Yaxchilan y Bonampak Natural Monument

Yaxchilan and Bonampak are Natural Monuments located near the Usumacinta and Lacanjá rivers , in the border with Guatemala.

Its archaeological area is famous for its murals, as well as their representative buildings of stone of the great Mayan civilization.

It is a region covered by high evergreen forest, it consists of about 400 species, of which 150 are trees. Among the most characteristic trees of this forest are the “Jopi”, “guapaque” and “canshán”.


It is also rich in animal species like the tapir, temazate deer, spider monkeys, ocelot, otter and hummingbirds.

Deep in the jungles there are still the jaguar, sacred animal and symbol of power between the Olmecs and the Maya; harpy eagle, awesome hunter with more than two and a half meters wingspan that was part of the Mayan mythology; the scarlet macaw, whose feathers were used to make colorful headdresses; and real toucan.

Bonampak is one of the few places in the world where you can still see the ornate hawk-eagle (Spitaëtus ornatus).

Yaxchilan – Bonampak

Day 1

Departure from Palenque to Frontera Corozal, to transfer to the archaeological zone of Yaxchilán with route over the Usumacinta river. Overnight in Frontera Corozal. Escudo Jaguar or New Alliance lodging.

Day 2

Breakfast and transfer to Bonampak. Visit to the archaeological zone, food and transfer to Palenque.

Recommendations for the whole trip: Comfortable clothing and footwear, cap and sunglasses. Sunscreen and biodegradable insect repellent. Swimsuit and towel. Binoculars

Cost per person $ 2,965.00 (170 USD) Includes: 1 Night of Lodging in Frontera Corozal. Certified guide. Entrances to Archaeological Zones. One breakfast, two meals and one dinner. Transportation in Rio Usumacinta and Rio Lacantun. Travel insurance.

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