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Activities in Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo Tour

11 reviews | 137 travellers
The tour was excellent. Loved the boat ride and seeing the lookout points. But I give the tour guide neither good or bad but ok. He barely spoke to us about Sumidero and Chiapas de Corzo like a tour guide should. He drove way too fast and rough. My stomach was in knots by the time we made it down the canyon. So I say very good because myself and my family thoroughly loved what we saw.
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 34.70
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Escape from Tuxtla Gutierrez for a day to discover one of Chiapas' most spectacular natural landmarks: the Sumidero Canyon. You'll also explore the magical colonial town of Chiapa de Corzo.

Escape from Tuxtla Gutierrez for a day to discover one of Chiapas' most spectacular natural landmarks: the Sumidero Canyon. You'll also explore the magical colonial town of Chiapa de Corzo.

Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo Tour

We'll pick you up from your hotel at 9 am and set off on our journey to the Sumidero Canyon.  After a short drive, we'll board a boat that will take us on an in-depth tour of this natural wonder.

During the boat tour of Sumidero Canyon, which lasts about two hours, we'll sail between the sheer rock walls of the canyon, which tower above us at approximately 1000 metres high. We'll also get to admire the lush vegetation charateristic of the area and spot different species of wildlife that inhabit this part of Chiapas. Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles, spider monkeys and pelicans!

Once we finish the boat trip, we'll travel to Chiapa de Corzo, the first colonial city founded by the Spaniards in 1528. We'll learn all about its fascinating history as we discover its most important buildings and monuments, including a Mudejar-style fountain from the 16th century and the ex-Convent of Santo Domingo.

You'll then have an hour of free time to get some lunch before we head to the Sumidero Canyon viewpoints to see the impressive gorge from a whole new perspective.

We will end our excursion by returning to Tuxtla Gutierrez for around 6 pm.

Zoomat

The Sumidero Canyon viewpoints are closed on Tuesdays. If you book this tour on a Tuesday, you'll visit Zoomat, a zoo with endangered species, instead of the viewpoints.

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Price

Adults Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 34.70
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 34.70
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 10 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

It is mandatory to present a complete vaccination certificate. The vaccine must be accepted in the country of activity.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

9 hours.

Language

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in Spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by car or minibus.

English speaking guide.

Boat trip.

Entry to Sumidero Canyon viewpoints.

When to book?

You can book up until 9 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Physical: . Show more

Intellectual: Has measures for cognitive accessibility. Information in easy-to-read format. Signage with easily recognisable pictograms.

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Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

The activity helps to promote peace.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 34.70
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.