Chattanooga, Tenn. (PRWEB) January 03, 2013
Families looking for a unique travel experience over winter break will find adventure and once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences on the Riviera Maya Family Adventure Bicycle Tour through BikeToursDirect, departing February 16, 2013.
On this guided bicycle tour especially designed for families, parents and children will cycle from the Yucatan’s jungles to the thatched roof villages of the contemporary Mayan world, observing the rich wildlife of the peninsula and stopping for breaks on pristine Mexican beaches.
The itinerary includes visits to important Mayan archaeological sites like Tulum, Coba and Muyil as well as to the 1.6 million-acre Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. During evening programs, guest speakers will discuss ancient culture and practices as well as the Mayan calendar. The program includes swimming in cenotes (fresh water holes), snorkeling along the world’s second largest coral reef, a jungle zip line adventure and a visit to Xcaret Ecological Park, as well as kayaking and hiking excursions.
The eight-day Riviera Maya Family Adventure bike tour departs from Cancun on February 16 and costs $1,650 per person, double occupancy. Land cost includes five days of guided cycling, seven nights of accommodations in beach hotels and family-friendly resorts, bike and helmet rental, most meals and entrance fees for activities and excursions.
Bicycle tours are a unique travel option for families who want to explore a country and its culture beyond the traditional bus tour. It allows children and parents to truly experience a destination’s geography and terrain, views and smells, history and culture, and its people. Representing nearly 100 local tour operators in 70 countries, BikeToursDirect offers nearly 70 family-friendly bicycle tours with year-round departures in 16 countries, including Ireland, Germany, Holland and Vietnam. Learn more and search all tours for families at http://www.biketoursdirect.com/family-friendly-bike-tours.
BikeToursDirect serves as a central resource for bicycle tours worldwide, representing nearly 100 local bicycle tour companies that offer 400 tours in 70 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas. BikeToursDirect offers a variety of resources to help travelers search for and choose tours and handles the entire booking and payment process. Learn more at http://www.biketoursdirect.com.