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About Bonampak

Bonampak Natural Monument.  This natural monument, nestled deep in the Lacandon rainforest of Chiapas, contains the archaeological site of Bonampak, world famous for it...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Lacanjá Chansayab at 14 Km.

  • Airport

    Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport'Ángel Albino Corzo' - Chiapas

    Villahermosa International Airport 'Carlos Rovirosa Pérez' - Tabasco

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Ocosingo to Lacanjá Chansayab in 240 Km; from Palenque to Lacanjá Chansayab in 140 Km.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented cars, public transportation and travel agencies.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    There are trails, but local guides are needed for access.

  • Schedules

    Every day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

Bonampak in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Winter, spring and summer are recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Light clothing with mosquito protection is recommended.


Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Interpretive trails

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Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA


Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Grocery stores
Health center
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Lacanjá Chansayab at 14 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

More about Bonampak

Interesting facts

Its archaeological zone is famous for its murals, stelae and dated dintels, as well as for its structures typical of the classic period of t...

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The archaeological site of Bonampak and the ruins of Lacanjá. Las Golondrinas waterfall, Corcho Negro waterfall, Hana Jarun cenote, Lacanja ...

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Representative species of PA

Jaguar (Panthera onca), Central American Tapir (Tapirus bairdii), White-lipped Peccary (Tayassu pecari), Guatemalan Black Howler (Alouatta p...

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You can see more representative species of Bonampak on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not introduce exotic species
2. Prohibited the extraction of flora and fauna
3. Only walk on the indicated trails.
4. Hir...

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  • PA office address

    Carretera San Cristóbal Ya jalón, Km 86, Barrio Linda Vista, Ocosingo, Chiapas.

  • Phone

    +52 (919) 673 0697

  • Email

    Without information

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