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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."""
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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

More Off The Beaten Path in San Cristóbal de Las Casas

Ranchos Nuevo Caves / grutas

I booked at tour for 240 pesos (at backpackers hostel) for Lagos de Montebella. ( it can be cheaper as i spoke some1 who paid 200 pesos at another touroperator) First we visite the Caves. price...
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dila
Aug 03, 2008

Lagos de Montebella / lakes 3

Lake Pojoj entranc e5 pesos was included in trip. Arrived here 15.45Didnot find this very intresting.There is a lake you can go with a kind of float to an small island to the middle.costs 60 pesos a...
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dila
Aug 03, 2008

Lagos de Montebella / lakes

had tour on 23 februari 2008first the caves then cascadas el chiflon now to the lakes.At 14.57 we arrived at Caseta de Cobra 20 pesos (was included)we passes lake Tinto no pics.We get out at 3 lakes...
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dila
Aug 03, 2008

Cascadas El Chiflon / waterfalls

23 februari 2008After the caves we went to the waterfalls. and arrived there at 12.00 (2 hours)Entrance 10 pesos (is included in tour) about 1 km walking to the waterfall.Picknick places 50 pesos you...
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dila
Aug 03, 2008

San Juan Chamula

A nice way to get to San Juan Chamula is on horseback. Everyday, you can get a horsetrek from one of the cafes on Real de Guadalupe in San Cristobal. It's not the most exciting trek if you're an...
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rambling_rose
Jan 27, 2008

Huitepec Natural Reserve

the nature reserve is just a short 10 minute taxi ride from San Cristobal. there is a two km Long Trail of those who would like to get a break from cities and towns. However, I wouldn't this this as a...
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leigh767
Jan 14, 2008
 
 
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San Juan Chamula

This is the main village of Tzotzil indians, some 7km north of San Cristobal. The place is known for it's church and unusual religion. Here christianity is combined with old spiritualism. The result...
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Enzyme_X
Jan 13, 2005

Palenque

I visited the infamous ruins of Palenque not as a daytrip from San Cristobal de las Casas, but by spending a night over there. Some people offer tours to see Palenque on a long trip from San...
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darthmilmo
Mar 04, 2003

Ocasingo and Tonina

Some people say you can visit Tonina as a one day tour from San Cristobal. I recommend you do spend a night in or around Ocasingo though. I spend the night in the sleepy town of Ocosingo. The next...
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darthmilmo
Mar 04, 2003

Lagunas Montebello

If you have the time, try camping or spending a night in a cabin at the Parque Nacional Lagunas de Montebello, which is a beautiful park with over 50 lakes... all of which have a different color based...
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darthmilmo
Mar 04, 2003

Cañon del Sumidero

Anyway, the next day I joined the Brits on a boat ride on the 'Canyon del Sumidero,' which is a beautiful Gorge. You get to see grate wildlife like caimans or alligators (never can tell), birds, and...
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darthmilmo
Mar 04, 2003

San Juan de Chamula

I took a kewl horseback ride to the town of San Juan de Chamula from San Cristobal. It was a 5-hour fun ride with fellow backpackers from Australia, Britain, and the States. We were all soar at the...
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darthmilmo
Mar 04, 2003

Maya Ruins of Tonina

On the way from San Cristobal to Palenque many people pass through the city of Ocosingo. They don't know, that near Ocosingo are the ruins of Tonina. Those ruins are not as spectacular as Palenque,...
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nepalgoods
Sep 27, 2002

Lagos de Montebella / lakes 2

second time we get out was at Lake Tziscao. you can walk down i didnot do that.travelogue for all pictures
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dila
Aug 03, 2008

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Diagonal Hermanos Paniagua 32, San Cristobal de las Casas, 29230, Mexico
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"San Cristobal de las Casas"
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"Colonial town with indigenous touch"
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"San Cristobal de las Casas"
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"Christmas at 2100 m above sealevel"
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"Mayan Decendents"
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