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Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

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Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

My husband and I are in the process of scheduling a 4 day birding trip in Quintana Roo after a conference in Cancun in August. We are looking for transportation as well as a good guide as my husband does not want us to travel by ourselves - no matter how many articles I show him about the how safe the Yucatan is. I have contacted EcoTurismo Yucatan (whom I have read good things about on this forum) and Trails Mexico.

I was wondering if anyone had any other suggestions or comments about Trails Mexico.

Thanks!

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1. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Are you coming to the Yucatan or staying in Quintana Roo? Lots of options around these parts!

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My husband will be attending a conference in Cancun and we will be taking four days or so afterwards for a birding trip. We are open, but thought Quintana Roo would be a good place, not too far from Cancun and a big diversity of birds at Felipe Carrillo Puerto and Coba,but there doesn't look like there are any places to stay near there. We are looking for a good birding guide to show us around. What are your thoughts?

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3. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

I can't help you with Quintana Roo; not familiar enough with what's available there. I am based in Merida and there are some great birding options in Celestun, 2 hours drive from Merida, but too far from where you will be at.

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4. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Celestun looks beautiful, but it's to far for such a short trip. I maybe contacst you in the future about it.

Thanks,

Cheryl

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I was in Rio Lagartos 8 years ago and fell in love with the place. I'm sure it's changed somewhat but is still an excellent birding destination. I went out with Ishmael Navarro who was a great guide, spoke English well and also recommended a lovely little cassita for my stay. (I hear a hurricane washed it away several years ago.) You can also visit Ek Balam Mayan site which can be on the route back to Cancun,. I will look up the link to Ishmael if interested but you can Google him.

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6. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Sorry, that's Ismael. I see Lonely Planet gave him good review.

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7. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Hi there, i´m Luis ku a birding Guide in the yuctan peninsula more information

motmotbird@hotmail.com

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8. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Hi There I´m LUIS KU a Birding Guide in the Yucatan Peninsula My service are.

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, Mexico, and the best place for Birding Tours are:

-Central Vallarta, Cenote Road and Botanical Garden, Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin in Puerto Morelos.

-Muyil, Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve and Xel-ha Ruinas

-Coba Ruins and Punta Laguna

-Cozumel and

Ek-balam Ruinas and Rio Lagartos

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9. Re: Birding guide suggestions for Quintana Roo

Thank you Luis. I've already made arrangements with EcoTurismo. Maybe we can hook up next time.

Cheryl

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