Ecological Adventure at the Cenotes Reserve – Mérida
A unique adventure in a private natural reserve with 7 cenotes
Get closer to nature during this incredible experience in a private reserve near the city of Mérida. Get on your bike, and discover 3 cenotes in the thick forest surrounding the mayan village, and enjoy various activities like ziplining, cliff jumping, swimming or snorkeling. Your guide will also teach you about the story and local legends of this uncommon place. A traditionnal meal from Yucatán will be served by the village’s chieftain.
Exit: Departure 8AM
Groups: Small group (also available in private)
languages: English, Spanish -Other languages on demand (extra cost)
Count around 1h30 to get to the entrance of the reserve from Mérida.
Arrival in the Reserve
You will arrive in the natural reserve where you can change clothes and have a cup of coffee. The equipment will be handed to you ; bikes, helmets, life jackets. Finally, you will be asked to have a shower to take off any chemical component in order not to contaminate the cenotes' water.
Visit of 3 Cenotes
You will visit 3 different cenotes, closed, semi-opened or opened, and will have the opportunity to enjoy various activities : ziplining*, cliff-jumping*, swimming, or snorkeling. * Ziplining and cliff-jumping have an additional cost.
Meal in the local Village
Enjoy a delicious traditionnal 3 times Yucatan meal, carefully prepared by the village's chieftain.
Visit of The Ceiba
Visit The Ceiba, an ancient mayan tree of more than 100 years old. Your guide will teach you about the story and legends of the reserve and the local village's ancesters.
End of the activity and come back at your hotel in Mérida around 5PM.
Included in the itinerary
All entrance fees are included.
Local English-speaking guide
A local English-speaking certified guide will join you during this adventure in the reserve and will teach you about all the mysteries of this place.
A 3-times meal in a local mayan community.
The equipment for the activities in the cenotes and a bike are provided (life jacket, helmet, bike).
The transportation from Mérida is not included! It will take you approximately 1h30 to get to the reserve from Mérida.
Comfortable shoes and clothes, Swimsuit, Towel, Sunglasses, Hat
Camera / GoPro
Eco-friendly sunscreen and insect repellent CAREFUL! Do not wear any fragrance, cream or makeup before the tour to avoid contaminating the environment!
Some cash if you wish to participate in the optional activities or tip your guide
The cenote reserve is located 110km away from Mérida. We advise you to count approximately 1h30 to get there. The exact adress and other practical information will be sent to you in your confirmation email.