Lol Tun Caves Leaving from Merida
Pick up: 08:00 hrs at your hotel in Merida.
Duration: 6 to 7 hrs.
Lol Tun ( stone flower) be cause the shape of the hill, the locals from Oxkutzcab Town name like this. 105 Kms, from Merida City, are the caves.
Yucatan has three different geological ages, 65, 80 and 100 millions of years old, the caves, are in the 100 millones of years old.
The caves part is explore cover a little more than 1 Km. long, is a entire ecosystem. Insects, mammals, reptiles, bats, birds, and more animals are Leaving in this place.
With really old history from the flooded caves, When that area was the sore, fossil remains from the sea, mammoth bones, human remains from 12 thousand years old, and petroglyphs, are part Of the prehistoric information. After, during the local independence fight of the mayans on the 19 th century the cave where use as refuge for the fighters and use like Meeting point to regroup and go to fight again the rich hacendados ( plantation houses owners ).
Guided by a Local guide, you will discover natural formations, and Some more amazing Things.