The Sian Ka’an nature reserve is a beautifully designed bioreserve that’s bounding with natural wonders. From seeing crocodiles while navigating the mangroves, to spotting several different types of tropical birds, the scope of tropical life in Sian Ka’an is almost limitless.
After a great day of sight seeing and fun, watch the sun go down from the sparkling beaches that the Sian Ka’an nature bioreserve has to offer. The diversity of nature at Sian Ka’an will put on display the nature lover out of all the lucky visitors who witness the 1200 different species of flora, 103 different species of mammals, 339 species of tropical bird and all the forms of water life that exist in Sian Ka’an.
The Governor of the beautiful Yucatan, Felix Canto, has decided to further their avian conservatory efforts by announcing the creation of not one or two, but three new protected area across the peninsula. The total protected area of the bio-reserves stretches across 76,000 square acres of open Yucatan jungle, woodland, and forest.
The separate wildlife reserves are meant to protect different species. The new Yucatan bio-reserve named Chichankanab Lagoon State Reserve, covering 28,000 acres, and its sister bio-reserve, the Bacalar Lagoon Ecological State Park, covering only 12 acres, are both dedicated to preserving water resources on the small island.
In the very heart of Central America is Guatemala; a must for every tourist who is interested in nature, culture and history, a country with extraordinary ethnographic variety, cultural wealth, geographic diversity and a zone of economical and cultural contacts between all the cultures of Central America.
There are many ways to explore Guatemala. You can travel on your own or with some friends who are local and who can show you around and tell you more about the local culture and history. You can also choose to join one of the organized jungle tours, offered by many travel agencies.
A favorite among adventure travel and jungle tours, The "Mundo Maya", or Mayan World, is an area of roughly 300,000 square kilometers (116,000 square miles) in Central America, covering the whole of Belize and Guatemala and parts of Honduras, El Salvador and the Mexican states of Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. The ancient Mayans left evidence of their existence in the form of limestone constructions throughout this vast tropical region.
Jungle tourism is a rising subcategory of adventure travel defined by active multifaceted physical means of travel in the jungle regions of the earth. Although similar in many respects to adventure travel, jungle tourism pertains specifically to the context of region, culture and activity. According to the Glossary of Tourism Terms, jungle tours have become a major component of green tourism in tropical destinations and are a relatively recent phenomenon of Western international tourism.
Of the regions that take part in tourism-driven sustainable development practices and eco tourism, Mexican, Central and South American practices are the most pervasive in the industry; notably Mayan jungle excursions. Other regions include jungle territories in Africa, Australia, and the South Pacific.
A favorite among adventure travel and jungle tours, The "Mundo Maya", or Mayan World, is an area of roughly 300,000 square kilometers (116,000 square miles) in Central America, covering the whole of Belize and Guatemala and parts of Honduras, El Salvador and the Mexican states of Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. The ancient Mayans left evidence of their existence in the form of limestone constructions throughout this vast tropical regionThe classic Mayan period
According to historians, ancient Mayan history dates back to over 2,000 years ago, however, new discoveries are revealing ancient ruins, that date back even further. The oldest Mayan ruin found to date was discovered recently in San Bartolo, Guatemala. It dates back to the year 300 B.C., and it is thought that there are still many temples, stellae and tombs hidden under the thick jungles of Mesoamerica from this time period.
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