On this overnight tour of Mexico’s southern jungle, discover the outstanding Mayan archaeological sites of Yaxchilán and Bonampak then hike Lacandona Jungle with your indigenous Mayan guide. Discover major Mayan cities and breathtaking natural landscapes on this spectacular overnight experience.
On this overnight tour of Mexico’s southern jungle, discover the outstanding Mayan archaeological sites of Yaxchilán and Bonampak then hike Lacandona Jungle with your indigenous Mayan guide. Discover major Mayan cities, vine-covered pyramids, breathtaking waterfalls, and iconic limestone cenotes on this spectacular overnight experience.
Day 1: Discover Yaxchilán and Bonampak Archaeological Sites
Your overnight Lacandona Jungle experience begins with hotel pick-up from Palenque and transfer to the Yaxchilán archaeological site. Enjoy a buffet breakfast at the site, then take a tour of the spectacular city. Yaxchilán was a major Mayan city that dominated the region. Your indigenous Lacandona Mayan guide will explain the fascinating and long history of the city, and you’ll have the unique and important opportunity to discover Mayan cultural heritage from a living descendant.
From Yaxchilán, take a 1-hour motor boat ride on the Usumacinta River to the impressive Bonampak archaeological zone. Here, in the heart of the Lacandona Jungle, you’ll explore the mystic, vine-covered city with your Mayan guide. Marvel at the city’s history and learn more about the Maya.
To end the day, travel to the community of Lacanja Chansayab where you’ll spend the night at Camp Lodge Lacandones.
Day 2: Explore the Lacandona Jungle
Your day begins with a traditional Lacandona breakfast at the Lodge. From there, you’ll set out to the Lacandona Jungle where you’ll enjoy a guided hike. Admire flora and fauna, learn to identify native species, and admire southern Mexico’s spectacular landscapes. Your Mayan guided will guide you along breathtaking trails to visit the Corcho Negro waterfall and a limestone cenote.
To end the day, you’ll return to the Camp Lodge Lacandones to pack up your things. From there, your transport will take you back to Palenque.
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