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 tour will likewise take you to Xcaret which is a top Riviera Maya historical eco park where you can discover Mexico's cultural and natural wealth. There are many places and things to explore here such as Mexico's unspoiled natural surroundings, natural pools, outdoor activities, authentic Mayan cuisine and rich wildlife. Learn more about the Mayans through exploring the underground passages and caves. This place is ideal for water lovers and scuba divers as there are amazing diving reefs.
Visitors will likely be given the chance to spend a night in Xaman Ha (fisherman's village) which is thought to be one of the very best holiday destinations in the world because it's surrounded by naturally attractive gardens as well as the azure Caribbean waters. The fact is archaeology is a huge contributor to the tourism of this region. Chichen Itza, Coba and Tulum are well known archaeological sites which can be explored in this area and all of them are operated by INAH.
Coba is just nearby and has 5 canals and its name denotes cloudy waters. The canals that were constructed by the Mayans remained strong and served as irrigation pillars which have supported the region's agricultural projects for centuries.
One of the must-see places in this region is Sian Ka'an which is a bio reserve. Several of the Mayan archaeological sites are found within this biosphere reserve along with marshes, tropical forests, mangroves and coral reefs.
Your Mayan Riviera exploration will take you to an endless exciting outdoor adventure.
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