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Sumidero Canyon and Chiapa de Corzo Combo Tour
"You will be picked up at the hotel at 9am to start the tour. The distance between San Cristòbal de las Casas and Sumidero Canyon is about 1 hour.You will travel through the Sumidero Canyon on a 2.5-hour boat ride and admire the scenic views of na see local wildlife or you can even spot a river crocodile. Learn about the canyon’s natural history (Spanish-only narration) and how it formed around the same time as the Grand Canyon in the United States. Chiapa de Corzo is a Pueblo Mágico or Magic Town a designation by Mexico’s tourism department. Admire this colonial city on the banks of the Grijalva River and you can do some sightseeing for about an hour. See Santo Domingo Church a former monastery built by Dominican friars in the 16th century. You can also walk around the plaza which has the famous La Pochota; and La Pila fountain a landmark of the town. Buy some souvenirs and head back to downtown San Cristobal where the tour ends."""
From $23.00
 
Chamula and Zinacantan Indigenous Villages Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas area at 9:30am or 3:30pm based on your selected time.First you will visit the community of Zinacantán to meet a local family. You will see the women working with the loom a Mayan pre-Hispanic activity. You will be able to taste Pox a traditional drink. The family will invite you to go the kitchen so you can see how tortillas are made and have the chance to taste them with some beans and pumpkin seeds.Later you will visit San Juan Chamula a Mayan village where the population speaks the Tzotzil language. Within the Church you will get to see the rituals and ceremonies performed by the shamans of the people
From $19.00
 
Indigenous Villages Cultural Tour: Chamula and Zinacantan from San Cristóbal de las Casas
"The town of San Juan Chamula situated 10 kilometers northeast of San Cristobal de Las Casas is the home of about 2000 inhabitants of direct Mayan descent proud of their heritage. In Chamula a local guide will explain to you the history of the region and you will be able to visit the Church of San Juan Bautista (St. John the Baptist) that has simple but incredibly beautiful ornamentation on the outer fascade. Once there see the artistic beauty of the church on the inside and see the exceptional arrangement of its altars
From $25.00

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Many street vendors

Many of the street vendors come from the surrounding areas. They are essentially trying to sell anything they can to make some kind of money to support their families. A lot of time you will see the...
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Ejercito Zapatista Liberacion Nacional (EZLN)

Local Tip: The Ejercito Zapatista Liberacion Nacional (EZLN) sprung up as a guerilla movement in the 1990's. The movement was created in Chiapas to help improve the lives of the local indigenous...
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