The city of Palenque has the feeling of being a small town truck stop that got slammed hard buy the money making machine of tourism. The only thing worth doing in this city is visiting the amazing Palenque Ruin, organize a tour to see other remote ruins in the area or jump on a van to Guatemala.
From the Palenque Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Palenque
The hostel was very cool, felt like we were in the middle of the forest. The tv and common areas were good. Our room was basic but comfortable. The location was good- an easy walk from the bus station. The restaurant upstairs was expensive but very very good (compared to other overpriced restaurants in Mexico. The staff were very friendly. ... more
Help me please! - Palenque or Oaxaca city for New Years Eve?
is best - Palenque or Oaxaca City? Thanks for any advice you can give. Louise ...
New Years Day - Mexico
Hi there Can any one help me out? I'd like to know if I have any chance of traveling between Palenque and Villahermosa on New Years Day and then flying to Mexico City? Or, is everything gonna come to a grinding halt on New Years Day? Also, those of you that have stayed at Palenque? How many days do you ...