Guided Bonampak and Yaxchilan Chiapas Tours in English

Take a look at our Bonampak and Yaxchilan tours for you to enjoy the magic of these archaeological site and take pictures and enjoy this ancient place. Our 13 passenger vans depart from your hotel or any location in Palenque. You might think the trip is long but we have bilingual guides, TVs, dvd players and wireless headphones to make your trip easier. Our tours to Yaxchilan and Bonampak start at 5:30 a.m. and our ending time is around 7:00 p.m.

Yaxchilan is a city that belongs to the Mayan culture. It is located on the banks of the Usumacinta River, therefore, is only accessible by boat. 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 tours in Yaxchilan.

The departure point of our Bonampak and Yaxchilan tours is the city of Palenque, which is located in the heart of southeastern Mexico, northeast of the state of Chiapas. This city is in an area of high tropical jungle where waterfalls and rivers abound, so we invite you to get to know it in our other tours. When traveling in our tour Yaxchilan will be the second stop, because firste we will have breakfast in a lovely local restaurant in Palenque.


In our tours to 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 Bonampak and 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 tours in Yaxchilan and Bonampak so you can 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, it was subordinated to Yaxchilan. Bonampak's fame lies on 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 tours in Yaxchilan and Bonampak.


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

In our Bonampak & 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. You can also watch 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 fact that tours to Yaxchilan requires to travel 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 Bonampak and Yaxchilan tours, we are experts in giving you the best experiences, 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.

Yaxchilan and Bonampak Tour
$ 144.00 USD


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