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Sumidero National Park Full-Day Trip from Tuxtla Gutiérrez

1. Sumidero National Park Full-Day Trip from Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Embark on amazing experience to Sumidero National Park. Explore Sumidero Canyon and the town of Chiapa de Corzo on this 9-hour tour from San Cristobal. Begin with a 45 minute drive through the mountains, along a scenic highway toward Tuxtla Gutierrez. Admire the beautiful panoramic views as you pass through the clouds to reach the canyon. The tour continues with a boat trip, as you marvel at the immense Sumidero Canyon from another perspective. After taking in this stunning natural scenery, you’ll visit the magical town of Chiapa de Corzo, known for its magnificent 16th-century Mudéjar Fountain, with its colorful xicalpestles (lacquered and painted gourds). It’s also home to Parachico revelers, the main attraction at the Fiesta of San Sebastián (only in January). After the visit you’ll continue on the drive, enjoying breathtaking views of the Sumidero Canyon from several lookout points, including the Ceiba, the Coyota, the Roblar, the Tepehuaje and the Chiapa. These locations allow you to admire the grandeur of the canyon as well as the flora and fauna.  

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Tuxtla Gutiérrez: Chiflon Waterfalls + Montebello Day Tour

2. Tuxtla Gutiérrez: Chiflon Waterfalls + Montebello Day Tour

Start this full-day adventure into the wilderness of Chiapas with a morning pick-up from your hotel. Drive to the impressive El Chiflon Waterfalls near the colonial city of Comitan, and hike approximately 1 mile (1.5 kilometers) to the top of the multi-staged cascades, surrounded by mountains and rainforest. Known for creating the impression of a pair of “angel’s wings” that appear to emerge from the mountain, the falls also offer striking turquoise waters that you can take a dip in at the end of your walk. Continue to Montebello Lakes, a collection of 52 crystal clear lakes surrounded by pine forest. Here, you can dive into the refreshing blue waters, and even cross in a cayuco (a small, rustic wooden raft) to see beautiful orchids. In total, you will visit about 4 to 6 of the main lakes to experience the contrasting colors, which can vary from dark green, to bright emerald, turquoise, and even purple or red, depending on the mineral content. You will then be transferred back to Tuxtla Gutiérrez for drop-off at your hotel.

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Nubes Waterfalls + Comitan Magical Town from Tuxtla Gtz

3. Nubes Waterfalls + Comitan Magical Town from Tuxtla Gtz

Explore the nature and beauty of Las Nubes Waterfalls formed by the Santo Domingo River, and visit Comitan Magical Town. Discover the natural beauty of the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve in the state of Chiapas. Arrive and start to know this beautiful place, seeing the suspension bridge and the water falls.  Then take a walking tour through nature to the side of the river going up the hill for interesting panoramic views of the  Santo Domingo River (2 hours). Look out upon this mystical setting from a vantage point almost 152 meters (500 feet) high. You’ll even have the chance to walk along a majestic suspension bridge and enjoy the refreshing mist from the waterfalls. After the visit, you will have time to eat food (lunch)  and then continue with a visit of Comitan Magical Town (around 1 hour). After the visit, the tour will will continue back to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel. 

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Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo: Day Tour from Tuxtla

4. Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo: Day Tour from Tuxtla

Jump aboard a boat and enjoy a leisurely 2-hour boat along the steep edges of the canyon as you see stunning waterfalls, beautiful caves, and amazing cliffs roll out before you. Make your way slowly to the spectacular Sumidero Canyon, whose colorful waters drop from walls over 4,000 feet high. After finishing your boat ride, head over to Chiapa de Corzo, once the first colonial city founded by Spanish conquistadores, and now a typical Mexican town with a selection of great regional cuisine. After your meal, take a walk to the city's central fountain to admire the outstanding mudejar-style brickwork and enjoy a beverage before the end of the tour.

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Tuxtla Gutierrez: Rappelling at Sima del Cielo

5. Tuxtla Gutierrez: Rappelling at Sima del Cielo

Go down to the magical interior of the earth as you go rappelling in a unique ecosystem. Discover the vestiges of one of the oldest cultures in Chiapas and Mesoamerica as you descend into the chasm. Take advantage of stress-free hotel pickup, as you head for Sima del Cielo, near the town of San Fernando Chiapas on the famous Zoque Route. On arrival, marvel at this natural subsidence nestled in a unique ecosystem within a medium jungle. Admire the unique vegetation and strap on your gear as you get ready to rappel. Make a descent by rappelling 40 meters inside the chasm. Take a perimeter tour and admire the vessels and remains of the Zoque culture that once inhabited it. After the descent, enjoy a delicious meal together before the return journey, and drop-off back at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Tuxtla Gutierrez

Perfect because starting from the airport it transforms a day of travel only into a visit to the Canyon which is very beautiful and to the monument in the square in Chiapa De Corzo. The guide Fabio was very good.

It is very worthwhile to make the journey! The beauty of the space is contagious.

All was wonderful. But will be great eglish guide on the boat.