CAÑON DEL SUMIDERO CHIAPAS

Chiapas Travel Guide

GET TO KNOW THE STATE OF CHIAPAS MEXICO

Chiapas is a southern Mexican state bordering Guatemala. Its mountainous highlands and dense rainforest are dotted with Mayan archaeological sites and Spanish colonial towns. 

In the colonial city of San Cristóbal de las Casas, the Templo y Ex-Convento Santo Domingo complex houses a baroque church and museum displaying regional artifacts. 

Surrounding it is a marketplace selling items such as colorful weavings.

Escudo Estado de Chiapas

Guided tours go to nearby villages like San Lorenzo de Zinacantán and San Juan Chamula, where visitors might see one of the indigenous Tzotzil community’s religious rituals, merging Mayan and Catholic practices. 

In the eastern part of the state are the Mayan ruins of Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilán, as well as Montes Azules biosphere reserve, a rainforest area popular for hiking and boating. 

Parque Nacional Cañón del Sumidero near state capital Tuxtla Gutiérrez is home to crocodiles, spider monkeys and jaguars, plus an eco-park offering kayaking, mountain biking and rappelling.

WHERE TO GO IN CHIAPAS

MAIN CITIES

Tuxtla Gutiérrez is a city in southern Mexico. It’s the capital of Chiapas state and a regional transport hub. 

In its central square, Plaza Cívica, stands the whitewashed, 16th-century Catedral de San Marcos. Nearby, the Museo del Café has displays on coffee farming in Chiapas. Parque de la Marimba is a park that often hosts marimba concerts. 

The Museo de la Marimba traces the history of the instrument.

MAGIC TOWNS IN CHIAPAS

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS PUEBLO MAGICO CHIAPAS

SAN CRISTOBAL
DE LAS CASAS

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COMITÁN DE DOMINGUEZ

OTHER DESTINATIONS IN CHIAPAS

MUST LIVE EXPERIENCES IN CHIAPAS

CAÑON DEL SUMIDERO CHIAPAS

CAÑON DEL SUMIDERO

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CASCADAS EL CHIFLÓN

AGUA AZUL CHIAPAS

CASCADAS DE AGUA AZUL

WHAT TO DO IN CHIAPAS:

BOTON ARTE CULTURA E HISTORIA
BOTON SPORT SHOWS
BOTON FUN AND SHOPPING
BOTON AEXPLORING AND ADVENTURE

WHERE IS LOCATED CHIAPAS:

OFFICIAL TOURIST SITES:​

Chiapas one of the states with the greatest natural, historical and cultural wealth in Mexico. Chiapas are excellent hosts. In some places religious syncretism is ubiquitous.