Authentic road trip through Chiapas

  • Chiapas: San Cristóbal, San Juan Chamula, Zinacantán, Comitán, Tzimoleras Waterfalls, Galicia, Corozal Border, Palenque
  • Charming hotel, cabin, ecolodge
  • 11 days

What you're going to do

A trip that combines Chiapas "stars" such as San Cristóbal, Palenque, Lagos de Montebello with the depth and beauty of the Lacandon jungle. On this trip you will really feel like a true explorer cared for and assisted by our team
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Summarized itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Chiapas! Night in San Cristóbal de las Casas

  • San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Hotel
Day 2

Gastronomic immersion in Zinacantán

  • Zinacantán and San Juan Chamula
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
Day 3

Raft ride through Montebello Lakes

  • Comitán
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch
Day 4

Encounter with the majesty of the 3 Tzimoleras

  • Tzimoleras waterfalls
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast and lunch
Day 5

Walk among giant ceibas

  • Galicia
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 6

Kayak and navigation on the Lacatún River

  • Galicia
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 7

Free day in Yaxchilán and Corozal border

  • Frontera Corozal
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast and dinner
Day 8

Hike in the South Lacandon Jungle

  • Nahá
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 9

Between jungle and vestiges

  • Metzabok
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 10

Waterfalls and magical sunset in Palenque

  • Palenque
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
Day 11

See you soon! From Palenque to Villahermosa

  • Palenque
  • Breakfast

Authentic road trip through Chiapas

From $1,370 mxn/person

Highlights

  • Discover the Lacandon jungle
  • Paddle in the lagoon
  • Learn together with your hosts

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Chiapas! Night in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Upon your arrival at Tuxtla Gutiérrez airport, your local host will help you pick up your rental car to go to the magical town of San Cristóbal de las Casas where your adventure through Chiapas will begin. Free night and rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
San Cristóbal de las Casas
Hotel
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Hotel

Day 2: Gastronomic immersion in Zinacantán

Breakfast. You will go to San Juan Chamula, one of the Tzotzil Mayan indigenous towns immersed in the mountains of Chiapas, characterized by its indigenous and religious tradition, which is manifested in its mystical rituals that combine Pre-Hispanic and Catholic customs. You will continue to Zinacantán, which has a colorful wealth of textile art and where you will meet the association “El camino de los altos” that brings together 130 Mayan weavers from Chiapas highlands. Return to San Cristóbal to enjoy a free afternoon. Rest.
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Zinacantán and San Juan Chamula
Hotel
Breakfast
  • Zinacantán and San Juan Chamula
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast

Day 3: Raft ride through Montebello Lakes

Breakfast. Departure to Tziscao, a community located in the heart of Lagos de Montebello National Park and very close to the border with Guatemala, upon arrival you will enjoy a raft ride accompanied by a local guide who will tell you about the wonders of this amazing place, you will be able to contemplate the abundant vegetation and marvel at a unique natural landscape in Mexico, at the end you will continue towards the magical town of Comitán. Free afternoon and rest for the night
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Comitán
Hotel
Breakfast and lunch
  • Comitán
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast and lunch

Day 4: Encounter with the majesty of the 3 Tzimoleras

Breakfast. Today you will go to Tzimol, a small town descended of the Mayan culture, surrounded by sugar cane crops and a warm forest full of deer, badgers and tepezcuintles. Upon arrival you will begin your experience in Las Tzimoleras, 3 beautiful waterfalls surrounded by a natural paradise, here you will have the opportunity to relax, swim in its crystal clear waters and have a moment of connection with nature. Free afternoon and rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Tzimoleras waterfalls
Cabin
Breakfast and lunch
  • Tzimoleras waterfalls
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast and lunch

Day 5: Walk among giant ceibas

Breakfast. You will set out on a little known route, one of the great natural secrets of Chiapas. Here, together with your guide, you will enter the jungle through a natural path of cedars and ceiba trees, you will learn to guide yourself through these trees, whose clean wood gives off aromas that fill the lungs and inspire life. You will enjoy a delicious meal and have the afternoon free to contemplate the wonderful surroundings of this place. Dinner and rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Galicia
Ecolodge
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Galicia
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 1: Kayak and navigation on the Lacatún River

Breakfast. Today you will navigate to the mouth of Miranda stream, there you will hear the stories of the river while you enter the reserve. From your kayak you can observe the fauna accompanied by the sound of water. You will enjoy a delicious meal and then visit a butterfly exhibit and crafts workshop to discover how the community takes advantage of resources in a sustainable way, while you return sailing along Lacatún River, let yourself be caught by the sound of the birds flying back to their homes. . Dinner and rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Galicia
Ecolodge
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Galicia
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7: Free day in Yaxchilán and Corozal border

Breakfast. We suggest you visit the mysterious archaeological zone of Yaxchilán, which is accessed by boat on the Usumacinta River. You will continue to Frontera Corozal where you will sleep this night, but not before enjoying a delicious dinner made by your hosts. Rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Frontera Corozal
Cabin
Breakfast and dinner
  • Frontera Corozal
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast and dinner

Day 8: Hike in the South Lacandon Jungle

Breakfast. Continue to Nahá, here you will take a path to Hoch Há that takes you into the Lacandon jungle and invites you to enjoy the light that filters through the trees, as you enter the small lagoon fed by the Hoch Há waterfall, the parrots and other species of brightly colored birds will accompany you on the tour with their emblematic and joyful songs. Enjoy your meal before starting a cultural route around the surroundings to learn about the traditions and the use of natural resources of the place. Dinner and rest for the night
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Nahá
Ecolodge
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Nahá
  • Ecolodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9: Between jungle and vestiges

Breakfast. Today you will participate in interesting archery and clay crafts workshops and then head to Metzabok which is located in the heart of the Northern Lacandon Jungle. With your local guide you will board a canoe to navigate through Lake Tzibana to appreciate the beauty of this natural reserve, you will visit some cave paintings vestiges of the past and a Mayan tomb, you will end with a visit to a viewpoint from where you can see the extensive jungle and the different lagoons. Dinner and rest
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Metzabok
Cabin
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Metzabok
  • Cabin
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10: Waterfalls and magical sunset in Palenque

Breakfast, you will head to the beautiful Roberto Barrios waterfalls to swim in its refreshing waters. In the afternoon, and after closing time, you will visit the Palenque archaeological zone so you can enjoy the site with very few people accompanied by the sunset light. Your guide will take you to explore the site’s most important structures and buildings while learning the fascinating history of this ancient Mayan city. Rest at your hotel in Palenque
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Palenque
Hotel
Breakfast
  • Palenque
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast

Day 11: See you soon! From Palenque to Villahermosa

Depending on the time of your flight, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading to Villahermosa airport, where your local host will be waiting for you to help you return the rental car. After these days and with a heart full of the adventures, you can start your journey back home. See you soon!
  • Places
  • Lodging
  • Food
Palenque
Breakfast
  • Palenque
  • Breakfast

Includes

  • All nights of accommodation, activities and meals specified in the itinerary
  • Personalized attention 24/7, travel insurance, personalized travel guide
  • Small car rental with pick-up in Tuxtla Gutiérrez and drop-off in Villahermosa

Does not include

  • Services or activities suggested or not indicated as "included"
  • Plane tickets or any other transport that is not specified in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (Tips, laundry, souvenirs, room service, taxis, etc.)

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Reviews

Reviews

j0h38

Great trip to Mexico. A big thank you to Chloé, Mélina and Theresa for preparing our trip. Everything was perfect and according to our expectations. We will recommend your agency !!!
  • 5 stars
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Simone ditton

That they continue with their project and that they support each other
  • 5 stars

sylvieviaud44

We had an unforgettable trip from July 30 to August 16, 2019 very very well organized by the team and particularly Melina and Chloé.
  • 5 stars

Traveling like this, you help the ecosystem conservation and the dissemination of culture

Traveling like this, you help the ecosystem conservation and the dissemination of culture

By visiting these projects, you directly support the conservation of various ecosystems, you contribute to the use and conservation of the natural resources of the region, you contribute to the generation of jobs, to the dissemination of culture and you promote respect for wildlife
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By visiting these projects, you directly support the conservation of various ecosystems, you contribute to the use and conservation of the natural resources of the region, you contribute to the generation of jobs, to the dissemination of culture and you promote respect for wildlife

Traveling like this, you create a positive impact, and connect with local cultures

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Traveling like this, you help the ecosystem conservation and the dissemination of culture

By visiting these projects, you directly support the conservation of various ecosystems, you contribute to the use and conservation of the natural resources of the region, you contribute to the generation of jobs, to the dissemination of culture and you promote respect for wildlife

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