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Lacandona Jungle, Yaxchilan and Bonampak Day Trip from Palenque
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A day's trip out from Palenque and worth adding on to any trip to Palenque. Accessed by boat along the Guatemala border it is a semi-recovered pre-Columbian site of great interest. Unlike the much visited ruins at Palenque the ruins at Yaxchilan are still within...More

Thank 753anthonyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorites in México, only accesible by air or by boat through the Usumacinta river, amazing, in the middle of the jungle, the site is spectacular, be sure to take with you , water, sunscreen, mosquito´s repellent and a hat. When you´re there...More

Thank Gonzalo L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Loved the whole trip from the boat ride up river to the site itself. The boat trip is relaxed and gives you a chance to take in the scenery. Once at the site you feel a little like Indiana Jones as it is so remote...More

Thank Angel57
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Located just by the Usumacinta river on the border between Mexico and Guatemala. Is this Mayan city. You ay arrive either by boat or small plane. The city is in Mint condition and its a gem you should not miss.

Thank JCM1917
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It is amazing! I rented a car and drove from Palenque to Frontera Corozal. It was a 2.5 hours drive, an amazing landscape. And in Frontera Corozal you can take a boat to Yaxchilan with other people. A lot of people arrive by themselves, so...More

2  Thank agvega
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a rather difficult site to get to, but well worth the effort. It will require a one hour boat ride on the Usumacints River (the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The site is large with extremely interesting architecture. One of the main points...More

1  Thank Art H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Only way to go is by boat, suddenly it opens up and it's magical. The Labyrinth is creepy and fantastic (we saw bats and a little snake), the other ruins are remarkable. Yaxchilan and Piedras Negras were rivals for the Usumacinta River trade route, and...More

1  Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We booked a tour through Viator in September from Palenque. We were the only ones on the tour. We got stopped at a checkpoint by Zapatistas (wearing black baclavas) looking for scab teachers (first day of school and there was a teacher strike going on)....More

2  Thank dennye662016
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Best ruins we visited in Mexico, this was part of a private tour and our guide had us up before daybreak. The only way into this place is by boat and what a fantastic trip that is. Being so early we were the only people...More

1  Thank Nick N
Reviewed 21 January 2017

the boat ride is great. we saw two alligators resting on shore and lots of turbiulant deep water boiling slowly. the arrival and walk to the ruins at 8am had great light. the tunnel entrance to the ruins is almost scary. walking into the place...More

2  Thank bamboobwah
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any recommendations for a tour company in palenque that does yaxchilan and bonampak in a day?
29 November 2016|
Response from VNL56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I used Montaya Tours. +52 967 126 2402 They were very helpful and proactive. I hope this helps.