Day trip

Sumidero National Park Full-Day Trip from Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Sumidero National Park Full-Day Trip from Tuxtla Gutiérrez

From US$ 65 per person

Enjoy a day excursion to Sumidero National Park. Experience the stunning beauty of Sumidero Canyon from viewpoints on the drive, and from a boat that takes you along the river between the canyon’s walls. Visit the magical town of Chiapa de Corzo also.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotels in Tuxtla Gutierrez
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in breathtaking views of the Sumidero Canyon
  • Visit the magical town of Chiapa de Corzo
  • Enjoy a river boat trip passing between the canyon walls
Full description

Embark on amazing experience to Sumidero National Park. Explore Sumidero Canyon and the town of Chiapa de Corzo on this 9-hour tour from San Cristobal. Begin with a 45 minute drive through the mountains, along a scenic highway toward Tuxtla Gutierrez. Admire the beautiful panoramic views as you pass through the clouds to reach the canyon. The tour continues with a boat trip, as you marvel at the immense Sumidero Canyon from another perspective. After taking in this stunning natural scenery, you’ll visit the magical town of Chiapa de Corzo, known for its magnificent 16th-century Mudéjar Fountain, with its colorful xicalpestles (lacquered and painted gourds). It’s also home to Parachico revelers, the main attraction at the Fiesta of San Sebastián (only in January). After the visit you’ll continue on the drive, enjoying breathtaking views of the Sumidero Canyon from several lookout points, including the Ceiba, the Coyota, the Roblar, the Tepehuaje and the Chiapa. These locations allow you to admire the grandeur of the canyon as well as the flora and fauna.  

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Sumidero National Park admission fee
  • Boat trip
  • Meals
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please bring a hat and sunscreen
  • It is also suggested you bring comfortable shoes, clothes, and sunglasses, as well as extra cash if you want to buy souvenirs or meals
  • There’s no need to bring a swimsuit, as swimming is not allowed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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The canyon is amazing and this tour provides the added bonus of being able to do a one way trip along it as well as go to some stunning viewpoints. The boat trip was very safe and well organised and the guide was very good, we even saw crocodiles on the river bank. The mini van is standard Mexican fare with minimal seat belts, average air con and lots of people squashed in but was fine'. Would recommend the trip as such an amazing place to visit.

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August 6, 2022

The tour is definitely worth it. Cañón del Sumidero can be seen from all sides and Eduardo was a very good and patient tour guide. His background knowledge and English were excellent! We were also traveling in a very small group which made it that much more enjoyable. The value for money could be a bit better, but it is still an absolutely worthwhile tour.

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February 17, 2022

A very pleasant trip in nature. Punctual pickup from hotel, guide with good English skills. The boats are clean and functional, as is the bus. Breathtaking views. Very safe driving for the driver on a mountainous road. We visited three viewpoints. The guide told a lot, he was patient and did not rush. I highly recommend it together with my 9-year-old son for whom the speedboat trip was an attraction in itself

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February 8, 2022

Product ID: 96426