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Worth the effort - must visit

We took a trip from San Cristobal de las Casas which wasn't actually easy to get. We went to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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You have the ruins practically for yourself

After passing a military post with lots of militaries, you enter the zone where the Maya ruins are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ocosingo, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a trip from San Cristobal de las Casas which wasn't actually easy to get. We went to several tour agencies and all said the same, need a minimum of 4 people. We put our names down at 2 agencies (most tour agencies didn't...More

Thank donnamgreen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After passing a military post with lots of militaries, you enter the zone where the Maya ruins are. Compared to Palenque you have the ruins practically for yourself.

Thank QuintenJ
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Just one of the most amazing site that I was given to visit in my life. There are almost no tourists here. Take a guided tour, it's worth having the comments when you visit such a masterpiece. If it was located near Cancun, this would...More

Thank Antoine F
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Set in a pastoral valley, the site appears majestic and magical from a distance. This is a site where you will not often find crowds. The main attraction is a massive construction consisting of multiple platforms built into the side of a hill. Dramatic remnants...More

1  Thank craigbialick
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We heard the ruins at Tonina were not much-visited, and the rumor was correct. The combi-ride to Ocosingo was a half-day adventure in itself--traversing bumpy dirt roads and taking long detours to avoid roadblocks . Seriously, roadblocks. We weren't sure what caused them--rockslides (there were...More

1  Thank 2_4_the_road_7106
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Was our first Mayan site, and loved it! Quiet, relaxing site, impressive view across the whole valley if you dare to climb up to the top of the pyramid (last stage is really steep). The ruins are well preserved with even some stuco and pigment...More

Thank Ratih_Martial
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

Wish the place were more famous because it is incredible. You can climb to the very top of the seven level structure. The view is breathtaking. The restaurant/cabin serves great coffee. Also try the cheesecake, made with local edam cheese. I was staying in Ocosingo...More

Thank 885perlar
Reviewed November 12, 2017

From all the different sites we visited, Tonina stood out. On a sunny day, this is an amazing place with a great view on its surroundings. We visited the site with our splendid guide Juan from San Cristobal. You have very few tourists here, you...More

Thank Nico C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Magic, the place, the mountains and surroundings, really nice to visit and relax - funny to see the animals around too..

Thank pedrog43
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a zone that is seldom visited, it´s a shame, it has an 80mts high structure what it makes it the tallest in Mesoamerica. Be sure to be there with water, and dress light, mosquito repellent it´s a must, early bird visit is recommended,...More

1  Thank Gonzalo L
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December 3, 2016|
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Response from GoPlaces665660 | Reviewed this property |
it is actually make sense, the tours that goes to palenque goes out in 5 in the morning and come back at 11 at night, the company that i know that is cheapest is otisa, they take 330 pesos including entrance fees if i am not... More
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August 12, 2015|
Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can!, Tonina is on your way to San Cristobal, but you have to leave early from palenque, Tonina is 2-3 hrs aprox. from palenque, so if you arrive to Tonina at 11:30-12:00 you can visit around 2 hrs. there and... More
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