Cancun Sightseeing Tours

Cancun Sightseeing Tours
Located on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, Cancun is a popular resort location thanks to its white sandy beaches, sparkling blue ocean waters and sunshine. Its lush landscapes, interesting winderness areas and exotic sea life provide great sightseeing tour options.

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Tours

Sian Ka'an, meaning "where the sky is born," is a biosphere reserve located just outside Cancun and is made up of more than 1.3 million acres of tropical forest and its ecosystem. With mangroves, lowland forests and part of a barrier reef, this environment also includes more than 800 protected plants and over 350 birds and wildlife species, including jaguars, howler monkeys and crocodiles.

There are several tours available, ranging from an eight-hour forest and float tour that combines walking and swimming to a three-hour "mayaking" tour that provides canoes for paddling through the waters of the ecosystem. There is also a three-hour birding and natural history tour, among others.

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Tours
Tulúm, Quintana Roo, México
011 (+52) 984 871 2202
http://siankaantours.org/english/eng_ctsk.html

Xcaret Eco-Waterpark Excursion

Xcaret Eco-Waterpark Excursions will give you the opportunity to see the natural beauty of Mexico. From the park, you will take part in several archaeological tours, discover the plants and wildlife of the Yucatan Peninsula, and learn about the Mayan way of life as you travel to different sites. All transportation to the various locations is provided with the tour.

Within the Xcaret park, you will also get the chance to see much of Mexico's wildlife in the Eco-park's aviary, aquarium, lagoons, pools, beaches, botanical gardens and more. You can even experience what it is like to float down an underground river. Optional adventures, like swimming with the dolphins and snorkeling or scuba diving, can be included in your sightseeing package. The waterpark also has five restaurants on-site, featuring everything from authentic Mexican food to fast food and sandwiches for your convenience.

E-Motion Tours and Excursions
Calle Cazón #6 SM 3 MZA 17 C.P.
77500 CANCUN, QROO
(800) 681-9566
http://emotioncancun.com/tours/tour.asp?cve=CXH

Tour Xel-Ha

Enter an environment where dolphins and other sea animals exist in a protected and natural aquarium. Xel- Ha is a nature resort where you can experience what it is like to be part of the aquarium. Featured adventures include walking along the bottom of the ocean with SeaTrek or going snorkeling and discovering sea life, including the parrotfish, doctorfish, snappers and even a barracuda.

There is a bicycle trail, a place to walk across a floating bridge and a site to dive off of the "cliffs of courage" into sapphire blue lagoons. Many adventurous and educational opportunities and programs designed to help you understand the environment of these animals await you at the Xel-Ha resort.

Xel-Ha
Carretera Chetumal-Cancun km 240
Quintana Roo 77780
Mexico
011 (+52) 998 884 7165
http://xelha.com/

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Article Written By Carl Pruit

Carl Pruit has been a freelance writer since 2005, specializing in service journalism and travel. His work has appeared on various websites. Born and raised in California, Pruit attended Contra Costa Community College in San Pablo, Calif. and received an associate degree in the administration of justice.

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