Yaxchilán Archaeological Site

The Monumento Natural Yaxchilán Natural Protection Area is located in the northeastern portion of the Lacandon Jungle, on the shore of the Usumacinta River. It has an extension of 2,621 hectares covered with Tropical Rainforest, in which the Mayan city of Yaxchilán is immersed. In this site, 494 species of resident and migratory tropical birds have been recorded.


Birds that can be watched: CSquirrel Cuckoo / Piaya cayana, Purple-crowned Fairy / Heliothryx barroti, King Vulture / Sarcoramphus papa, Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle / Spizaetus melanoleucus, Central American Pygmy-Owl / Glaucidium griseiceps, Slaty-tailed Trogon / Trogon massena, Tody Motmot / Hylomanes momotula, Blue-diademed Motmot / Momotus lessonii, Amazon Kingfisher / Chloroceryle amazona, White-necked Puffbird / Notharchus hyperrhynchus, White-whiskered Puffbird / Malacoptila panamensis, Rufous-tailed Jacamar / Galbula ruficauda, Keel-billed Toucan or Rainbow-billed Toucan / Ramphastos sulfuratus, Chestnut-colored Woodpecker / Celeus castaneus, Lineated Woodpecker / Dryocopus lineatus, Laughing Falcon / Herpetotheres cachinnans, Northern Mealy Amazon or Northern Mealy Parrot / Amazona guatemalae, Dotted-winged Antwren / Microrhopias quixensis, White-collared Manakin / Manacus candei, Red-capped Manakin / Ceratopipra mentalis, Lovely Cotinga / Cotinga amabilis, Rufous Piha / Lipaugus unirufus, Northern Schiffornis / Schiffornis veraepacis, Ruddy-tailed Flycatcher / Terenotriccus erythrurus, Slate-headed Tody-Flycatcher / Poecilotriccus sylvia, Rufous Mourner / Rhytipterna holerythra, Black-throated Shrike-Tanager / Lanio aurantius, Crimson-collared Tanager / Ramphocelus sanguinolentus, Golden-hooded Tanager / Stilpnia larvata, Green Honeycreeper / Chlorophanes spiza

Opening hours: Monday through Sunday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Price of an excursion: $3,800.00 per person.
Máximo 4 personas por grupo, con duración de 8 hrs.
4 people per group, with a duration of 8 hours. It includes: Boat transportation service, entry fee to the site, services of a certified local guide.

Contact details:
Grupo Siyaj Chan
Silvano López Gómez / Francisco Centeno Cruz
Certified guides

Telephone: 916 101 7088
Whatsapp: 005 025 326 7304 / 916 122 9179
Email: siyajchan_sc@hotmail.com