With an overflowing nature, Chiapas conquers the hearts of adventurous travelers.
With an overflowing nature, Chiapas conquers the hearts of adventurous travelers. Its capital and the most populated city is Tuxtla Gutierrez, which receives the largest number of tourists in the state for its perfect combination of nature and modernity.
It is located in the southwestern region of the country and borders the states of Tabasco, Oaxaca, and Veracruz. The state of Chiapas is one of the most biodiverse in the country, with a great variety of animal life, especially birds and reptiles. Climatically speaking, it presents zones of warm or humid temperate climate, with a season of intense rains from May to October and a dry season between November and April.
Rich in culture and nature, Chiapa has several archaeological sites that invite you to delve deep into the Mayan culture. Such is the case of the mythical Palenque with its more than 200 structures among which the Temple of Inscriptions, the Great Palace, Temple XI, and the Ball Court stand out. Another important archaeological zone is Bonampak, located in the heart of the Lacandon Jungle, with memorable constructions, engravings, and murals that show its historical richness.
The state has four of the Magic Towns of Mexico, all locations with a special charm and unique cultural heritages. San Cristóbal de Las Casas is one of them, called the most romantic, its beauty lies in the ethnic diversity and architectural treasures dating back to the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. Walking through its streets and neighborhoods is to experience a true living museum.
Located in the northwest of the state of Chiapas and nestled in the heart of a jungle with a tropical climate, Palenque is a place that should not be missed during the trip to the southern region of the Mexican Republic to know its famous archaeological zone and also visit the streets of the town and visit the Plaza del Artesano.
Flavors, climates, flowery patios, luminous horizons next to Mayan temples, and magnificent colonial churches are the elements that make Comitán and its region.
Chiapa de Corzo, a colonial site of tradition and culture, framed by the warmth of its people, constitutes one of the most beautiful cities in the State of Chiapas. Located just 15 minutes from the capital city; its value lies in its history because it was the first city founded by the Spanish during the 16th century.
A true spectacle can be witnessed when visiting Chiapas. To discover it, just go to the Cathedral of San Marcos (downtown Tuxtla Gutiérrez) at 20 pm and observe the light and sound show "Culture, Music, and Traditions of Chiapas." On the facade of the cathedral there are projected passages of the Mayan culture, the ancestral paintings of the archaeological zone of Bonampak, the flora and fauna that inhabit the jungle, the marimba music, and the dance of the parachicos, declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
The fascination of Chiapas ends in its coastal strip, with beautiful and peaceful beaches that will make you feel like in paradise.
Chiapas is the ideal paradise for those who want to get away from conventional trips, stop the clock, and immerse themselves in the deepest blue of the sky and its waters.