take the lunch.

* Note: You cannot swim in the pink water lagoons...
As these lagoons are used for salt extraction, the amount of water, color, and intensity can vary.

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+ Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Merida
+ Rounded transportation with travelers' insurance (shared tour)
+ Driver / Bilingual guide
+ Entrance fee to the natural reserve
+ 2 hours boat tour (group tour)
+ Lunch

Doesn't include

+ Beverages
+ Tips

We recommend you to
+ Eat breakfast before taking the tour (advisable)
+ Comfortable clothes
+ Hat or cap, and water
+ Towel, swimsuit, and sandals
+ Ecological sunscreen and insect repellent


To swim in cenotes bring your swimsuit, a visor or goggles, and life jacket (even if you know how to swim).

It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water.

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.

Others recommend us

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Rio Lagartos, Las Coloradas, and a water spring from Merida

from London, UK

A beautiful tour! The guide was good and explained to us and showed us everything on the boat tour.
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Rio Lagartos, Las Coloradas, and a water spring from Merida

from London

Rosbel was a pleasure to deal with prior to the trip, made it so easy. Victor our guide was a legend too, cannot reccomend enough! Thanks so much again, today was great!
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Rio Lagartos, Las Coloradas, and a water spring from Merida

from Singapore

It was great! We had a really good time with Ramon! The places were really nice.

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Tour agenda

  • 08:00 AM.

    Hotel pick-up

  • 11:00 AM.

    Rio Lagartos arrival. Boat tour, flora and fauna sightseeing, Las Coloradas and Mayan mud bath

  • 01:00 PM.

    Lunch time and swim at a water spring

  • 03:30 PM.

    Take your selfie at Las Coloradas!

  • 07:30 PM.

    Return to Merida


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Maximum group size 40
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