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Great Landscapes!

This place is worth a visit with wonderful views to the magnificent lakes near the Guatemala... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
Monterrey, Mexico
Lovely in dry season and when it's warm - spring

Best to go with a private guide, all the prepackaged tours have you with at least eight hours on... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Annapolis, Maryland
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 18 January 2019

This place is worth a visit with wonderful views to the magnificent lakes near the Guatemala border. At least 5 lakes to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hvj99
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful lake to relax. Not much something special. It’s long way to get there too. Better take a tour that organized in San Cristobal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GoPlaces803974
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

We put the lakes on our bucket list when we planned the trip. We travelled with our own car and visited Chiflon in the morning and continued to the lakes. Upon entering the park, the general route goes to the right as if you continue...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AtifBuzo
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Best to go with a private guide, all the prepackaged tours have you with at least eight hours on the road. Privately you can stop in Comitan and have a hot chocolate and see the lovely zócalo, stop in Teopisca and eat typical food, eat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Elizabeth_Bela
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The lakes of Montebello are wonderfully quiet and offer some respite from the town of San Cristobal. They offer great views over the lakes that make for a great picture. One of the lakes is a lovely blue colour and the other an emerald, green...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It was a great activity for my group of friends. We had the opportunity to row boats on a rainy day which was a great experience. We water looks more beautiful when the sun is out, but the clouds and the rain made so special!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mamafabiolous
Reviewed 15 September 2018

one of a kid places to visit. the whole trip is worth it. you can find wild life, natural falls, and the view during the whole trip from chiapa de corzo util the dam is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Luis P
Reviewed 1 June 2018

It is a long drive but we had an stop in El Chiflon water falls. IN the lake you can try to ride a raft to visit the island and a cenote. The lake is colorful and they do not use motor ships to keep...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Torito M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Although all Chiapas is incredible, Lagunas de Montebello is one of the astonishing places within the wonders of that Mexican Estate. The tour had another previous attraction, so we arrived by lunch time (basic food, fish will be the choice). There are so many lagunas...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank drvoyageur
Reviewed 29 March 2018

In the woods, very lovely, in the border betewen México and Guatemala, you can take a boat that takes you and see another country, the views Are great

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 575richardm575
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