The Biosphere Reserve Montes Azules is located in southwestern Chiapas (the Usumacinta River basin). It is one of the greenest places in Chiapas.
This reserve is within the region of the Lacandon Jungle in Chiapas, the richest in Mexico, 27% of mammals in the country has its habitat in the reserve, while 341 species of birds fly through their skies.
The flora and fauna of Montes Azules is very rich, invertebrates, butterflies and about 112 species of fish, other amphibians and reptiles are protected in this area.
In the reserve is Lacantún River basin, and other rivers such as Lacanjá and Jataté.
National Park Montes Azules
Departure from Tuxtla Gutierrez, visiting Agua Azul and Misol-Ha waterfalls. Transfer to the City of Palenque. Accommodation in hotel in Palenque. Afternoon / night free.
Departure to Selva Lacandona and excursion to Yaxchilán by the Usumacinta river. Lunch in the village of Frontera Corozal. Visit to the archaeological site of Bonampak. Free afternoon. Lodging in ecotouristic cabin in Lacanja.
Departure to Lacanja. Walk through the thick Lacandon jungle. Observation of monkeys, toucans and macaws. Cascade swimming. Return to the ecotouristic cabins to eat and wait for the van to return to Palenque. Transfer by public transport to Tuxtla or Villahermosa.
Recommendations: Light clothing, comfortable shoes, cap and sunglasses. Sunscreen and biodegradable insect repellent. Swimsuit and towel.
Cost per person: $ 6,500.00 pesos (380 USD). Includes: 3 days of tours in group service. 2 nights lodging in Palenque and Selva Lacandona with private bathroom. Tickets to all tourist sites. Boat in Yaxchilán. Lacandon guide in the Lacandona jungle. Transportation in Bonampak. Public transport to Tuxtla Gutierrez or Villahermosa at the end of the tour. Travel insurance. Experienced drivers. Payment in toll booths.
Not Included: Flight to Chiapas. Foods not specified. Guides in archaeological areas (non-mandatory payment)
Contact: Tel. 01 800 841 7170 http://asisiviajo.com/detalletour.php?idtour=119