It has a dense rainforest, rivers and streams of blue waters. Nearby are the waterfalls of Agua Azul and Misol Ha. It has many ecosystems and the archaeological site of Palenque has been recognized Cultural Heritage.
The city of Palenque was founded in 1567 by Fray Pedro Lorenzo de la Nada, who in 1573 gave the community three bells as a symbol of the foundation; of these bells today is preserved only the largest, in the church of the city, and is considered as the only witness to the foundation.
The archaeological site of Palenque, located just 8 km from the town of the same name, is considered the most important ceremonial center of the Maya culture.
Among its most important buildings are El Palacio, distinguished by its tower that stands out from the rest of the buildings; Templo del Sol, La Cruz, and La Cruz Foliada, surround the Plaza del Sol and the mysterious Templo de las inscripciones, in which the tomb of King Pakal was discovered.
Palenque – Agua Azul Waterfalls – Yaxchilan – Bonampak
Recommendations for the whole trip: Comfortable clothing and footwear, cap and sunglasses. Biodegradable sunscreen and insect repellent. Swimsuit and towel. Binoculars
Cost per person $ 5,965.00 Includes: 2 Nights of Lodging in Palenque. 1 Night of Lodging in the Lacandon Jungle. Certified guide. Entrances to Archaeological Zones. Breakfasts and meals (Day 2 and 3). Dinner (Day 2). Transportation in Rio Usumacinta and Rio Lacantun. Travel insurance.
Contact details: Brenda Yuruani Lopez, Ecoexperiences
Tel 01 961 613 2511 – 01 961 612 2645 – Cel: 967 677 9585 – 961 277 8124