Chiapas, Mexico

Explore the Metzabok Lagoons by Traditional Boat

Explore the incredicle 27 lagoons of the Metzabok World Biosphere Reserve on a traditional boat known as a 'Kayuco Maya.' Named after the Lancandon Mayan God of Thunder, the lagoon is located between the eastern mountains of Chiapas. You'll explore the area's lush ecosystem, visit caves that preserve rock paintings from ancient Mayan communities and hike up to a sightseeing platform for breathtaking views of these unique waterways.

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Full Day

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion, Connect with Nature, Off the Beaten Path and Historical Sites


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Lake and Rainforest


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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Take an exciting boat tour around the lake using a traditional boat made of logs, known as 'kayuco Maya'.
  • Explore the caves surrounding the lake and observe the ancient cave paintings on the wall.
  • Hike up the mountain to reach breathtaking views of the 27 lagoons located in the Metzabok region.



Tours start at 7 AM.


Flexible Departure Date
All year


2 travelers minimum

What's Included


Local guide (not bilingual)




Private van and Walk

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EcoExperiencias Tour Operators is a company that was created in 1999 as a project aimed to offer ecotourism experiences in the major cities of Southeast Mexico and the Riviera Maya. It started with an idea of satisfying the dreams of travelers through experiences surrounded by nature, mysticism and harmony of the ancient cultures that flourished in their country.

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Getting There

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Get picked up (included)
Pickup is available from your hotel in Palenque.
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