Chiapas Trip For 2017
Mexico travelers always include Chiapas for many reasons. There are unique and delicious foods on every corner. There are the best of ancient ruins. There is a vast array of local ethnic culture. There are lovely waterfalls for relaxing. Rain forests and jungles full of wildlife, flowers, and fruits are nearby for excellent hiking. Memorable moments at places like Agua Azul (above) make Chiapas a favorite.
Here are options for our Chiapas trips:
- Starting ending points can be reversed—both ends have good airports
- Indigenous areas around Naha as well as the frontier areas can be included
- Birdwatching, cooking and food, or photography can be a focus of your trip
- Coffee plantations are an option and require some long travel times
- Your trip can be fully customized to fit your schedule and interests
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This is a typical itinerary through Chiapas with many options. Your trip can add or subtract days and may include other types of activities.
|Day 1||Chiapa de Corzo||Hotel La Cieba||Fly into Tuxtla (TGZ) and evening in historic Chiapa||Ancient small town with immense Sumidero Canyon nearby.|
|Day 2||San Cristobal de las Casas||Villas Cas Morada||L||Optional canyon boat trip–then settle in San Cristobal||Afternnoon walking into to San Cristobal–now with a map you can explore as you wish.|
|Day 3||San Cristobal de las Casas||Villas Cas Morada||Options for day trips today and tomorrow.||Local villages are nearby with local customs, crafts, and churches.|
|Day 4||San Cristobal de las Casas||Villas Cas Morada||All day to take in the sights, activities, food and just relax.||History, food, cafes all abound in San Cristobal.|
|Day 5||Tonina||Kayab Lodge||D||Morning free and then across to Tonina ruins.||We overnight right next to ancient Tonina.|
|Day 6||Palenque||La Aldea||B||We are off this morning for Palenque with a midday stop at Agua Azul.||Agua Azul–blue flowing water everywhere! Options to swim, eat, drink, and just relax for 2 hours.|
|Day 7||Palenque||La Aldea||Palenque is nearby and all day is available to explore.||Palenque–some of the finest architecture, sculpture, and carvings that the Mayas created.|
|Day 8||Villahermosa||Hilton at VSA||All day to explore more of the ruins or relax.||Late afternoon to Villahermosa –options to see Oltec heads.|
|Day 9||Fly home from Villahermosa airport (VSA)|
Pricing: Cost is $1895 per person, double occ/Single occ is $2095. Includes all transport from TGZ to VSA, meals as noted, guide, hotels. Does not include entry fees, other meals, tips, alcohol.
Fine print: We don’t like or even have much fine print. But you need to know that our itineraries are never guaranteed. Sounds crazy but it is actually the secret to the excellent edge our trips have. Here is how it works: Usually they change a bit on the trip and as the group agrees, they turn out better than originally planned. Hotels listed are not certain to be the ones for your trip. Sometimes we change to equivalent hotels for various reasons. Also while our trips are not rigorous, sleep on the ground tours, there is walking and activity involved—so walk for a few miles every day the month before your trip. Most importantly, no whiners… so bring your sense of humor and have fun!
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