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San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán Indigenous Communities provided by Chiapas Viajes

San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán Indigenous Communities

San Juan Chamula and Zinacantán Indigenous Communities
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About
With Chiapas Viajes you will enter the heart of the Mayan-Tzotziles indigenous communities. No doubt an experience that you can not miss.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 114481P7
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Juan Bautista
  • Entry/Admission - Zinacantan
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Duration
5h
Departure details
  • Al Grano Cafe, Av Insurgentes 9, Zona Centro, 29200 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chis., Mexico Our vans will be in front of the Cafeteria al Grano Café at 9:15 in the morning.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Juan Bautista
  • Entry/Admission - Zinacantan
Exclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Departure details
  • Al Grano Cafe, Av Insurgentes 9, Zona Centro, 29200 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chis., Mexico Our vans will be in front of the Cafeteria al Grano Café at 9:15 in the morning.
Duration
5h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Al Grano Cafe
    Av Insurgentes 9, Zona Centro, 29200 San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chis., Mexico
    Our vans will be in front of the Cafeteria al Grano Café at 9:15 in the morning.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Church of St. Juan Bautista
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Zinacantan
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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SammyJT73
Toowoomba, Australia54 contributions
Great experiences to be had
Feb. 2020
I was very lucky to visit both of these communities on the last day of festivals, so they were both full of people and atmosphere. I absolutely loved the church pictured here at Chamula. I'm catholic but not religious at all, but their mix of catholic and traditional faith just moved me.
Written 21 March 2020
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ivanquinones
Visiting our Native Peoples is without a doubt a mystical experience full of ancestral learnings. We are excited to hear that you enjoyed yourself.
Written 11 September 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Theclaudicola
Merida, Mexico127 contributions
A highlight in a cultural sense
I visited both villages. Don‘t go for the „we take you in a typical home of this village (zinancatan)“. It‘s not, it‘s a place to shop. But the handcrafted fabrics are stunningly beautiful. Our guide was Marina. She (said) is from Zinancatan. She had totally interesting stories to tell about her people, the indigenous people of Zinancatan. They are Mayans that separated a long time ago to become an own tribe, they did not like the politics. They have their on language. They decided the live like once upon a time. It reminded me of the Amish people.
Unfortunately I don‘t remember the agency I book with. Just ask around in real de Guadeloupe (main only pedestrian street), somebody will know her. Her background story about her life seems a bit made up - but not sure.
Same goes for San Juan Chamula. Lot‘s of knowledge. The thing to see here is the church or better said what is going on in the church. Won‘t spoil your experience.
Written 21 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
ivanquinones
Thank you for telling us about your experience visiting our beautiful state. Chiapas Viajes is undoubtedly wonderful.
Written 11 September 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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