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Sian Kaan Muyil Floating Canals

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    What to Expect
    Your adventure begins at your door steps. A guide will meet at your hotel on time to take you for a short ride to the archaeological site of Muyil, a small Mayan site off the beaten path with an important relevance in the Mayan trade of this region.

    A certified guide will walk you through the history of the place which is located in a pristine jungle, making it genuine and not crowded with lots of visitors. After the visit to the ruins, you will take a short ride in a dirt road that leads to the lagoon. There are a few carvings in lime stone at the site off the dirt road which should not be missed.

    Once you arrive at the lagoons, you have the chance the use a bathroom, change clothes and get ready to embark on fast boats that will take you to the lagoons and navigate the canal that the Mayans made to connect two lagoons.

    You will arrive at the archaeological site of Xlapak the first toll boot of the pre-Hispanic world. Your guide will provide you with a cold beverage and show you how to use the life vest. Your floating adventure will begin with crystal clear water surround by mangroves awaiting for you.

    After 40 minutes floating, you will arrive at the exit point, where your captain awaits with your shoes and towels to make the walk back to Xlapak in a trail of wood built by the locals that give you the chance to admire the savanna and take a moment to relax and meditate. There will be drinks and chips at the boat for your ride back to the station, a 25-minute drive back to Tulum.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Return Details
    Back to your place of pickup
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • Fuel surcharge
    • National Park fees
    • Beverages
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Tour escort/host
    • Hotel pickup
    • Entry/Admission - Muyil
    • Tips to guides and drivers
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved please wear comfortable shoes
    • This tour requires a 2 person minimum to book
    • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I loved everything about this trip! It was amazing from the start. I stayed in Playa del Carmen and the ride was awesome to Tulum and beyond and into the forest to the area where you get to the canals. So much nature and history just on the way there. Having an amazing guide ,
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    This was such a relaxing and beautiful experience I would definitely recommend going if you have the opportunity! Our guide Eduardo helped us have the best time, he found available restrooms and brought beer, tequila, water, and coke for our trip, he was so accommodating!
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    Response from Manuel R, Propietario at Sian Kaan Muyil Floating Canals
    Responded 01 Jul 2019
    Congratulations on your wedding, We want to take you to have the time to write a review, We wish you all the best and looking forward to having you back
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    My husband and I were guided for an afternoon by Alvaro through the Muyil ruins in the biosphere and later, an easy hour long float down the immaculate Mayan canals in the reserve after a boat ride through the cenote-dotted lagoons (completed with a walk down a bubblegum tree
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    Response from Manuel R, Propietario at Sian Kaan Muyil Floating Canals
    Responded 01 Jul 2019
    Is gratifying to know that you had such a great time, We want to take you for your nice words, and wish a great summer
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    Antonio was an amazing guide! He kept our children interested in the history and the nature around Muyil and even found howler monkeys in some trees! The canals were breathtaking, fun and relaxing. I would take this tour again and again!
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    Response from Manuel R, Propietario at Sian Kaan Muyil Floating Canals
    Responded 01 Jul 2019
    Maria!!! Thank you for your comments, We are happy to know that your adventure was unique, We are looking to have you back in <tulum soon
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    This is great trip and our guide was great. Floating down the canal was great Muyil ruins where wonderful a having a great guide made it even better.
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    Response from Manuel R, Propietario at Sian Kaan Muyil Floating Canals
    Responded 01 Jul 2019
    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, it means a lot to us. safe travels
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    Key Details
    • Muyil Tulum Diving & Travel
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish
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