Waterfalls of Agua Azul, Misol ha and Palenque Archaeological Zone exit Tuxtla G.

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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  • E-Ticket
  • 20 hr

AGUA AZUL WATERFALLS, MISOL-HÁ WATERFALL AND PALENQUE ARCHAEOLOGICAL ZONE - DEPARTURE FROM TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ CHIAPAS 3:00 am at the hotel reception, the first stop will be in the city of Ocosingo, at the restaurant for breakfast (not included). We will go to the Agua Azul waterfalls, a wonderful natural resource that has turquoise-blue waterfalls that reach 20 meters, with a 2-hour journey. Due to the current situation of the pandemic planet, we are not taking the excursion to the Misol-Ha waterfall. We will continue with the tour visiting the Z.A. from Palenque, where we will learn about the archaeological remains of the Mayan culture, made up of its exuberant natural wealth, with a 2-hour tour. We finish the tour by returning to the City of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, around 23:00 pm. *** Does not include guides, they are optional for each site.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Apasionado X Chiapas

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cascadas de Agua Azul

The Agua Azul Waterfalls that has impressive turquoise blue waterfalls that form this wonderful natural resource. Its waterfalls are formed thanks to the tributaries of the Tulijá River, forming shallow canyons with vertical cliffs that give rise to its blue and white waterfalls. The waters have that beautiful blue color due to the carbonate salts that they have dissolved. The vegetation is of the mountain jungle type, exuberant, in some parts it covers the river, it is common to see trunks of petrified fallen trees. • Does not include Guide, it is optional.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

The archaeological zone of Palenque takes its name from the neighboring community founded at the end of the 16th century: Santo Domingo de Palenque. The last meaning, also of Spanish origin, means “Estacada” or “Empalizada”, which is a wooden fence that surrounds a site to protect it. It is possible that the natives kept in memory the existence of defensive works in the abandoned pre-Hispanic city. On the other hand, the place name comes from the Ch'ol language, referring to the Otulum stream which means “fortified houses” that crosses the archeological zone. Other names have also been used to refer to the old settlement: Na Chán "city of snakes", Ghochan "head or capital of snakes", Nacan, Ototiun "stone house" and Chocan "sculpted snake", among others. The local inhabitants know him by the name of the Otolum Creek, whose alternate meaning is "place of the fallen stones". Xhembobel-Moyos, name of an immediate town, was also used to designate the ruins. • Does not include Guide, it is optional.

Duration: 2 hour
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