Palenque – Agua Azul – Misol-ha

 

Itinerary

 

The appointment will be at 8:00 am in the lobby of the hotel  where you are staying. Then we go  to the National Park of Palenque and visit the archaeological site.

Once we finished the guided visit of  Palenque with one of our bilingual specialists in the Mayan World, we´ll take the road to the waterfalls of Agua Azul.

We´ll visit this spectacular place and take lunch in a typical restaurant .

Back to Palenque we´ll visit the waterfalls of Misol-ha, 21 km from Palenque

We´ll arrive to your hotel in Palenque approximately 17 30 hs.

 

National Park of Palenque

 Located within the park is a world famous Mayan city and ceremonial center dating from about 4 BC to 1100 AD. The Golden Age of the city was during the 600s AD when the Pakal king ruled. He designed and began the construction of inscriptions Temple, in which his tomb is located. After his death the temple, with the tomb within its base, was completed by one of his sons, Chan Bahlum, Many Large elaborate structures make this extensive site one of the most fascinating in Maya world. There is an excellent museum and a museum store-refreshment area located within the park.

 

Waterfalls

 This is an area of limestone karst so there are numerous waterfalls, Agua Azul is the largest and most famous of these. Very impressive amounts of water drop over numerous limestone escarpments forming a beautiful series of thunderous waterfalls. One may swim here in designated areas and with caution – do not stray into undesignated areas. Misol-Ha (“ha’ means water in Maya languages) is a smaller but quite beautiful waterfall. A cave behind the falls is the nightly abode of swallows that fly through the water to arrive there. Santa Clara is a quiet water area. There is a bridge from which one can observe the River Shumulha and its surroundings.

 

This Tour Includes:

Transportation in air-conditioned van

Entrance fees

Insurance

Taxes

 

What To Bring

Comfortable clothes and footwear

Sunglasses and a hat

Bathing suit

Extra T-shirt and Towel

BIODEGRADABLE sunscreen and mosquito repellent

Extra cash (tips, handcrafts, etc).

 

Important Recommendations

This tour is not suitable for people with severe physical or motor handicap, serious heart problems, or people who are not able to handle moderate physical activity.

Children under the age of 6 may participate under the responsibility and direct supervision of a responsible parent or family member.

People under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to participate in this tour.

 

 

 



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