The guide to read before booking a private Siankaan Biosphere tour.

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Like many others, visiting Mexico may be on your bucket list. The primary reason people desire to visit Mexico other than tasting food and tequila is to visit the beaches, abundant nature, and unique places like Sian Kaan Biosphere. 

Location of Sian Kaan Biosphere

Sian Kaan Biosphere is on the eastern shore of the Yucatan Peninsula. It is 20 minutes from Tulum, and Quintana Roo. It was declared a biosphere on January 20th, 1986. UNESCO declared the biosphere a world heritage site on 1987. It covers an area of 600 thousand protected land, ocean, sinkholes, lagoons, mangroves, and wetlands.

An overview of the biosphere 

This biosphere is home to 9 different ecosystems. It also covers a wealth of flora and fauna. It includes 320 bird species, 100 mammals, 90 species of bees, 47 species of dragonflies, 74 species of beetles, and 310 species of mosquitoes. It also covers 318 species of butterflies, 84 species of coral, and five neotropical felines. 

It is also the house of archeological sites like Muyil. It also includes 120 kilometers of the Mesoamerican reef. When you have a private Sian Ka’an biosphere touryou have the pleasure of visiting this biosphere which is a part of Maya Ka’an. It is a vibrant region and makes it possible to have unique experiences in natural environments along with the historical and cultural elements of the Mayan communities. 

The Mayans used these biosphere channels as commercial trade routes to reach the site of Muyil. 

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The tour to Sian Ka’an Biosphere

The best way to explore Sian Ka’an Biosphere is to be part of an organized tour. The tour will take you to all its beaches and all the other destinations. Another benefit of being part of an organized tour is that the journey will not be as long and strenuous as it would have been if you took the trip on your own. 

There are various types of tours to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere. Like some depart from Muyil only approaches the lagoons and the channels where it is possible to float in the river and navigate your way to Punta Allen. Some tours depart from the main entrance of the reserve or Punta Allen. These tours allow undertaking snorkeling and spotting of dolphins.

Best Maya Tours is one such tour organization that organizes the best private Sian Ka’an biosphere tour. Their tour starts at 7.30 and will transport you to the biosphere. From 9.30 to 10.00, they explain the biosphere, the biodiversity, and the Mayan period. In addition, they organize a boat ride in the biosphere, arrange for snorkeling, and make it possible to swim in the crystal-clear water. To contact them, dial +52 55 44 98 51 84 and learn more about their tours.

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