Hiking Expedition to
- Wild life
- Tropical forest
- Orchid’s & Bromelias
- Geological history
- Mayan vestiges
- Cultivation zone “Milpa”
The expedition to Villa Maya will take you to the center of the island, begins with a visit to the archaeological ruins of San Gervasio, continues with the visit to the nature reserve of Villa Maya, site orientation and walking trails through tropical forest, you will learn about wildlife and endemic species of Cozumel, as you will be guided by a specialized guide.
Once you meet the guide at the meeting point, and start the adventure, transportation will take you to the center of Cozumel, visiting the archaeological site of San Gervasio for a period of 45 minutes, then continues to visit the nature reserve Villa Maya The site is located in the northeast of the island. This is a walk expedition through the tropical forest and the minimum distance is 5 km or 3 miles, the maximum distance could be 10 km or 6 miles, this depends on the ability of participants.
Remember that we offer customized tours and the largest number of participants does not exceed 8 participants.
- The transportation from the meeting point in to the center of the island Villa Maya and back to San Miguel de Cozumel.
- Access to the archaeological site and the natural reserve of Villa Maya
- Regional food and natural fruit drinks
- Guidance on the natural history of Isla.
- Transportation to meeting point.
- Photographs, cameras or binoculars.
MUSEUM OF THE ISLAND For hotel guests who are staying in Cozumel, or for people who come from Playa del Carmen or for cruise passengers the venue is the Museum of the Island of Cozumel, at Av., Rafael Melgar between lanes 4 and 6 in the center of the town of San Miguel.
You will receive your confirmation via e-mail with precise instructions to reach the Meeting Point
4 Hrs. 30 minutes
Minimum 4 people
Maximum 8 people
WHAT TO BRING
Backpack long pants, long sleeves and closed tennis shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars, camera, money for photos, gratuities or other beverages.
The departure time is at 8:00 a.m.
The schedule can be flexible, but needs confirmation, contact us via e- mail.
i . We recommend that you pay the balance of the service in cash when you arrive to the meeting point.
You can also pay online through Pay Pal , but then the tour operator has the conversion to pesos and 7% added to the total charge to cover the charges of the exchange and processing , which means it will cost more.
ii . The maximum weight of the participant cannot exceed 110 kg or 240 pounds. ; minimum age of 12 years old. This expedition is not suitable for people with physical disabilities or cardio - pulmonary diseases.