The Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is known for a number of reasons. For the avid vacationer, the Yucatan’s number of first class, five star resorts make it a popular vacation destination. For those in search of history and adventure, the Yucatan offers much more. Tradewinds Travel Club invites you to truly explore the Yucatan on an ecotour.
Ecotourism, simply put, is a genre of tourism known for adventure and cultural travel experiences. Focusing on the native peoples, their culture and the preservation of the environment as well as the areas heritage, this type of vacation is greener than many other vacation types. Rather than relying on the use of fossil fuels such as gasoline and oil need to run a four by four or wave runner, ecotours involve exploration on foot, bike, to cultural tours to historic sites as well as kayaking, rappelling, diving, and specific areas of interest. Tradewinds Travel Club would like to introduce you to ecotouring in the Yucatan, an environmentally friendly and exciting way to experience the area.
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Though much of the Mayan Riviera and the Yucatan are crowded and filled with tourists from around the world, a bit off the beaten path, lies an adventure. Historically, this area was inhabited by the Mayans, an ancient people. Today, visitors choosing an ecotour have the chance to experience the smaller communities, the friendly locals, familiar with it’s history and amazing destinations important to their heritage. Explore the cenotes, ancient ruins, dense forests and a proud culture of peoples. Enhance your vacation experience by getting away from the resorts and into the true Yucatan with Tradewinds Travel Club.
Ecotours throughout the area include destinations such as Chichenitza, Uxmal, Dzibilchaltun, the Loltun Caves and a number of cenotes, offer an integral look into the history and natural history of the area. Explore the biodoversity of this unique ecosystem on an ecotour with Tradewinds Travel Club.
Take a closer look at some of the areas of interest in the Yucatan perfect for your ecoadventure with Tradewinds Travel Club.
By far, one of the most popular destinations, Chichenitza was a major focal point of the Mayan civilization a thousand years ago. Surrounding Chichenitza are a number of the largest cenotes.
Another popular way to explore the Yucatan is to explore the cenotes found throughout the area. Near Chichenitza lie some of the most well explored cenotes as well as some of the largest in the region. Cenotes are sink holes filled with water. Near to Chichenitza are two of the most famous cenotes including Cenote Sagurado or the Sacred Well of Sacrifice. These cenotes provided not only a valuable source of water to the ancient Mayans, but were also an integral part of worship for the Maya as well.
Tradewinds Travel Club invites you to go on your own adventure and explore the many great adventures in the Yucatan. Make the most of your vacations and travel with Tradewinds Travel Club on your own Mayan adventure in the beautiful Mayan Riviera in Mexico.