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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Duration

Full Day

Travel Style

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

Languages

English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Lake and Rainforest

Connect

Cell: Limited

EcoExperiencias

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$69/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • 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.

Details

Schedule

Tours start at 7 AM.

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

2 travelers minimum

What's Included

Guide

Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

Lunch

Transport

Private van and Walk

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EcoExperiencias

Local/Foreign Owned Tour Operator

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

Transport options

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