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Tuxtla Gutierrez: Sumidero, Chiapa de Corzo and Miradores

Tuxtla Gutierrez: Sumidero, Chiapa de Corzo and Miradores

We start the tour from your hotel and drive towards Sumidero Canyon, where we take a 2-hour boat ride through the Sumidero canyon to the Grijalva River dock, where you can see local plants and animals. As we move on with the tour, we will stop at a 16th-century fountain designed in the Mudejar architecture as we approach the historic city of Chiapa de Corzo, which Captain Diego de Mazariegos founded in 1528. We take advantage of the excursions' continuation and travel to the canyon's views to thoroughly appreciate the journey.

Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo from Tuxtla

Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo from Tuxtla

Explore Sumidero Canyon where you will enjoy a motorboat cruise through the middle of this spectacular canyon, the road descends more than 1500 meters and reaches the Grijalva River. In this national park, it is very often possible to see local wildlife such as crocodiles, spider monkeys, and white and gray herons. Walk around Chiapa de Corzo, distinguished by its exquisite gastronomy, highlighting: the baked cochito, the typical sweets, and its traditional drink called "Pozol"; all of them with very peculiar flavors that will delight you. In its rich craftsmanship, the lacquer, wood carving, and embroidery that can be seen in the colors of the regional costumes of Chiapas and Parachico. This tour may start at Tuxtla Gutierrez hotel or Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport (flight must arrive before 1:00 pm) The drop-off will be in San Cristobal de las Casas hotel.

San Cristóbal:Cañón del Sumidero, Miradores, Chiapa de Corzo

San Cristóbal:Cañón del Sumidero, Miradores, Chiapa de Corzo

Explore the wonders of Chiapas on a private tour to Cañón del Sumidero, Miradores, and Chiapa de Corzo. Begin your adventure with a morning pickup from your hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas. Your first stop is Cahuaré, where you'll board a motorboat to cruise through the awe-inspiring Cañón del Sumidero. Admire the towering cliffs, some reaching heights of up to 3300 ft (1000 m), and observe the rich flora and fauna that call this canyon home. After two hours exploring the canyon, ascend to the top to visit the viewpoints, where you'll gain different perspectives of the canyon and learn fascinating facts about this natural wonder above the Grijalva River. Continuing your journey, you'll visit Chiapa de Corzo, one of the earliest cities founded in the 16th century. Explore its historic monuments, including the Modéjar Fountain and the Santo Domingo Temple, and browse the work of local artisans. As the day comes to a close, return to San Cristóbal de las Casas around 5 pm, where you can either enjoy the vibrant nightlife or relax and unwind after a day of exploration.

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