There is an amazing biosphere reserve in Mexico, which deserves attention of travelers from around the world. Sian Kaan is located in the eastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. Sian Kaan got the status of the national reserve in 1986. The park will be a real boon for those who love to explore natural attractions. A large part of its territory is covered by tropical forests. It’s also worth noting that the reserve embraces coastal waters of the Caribbean Sea. There’s a part of the barrier reef, so fans of diving will be glad to visit these places.
While walking through the park, travelers will have an opportunity to admire rare mangroves, as well as to see the cane of more than 3 meters height and a lot of other amazing plants. The park is home to over 330 species of birds and 100 species of mammals, so a walk won’t boring at all. In addition to natural beauty, there are unique archaeological sites. Here, researchers have found ruins of ancient Mayan cities. The age of some of the artifacts discovered by archaeologists is more than 2 000 years.
The marine treasures of the reserve are also worth admiring. At certain times of the year, you can watch the turtles by the coast. Divers will have an opportunity to see rare species of fish, including hammerheads. The reserve area is about 5 280 square km. Fans of marvelous forests, those who love to rest at the scenic beaches, as well as fans of ancient history will find attractions here. Next - Nahanni National Park Reserve
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