Day trip

Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

Activity provider: Tour By Van - Day Tours

Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

Activity provider: Tour By Van - Day Tours
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Petroglyphs date from 200 BC to AD 600, and are located deep within a forest above Acapulco. This site is one of the 12 known petroglyphs sites in the Acapulco area. Little is known about the site, or the people who created them.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
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Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Take a trip to the ancient Mexico
  • Admire bautiful views from the highest part of Acapulco
  • Learn about history of Mexico from your knowledgeable guide
  • Do not miss a visit to the fantastic Municipal Market of Acapulco
Full description
For pre-Hispanic societies myths held the keys to the endless repetition of cycles, and whoever had command of them was able to give guidance to the community in terms of issues as important as birth, puberty, adulthood and death, as well as of all the rituals that sealed the agreement with the deities. This petroglyph shows in three different panels the involvement of people in community celebrations in order to procure the attention and aids of the gods. People are show dancing and praying. Individuals from various kinship groups are differentiated from one another by lines that represent the link to their forefathers. The Mercado Municipal is really an eye-opener! You had never been in a real, large, Mexican market before, and you will find it fascinating. There is so much to see—dry goods, housewares, gorgeous flowers, candy, live roosters, fresh produce…. Many stalls featured health care products, which were a combination of herbal remedies and Santeria-type spells and prayers to saints. One of these stalls had a cage full of large live bugs, whose purpose You will prefer not to ask about.  Of all the places you visit on this trip to Acapulco, you will be glad to have seen the Mercado. 
  • Energy bars
  • Bottled water
  • Admission
  • Entrances
  • Fees
  • Mexican lunch, including tacos dorados de pollo or enchiladas, or a burger with salad and potato chips
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Participants must be in good physical shape

Product ID: 73659