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San Cristóbal: Agua Azul, Misol Ha & Palenque Experience

San Cristóbal: Agua Azul, Misol Ha & Palenque Experience

Starts by leaving your hotel in San Cristóbal de Las Casas. Head to the famous and spectacular Agua Azul waterfalls, but before that, make a stop in the charming town of Ocosingo, where you can enjoy a delicious local breakfast if you wish (not included). Arrive at the majestic Agua Azul waterfalls, where you have the opportunity to walk, admire, and capture the best photographs of this amazing landscape. Its impressive turquoise color and the large amount of vegetation that surrounds it will leave you breathless. Continuing with your fantastic adventure, venture to discover the majestic Misol-Ha waterfall, an imposing waterfall of over 25 meters high that leave you breathless. Admire its beauty surrounded by lush vegetation, where tall trees will embrace you with their shade. Enjoy the impressive Archaeological Zone of Palenque, home to one of the most fascinating civilizations in history! Explore this majestic place, walking at your own pace and admiring each of its impressive constructions. Let yourself be captivated by the mysterious atmosphere that surrounds these ancient temples, marvel at their detailed engravings and discover the secrets that have survived through the centuries. Also have time to have your meals to have energy to finish this unforgettable adventure. (Meals not included) At the end of the day, drop off passengers who decide to end their trip at the Ado Palenque bus station. (Bus ticket not included), then begin the return trip to San Cristobal. To conclude this adventure, drop you off at "Cafetería Al Grano" in the city center, in front of the central park, so that you can return to your accommodation on your own to rest and enjoy the unforgettable memories that your mind and heart have created with this wonderful trip.

From Palenque: Palenque, Agua Azul Waterfalls and Misol-Ha

From Palenque: Palenque, Agua Azul Waterfalls and Misol-Ha

Departure: 8:00 A.M. from the reception of your hotel Our exciting adventure begins at 8:00 A.M. at the reception of your hotel in Palenque. From here, we will head to the Palenque Archaeological Zone, a place full of Mayan history and culture. Here, you will have the opportunity to admire the archaeological vestiges of this ancient civilization, surrounded by exuberant natural wealth. You will explore temples, structures and sculptures that tell the history of the Mayans in this region. We will continue our trip to the Misol-Há Waterfalls, which have an imposing waterfall 50 meters high. This is the perfect place to cool off, since the breeze generated by the main waterfall hitting the ground creates a fresh and revitalizing atmosphere. You will have approximately 50 minutes to enjoy this wonderful experience and immerse yourself in the energy of nature. To finish our tour, we will head to the Agua Azul Waterfalls, where we will embark on a walk along this amazing natural treasure. Here, you can marvel at the spectacular dazzling turquoise blue waterfalls that make up this unique natural resource. As we explore this natural environment, you will be surrounded by the beauty and freshness of these waterfalls. Finally, we will culminate our tour by returning to the city of Palenque, where you will have experienced the natural beauty and cultural richness of Chiapas in a single day.

From San Cristóbal: Agua Azul and Palenque Day Trip

From San Cristóbal: Agua Azul and Palenque Day Trip

Following pick-up from your hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas, head towards the ancient Maya city of Palenque and stop at the amazing waterfalls of Agua Azul along the way. Gaze in awe at the cascades, formed by the currents of the Otulún, Shumuljá and Tulijá rivers and shallow canyons banked by vertical cliffs. Get the chance to cool down with a swim, time permitting, and marvel at the different areas and landscapes of the natural wonder. Continue to the waterfalls of Misol-Ha, where the water can rise to heights of up to 30 meters in the natural rainforest surroundings. Then, discover the ruins of the Maya civilization at the archaeological site of Palenque. Admire the impressive buildings and structures of the former city state, including the Temple of the Foliated Cross and Temple of the Sun in the stunning Temple of the Cross group of step pyramids. Return to San Cristóbal at the end of the day for drop off at a central location.

Palenque Archaeological Site Guided Walking Tour

Palenque Archaeological Site Guided Walking Tour

Welcome, adventurous souls, to the mesmerizing world of Palenque Archaeological Zone! Immerse yourself in the heart of ancient Mayan civilization as you embark on a guided tour led by our team of passionate and certified tour guides. Uncover the secrets of this Unesco World Heritage site, where the past comes alive through intricate architecture, captivating stories, and stunning natural landscapes. Your journey begins with a knowledgeable and experienced guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. Our certified guides are well-versed in the history, culture, and architecture of the Mayan civilization, ensuring you a rich and enlightening experience. Are you short on time but eager to experience the magic of Palenque's ancient wonders? Our 2-hour express tour is designed to give you a taste of the captivating history and architecture that define this Unesco World Heritage site. Led by our certified guides, this whirlwind journey will leave you awestruck and inspired.

Chiapas: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha & Palenque tour

Chiapas: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha & Palenque tour

Travel to three remarkable destinations in one day, starting with the mesmerizing Agua Azul Waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the warm waters of these breathtaking falls and marvel at their vibrant blue hues, creating a serene oasis amidst lush surroundings. Move into the heart of the tropical jungle to discover the hidden gem of Misol-Ha Waterfalls. Explore the falls, surrounded by verdant foliage, and admire the cascades which offer a tranquil escape and a chance to connect with nature's splendor. Feel the mist on your skin as you stand in awe of the towering waterfall, a testament to the raw power of water and time. Uncover the secrets of the ancient Maya civilization at the awe-inspiring Archaeological Site of Palenque. Step back in time as you explore the magnificent ruins, adorned with intricate carvings and steeped in history. Wander through the ancient city, marvel at the imposing temples, and envision the lives of the Maya people who once called this place home. Witness the rich cultural and natural heritage of each destination, enhancing the experience and deepening the understanding of these remarkable sites. Prepare to be enchanted by the ethereal beauty of Agua Azul, the tranquility of Misol Ha, and the awe-inspiring ruins of Palenque.

San Cristobal: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha and Palenque Tour

San Cristobal: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha and Palenque Tour

Experience the natural and historical wonders of Cascadas de Agua Azul, Misol-Ha, and Zona Arqueologica de Palenque during this 18-hour tour. The journey begins with a scenic 2-hour drive from your hotel with a brief breakfast stop (not included). Explore the captivating Agua Azul waterfalls for approximately 2 hours, where you can take a leisurely stroll along the pathways or indulge in a refreshing swim in designated areas. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Misol-ha waterfalls during a 1-hour visit, with the opportunity to swim and unwind. Conclude the tour with a 2-hour exploration of the Palenque Archaeological Zone, unraveling the history of this significant Maya city. Free time to visit or you can also hire a local guide for an additional cost (Optional). Our package includes transportation from your hotel, park entrance fees, traveler's insurance, and the experience of certified drivers.

From Palenque: Palenque Ruins and waterfalls Roberto Barrios

From Palenque: Palenque Ruins and waterfalls Roberto Barrios

We begin the adventure at 08:00 am, to head towards the archaeological zone of Palenque, a 3 and a half hour visit, let yourself be enveloped by the magic and energy that the archaeological site offers, appreciating the impressive pyramids within the jungle, you could see monkeys , birds and the Bahía de la Reina waterfall. With your same ticket from Palenque you can visit the site museum (Alberto Ruz L'Huillier), where there is a replica of King Pakal's tomb. Afterwards we continue to Roberto Barrios, we will be there for 3 hours, you will have time to swim in the crystalline and refreshing waterfalls, you can observe birds and monkeys. Finally we returned to the hotel at 4:30 pm.

Misol Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour from Palenque

Misol Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour from Palenque

Enjoy the drive to Misol Ha Waterfall to see its impressive cascade that’s 20 meters high. Continue to the Agua Azul Waterfalls on this six-hour excursion from Palenque. Marvel at the stunning turquoise color of the water. Start out midday with a pickup at your hotel and a drive that takes you through spectacular natural landscapes. After your visit to Misol Ha you’ll head to Agua Azul Waterfalls, where you’ll spend around two hours, with time for lunch before returning to your hotel in Palenque.

From Palenque: Misol-Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour

From Palenque: Misol-Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour

Departing at 12:00 PM from the hotel reception, we embark on a thrilling six-hour journey from Palenque, first heading to the captivating Misol Ha Waterfall. Standing at an impressive 20 meters high, this cascade promises a sight to behold, encapsulating the sheer natural grandeur of the region. Immerse yourself in the refreshing ambiance, as the cascading waters create a cool mist that revitalizes the senses. Take a well-deserved 50-minute break in this tranquil setting, allowing the serene atmosphere to rejuvenate your spirit. Next on our itinerary are the renowned Agua Azul Waterfalls, a true testament to the mesmerizing beauty of nature. Spend 2 hours and 30 minutes basking in the enchanting aura of the turquoise blue waterfalls, marveling at the breathtaking fusion of vibrant blues against the lush green surroundings. Indulge in the picturesque scenery, capturing the essence of this stunning natural resource that continues to leave visitors in awe. Join us on this unforgettable escapade, where you'll create cherished memories amidst the splendid allure of Misol Ha and Agua Azul, two gems of Mexico's natural landscape that embody the country's rich tapestry of beauty and wonder.

Chiapas: Palenque Archaeological Site Skip-the-Line Ticket

Chiapas: Palenque Archaeological Site Skip-the-Line Ticket

Explore Palenque, one of the most famous Mayan archeological sites, hidden in the heart of the jungle. Skip the lines with special tickets and explore the ancient city, and admire the ancient structures and local wildlife while learning more about the history of the site and the Mayan people who once lived there. Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the archaeological site of Palenque, part of the soul of the Mayan culture. Explore the site, famous for having some of the most beautiful architecture of any Mayan site, learn about the myths, rituals, and beliefs, and admire the majestic architecture of the ancient civilization. Wander through the archeological park, and see some of the roughly 200 structures and buildings such as the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Great Palace, Temple XI, the temples of La Foliated Cross, the Sun, and the Count, as well as the Ball Court. Immerse yourself in the archaeological zone, whose surrounding areas include lush forests perfect for practice trekking. Appreciate the local flora and fauna that roam around the 1,700 hectares that make up the entire Palenque National Park, home to different types of birds and mammals such as jaguars and howler monkeys.

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Our most recommended Palenque Culture & history

San Cristóbal: Agua Azul, Misol Ha & Palenque Experience

San Cristóbal: Agua Azul, Misol Ha & Palenque Experience

Starts by leaving your hotel in San Cristóbal de Las Casas. Head to the famous and spectacular Agua Azul waterfalls, but before that, make a stop in the charming town of Ocosingo, where you can enjoy a delicious local breakfast if you wish (not included). Arrive at the majestic Agua Azul waterfalls, where you have the opportunity to walk, admire, and capture the best photographs of this amazing landscape. Its impressive turquoise color and the large amount of vegetation that surrounds it will leave you breathless. Continuing with your fantastic adventure, venture to discover the majestic Misol-Ha waterfall, an imposing waterfall of over 25 meters high that leave you breathless. Admire its beauty surrounded by lush vegetation, where tall trees will embrace you with their shade. Enjoy the impressive Archaeological Zone of Palenque, home to one of the most fascinating civilizations in history! Explore this majestic place, walking at your own pace and admiring each of its impressive constructions. Let yourself be captivated by the mysterious atmosphere that surrounds these ancient temples, marvel at their detailed engravings and discover the secrets that have survived through the centuries. Also have time to have your meals to have energy to finish this unforgettable adventure. (Meals not included) At the end of the day, drop off passengers who decide to end their trip at the Ado Palenque bus station. (Bus ticket not included), then begin the return trip to San Cristobal. To conclude this adventure, drop you off at "Cafetería Al Grano" in the city center, in front of the central park, so that you can return to your accommodation on your own to rest and enjoy the unforgettable memories that your mind and heart have created with this wonderful trip.

From Palenque: Palenque, Agua Azul Waterfalls and Misol-Ha

From Palenque: Palenque, Agua Azul Waterfalls and Misol-Ha

Departure: 8:00 A.M. from the reception of your hotel Our exciting adventure begins at 8:00 A.M. at the reception of your hotel in Palenque. From here, we will head to the Palenque Archaeological Zone, a place full of Mayan history and culture. Here, you will have the opportunity to admire the archaeological vestiges of this ancient civilization, surrounded by exuberant natural wealth. You will explore temples, structures and sculptures that tell the history of the Mayans in this region. We will continue our trip to the Misol-Há Waterfalls, which have an imposing waterfall 50 meters high. This is the perfect place to cool off, since the breeze generated by the main waterfall hitting the ground creates a fresh and revitalizing atmosphere. You will have approximately 50 minutes to enjoy this wonderful experience and immerse yourself in the energy of nature. To finish our tour, we will head to the Agua Azul Waterfalls, where we will embark on a walk along this amazing natural treasure. Here, you can marvel at the spectacular dazzling turquoise blue waterfalls that make up this unique natural resource. As we explore this natural environment, you will be surrounded by the beauty and freshness of these waterfalls. Finally, we will culminate our tour by returning to the city of Palenque, where you will have experienced the natural beauty and cultural richness of Chiapas in a single day.

From San Cristóbal: Agua Azul and Palenque Day Trip

From San Cristóbal: Agua Azul and Palenque Day Trip

Following pick-up from your hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas, head towards the ancient Maya city of Palenque and stop at the amazing waterfalls of Agua Azul along the way. Gaze in awe at the cascades, formed by the currents of the Otulún, Shumuljá and Tulijá rivers and shallow canyons banked by vertical cliffs. Get the chance to cool down with a swim, time permitting, and marvel at the different areas and landscapes of the natural wonder. Continue to the waterfalls of Misol-Ha, where the water can rise to heights of up to 30 meters in the natural rainforest surroundings. Then, discover the ruins of the Maya civilization at the archaeological site of Palenque. Admire the impressive buildings and structures of the former city state, including the Temple of the Foliated Cross and Temple of the Sun in the stunning Temple of the Cross group of step pyramids. Return to San Cristóbal at the end of the day for drop off at a central location.

Palenque Archaeological Site Guided Walking Tour

Palenque Archaeological Site Guided Walking Tour

Welcome, adventurous souls, to the mesmerizing world of Palenque Archaeological Zone! Immerse yourself in the heart of ancient Mayan civilization as you embark on a guided tour led by our team of passionate and certified tour guides. Uncover the secrets of this Unesco World Heritage site, where the past comes alive through intricate architecture, captivating stories, and stunning natural landscapes. Your journey begins with a knowledgeable and experienced guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. Our certified guides are well-versed in the history, culture, and architecture of the Mayan civilization, ensuring you a rich and enlightening experience. Are you short on time but eager to experience the magic of Palenque's ancient wonders? Our 2-hour express tour is designed to give you a taste of the captivating history and architecture that define this Unesco World Heritage site. Led by our certified guides, this whirlwind journey will leave you awestruck and inspired.

Chiapas: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha & Palenque tour

Chiapas: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha & Palenque tour

Travel to three remarkable destinations in one day, starting with the mesmerizing Agua Azul Waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the warm waters of these breathtaking falls and marvel at their vibrant blue hues, creating a serene oasis amidst lush surroundings. Move into the heart of the tropical jungle to discover the hidden gem of Misol-Ha Waterfalls. Explore the falls, surrounded by verdant foliage, and admire the cascades which offer a tranquil escape and a chance to connect with nature's splendor. Feel the mist on your skin as you stand in awe of the towering waterfall, a testament to the raw power of water and time. Uncover the secrets of the ancient Maya civilization at the awe-inspiring Archaeological Site of Palenque. Step back in time as you explore the magnificent ruins, adorned with intricate carvings and steeped in history. Wander through the ancient city, marvel at the imposing temples, and envision the lives of the Maya people who once called this place home. Witness the rich cultural and natural heritage of each destination, enhancing the experience and deepening the understanding of these remarkable sites. Prepare to be enchanted by the ethereal beauty of Agua Azul, the tranquility of Misol Ha, and the awe-inspiring ruins of Palenque.

San Cristobal: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha and Palenque Tour

San Cristobal: Agua Azul, Misol-Ha and Palenque Tour

Experience the natural and historical wonders of Cascadas de Agua Azul, Misol-Ha, and Zona Arqueologica de Palenque during this 18-hour tour. The journey begins with a scenic 2-hour drive from your hotel with a brief breakfast stop (not included). Explore the captivating Agua Azul waterfalls for approximately 2 hours, where you can take a leisurely stroll along the pathways or indulge in a refreshing swim in designated areas. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Misol-ha waterfalls during a 1-hour visit, with the opportunity to swim and unwind. Conclude the tour with a 2-hour exploration of the Palenque Archaeological Zone, unraveling the history of this significant Maya city. Free time to visit or you can also hire a local guide for an additional cost (Optional). Our package includes transportation from your hotel, park entrance fees, traveler's insurance, and the experience of certified drivers.

From Palenque: Palenque Ruins and waterfalls Roberto Barrios

From Palenque: Palenque Ruins and waterfalls Roberto Barrios

We begin the adventure at 08:00 am, to head towards the archaeological zone of Palenque, a 3 and a half hour visit, let yourself be enveloped by the magic and energy that the archaeological site offers, appreciating the impressive pyramids within the jungle, you could see monkeys , birds and the Bahía de la Reina waterfall. With your same ticket from Palenque you can visit the site museum (Alberto Ruz L'Huillier), where there is a replica of King Pakal's tomb. Afterwards we continue to Roberto Barrios, we will be there for 3 hours, you will have time to swim in the crystalline and refreshing waterfalls, you can observe birds and monkeys. Finally we returned to the hotel at 4:30 pm.

Misol Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour from Palenque

Misol Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour from Palenque

Enjoy the drive to Misol Ha Waterfall to see its impressive cascade that’s 20 meters high. Continue to the Agua Azul Waterfalls on this six-hour excursion from Palenque. Marvel at the stunning turquoise color of the water. Start out midday with a pickup at your hotel and a drive that takes you through spectacular natural landscapes. After your visit to Misol Ha you’ll head to Agua Azul Waterfalls, where you’ll spend around two hours, with time for lunch before returning to your hotel in Palenque.

From Palenque: Misol-Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour

From Palenque: Misol-Ha and Agua Azul Waterfalls Tour

Departing at 12:00 PM from the hotel reception, we embark on a thrilling six-hour journey from Palenque, first heading to the captivating Misol Ha Waterfall. Standing at an impressive 20 meters high, this cascade promises a sight to behold, encapsulating the sheer natural grandeur of the region. Immerse yourself in the refreshing ambiance, as the cascading waters create a cool mist that revitalizes the senses. Take a well-deserved 50-minute break in this tranquil setting, allowing the serene atmosphere to rejuvenate your spirit. Next on our itinerary are the renowned Agua Azul Waterfalls, a true testament to the mesmerizing beauty of nature. Spend 2 hours and 30 minutes basking in the enchanting aura of the turquoise blue waterfalls, marveling at the breathtaking fusion of vibrant blues against the lush green surroundings. Indulge in the picturesque scenery, capturing the essence of this stunning natural resource that continues to leave visitors in awe. Join us on this unforgettable escapade, where you'll create cherished memories amidst the splendid allure of Misol Ha and Agua Azul, two gems of Mexico's natural landscape that embody the country's rich tapestry of beauty and wonder.

Chiapas: Palenque Archaeological Site Skip-the-Line Ticket

Chiapas: Palenque Archaeological Site Skip-the-Line Ticket

Explore Palenque, one of the most famous Mayan archeological sites, hidden in the heart of the jungle. Skip the lines with special tickets and explore the ancient city, and admire the ancient structures and local wildlife while learning more about the history of the site and the Mayan people who once lived there. Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the archaeological site of Palenque, part of the soul of the Mayan culture. Explore the site, famous for having some of the most beautiful architecture of any Mayan site, learn about the myths, rituals, and beliefs, and admire the majestic architecture of the ancient civilization. Wander through the archeological park, and see some of the roughly 200 structures and buildings such as the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Great Palace, Temple XI, the temples of La Foliated Cross, the Sun, and the Count, as well as the Ball Court. Immerse yourself in the archaeological zone, whose surrounding areas include lush forests perfect for practice trekking. Appreciate the local flora and fauna that roam around the 1,700 hectares that make up the entire Palenque National Park, home to different types of birds and mammals such as jaguars and howler monkeys.

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