Surrounded by exuberant nature and incomparable landscapes, Chiapas is a fascinating state that preserves the traditions of ancient cultures.
It is located in the southwestern region of the country, bordering the states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Veracruz.
Its capital is Tuxtla Gutiérrez, which offers a perfect combination of modernity and natural landscapes. Discover the Botanical Garden Dr. Faustino Miranda, where you will find a great variety of jungle plants, cacti and medicinal plants.
The rocks that we currently see on the walls of the Sumidero Canyon, began to form about 136 million years ago based on sediments and calcium minerals (limestone), which is formed by the action of some marine animals such as corals, This means that, in ancient times, this region of Chiapas was submerged by a shallow sea.
This Magical Town is a paradise for lovers of archeology, history and nature. First, it is a neighbor to the archaeological site of Palenque; and second, it is a privileged space to explore the jungle, discover waterfalls or enjoy the view of lagoons and the fauna of the region. Such is the importance of the archaeological site of Palenque that has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
San Juan Chamula
Tzotzil community, distant 10 kilometers from San Cristóbal de las Casas, 2,260 meters above sea level, of pre-Hispanic origin that exercises its authority based on customs and uses. San Juan Bautista, San Pedro, San Sebastián, are the three neighborhoods that make up this ceremonial center, each with its pantheon presided over by gigantic crosses that present Chul Metic (God the Mother) and Chul Totic (God the Father). the seat of authority and the place where religious syncretism gives its maximum expression: the temple of San Juan Bautista, whose deep meaning mixes Christian tradition with pre-Hispanic roots.
It is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful natural sites in the country - it is due to its aquatic environments, both superficial and underground, originated by its karst nature, framed in dense pine forests, holm oaks and mixed forests with the striking presence of bromeliads and orchids.