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

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

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 27/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 27/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Cruise through Sumidero Canyon on a tour from San Cristóbal de las Casas that combines magnificent nature with a picture-perfect village. You’ll explore a canyon whose walls tower 3,300 feet (1,005 mt.) above the Grijalva River, then continue to Chiapa de Corzo, one of Mexico’s charming ‘magic towns.’ Coordinated transport by van and riverboat maximizes your time to experience each stop during this classic Chiapas adventure.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Canon del Sumidero
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Chiapa de Corzo
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • See soaring canyon walls on a riverboat trip
  • Check out historic architecture in Chiapa de Corzo
  • Round-trip transport by climate-controlled vehicle for a comfortable day
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at your hotel
Important Information
  • National Park fees
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Boat transportation on the Grijalva River
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Canon del Sumidero
  • Entry/Admission - Chiapa de Corzo
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lfreede wrote a review Mar. 2020
The Woodlands, Texas28 contributions5 helpful votes
So beautiful, an amazing experience and a perfect day! Almost didn't see it because of the wind, so it is not always a guaranteed excursion. The government can close it, even if it is a beautiful day, but the winds are higher. They opened after we thought we would miss it. Don't
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Date of experience: March 2020
Lori B wrote a review Jan. 2020
Mexico City, Mexico108 contributions36 helpful votes
The moment we neared the boat landing we were bombarded by salespeople selling tours for the Cañón de Sumidero. Because we didn’t know we hired a boat for 1200mxn (5 people) to take us on the tour (leaving from Chiapa del Corzo). We were promised an amazing tour where we’d see
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Vanessa Philipp... M wrote a review Dec. 2019
72 contributions17 helpful votes
We went in a group of 4, tickets to go on the boat just cost 36MXN but the driver will ask for a tip half way through the trip. They also give you the opportunity to buy snacks and beer in the water. We had some awesome views of the canyon and saw some wild animals: crocodile,
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JTB1239 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia37 contributions16 helpful votes
This is definitely worth doing if you go to Chiapas. The van-based packages work well. From your hotel to the launch point is about an hour drive from San Cristobal. The boat ride is a 32km run that takes about an hour and 45 minutes outbound, with some brief stops for
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Date of experience: August 2019
estadolaico1957 wrote a review Jun. 2019
Guadalajara, Mexico19 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a MUST. if you are visiting San Cristobal de las Casas or Tuxtla Gutierrez, This is a trip that you must take, first visit the viewpoints and then you go up to a speedboat. the distance covered is 40 Kilometers. You must wear a good hat and a large amount of sunscreen
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Date of experience: May 2019
About the operator

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A Trip to the Past
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Great Birding
Spent five days here (one day to get in, one to get out, and three full days birding various trails). Tremendous bi
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Scam company DO NOT book
Booked this tour on their website, never received a confirmation. Waited a few days to ask, then they respond that
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Tour cancelled, never got our money back! 300 dollars down the drain...
Worst experience ever! We booked a tour which on the website looked like it's still available, 2 days in advance. T
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Stunning canyon but boat offers no shade
There might be other ways to book this boat ride and pay less. The lunch included was not on the river but at a res
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Not Worth it
We booked the tour as we wanted to have All the information about the Canyon and the surroundings so we decided to
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Gilda G
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Certainly is a trip you must do when going to Chiapas !!! Palenque is beautiful and so worth it to visit (you shoul
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Palenque and waterfalls tour
DONT GET INTO THE TRAP! We paid 80$ USD per person to have the tour in English, so at 8:00 am as indicated the driv
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Greg C
The good, the bad & the eccentric
This tour includes a lot and, as you'd expect, means it's a long day. Very early morning pick up times from Palenqu
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Beautiful falls and great place to swim
Beautiful falls and great place to swim. Few snacks available at restaurant and banos and change room also on prem
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Bonampak paintings are some of the best Mayan frescos open to public
Its several hours drive from Palenque to this site and then must leave vehicle to then go with the Lacondonia peopl
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History and natural beauty
Since there were only two of us on the tour on that day we had a private car a driveras apposed to a convi. The dr
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Amazing Tonina Ruins
This is an amazing place to visit. Very quiet and very few tourists know about this place. You'll need a car to acc
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the entire trip was well worth our time.
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Don't miss this trip
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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