Chiapas Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Chiapas

Agua Azul

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A multi-tiered waterfall of fast-flowing waters tumbling down a series of natural limestone steps, the Agua Azul (Blue Water) waterfall stands in striking contrast to the lone cascade of the nearby ...  Read more

Misol-Ha Waterfall

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A slim cascade tumbling 35 meters from the cliff edge into the turquoise waters below, the Misol-Ha waterfall makes an arresting sight, set against a backdrop of lush jungle in the Chol tribe area ...  Read more

Bonampak

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its remote location, hidden away in the Lacandon Jungle, it’s not surprising that Bonampak was only discovered by explorers in 1946. Encompassing a mere 2.4 square kilometers, the ancient Mayan ...  Read more

Chiapa de Corzo

A popular day trip from the state capital of Tuxtla, the small colonial town of Chiapa de Corzo lies on the Rio Grijalva and is the starting point for boat rides through the Sumidero Canyon National ...  Read more

Comitán

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In a country that attracts tourists from around the world, Comitan, a thriving city in the southern state of Chiapas, proves a popular destination for a local set of travelers. Mexicans looking to ...  Read more

El Chiflón Waterfall

The relatively flat trails, lush countryside, well-kept picnic areas and crystal clear waters of the 100-meter El Chiflon Waterfall offer travelers in search of a city escape a natural wonderland in ...  Read more

La Sima de las Cotorras (Sinkhole of Parrots)

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Thousands of green parakeets inhabit the trees at the bottom of this massive plateau, giving rise to its namesake—Sinkhole of Parrots. Each morning between 5:30 and 6 a.m., as well as each evening ...  Read more

Montebello Lakes National Park

With its dazzling lakes bordered by dense pine forests and a seemingly endless network of hiking trails, the Montebello Lakes National Park is an idyllic spot to explore, sprawling along the ...  Read more

Rancho Nuevo Caves

Discovered in 1960, Rancho Nuevo Caves is home to massive limestone stalagmites and stalactites, which travelers can wander through using the 2,475-foot walkway that winds through these caves. ...  Read more

San Juan Chamula

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San Juan Chamula, with its scenic streets, traditional architecture and indigenous people is one of the highlights of any visit to Chiapas. The church of San Juan is a popular site, with ornate ...  Read more

Sumidero Canyon National Park

Formed by a geological fault some 40 million years ago, the immense Sumidero canyon is one of the most impressive natural wonders of Chiapas, with the canyon walls reaching heights of up to 1,000 ...  Read more

Toniná

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Once a worthy rival to nearby Palenque, today the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Toniná are among the least visited of Chiapas’ many Mayan sites, but its remote location and minimal crowds ...  Read more

Yaxchilan

Located on the Usumacinta River and surrounded by the dense Lacandon Jungle, the archeological area of Yaxchilán is reachable only by boat, a 40-minute cruise from the border town of Frontera ...  Read more

Zinacantan

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With a population that’s 99.1 percent Tzotzil Maya, Zinacantan is a destination for travelers who want to witness and explore the lifestyle and history of Mexico’s indigenous people. Visitors can ...  Read more

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