In the southeastern portion of the Yucatan Peninsula lies the Mayan Riviera or also known as Riviera Maya. This region has tropical climate and blessed with unspoiled and beautiful beaches. Moreover, this is one of the primary centers of the ancient Maya civilization. Visit the Riviera Maya as this destination is packed with exciting outdoor adventures that will take you to the Mayan ruins. Embarking on Riviera Maya tours is amongst the ideal means to experience what this vacation destination offers.
Being a cradle of the Maya civilization, this region holds great historical significance. There are actually loads of remarkable structures not to mention ancient monuments here that have lived through centuries and until now which show the legacy of the ancient people.
Get the chance to visit the ancient city of Tulum which was a thriving urban center of the ancient civilization. This ancient archaeological site overlooks the Caribbean Sea and sits on a cliff and holds several Mayan structures such as a temple which are all circled by walls. Tulum is truly the only Maya historical site which gives its tourists the opportunity to swim in the Caribbean turquoise blue waters while catching a glimpse of the enigmatic remains of a long gone and dusted era.
The pre-arranged tour will likewise take you to Xcaret which is a top Mayan Riviera’s eco historical park where you can explore the natural and cultural wealth of Mexico. Get to explore many things and places such as beautiful white sand beaches, natural lagoons, underground rivers, rich wildlife and exciting outdoor adventure activities. The underground passages and Mayan caves are worth exploring. This region is blessed with great diving sites hence this destination is ideal for water lovers and scuba divers.
Travelers will in addition be given the opportunity to spend an evening in Xaman Ha (fisherman’s village) which is viewed as among the best vacation spots in the world because it’s surrounded by naturally gorgeous gardens and also the azure Caribbean waters. Archaeology is one factor that pulls in a great number of tourists to this region. The region’s popular archaeological sites are Chichen Itza, Tulum and Coba and they are all operated by INAH or National Institute of Anthropology and History.
Coba means cloudy waters, referring to the five canals of this region and it is located nearby. It was the Mayans that constructed the canals which served as main irrigation system to support the region’s agriculture and until now it remained strong.
Also, included in the list of must-visit places is Sian Ka’an which is a biosphere reserve. This reserve comprises of Mayan archaeological sites, mangroves, tropical forests, marshes and coral reefs that provide habitat for plant and animal life.
Your Mayan Riviera exploration will take you to an endless exciting outdoor adventure.