Day trip

Sumidero Canyon Excursion from San Cristobal de las Casas

4.3 / 5

42 reviews

Activity provider: Jalapeño

Sumidero Canyon Excursion from San Cristobal de las Casas

Activity provider: Jalapeño

From US$ 51 per person

Head out from San Cristobal de las Casas on an excursion to Sumidero Canyon. Explore this natural wonder by boat. Visit Chiapa de Corzo as well.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Enjoy a walk in the unspoiled nature of Sumidero Canyon
  • See a variety of animals in the canyon, including monkeys and crocodiles
  • Explore the craft shops during a stop in Chiapa de Corzo
Full description
Marvel at the majestic walls of the Sumidero Canyon on this 8-hour excursion that feels like a journey back in time. Tours depart from the Algrano Cafe in San Cristobal de las Casas. After a transfer to the jetty, take a boat to the canyon. Be on the lookout for crocodiles, monkeys and a wide variety of birds. Next on the itinerary is a visit to the colonial city of Chiapa de Corzo. Take some time to browse the numerous shops that offer local craft items. Continue to San Cristobal de las Casas, where the tour ends.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • National Park fees
  • Spanish-speaking driver
  • Shared boat service in Sumidero Canyon
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop off
  • Personal expenses
  • Tour guide
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • Babies under 1 year

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Meeting point

Al Grano Café, Portal Oriente 9, Col. Centro, San Crsitobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This activity is not recommended for pregnant women or for children 2 years or younger
  • The activity is not wheelchair accessible, and it is not recommended for those with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers is approximate, as the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Excursions operate in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 42 reviews

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Absolutely beautiful. Loved seeing the canyon from up top and then going in a boat through the canyon. The lunch break in Chiapa de Corzo afterwards was a bit too long, could definitely have made it shorter. Also, the driver did not tell us where to meet him afterwards so that was a bit worrisome, but he eventually found us frantically looking for him. Also, the trip is definitely not 5 hours, it's more like 8 hours.

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January 2, 2022

Super excursion, admittedly the guide only speaks Spanish but honestly in all the excursions that we have been able to do in Mexico even the guides supposed to speak English did not speak really English so good. The view from the watchtowers is included! Everything was really top notch and well organized I recommend 100%.

December 14, 2021

It was okay, nothing spectacular about it. The tour driver took us for a canyon boat tour with beautiful views but there are so many tourists, it was quite tough to explore the nature by boat. We were then taken to Ciapa de Chorzo, a quite town nearby. The driver and the guide on a boat spoke only Spanish (which was expected from the tour description; however, it surely affected the experience. There wasn’t anything wrong with it, just not really memorable.

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January 10, 2020

Product ID: 112135