Itinerary

Working Itinerary (this may change as we massage the schedule to fit with logistical challenges).

Day Activity Accommodation
Saturday 19 Feb. Depart Kingston. Arrival into Cancun International Airport. Travel to Campeche City (University of Campeche bus) (around 7 hrs trip). Hotel America, Campeche
Sunday 20 Feb. Breakfast, in local restaurant in downtown Campeche. Visit to EDZNA, Mayan Archeological site (45 minutes south of Campeche). An introduction to the Maya World, plus birdwatching and observations of the local flora. Back to Hotel America. Free afternoon. Hotel America, Campeche
Monday 21 Feb. Morning Visit to the Biodiversity Museum at University of Campeche. Talks about the role of the Museum by local Scientists. Travel to Zoh-Laguna (around 4 hrs trip) south of Campeche). If time allows, walk around village (get familiar with the village and do some flora and fauna observations). Organizational meeting, project ideas, seminars? Hostal in Zoh-Laguna
Tuesday 22 Feb. Morning Walk around Zoh-Laguna Village (Birdwatching and more), back for Lunch, Afternoon seminars. Nocturnal visit at local pond (crocodile and frog search).
Hostal in Zoh-Laguna
Wednesday 23 Feb. Morning visit to Nuevo Becal Village approx. 15 k east from Zoh-Laguna. Getting familiar with local economic activities and their impact on tropical forest. Visit to local traditional agriculture plots. Seminars late afternoon in Zoh-Laguna. Hostal in Zoh-Laguna
Thursday 24 Feb. Morning visit to BECAN Archeological site (CULTURAL AND NATURE ENJOYMENT). Back for lunch to Zoh-Laguna. Discussion of project ideas and field methods. Hostal in Zoh-Laguna
Friday 25 Feb. Visit to Calakmul Archeological Site and Biosphere Reserve. Back to Zoh-Laguna Hostal in Zoh-Laguna
Saturday 26 Feb. Morning Travel from Calakmul to Celestun Ducks Unlimited (DUMAC) biology station during the morning (6-7 hrs trip). Arriving late afternoon. Stay in local hotel in Celestun
Sunday 27 Feb. Celestun, walk around get familiar with the surrounding area. Stay in local hotel in Celestun
Monday Feb. 28 - Fri. March 4 Projects, nature walks, field exercises at DUMAC DUMAC
March 5 Drive to Cancun and depart for Canada na

 

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