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San Cristobal: Arcotete, Mamut & Rancho Nuevo Caves Day Trip

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Explore 3 caves, hike through caverns, and observe geological formations like stalactites and stalagmites on this day trip from San Cristóbal de las Casas to El Arcotete, El Mamut, and Rancho Nuevo.

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  • Admire unique geological formations with limestone stalactites and stalagmites
  • Discover a rock in the shape of a Mammoth
  • Explore caves with a length of 10.2 kilometers and a depth of up to 550 meters


Welcome to an underground world full of magic and mystery in El Mamut Caves! Immerse yourself in a giant cave with impressive rock formations that leave you breathless, with a height of 15 meters. This natural wonder captivate you with its winding paths full of stalactites and stalagmites that will lead you to an underground universe. Explore a fascinating and wonderful underground world! The Arcotete is a place that has been shaped by time, where its walls immerse you in an unforgettable adventure. With limestone stalactites and stalagmites that seem to be taken from a storybook, this natural attraction will surprise you with its unique geological formations. The lush vegetation and fauna that surround it leave you speechless. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the legend of Jean Françoise D'Arcotete, the French soldier who gave his name to this amazing place! Come and live an experience you never forget. And that's not all, in the famous Rancho Nuevo Caves, discovered in 1947, enter a maze of impressive rock formations. With only one entrance, these caves extend along 10.2 kilometers, with a depth of up to 550 meters. In addition to exploring the wonderful natural attractions of the park, you can also enjoy exciting additional activities (not included) that will leave you wanting more. Are you up for sliding down huge slides, flying through the zip line, or exploring the beautiful ocote forests on horseback and on foot? The limit is your own adventure! Please note that these additional activities are not included in your experience or its cost. To conclude this adventure, back to San Cristóbal de Las Casas. Drop you off at 'Al Grano Cafeteria' in the city center in front of the central park, so you can return to your accommodation on your own to rest and enjoy the unforgettable memories that your mind and heart created with this wonderful trip.


Quality and guarantee. Ground transportation in Tourist Units, shared service. Driver-guide as a tourist operator. Admission tickets to the places visited. Access to the Arcotete Tourist Park. Access to the Mamut Tourist Park. Access to Rancho Nuevo Tourist Park. Liability insurance coverage within the transport unit.

Important Information

  • A reservation must be made at least 24 hours in advance. This tour will take place rain or shine. We are not responsible for any weather and/or socio-political conditions that may prevent the completion of any activity. The duration of the transfers is approximate and will depend on the time of day and traffic. Please consider having your breakfast in San Cristobal de Las Casas (Food not included). Minors are considered to be between the ages of 2 and 11 and must present identification such as a birth certificate, or official document at the destination. In case they do not meet the designated age, they will pay the difference in the fare. For logistical reasons, in some cities the passenger may need to walk from the transportation to their destination or from the destination to their transportation.

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