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Sumidero and Communities: Montebello Lakes National Park, San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan

Sumidero and Communities...


San Juan Chamula
This is one of our short tours. We will visit the Sumidero Canyon National Park and its viewpoints; the next day we will tour San Cristobal de Las Casas and get to know the indigenous communities of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan.
First we will make a round trip trip over the Grijalva river to the Chicoasén dam, the length of the journey from the jetty to the dam, is 32 km (2 hr); and later we will visit its viewpoints, where we can enjoy spectacular panoramic views, the Canyon reaches up to 1,000 meters deep.

YOU WILL ALSO VISIT:

Chiapa de Corzo – San Juan Chamula – Zinacantan – San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Please consider that if you have a different idea because you need a shorter visit or on the other hand, because you think six days are just not enough, send us a message and we will be glad to help you.


ITINERARY

Sumidero Canyon National ParkSumidero Canyon National Park

DAY 1: SUMIDERO CANYON – CHIAPA DE CORZO – SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS.

Reception in Tuxtla Gutierrez airport. We will start the tour with a two-hour boat trip along the Grijalva River, which runs through the Sumidero Canyon with its impressive ecosystem. (2 hours)

Then we will briefly visit the legendary village Chiapa de Corzo where we will have time to eat. Transfer to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Hotel in San Cristobal de Las Casas.
San Juan ChamulaSan Juan Chamula

DAY 2: SAN CRISTOBAL – SAN JUAN CHAMULA AND ZINACANTAN – END OF SERVICES

9:00 am: Breakfast included in the hotel.

10:00 am: City tour of San Cristobal: the Cathedral, the Santo Domingo church and the city center. Leave the hotel for the indigenous communities of Zinacantan and San Juan Chamula, in order to find out about their culture, traditions and way of life.

We will visit the house of an indigenous family and taste their handmade tortillas (corn pancakes). We will visit their churches where we can observe a mystical mix of indigenous with catholic rites. Return to San Cristobal de Las Casas.

END OF OUR SERVICES.

Included Services


Accommodation

We have made a careful selection of accommodation options in each of our destinations, to be able to recommend to our clients. We have chosen depending on the location, quality service, good food and pleasant atmosphere.

Meals

Our packages can be without meals, they can include only the breakfasts: American or Buffet, or they can include all the meals; breakfasts, lunches and dinners, depending only on what the client decides to add each time.

Transportation

Luxury vehicles with air conditioning and music, from the reception at the airport of arrival, during all the days of excursion and until the final transfer to the airport of departure. All passengers have traveler's insurance.

Guide

He/she will provide explanations about each site and will be in charge of the group all the time +local guides in the archaeological zones. A certified guide can be additionally hired in a particular language per group, if necessary (please request more information if you need it).

Tickets

Motorboat in the Sumidero Canyon, Zinacantan and San Juan Chamula churches, Chiflon Waterfalls, Montebello Lakes Park, Tonina archaeological site, Agua Azul and Misol Ha Waterfalls, Bonampak archaeological site, motorboat along the Usumacinta river, Yaxchilan and Palenque archaeological site.

Taxes

ALL TAXES INCLUDED

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