From the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez you can start the visit to the Cañón del Sumidero National Park, decreed in 1980.
We will start with the viewpoints, which can be visited through a 23 km road. long and that offer you the opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the Grijalva River as you enter this 35 km geological fault. in length and walls of more than 1000 meters. Tall.
Later we will transfer you to the Cahuaré jetty to take the boat that will take you into the Canyon, on a visit with stops in interesting places such as: the Seahorse, the Christmas Tree, the Color Cave and the Cave of Silence. You will also be able to contemplate the fauna of the Canyon: crocodiles, squirrels, butterflies, iguanas and different species of birds that have their habitat there such as: pelicans, cormorants, herons and vultures that bathe and warm up on the bank of the river in a sloping slab that someone pompously called the vulture sanctuary.
Upon reaching the widest part of the Manuel Moreno Torres Dam, better known as Chicoasén and near the curtain, we will find the Isla de los Pájaros, a small island that the aforementioned birds and other animal species have chosen to house their hatchlings or chicks throughout the year.
You can also taste some food or drink in restaurants that are established on the shore of the dam, on the side of the town called Usumacinta, or if you prefer to wait to taste the regional food of Chiapa de Corzo, consisting of pepita with jerky and stewed pork (meat beef jerky in a pumpkin seed stew and stewed pork, respectively).
Before or after lunch, a multitude of artisan shops await you in the Portales (corridors that surround the Colonial Fountain) packed with rich homemade sweets, regional costumes, leather goods and carved wood.
Food and drinks are not included
The guide service is not included, it is available with additional cost.