From San Cristóbal: Agua Azul and Palenque Day Trip

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Get back to nature on a day trip from San Cristóbal de las Casas to the beautiful waterfalls of Agua Azul. See the amazing constructions and step pyramids of the Maya civilization at the archaeological site of Palenque.


  • Visit the beautiful waterfalls of Agua Azul
  • Explore the ruins of the Maya city of Palenque
  • See the beautiful cascades of Misol-Ha pouring through the rainforest


Following pick-up from your hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas, head towards the ancient Maya city of Palenque and stop at the amazing waterfalls of Agua Azul along the way. Gaze in awe at the cascades, formed by the currents of the Otulún, Shumuljá and Tulijá rivers and shallow canyons banked by vertical cliffs. Get the chance to cool down with a swim, time permitting, and marvel at the different areas and landscapes of the natural wonder. Continue to the waterfalls of Misol-Ha, where the water can rise to heights of up to 30 meters in the natural rainforest surroundings. Then, discover the ruins of the Maya civilization at the archaeological site of Palenque. Admire the impressive buildings and structures of the former city state, including the Temple of the Foliated Cross and Temple of the Sun in the stunning Temple of the Cross group of step pyramids. Return to San Cristóbal at the end of the day for drop off at a central location.


Transportation by air-conditioned minivan Entrance fees National park fees Spanish-speaking driver

Important Information

  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of the transfers is approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Bring your swimming costume and a change of clothes
  • Bring water, sunglasses, mosquito repellent and sunscreen
  • A gratuity is not included and left to your discretion

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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