Discover some of Mexico’s most awe-inspiring locations during this private small-group tour. Hike on foot to the base of Agua Azul for close-up views of the tiered waterfalls. A guide will be on-hand to assist you during the descent. You’ll also visit the cascades of Misol-Ha, with an option to swim in a natural pool overlooking the Chiapas rainforest. Upgrade to include lunch or the ruins of Palenque.
Visit the ruins of Yaxchilan and Bonampak on this small-group full-day tour from Palenque. Start early and have breakfast en route to the Yaxchilan Archaeological Site, which is located deep in the Lacandon Jungle, and can only be reached by boat on the Usumacinta River. Upon arrival, your guide shows you around the extensive Mayan ruins. Then stop for lunch before continuing to Bonampak, a smaller site with vibrant Mayan murals that date to 800 AD. Your tour includes guide, air-conditioned minivan, breakfast and lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
Roberto Barrios is located about an hour drive outside of the town of Palenque. One of the newest tours that we offer, where you’ll have the opportunity to get to know a territory once owned by the EZLN (Zapatista Army of National Liberation), to become a community focused on eco-tourism through a natural bath that comes from waters with colors varying from turquoise blue to emerald. The changing of colors is due to the reflection of the sun on the limestone floor, the water comes from a branch of the Tulija river. The falls consist of 6 swimming areas that all have their own unique touch inside of the jungle. Some offer high waterfalls that you can jump off and others offer relaxing infinity pools. The whole area is filled with natural slides, caves you can venture into, and waterfalls to shower in.
Discover Mexico’s Mayan heritage as you explore two significant ruins on this full-day excursion. A private guide takes you to the Bonampak ruins where you can walk through the jungle-covered area and see several well-preserved frescoes. Then it’s time to board a boat on the Usumacinta River to the Yaxchilan ruins where you can explore the ancient city and its hieroglyphics.
Go sightseeing at Montebello Lake (Lagos de Montebello) when traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas to the Guatemalan border town of La Mesilla on this full-day tour with transfer service. Visit some of the many lakes in the vicinity, and enjoy the sight of blue waters surrounded by alpine vegetation. The tour explores either the Emerald Lakes area within the national park, or Tziscao Lake and neighboring villages. Ride in an air-conditioned minibus and end the tour with drop-off in La Mesilla in the early afternoon.
This is the most natural experience you can have in the beautiful state of Chiapas and the Lacandona Jungle, visiting the mystical city of Palenque, the Waterfall of Misolha and the amazing Yaxchilan and Bonampak Ruins. Learn about the local traditions of Maya Lacandons and experience the culture firsthand .
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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ:What are the best Outdoor Activities in Palenque?
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