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Ka'an Expeditions - Day Tours

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Av. Calakmul S/N, Xpujil, Calakmul 24640, Mexico
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Wonderful tour with a knowledgeable guide -- in English!

Ezekiel was a passionate and knowledgeable guide who's done work in the park. He was so pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David G
Wonderful Calakmul visit

We visited Calakmul with Ezequiel, it was wonderful. He knows a lot and explain very well the... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Marion B
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We at Ka´an Expeditions are committed in creating unforgettable experiences of interpretation and interaction with the history and nature of the region of Calakmul.Our bilingual certified naturalist guides will show you around the archaelogical sites of once the most important region of the Mayan culture, while spotting the wildlife of the 2nd most biodiversed area in the American continent, only after the Amazon.
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Av. Calakmul S/N, Xpujil, Calakmul 24640, Mexico
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited Calakmul with Ezequiel, it was wonderful. He knows a lot and explain very well the history, the animals and the plants.

Thank Marion B
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Nico F, Owner at Ka'an Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you very much for your comments. WE really appreciate you took sometime to leave a review for us and our future guests! Hope to see you soon again sometime!

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

My better half and I were traveling to Xpujil for the sole reason of visiting Calakmul. Though we had a car rental and had planned on visiting the site on our own, the day before our visit we decided to book a tour with Ka'an...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

We knew Calakmul would be fantastic, what we could not foresee was the vast knowledge and patient explanations provided by our extraordinary guide, and now friend, Ezekiel Uniuich. I am a history buff and he was able to answer every question and more with details...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

The guide was of Mayan heritage and was incredibly knowledgeable and spoke English well. It's a bit of a long drive through windy roads to get down to Calakmul so I would definitely recommend getting a guided day trip. Ka'an expeditions is reasonably priced, has...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We're not the type who usually take tours, but we drove from Merida the day before so we felt that driving to Calakmal would be exhausting. So worth it! our guide was very knowledgeable about the history, culture, and nature of the area. He had...More

1  Thank Linda G
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

That's sub-tropical forest, not jungle, and there are fixed paths to follow, so don't expect to see many animals. Still, amassing experience to be there at the sunrise and see how the forest wakes up. All well organised, good contact and very knowledgeable, experienced guide,...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Calakmul is in the middle of nowhere but well worth the effort to visit. The large area of Calakmul is right up there with Palenque as a major archaeological site. Ezequiel is a knowledgeable guide who provides you with a wonderful experience. The buildings are...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

We saw wildlife and the ruins. The guide had a lot of knowledge of history and nature. The only thing I would change is an earlier start to have more chances of seeing wildlife.

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We went for a day trip to Calakmul with Ezequiel from Ka’an Expeditions. He was a fantastic guide! He taught us a lot about the history of the place throughout the journey and made our visit particularly special. Highly recommended to take your with him!

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Nico F, Owner at Ka'an Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Than you for your comments, they mean a lot to us! Hope you visit us again in Calakmul!

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monicapastrello
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Mezcal_Tours | Reviewed this property |
It leaves from the village near the archaeological site of Calakmul. Call them or email to get details.
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Rebmex
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Nico F | Property representative |
Hello, We are glad to hear that you are visiting the Calakmul region. We work with small groups but usually they don't get fill out often. Minimum group 2 people. Maximun group 10 people. Private vehicles. We invite... More
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Fobol
January 10, 2016|
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Response from Nico F | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interested in our services. We do have availability depending the dates. When are you thinking coming to the region? You can send us an email and this way we can provide all the info you need... More
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