Yaxchilan and Bonampak Archaeological Zone

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  • 14 hr

In Yaxchilan you can appreciate splendid scenery of evergreen high jungle blanket to this magnificent archaeological site famous for its patent sculptural art in stelae and lintels. To build it, the Mayans took advantage of the characteristics of the terrain of a peninsula surrounded by a meander of the river. In Bonampak we can appreciate the magnificent Lacandon jungle, in the site there are three rooms with paintings, it should be noted that this is among the best preserved Mayan murals, in the murals the trade of war and human sacrifice is clearly shown.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Kichan Bajlum

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Yaxchilan

In Yaxchilan (green stones) you will be able to appreciate the Lacandon jungle, on the banks of the Usumacinta River, where we will have to navigate a 1hr boat to reach the archaeological site, in this imposing city you will be able to observe its beautiful architecture and sculptural art, its 124 inscriptions distributed on stelae, altars and lintels, which relate the actions of their rulers, ceremonies, battles, rituals and daily life.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Mayan Ruins of Bonampak

In Bonampak (painted walls), we will go a little further into the Lacandon jungle where you will be able to appreciate the incredible painted murals that stand out for their great degree of conservation. You can also have the experience of being in contact with the Lacandones, they are native people of the jungle.

Duration: 1 hour
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