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El Palmar Lighthouse and Salt Flats

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 9 people
Destination(s): Mexico  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 25 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 45 US Dollar (USD)

We entice you to try to harvest the salt as the inhabitants of Celestun still do and in the same manner and using the same techniques as Mayan people used to long ago. Salt is a precious mineral in the whole world, but in Mayan times it was as valuable as pure gold. Salt was used in the kitchen, but also to preserve food.

Following the former road to Sisal and bordering the salt flats, 18 km away from the hotel, we will arrive to the most important spot of the Gulf: “El Palmar”. This lighthouse provides orientation to vessels and fishermen that find and identify their location on dark, cloudy days.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: After lunch we will drive 10 miles to the north of Hotel to El Palamr lighthouse. After visiting the salt flats,we will climb 150 stairs to see the sunset. We then return to the Hotel.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Van
- Specialized guide
- Snacks.

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