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Palenque Archaeological Area: Discover the Mayan Capital

On this day trip to the Palenque Archaeological Area, discover the ancient Mayan capital of Palenque and the major trade city of Pomona. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site with your knowledgeable local guide, and learn about the elegant architecture and technological brilliance of the Maya. End the day at Tenosique Tabasco, where you’ll observe artisan cheese-makers producing delicious Provolones, Manchegos, and Tio Rodos — and try a few yourself!

USD $97.00USD $103.00

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Explore the Mayan Capital and Observe Artisan Cheese-Makers on this Day-Trip to Palenque Archaeological Area

On this day trip to the Palenque Archaeological Area, discover the ancient Mayan capital, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its immaculately preserved ruins. The elegance and sophistication of the architecture demonstrate the creative genius of the Maya. With your guide, visit the major Mayan city of Pomona along the Usumacinta River to learn more about the Maya’s sphere of influence.

End the day at Tenosique Tabasco, where you’ll visit a local cheese workshop to observe cheese artisans making Provolones, Manchegos, and Tio Rodos.


  • Visit the ancient Mayan capital city of Palenque and the trade city of Pomona
  • Discover an important UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stop in to watch cheese artisans at work making fresh Provolone, Manchego, and Tio Rodos

Tour Information

Duration: Full day

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Palenque

Booking Requirements: Minimum 2 travelers required to book

What’s Included

  • Round trip transportation from/ to your hotel in Palenque
  • Entrance fees
  • First aid kit and CPR-trained guide
  • Traveler’s insurance

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra money for personal expenses (souvenirs, additional meals, etc.)



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Palenque 17.509200, -91.980900

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