The opening of an archaeological corridor, a new tourism product in Quintana Roo, which integrates the archaeological zone of Paamul II with Ichkabal, will contribute to promoting sustainable tourism development, with well-being for families.
This project, which was announced during the conference this Thursday by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is the result of the efforts and proposals that the Governor of the State, Mara Lezama Espinosa, has made to diversify tourism, to value the environment of rural communities and that they become a great potential.
This corridor seeks to integrate the archaeological zone of Paamul II with Ichkabal, passing through the partially flooded cave system Garra del Jaguar, Ocho Balas and Las Manitas with cave paintings, which will depressurize the tourist demand generated in the walled city of Tulum.
Likewise, it was explained that the opening to the public of the pre-Hispanic city Ichkabal, in Bacalar, is the result of the work carried out through the Program for the Improvement of Archaeological Zones (Promeza). It was specified that with these actions, Quintana Roo will be the state with the largest number of archaeological zones included in the Program.
So that the rich rural and indigenous area, the archaeological attractions of Quintana Roo, contribute to the growth of rural tourism as a model of inclusive development, Governor Mara Lezama has called for everyone to build a New Model for Well-being and Development that responds to the needs of those who have the least.
The archaeological works announced today, as part of the progress made in the construction of section 5 of the Mayan Train, by the general director of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) Diego Prieto Hernández, are tasks of rescuing cultural wealth from Quintana Roo.