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About Yaxchilán

Yaxchilán Natural Monument.  The lush humid rainforest of this protected area provides the perfect scenic backdrop for the impressive Mayan archaeological site of Yaxchi...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Frontera Corozal at 15 Km.

  • Airport

    Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport'Ángel Albino Corzo' - Chiapas
    Villahermosa International Airport 'Carlos Rovirosa Pérez' - Tabasco.

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    Via Ocosingo - Frontera Corozal at 260 Km and via Palenque - Frontera Corozal at 164 Km.

  • Transportation facilities

    Public transportation, tourist transportation, private and rented vehicles.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    By boat.

  • Schedules

    Every day from 7:00 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

Yaxchilán in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Visit the Protected Area in spring, summer and winter.
  • Light clothing is recommended.


Services within the PA

Area for hiring boat transportation
Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Interpretive trai...

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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

Frontera Corozal at 15 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

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

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Interesting facts

In Yaxchilan there are sacred sites for the Lacandon Maya (Hach Winik), where they eventually go to perform rites and offerings to the gods....

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Yaxchilan archaeological zone and the Usumacinta River.

Representative species of PA

Great Potoo (Nyctibius grandis), Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja), Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus), King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa), Spid...

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

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Contributes to conservation
2. Ideal luggage
3. Take care of your Natural and Cultural Heritage
4. Manage your waste respon...

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  • PA office address

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

  • Phone

    +52 (919) 673 0697

  • Email

    Without information

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