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CHIAPAS

ECOTOURISM CENTRE
LAS GUACAMAYAS
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ECOTOURISM CENTRE LAS GUACAMAYAS
An ecological center with 16 cabins, located in front of the Natural Reserve of the Biosphere Montes Azules (Blue Mountains) in Marques de Comillas, Chiapas

Las Guacamayas is to be found 252 km from Palenque and is reached by the Southern Frontier Highway (Carretera Fronteriza del Sur) to Benemérito de las Americas, there one turns onto an unpaved road of approximately 36 km (22.5 miles) the distance is only three hours from Comitan de Dominguez. Las Guacamayas is within the community of Reforma Agraria, in the municipality of Marques de Comillas, in the jungle region of the state and it was created in order to preserve the Red Guacamayas (Scarlet Macaws), birds that are in danger of extinction.

Las Guacamayas, has been constructed in complete harmony with its natural surroundings and it is administered by an indigenous cooperative named "Ara Macao", made up of members from the community of Reforma Agraria and with the financial support of the Secretariat of Tourism of Chiapas and, by the National Support Fund created by the federal government to help indigenous projects in Mexico.

The Center is ideal for lovers of nature and here it is possible to observe birds in their natural surroundings, to do trekking in the jungle, explore flora and fauna unique to the region, go touring in boats on the rivers Lacantun and Tzeldales. What about nature paths of 1200 hectares of jungle that give you the opportunity to observe in their natural habitat, species like: Howler Monkeys, the red Guacamaya, the white tail deer, the toucan and the white falcon, among others.

The region has a humid warm climate with abundant rains in summer and is inhabited by the ethnic group Chinanteco. The people of the ejido Reforma Agraria come from the State of Oaxaca, the region of Chinantecas and speak Chinanteca language.

Tourist services offered:

·         Aviary

·         Boat tours to the borders of the Natural Reserve of the Biosphere Montes Azules

·         Hammocks area

·         Nature paths in the jungle

·         Orchidiarium

·         Parking

·         Rent of bicycles and kayaks

·         Two bird watching sites

·         Walking tours by the reserve and the community

·         Wharf

·         Wireless Internet

For prices, reservations, availability and bookings, please contact us at: visit@luxuriousmexico.com

       

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Ç Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Marques de Comillas, Las Guacamayas, Cabin 2 - Photo by German Murillo-Echavarria 0406
  Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Marques de Comillas, Las Guacamayas, Cabin
Ç Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Marques de Comillas, Las Guacamayas, Red Guacamaya - Photo by Rosa Ripoll
  Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Marques de Comillas, Las Guacamayas, Red Guacamaya
Ç Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Lacantun River 3 - Photo by German Murillo-Echavarria 0406
  Chiapas, Selva Lacandona, Lacantun River, Montes Azules

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