Chiapas Tour

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Price: $1,099

All prices are in USD per person, based on double occupancy.
Visit Chiapas, we will bring you to Sumidero Canyon, San Cristobal de las Casas, San Juan Chamula, Zinacantan, Agua Azul, Mishol Ha, Palenque, Yaxchilan, Bonampak en la Venta during this 8 day long Chiapas tour.

Day 1
Puerto Vallarta – Mexico City – Villahermosa

Fly with Interjet or Aeromexico

Day 2
Villahermosa-Palenque

Start of our Chiapas journey.

Day 3
Yaxchilan & Bonampak

2 amazing sites

Day 4
Palenque-Agua Azul-San Cristobal de las Casas

Visit the waterfalls, on to San Cristobal!

Day 5
San Cristobal

Colonial Town

Day 6
San Juan Chamula & Zinacantan

Authentic Mayan villages.

Day 7
Sumidero Canyon

Wonderful boat trip .

Day 8
Flight Tuxtla – Puerto Vallarta

Back to Vallarta.

Chiapas Group Tour Rates Price Start Duration
  • Double room
  • Single room
$1099 USD Tuesday 8 days
$1,399 USD Tuesday 8 days

 

Private Package
  • If these dates don´t work out for you, we can also arrange a private tour. Just send us the dates that you are interested and we will work out something for you. You can leave any day, based on availability. We customize any tour if you rather visit other places. Museums are closed on Mondays

 

Chiapas Private Tour Rates Price Start Duration
  • 2 people
  • 4 people or more
$1799 USD upon availability 8 days
$1,499 USD upon availability 8 days

rates are per person, based on double occupancy.

 

Included in the tour:

  • 7 nights of 4 & 5* hotels with breakfasts. (one night Villahermosa, 2 nights in Palenque, 3 in San Cristobal and 1 in Tuxtla)
  • Transportation in a Van, minibus or motor coach. (for the private tour this could be a car)
  • Bilingual, specialized guide during the whole tour
  • All tours and transfers as described above
  • All entrance fees & National Park fees & Taxes
  • Boat trips in the Sumidero Canyon and to Yaxchilan site

Not included in the tour:

  • Passport and visa fees,tips, insurance, laundry, phone calls, meals not described above, alcoholic beverages, items of a personal nature, excess baggage, and/or optional excursions. Airfare to Villahermosa and from Tuxtla

Upcoming Group tours:

February 06-13, 2018

*this date you will witness the Carnaval, a huge celebration in Chiapas. We have set these days for our tour especially to witness the Carnaval.

Our group tour is guided in English. The individual packages are available in English, Spanish, Dutch and French upon availability.
Group Tour size: minimum 8, maximum 15

Chiapas Group Tour

Chiapas, the most Southern State of Mexico, is truly unique; In the lowlands we visit the Archaeological sites of Palenque, Bonampak and Yaxchilan, in the Lacandon Jungle. We will stay 3 nights in San Cristobal de las Casas with a  visit to the indigenous villages San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan, (Mayan villages close to San Cristobal), and during this tour we will make a boat trip through the Sumidero Canyon, among others . This will be truly a once in a lifetime experience, and a Superior Tour! This tour is one of our “Special Celebrations Tour”, as we will be there at Carnaval, an amazing celebration in the Mayan Towns.

Best part of our tour: our guides! All certified by the Administration of Tourism of course, bilingual, and most of them also hold a degree in History, Anthropology, and/or Archaeology. They know the area better than anyone else, they will take you to the places that make this place so unique: Indigenous families, the Archaeological sites, the waterfalls, nothing will be skipped during this unique tour.

Tuesday February 06, 2018

Flight from Puerto Vallarta to Villahermosa via Mexico City. Depending on flight times, visit to La Venta, a pre-Columbian archaeological site of the Olmec civilization located in the state of Tabasco; if our flight does not arrive early enough, we will visit La Venta the following day before going on to Palenque. One night in Villahermosa.

Wednesday February 07, 2018

On to Palenque, deservedly one of the top destinations of Chiapas, the soaring jungle-swathed temples of Palenque are a national treasure and one of the best examples of Maya architecture in Mexico. If we were able to visit La Venta on Tuesday, we will visit the archaeological site of Palenque on Wednesday, otherwise it will be on Thursday. First night in Palenque.

Thursday February 08, 2018

We head towards the border with Guatemala, to the Ucumacinta River. Today, the Ucumacinta River defines the border between Guatemala and Chiapas, but in antiquity its waters lay between the rival Maya cities of Piedras Negras and Yaxchilán. The two settlements were founded in the first millennium B.C., separated by 40 kilometers of dense jungle and the white rapids of the Ucumacinta. We will take a boat ride on the river to the archaeological site of Yaxchilán. In the afternoon, we will go into the Lacandon rainforest jungle to Bonampak, an ancient Mayan site famous for its colourful murals; it was first discovered in 1946. Second night in Palenque.

Friday February 09, 2018

Visit to the Palenque archaeological site (if we had not done this on Wednesday) and out of the jungle into the highlands of Chiapas. On the way to San Cristobal, we will stop at Misol Ha, a spectacular waterfall cascading into a wide pool surrounded by lush jungle vegetation and then Agua Azul, another unique jungle waterfall tumbling into vivid, turquoise pools. Lunch at Agua Azul. First night in San Cristobal.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Walking tour of San Cristobal, famous for its history, its relaxed ambiance, markets, wide array of cafes and restaurants and nearby indigenous villages,. It may turn out to be your favourite Mexican town. Our guide will explain all about the traditions of the Tzotzil and Tetzal Mayans. We will enjoy the main square area, visit the Museum of Mayan Medications with its huge herb garden, the weavers of Sna Jobil, the Casa Na Bolom Museum and other sites.  Afternoon off. Second night in San Cristobal.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

This day will prove to be one of the highlights of the tour. Visits to the Mayan towns of Zicancantan, famous for its colourful clothing and weaver cooperatives, and then to the town of San Juan Chamula, where you can see how the Mayan and Catholic religions have blended over time. We may well be able to witness real Mayan ceremonies today, since it´s Carnaval. Afternoon off. Third night in San Cristobal

Monday, February 12, 2018

Today we will go to Chiapa de Corzo and take a boat trip through the Sumidero Canyon. The canyon The canyon has vertical walls reaching up to 1,000 meters, with the river turning up to ninety degrees during the thirteen kilometers that the narrow passage runs. One night in Tuxtla Gutierrez.

Tuesday, February 213, 2018

Depending on the flight schedule, we may well have some time in Tuxtla before our return flight to Mexico City and Puerto Vallarta.

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Our bilingual guides are from Chiapas, they know the State as nobody else! Let our specialists show you the South of the Country!

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