Walk through the town of Palenque
Palenque is a journey into the history and mysticism of the Mayan Culture where the majesty of its ceremonial centers still echoes from the past. The ancient city of Palenque, which the Mayan built as the village that serves as a starting point to explore the natural wonders, is in the North of Chiapas.
A road framed by waterfalls, leads South to the archaeological zone of Toniná. If you head Southeast, passing through the famous Lacandona Jungle, you will find the remnants of two majestic pre-Hispanic cities: Bonampak and Yaxchilán.
Coming here means placing yourself inside the heart of the magnificent Lacandona Jungle, where you’ll experience the sound, smell, and the out-of-this-world-feeling of being inside the jungle, a real jungle, where you’ll be welcome by the howling of Saraguato monkeys and the footprints of the legendary jaguar; continuing to a refreshing and purifying swim in any of the many crystal-clear turquoise waterfalls you will encounter along the road. No wonder why Palenque, the Mayan jungle, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
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