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Sumidero Canyon, Chiapa de Corzo Magical Town from San Cristóbal de las Casas

  • Full-day tour combines visits to Sumidero Canyon and the Magic Town of Chiapa de Corzo
  • Ride a boat on the Grijalva River, in the shadow of towering canyon walls
  • Learn about the local flora and fauna from your guide
Sumidero Canyon, Chiapa de Corzo Magical Town from San Cristóbal de las Casas
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Spanish Speaking Guide is included only during all the tour except for the boat trip on the canyon
From US$39.00
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English Speaking Guide or monitor is included during all the tour except during the boat trip on the canyon.
From US$48.00
Combine visits to Sumidero Canyon and the Magic Chiapa de Corzo on this adventure from San Cristobal de las Casas. With your guide pointing out the flora and fauna, take a boat ride through the canyon on the Grijalva River, admiring in the towering canyon walls around you. Stop next at the Magic Town (Pueblo Magico) Chiapa de Corzo, where a walking tour will take you to the city's central fountain, formed of mudejar-style brickwork. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation included.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with hotel pickup in San Cristobal de las Casas. Drive to Sumidero Canyon and begin your 2-hour boat ride along this majestic canyon. Admire the walls towering 2,500 feel above you and also see amazing waterfalls, caves and even spot monkeys, birds and crocodiles.
Once you are done with the ride, you'll board your vehicle and drive to the Magic town (Pueblo Magico) of Chiapa de Corzo. This colonial city was founded by Spanish conquistadores. You'l'l enjoy a 2-hour visit here and have time to explore the town, walk around and, if you wish, enjoy a typical dish of the region. See the city's central fountain to admire the outstanding mudejar-style brickwork and surroundings such as the portals with colorful crafts for sale.
After your visit, relax on your trip back to your hotel.
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Impressive Canyon

Four of us old-timers stayed five nights at the Hotel La Ceiba in Chiapa de Corzo, a very old and interesting community by the river. On the second day we took a cab to the marina and bought tickets for the river cruise that takes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chuyc2019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Don't miss this boat!

While my hosts were really excited about this boat ride, I was reluctant. Needless to say, bring plenty of water, sunscreen and a hat, and you're all set for some of the most unexpected breathtaking views from bottom of water carved canyons. This was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lmwjerry
Reviewed 4 January 2019
Fantastic canyon! Poor communication!!

The Sumidero canyon is beautiful and should be on everyone's itinerary if you are in Tuxtla or San Cristobal. The boat ride was good. We did not understand any of the explanations as we don't follow Spanish. That said we enjoyed the views. The return...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank ganeshsankaran
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing tour! 2 hours long on boat to the end of the canyon. I took a 2 year old and he slept most of the way. We saw crocodiles up close and monkeys. Our boat tour guide got us under the xmas...More

1  Thank Belen H
Reviewed 10 July 2018
An easy and fun excursion

It's a beautiful canyon and more accessible than many of the other sites in the area, the boats move fast and the trip is well worth it, the aqua-oxxo stop at the deepest part of the trip is probably the only down side.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RussellPayne
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