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Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello

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Address: Comitan, Mexico
Phone Number: 50257802775
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Great lakes.

Pretty lakes in some decent lacandon jungle. We just passed through and drove around a little, although I wish we would have camped here a few days.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty lakes in some decent lacandon jungle. We just passed through and drove around a little, although I wish we would have camped here a few days.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is so much beauty here, the color of the water of the lakes has many shades of turquoise , and when you see that surrounded by a deep forest you'll immediately feel the power of nature all around you

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We really enjoyed our trip along the Lagunos de Montebello. The colours of each lake is different, size and depth of the lakes matter there. Lago Pojo is really nice: we took the boat tour to a little island in the centre of the lake where they have an ample collection of orchids of the region.

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Wadsworth, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I definitely recommend visiting the lagunas de Montebello. The paddle ride cost 100 pesos the short trip to the island or 150 pesos the longer trip to see the cenote. I recommend the short trip, the cenote you can't go in, and this way you have more time to swim at the island. The water at the island is Cristal... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Most people visit this national park during a long day trip from San Cristóbal. It's worth the effort, as you pass the ceramic village of Amatenango and the Maya ruins of Chinkultic and see a nice part of Chiapas. The national park itself is not spectacular, but the lakes are nice and it's a very green area, close to the... More 

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Boca del Rio, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

I think that this place is an amazing natural destination, the view is magnificent and the climate great too. The bad part is that there is little information available for tourists and several fees to pay... Once you arrive to the National Park there is an Official Government booth $1.7 USD per person (it includes nothing just the permission to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The place is just next to Guatemala and around 3 hours drive from San Cristobal de las casas. Excellent place to enjoy your vaccations. The place has over 50 lakes and some of them are worth visiting. You can also do kayaking and visit some islands in the middle of lakes. You can also visit the artisans market on the... More 

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Murcia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

These are beautiful lakes very close to Guatemala. The best part of the tour for me was to take the wooden rafts around the lakes and swim. We were offered a shorter ride or a longer one that allows for the swim and a walk at the end of the lake that has great views over another cenote-like lake. Take... More 

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swan lake mb canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We got there by collectivo and got a guide for 500 pesos. Very cold day saw a couple of the lakes. Agree that they are not really spectacular. We got our guide to take us on a 2 hour hike starting at lake Pojoj which was great and quite strenuous Got some great Vistas at the end. On a sunny... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I left very early to avoid crowds. And in the beginning I was completely alone in the park. I took a path from Laguna pojoj to cinco lagunas. It was awesome, there was nobody there, just orchids and stunning views of different lakes. It is worth staying for a day.

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