Tour to the Wonders of Chiapas in 7 Days

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Enjoy the natural beauties of the state of Chiapas and a pleasant stay in the wonderful Magical Town of San Cristóbal de las Casas, during a tour of 7 days and 6 nights, visit the waterfalls of Agua Azul and Misol Ha, the archaeological zone of Palenque, a boat tour through the Sumidero Canyon, get to know the towns of Chiapa de Corzo, Zinacantán and San Juan Chamula, admire the lagoons of the Lagunas de Montebello National Park and Chiflón waterfalls. This service includes: 6 nights of lodging in a hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas. Taxes, land transportation, trained driver, tickets to Ecotourism Centers, National Park, Archaeological Zone, Travel insurance. Not include: Food, Drinks, Tips, Activities not mentioned in the itinerary. Recommendations: Comfortable clothing and shoes, insect repellent and environmentally friendly sunscreen, cap or hat. If you want to swim, bring a bathing suit, change of clothes and a towel.

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Day 1 Tuxtla Gutierrez-San Cristóbal de las Casas International Airport

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Transfer from the Airport to the Hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas via the Tuxtla Gutierrez-San Cristóbal highway. Our representatives will greet you at the airport with a paddle with our logo and the name of the lead passenger.

Day 2 San Cristobal de las Casas- Palenque

Stop At: Cascadas de Agua Azul

After the pick up, we will travel to the city of Ocosingo to have our buffet or à la carte breakfast at the restaurant "Mi ranchito" (not included), with an approximate time of 50 minutes. Later our destination will be Agua Azul waterfalls, we will have 2 hours to appreciate the incredible turquoise blue color of its waters. The indigo blue of the water, the green of the vegetation, the constant breeze and the inexhaustible aquatic sound contribute to make this place, located 133 km from San Cristóbal de las Casas, one of the most spectacular and unforgettable in Mexico. The Agua Azul River descends its limestone bed in steps forming a series of impressive waterfalls that create natural pools contained by calcareous dikes, the so-called "gours" in geological terminology.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Cascadas de Misol-Ha

We continue our tour to Misol-ha where you will be able to appreciate a beautiful waterfall of more than 20 meters high. This refreshing and beautiful place is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Chiapas and the setting for films such as "The Predator" with Arnold Schwarzenegger; for being immersed in a typical example of the high tropical forest of the Chiapas mountains, and in the middle of a rich vegetation composed of tall specimens of mahogany, chicozapotes and water sticks, with a fauna composed of species such as the coyote, the bare-tailed armadillo , parsnip, rabbit, opossum, fox, gray fox, skunk, anteater, night monkey, white-tailed deer, wild pig, raccoon, badger, squirrel, tigrillo, gopher, mouse, parrot, chachalaca, pigeon, sparrowhawk , royal billed toucan, chiroptera pheasant, bats, boa constrictor, nauyaca, saurian, iguanas, turipache, casquito.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

Our last stop will be in the enigmatic archaeological zone of Palenque where the Mayan buildings will be appreciated within the exuberant vegetation of the jungle. It is one of the most interesting archaeological cities in Mexico, visit this place is to discover the soul of the Mayan world; is to understand myths, rituals, beliefs and admire the majestic architecture of our ancestors. The pre-Hispanic city and the Palenque National Park were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1987 as one of the main Mayan sites that exerted its influence on other settlements in the Usumacinta river basin. In an area of 16 kilometers there are more than 200 architectural structures and constructions, among which the Temple of the Inscriptions, the Great Palace, Temple XI, the temples of La Cruz Foliada, del Sol and del Conde, as well as the Ball game.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 3 San Cristobal de Las Casas-Chiapa de Corzo

Stop At: Canon del Sumidero

We will move to the Magical town of Chiapa de Corzo, then take a boat to the impressive Sumidero Canyon, the boat tour will last approximately 2 hours. You will be able to observe the great diversity of flora and fauna of the region, great waterfalls, caves and the majestic canyon, then you will return to Chiapa de Corzo where you will have time to see the Mudejar style fountain, the Church of Santo Domingo, and buy crafts made in the region. At the end of the tour they will be given time to eat. 15 million years ago the marine waters withdrew from this region thanks to geological movements that formed the important mountains of Chiapas, including the Sumidero Canyon mountains.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Chiapa de Corzo

From Chiapa de Corzo, the Mudejar ensemble formed by La Pila stands out, a source of refined Moorish inspiration made of brick, unique in Latin America; the temple of Santo Domingo and the conventual building attached to it, now the headquarters of the Laca Museum, as well as the ruins of the temple of San Sebastián. The main square is surrounded by portals, the building of the H. Municipal Council and the house of Don Ángel Albino Corzo, liberal branch of the First Constituent Congress. The square also houses the secular ceiba or pochota, a sacred tree, which tradition relates to the founding of the city, the clock tower is also located in it, imitating the architecture of the fountain or font itself.

Duration: 2 hour

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La Pila

Duration: 25 minutes

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Santo Domingo church

Day 4 San Cristóbal de las Casas-Zinacantan y San Juan Chamula

Stop At: San Juan Chamula

After the Pick up at the indicated hotel, we will begin our transfer to the native community of San Juan Chamula where we will know the Church and its religious traditions, and we will visit the traditional pantheon. Atrium and Church. In the great town square, the most important events take place, such as the market, elections, political meetings and religious ceremonies. At the end of the square is the temple, preceded by a huge atrium. The church is sober, with a large wooden door that only opens completely on the feast of San Juan. Everything is guarded by the “mayoles” or policemen, who carry a “chuck” - a thick white woolen cotton pad and a hard wood like iron. Visitors are prohibited from taking photographs. Access to the interior of the church is regulated and a fee of (Mexican pesos) 50.00 must be paid to enter.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Zinacantan

We move to Zinacantán to visit its church, and then visit a family from the community to see how they make their typical clothes on a backstrap loom, and savor a bite in their traditional cuisine. Tzotzil town "Place of Bats" where the sacred spaces are marked by the hills that surround the small valley and the complex formed by the San Lorenzo church, of colonial origin but remodeled at the beginning of the 20th century, and the Esquipulas and San Sebastián chapels.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Day 5 San Cristobal de las Casas -Chiflón waterfalls y Montebello lagoons

Stop At: Cascada El Chiflon

One of the most impressive waterfalls in Chiapas for its height, whose staggered fall reaches around 120 meters. The Rio San Vicente, one of the largest rivers in Chiapas, gives rise to a series of waterfalls that are called: El Suspiro, Ala de Ángel and Velo de Novia, the latter the most impressive due to its fall of 70 meters in height. . They form natural pools of intense turquoise blue waters, framed by vast vegetation that forms a tree curtain and landscapes that stand out for their reed beds and palm groves.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello

We continue our way to the Lagunas de Montebello National Park visiting 5 lagoons such as; Tziscao, Internacional, Pojoj, 5 Lagos and the main Montebello. Where the food will be made after visiting the first two lagoons, lunch time 1 hour, the typical restaurants within the Lagunas de Montebello National Park are recommended, and later the last lagoons are visited. The lakes are "uvalas", that is, ancient cenotes that the corrosion of the limestone rock and the landslides have been uniting over time. Many of the bodies of water are unnamed. Their number is uncertain, although it is said that there are 59 lakes. Famous for the colors of its waters, these are due to several factors, including the types of bottom soil, vegetation and the refraction of light.

Duration: 2 hour

Day 6 San Cristobal- Toniná archaeological zone and El Corralito waterfall

Stop At: Tonina

We will go to your hotel in San Cristóbal and leave at 7:00 am for Ocosingo where the first stop will be for breakfast (not included). Finally we will arrive at Toniná, the site is accessed by the prisoners' ball game court, one of the largest of its time, located on the great platform, where the Altar of Sacrifices also stands and the game court opens of ball of the katunes, next to which there are several sculptural samples.

Duration: 2 hour

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We will also visit the El Corralito waterfall, a set of small pools, considered natural pools. In the river there are some small pools in which it is possible to bathe, however the area is shaded. To be able to observe the waterfalls, you have to climb the path of stairs that will lead to the spa area. The waterfalls border the route and along the way there are bridges to cross to the other side and have another view. Reaching the end of the route, the terrain is flat again and the river forms small pools of turquoise water in which visitors usually bathe and jump into the water.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 7 San Cristobal de las Casas- Tuxtla Gutierrez airport

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Transfer from the Hotel in San Cristóbal de las Casas to the Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport. End of our services
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