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Palenque, Mexico

Obscura Day 2015: Mayan Ruins of the Mexican Jungle - Yaxchilan and Bonampak

Join Wayak Tours this Obscura Day to explore the incredible Mayan ruins of Yaxchilan and the colorful murals of Bonampak.

Join us on a journey of discovery as we take to the rivers and the jungles of Mexico to explore two of the country's most impressive archeological sites.

This Obscura Day, Wayak Tours will guide us down the Usumacinta River that runs between Guatemala and Mexico to explore the isolated ruins of Yaxchilan, an ancient Mayan site only accessible by boat and notable for its incredibly detailed stone sculptures and extensive hierogylphics. We'll then proceed to the heart of the Lancandon jungle with the howling of monkeys over our heads to reach the colorful murals of Bonampak, which date all the way back to the 8th century.

Saturday, May 30 - 6:30am - 7:00pm
Ticket Cost: $95
Meet-up will be at Hotel Tulipanes Palenque
2a. Avenida Norte Poniente S/N, La Cañada, 29960 Palenque, Chis.
We will be stopping for breakfast and there will be opportunity to purchase food in Bonampak.
Meals are not included in the price of the tour.

If you need any help with lodging and travel to Palenque, please feel free to contact megan@atlasobscura.com to be put in touch with our guides from Wayak Travel!