Welib-ha [waterfalls] Chiapas Mx
It’s an ecotourism center very close to the road, is located 31 kilometers from Palenque, the water of this waterfall feeds the Usumacinta River, in Welib-ha you can swim, enjoy the waterfalls and do other activities.
It has a lot of nature that can be enjoyed when you walk at the end of the waterfall, the landscape is full of birds and flowers.
How to get
How to get to Welib-ha by public transport:
Palenque town to Welib-ha
In the roundabout “Mayan head” take a public transport that leads to the cruise “Shupà”, when you get to the cruise takes another public transport that leads to the entrance of welib-ha on the road.
Warn the driver that you are going to welib-ha, stop on the road at the entrance, walk 500 meters to the ecotourism center.
$ 10.00 Palenque to cruise ship “Shupà”: Redilas truck
$ 15.00 Cruise Shupà a welib-ha: van VAN type
30 min Palenque – cruise ship “Shupà”
40 min cruise “shupà” – entrance on the road
15 min dirt walk (500m)
281 km Tuxtla Gtz – welib ha
29 km Palenque – welib ha
How to get to Welib-ha by car:
From Tuxtla Gutiérrez to the Welib-ha waterfalls the journey of a trip takes between 5 and 6 hours, it is advisable to plan a route to take advantage of the trip.
You will drive first to San Cristóbal de las Casas on the highway (45min), you will continue to Ocosingo (3 hours), then to Palenque (2 hours) and before reaching Palenque you will find a road crossing, follow the signs as if you were going to Bonampak and in the less than 20 kilometers will be the signposts of the welib-ha ecotourism center.
Schedule: 8:00am – 6:00pm /Mon-Sun
This is the schedule that the attendants attend, they are the only ones that can charge and offer services, after this time only two vigilantes remain who protect the ecotourism center.
Zipline over waterfall
Schedule: 8am - 6pm
Length 260m zipline altitude 15m
Destination | attraction
Alvaro Obregón / The waterfall
Meaning of the name
Welib ja is interpreted as: voladora de agua, in the Ch’ol language, referring to the waterfalls of the hilly territory (waterfalls).
It is an ecotourism center very close to the highway, is located 31 kilometers from Palenque, the water of this waterfall feeds the Usumacinta River, in Welib-ha you can swim, zip-line, hike or spend the night in the cabins.
Prices for tickets, activities and transportation may vary over time.
Where to sleep:
Rooms / Cabins
hour hand: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Price range: $ 500.00 cabin with two double beds, fan, toilet, shower, mosquito net. (Three cabins available) $ 350.00 cabin with a double bed, fan, toilet, shower, mosquito net. (Two cabins available) $ 150.00 per campaign house. (you have to take your tent to camp) MXN
Next to the restaurant and a few meters from the parking are the cabins for overnight in this place.
The weather in Welib-ha:
Varies with altitude, predominantly humid warm, in the municipal head the average annual temperature is 24.3 ° C with a rainfall of 1,804 millimeters per year.