1. Mexico
  2. Chiapas
  3. Tuxtla Gutierrez

Chiapas: 3-Day Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve and Coffee Tour

Product ID: 202735
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Explore one of the most beautiful reserves in Chiapas, the Encrucijada, which stands out because of the abundance of mangroves in coastal areas. Then continue along the coffee route tour in the heart of exuberant tropical nature.
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Duration: 3 days
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Hotel pick up in Tuxtla Gutiérrez or San Cristóbal

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve, one of the most beautiful in Chiapas
  • Explore the mangroves, observing the flora and fauna in the area
  • Enjoy an early morning watching the sunrise and birds from a special viewpoint
Full description
Explore one of the most beautiful reserves in Chiapas, the Encrucijada, which stands out because of the abundance of mangroves in coastal areas, like waterways and lands flooded in a permanent and seasonal manner. It was declared a Protected Area in 1995. Since then, its ecosystem has been subject to conservation and management, because of its great ecological importance and economic potential. Discover the highest mangroves in Mexico and explore a unique scenario in the world. In addition, spend some time on the Ruta del Café in the heart of an exuberant tropical nature considered as a paradisiacal place, beautiful and prestigious coffee farms in Mexico, Argovia. This place is a mixture of European culture with the Mestizo, an extraordinary resort located on the slope from Sierra Madre de Chiapas.

On day one, the adventure starts early morning heading toward Las Garzas near Acapetahua Chiapas to take the boat and continue by crossing the channels of the Encrucijada. your local guide will lead you into the labyrinths of the Encrucijada, admiring the sizes and colors of the mangroves, observing the flora and fauna of the place as well as the stillness that reigns in the area. You will have time to eat at El Ballenato with the local community that is in charge of this ecotourism center. After the visit, spend the night at the Argovia Finca Resort.

The second day starts with a delicious cup of coffee and a regional breakfast. Live the experience of four generations of coffee growers working under the concept of sustainable agriculture, diversification and respect for the environment. You could also take a tour of the nurseries flowers and exotic foliage. They are known from the pisca, which is to collect the fruit of the plant that can be robust Arabic or until toasted grain that defines its flavor. Enjoy a free afternoon at Argovia Finca Resort. There is the option of Temazcal or SPA.

An early start on day three, enjoy the sunrise and bird watching from a special viewpoint on the farm, which you can get to by Jeep or walking. The farm is friendly to the environment because it has a special system of treating organic waste production resulting in an excellent 100% organic fertilizer. You will also have time to spend a unique experience in the mountain taking an exquisite cup of coffee near the mountains in Chiapas. After lunch, you will head back to your hotel in Tuxtla Gutiérrez or San Cristóbal by around 6:00 PM.
Includes
  • Two nights accommodation at Argovia Finca Resort
  • Entrance fees to Encrucijada Mangrove Tour, Flower and Sunrise Tour at Argovia
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Meals that includes three breakfasts, two lunches, and two dinners
  • Driver
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or vehicle according to the group size
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink in addition to what has been specified
  • Transportation to / from attractions
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Cash
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A small amount of walking is involved
• Unfortunately, this tour is not recommended for pregnant women
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

From US$ 430 per person