Guided Yaxchilan tours in English

Take a look at our Bonampak and Yaxchilan tours, with an in between stop at the archeological site of Uxmal for you to take pictures and enjoy this ancient place. Our 13 passenger vans depart from Merida at 7:45am and arrive to Palenque at 6:15pm. You might think the trip is long but we have TVs, dvd players and wireless headphones.

Yaxchilan is a city that belongs to the Mayan culture, it is located on the banks of the Usumacinta River. It is characterized by its architectural forms, in addition to the lintels carved in stone that are found on the doors of the main structures. This and part of the history of this Mayan settlement, you will have the opportunity to know in our Yaxchilan tours.

The departure point of our Yaxchilan and Bonampak tours is a beautiful city, known as The White City. Merida is a mixture of indigenous traditions, colonial presence and a touch of modern international style; it doesn't matter how long it's been since the foundation of the city, it is the center of the interesting Mayan Culture.


In the area of Yaxchilan you can identify more than 120 buildings with different uses and their construction and conservation have been key to the knowledge of the Mayan culture. It also has beautiful monuments and lintels carved with hieroglyphs, some of them already removed, but many waiting for your visit with one of our Yaxchilan Chiapas tours.

This is a place famous for its pyramids and palaces, they might not be very tall but they are very detailed and well sculpted with small stones that create geometric mosaics showing unique perfection. This site is formed by 15 complexes of buildings. Book your seats for our Yaxchilan and Bonampak Chiapas tours and get to know one of the most wonderful Mayan cities. 

Bonampak is an archaeological site also located in the state of Chiapas. It is located about 21 kilometers south of Yaxchilan. In fact Bonampak was subordinate to Yaxchilan. Bonampak's fame lies in its completely hand-painted 3-room murals. These walls are located inside Structure 1 or the Temple of the Murals and their construction dates from 580 to 800 AD. Get to know all the history with our Bonampak Chiapas tours.


Palenque is a ceremonial city that shows in all its expression the Mayan culture. When visiting Chiapas and choosing one of our tours  we recommend you to consider the weather. The average climate is 26 °C and the minimum may be 16 °C. 

In our Yaxchilan Chiapas tours and Palenque tours you can discover the beautiful variety of flora; such as the chicozapote, mahogany, cedar, ceiba and cedar, among others.  And also beautiful fauna such as the flat turtle, the crocodile turtle, the raccoon, the wild boar, among others.

Palenque was absorbed into a jungle full of cedar, mahogany and sapodilla trees; it has been restored and it has also become one of the most visited archeological sites in Mexico.

Palenque has several buildings and fully restored sanctuaries, which include the king Pakal's tomb. Yaxchilan and Bonampak are placed deep inside the jungle, almost at the border with Guatemala. They have amazing frescoes and well-preserved wall paintings. It is worth the trouble of travelling for some hours.

The climate at all these destinations is very hot, so be sure you bring very fresh and comfortable clothing. As these temples are located deep in the jungle, the climate is very humid, but this is part of the fun of visiting exotig places. Our Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilan tours will be a great experience. 

Choose today the best Palenque, Bonampak tours, we are experts in giving you the best tours, recommendations and taking you safely to your destination. Choose also our transportation services to get you safely and on time to your destination. Start planning your vacation today and choose Wayak's professionals to make the most of an unforgettable time. Book with us today and get ready for the best vacation ever.


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