ITINERARY TUCAN GOLD EXPEDITIONS
We identify this expedition with green color, so any map reference in this color will be referenced to TUCAN expeditions.
DAY 1 — TUESDAY
Chetumal Bay, Oxtankah Ruins, Tamalcab Island, Jaguar Village.
You will arrive at Chetumal City by air or bus and you will be picked up by our personnel and transported to our Jaguar Village on the Bay of Chetumal. You have the rest of the day free where you can swim, kayak to Tamalcab Island (1 mile in front of our village), take a bicycle and visit the Oxtankah Ruins (1 mile). You will have dinner included at the Village and you will receive instructions for your journey which will start the second day on the morning.
DAY 2 — WEDNESDAY
Chetumal Bay, Guerrero Lagoon.
After breakfast, we will leave by boat or kayak from Jaguar Village at seaside of Chetumal Bay through rivers we will arrive to a bird watcher on the middle of the Guerrero Lagoon to take lunch there and later we will kayak or boat to spend the night in a local small eco lodging where at night we will take dinner. Terrestrial to lunch location is optional for those who decide not water journey.
DAY 3 — THURSDAY
Guerrero Lagoon, Chile Verde Lagoon, Bacalar Lagoon.
After breakfast in Guerrero Lagoon, we will take a 1 mile walk where by boat or kayak we will travel through Chile Verde Lagoon to a point where only kayaking (40 mins) we will pass through the jungle creek to arrive to the Bacalar Lagoon, where we will relax for a moment and then by boat or kayak we will arrive to a community to take lunch. After lunch we will kayak or boat to our nice lodging place in the lagoon. Dinner also included later at night.
DAY 4 — FRIDAY
Bacalar Lagoon, Community Places, Cacchoben and Mahahual.
After breakfast in Bacalar Lagoon, we will take a 700 meters Kayaking to visit a community place where they were producing gum from Zapotes Trees and where the “palo de Tinte” tree was used as tincture on textiles. Then we will take our Terrestrial bus (20 mins) to have a guided visit to Chachobben Ruins. After the visit, we will return to the terrestrial bus (40 mins) to arrive to the Caribbean coast of Mahahual. You will be installed on the lodging place and you will have the rest of the day free. Many activities can be done for yourself.
DAY 5 — SATURDAY
Mahahual and Xcalak
At morning in Mahahual you will have breakfast and the rest of the morning free (you can visit “Banco Chinchorro” by yourself) until 4:00 PM were will will meet to take the terrestrial bus again for 1 hr to arrive to the fisherman town of Xcalak. You will be accommodated on your lodging place and will have a dinner.
DAY 6 — SUNDAY
Xcalak, Calderitas, and Chetumal Bay.
You will have breakfast at Xcalak and morning free for fishing or just hang around the beach and visit community until 12:00 noon where there are two options depending on weather conditions: A) If allowed we will take a boat (2 Hrs) to exit the Caribbean Sea by Zaragoza Channel and enter the Bay of Chetumal where we will go for lunch on the community of Calderitas and after you will come back to Jaguar Village by the sea. B) We will go by terrain bus back to the Town of Bacalar to have lunch there, the rest of the evening free to visit the place and we will return to Jaguar Village by the terrestrial transportation. On both cases you will have dinner at Jaguar Village and spend the night there.
DAY 7 — MONDAY
Chetumal Bay, Guerrero Lagoon.
After breakfast is the check-out where you can go to a Guided visit to the ruins of Dzibanché and after the visit you will be dropped at airport or bus terminal. We finish around 1 PM. If you plan to keep touristing in México, please ask for advise where we can give you tricks and tips at no cost ay all and will be our pleasure to help on anything you may need.