Southern Mexico Birdwatching 11-Day Tour, Yucatan to Chiapas

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to Airport in Tuxtla Gutierrez

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On this 11-day tour, you will have the opportunity to see around half of the 1,040 bird species that live in Mexico. You will travel among a selection of the best birding habitats, including mangroves, estuaries, dry tropical forest and dense lowland jungle. We also visit some of the magnificent archaeological ruins in the area. You may find bird species as: the Thicket Tinamou, Great Curassow, Black-throated Bobwhite, Lesser Yellow-Headed, Crane Hawk, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, Barred Forest-Falcon, Ruddy Crake, Rufous-Necked Wood-Rail, Yucatan Parrot, Yucatan Poorwill, Yucatan Woodpecker, Yucatan Jay, Mexican Anttrush, Orange Oriole, etc. It is a wonderful birding and nature experience! 
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in CancunStop At: Cancun Airport Transportation, Cancun, Yucatan PeninsulaArrival at Cancun airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cancun—Rey Del Caribe or similar (3 stars).Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel or similar.Day 2: Puerto MorelosStop At: Puerto MorelosEarly bird watching at Central Vallarta and Cenote Road in Puerto Morelos. Afternoon enjoys the beach in Puerto Morelos. Overnight in Arrecifes II or similar (3 stars).Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Arrecifes II hotel or similar (3 stars).Day 3: Río LagartosStop At: Cocodrilario Rio Lagartos, Rio Lagartos, Yucatan PeninsulaEarly birding in Puerto Morelos area. Departure later to Rio Lagartos ( long drive )Bird watching at San Salvador Ranch, Rio Lagartos. Boat trip through the mangrove. Overnight in Tabasco Rio or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Tabasco Rio or similar.Day 4: Ek BalamStop At: Ek' Balam, Temozon, Yucatan PeninsulaEarly bird watching at Ek Balam. We will also visit the beautiful archeological site of Ek Balam and later refresh in the cool waters of a cenote nearby. Overnight in Cabañas Unajil or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Cabañas Unajil or similar.Day 5: Chichen Itza and IzamalStop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan PeninsulaEarly bird watching at Chichen Itza. We will also visit the Chichen Itza site – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. After that we will continue to Izamal another beautiful Mayan ruins. Overnight in Itzamaltun or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Itzamaltun or similar.Day 6: UxmalStop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal, Uxmal, Yucatan PeninsulaEarly bird watching at Uxmal. Also, enjoy the visit to the archeological site. Visit also Kabah site. Overnight in Uxmal Resort Maya or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Uxmal Resort Maya or similar.Day 7: EdznaStop At: Zona Arquelogica Edzna, Campeche, Yucatan PeninsulaEarly bird watching in Uxmal area, follow later to the archeological site of Edzna, Campeche. Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage Resort or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage Resort or similar.Day 8: Clakmul-PalenqueStop At: CalakmulEarly bird watching near Chicanna area and Calakmul reserve. Then long drive to Palenque. Overnight in La Aldea de Halach Huini or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: overnight in La Aldea de Halach Huini or similar.Day 9: San CristobálStop At: San Cristobal's Express Massage, San Cristobal de las Casas, Southern MexicoEarly bird watching in Palenque jungle. Visit the archeological site also. Follow later on a long drive to San Cristobal. Overnight in Hotel Casa Mexicana or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Casa Mexicana or similar.Day 10: Sumidero canyon – Tuxtla GutierrezStop At: Cañon del Sumidero - Entrada National ParkCity tour in San Cristobal, follow later for a great boat ride in Sumidero canyon. Later overnight in Tuxtla Gutierrez. Hotel Real Avenida or similar.Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Real Avenida hotel or similar.Day 11: DepartureStop At: Sociedad Operadora del Aeropuerto Internacional Ángel Albino CorzoDeparture to airport for flight back home.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 9x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • Professional guide
  • 10-night accommodation
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Cancun Airport Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Morelos
  • Entry/Admission - Cocodrilario Rio Lagartos
  • Entry/Admission - Ek' Balam
  • Entry/Admission - Chichen Itza
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arqueologica Uxmal
  • Entry/Admission - Zona Arquelogica Edzna
  • Entry/Admission - Calakmul
  • Entry/Admission - San Cristobal's Express Massage
  • Entry/Admission - Cañon del Sumidero - Entrada National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Sociedad Operadora del Aeropuerto Internacional Ángel Albino Corzo

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Airfares (Cancun and Tuxtla Gutierrez)

Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Airport transfer

Itinerary

Day 10: Sumidero canyon – Tuxtla Gutierrez Stop At: Cañon del Sumidero - Entrada National Park City tour in San Cristobal, follow later for a great boat ride in Sumidero canyon. Later overnight in Tuxtla Gutierrez. Hotel Real Avenida or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Real Avenida hotel or similar.
Day 11: Departure Stop At: Sociedad Operadora del Aeropuerto Internacional Ángel Albino Corzo Departure to airport for flight back home. Duration: 12 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Arrival in Cancun Stop At: Cancun Airport Transportation, Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula Arrival at Cancun airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cancun—Rey Del Caribe or similar (3 stars). Duration: 6 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Rey del Caribe hotel or similar.
Day 2: Puerto Morelos Stop At: Puerto Morelos Early bird watching at Central Vallarta and Cenote Road in Puerto Morelos. Afternoon enjoys the beach in Puerto Morelos. Overnight in Arrecifes II or similar (3 stars). Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Arrecifes II hotel or similar (3 stars).
Day 3: Río Lagartos Stop At: Cocodrilario Rio Lagartos, Rio Lagartos, Yucatan Peninsula Early birding in Puerto Morelos area. Departure later to Rio Lagartos ( long drive )Bird watching at San Salvador Ranch, Rio Lagartos. Boat trip through the mangrove. Overnight in Tabasco Rio or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Tabasco Rio or similar.
Day 4: Ek Balam Stop At: Ek' Balam, Temozon, Yucatan Peninsula Early bird watching at Ek Balam. We will also visit the beautiful archeological site of Ek Balam and later refresh in the cool waters of a cenote nearby. Overnight in Cabañas Unajil or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Cabañas Unajil or similar.
Day 5: Chichen Itza and Izamal Stop At: Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza, Yucatan Peninsula Early bird watching at Chichen Itza. We will also visit the Chichen Itza site – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. After that we will continue to Izamal another beautiful Mayan ruins. Overnight in Itzamaltun or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Itzamaltun or similar.
Day 6: Uxmal Stop At: Zona Arqueologica Uxmal, Uxmal, Yucatan Peninsula Early bird watching at Uxmal. Also, enjoy the visit to the archeological site. Visit also Kabah site. Overnight in Uxmal Resort Maya or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Uxmal Resort Maya or similar.
Day 7: Edzna Stop At: Zona Arquelogica Edzna, Campeche, Yucatan Peninsula Early bird watching in Uxmal area, follow later to the archeological site of Edzna, Campeche. Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage Resort or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Chicanna Ecovillage Resort or similar.
Day 8: Clakmul-Palenque Stop At: Calakmul Early bird watching near Chicanna area and Calakmul reserve. Then long drive to Palenque. Overnight in La Aldea de Halach Huini or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: overnight in La Aldea de Halach Huini or similar.
Day 9: San Cristobál Stop At: San Cristobal's Express Massage, San Cristobal de las Casas, Southern Mexico Early bird watching in Palenque jungle. Visit the archeological site also. Follow later on a long drive to San Cristobal. Overnight in Hotel Casa Mexicana or similar. Duration: 12 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Casa Mexicana or similar.
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