Puerto Arturo

Wildlife Refuge

In the Mayan jungle, near Carmelita -the last community north of Petén-, there is a wildlife sanctuary, where scientists can study birds and wildlife from this region.

The is a sanctuary that combines the scenic beauty of the lagoons with the majesty of the jungle, housing a vast range of wild animals, and is home to thousands of birds -of which some 200 species have been counted- howler monkeys, jaguars, crocodiles, among others.

The flora of the refuges includes xate palms and chicozapote trees, and the site remains relatively virgin thanks to the conservation efforts of the local community.

The jungle and freshwater wetlands of the Puerto Arturo wildlife refuge are home to thousands of resident and migratory birds, as well as a variety of mammals and reptiles.

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Tour destination

Tour route

Main Road

Secondary Road

Unpaved road

Eco Lodge

Camping Area