Exploring the beauty of Chiapas from Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Chiapas Tuxtla Gutierrez

Tuxtla Gutiérrez is not only the capital of Chiapas, it is also its main port of entry and the perfect place to stay if you want to explore this southern Mexico state’s beauty.

For the perfect vacation: base yourself in Tuxtla Gutiérrez and move around to discover the beauty of Chiapas. These are some of the nearby sites that you can explore:

Sumidero Canyon

The view in this place will make your heart skip a beat. Chiapas’ most famous natural site is a place like no other and the best part is that it’s only 6 miles from Tuxtla Gutiérrez!

Chiapas Tuxtla Gutierrez


To get there, you must hire transportation to Chiapa de Corzo. Once there, you’ll find plenty of guides and tour services that will take you straight to the canyon.

San Cristóbal de las Casas

There’s no talking about the beauty of Chiapas without mentioning this magical town, perched in the highlands. Strolling through its cobblestone streets, visiting its majestic churches, hanging with the natives, buying unique crafts, having great food, everything is a blast in San Cristóbal!

The 190D highway will take you from Tuxtla to San Cristóbal in less than 40 minutes.

Selva El Ocote

Declared a Biosphere Reserve by Unesco, this place is the very definition of a natural paradise and, most importantly, it has been kept untamed. There are many sustainable tourism related activities you can engage in here, such as guided walks and boat rides along La Venta river.

It is only 30 miles away from Tuxtla and you can get there through the 145D highway. Make a stop in Ocosocuautla -you can hire transportation and a guide there.

El Chiflón

Inside this center for sustainable tourism is one of Mexico’s most famous waterfall, the one known as the “Velo de Novia” (Bride’s Veil). It’s a place that represents, with honors, the beauty of Chiapas. It includes trails, lookouts, camping area, zipline and even a museum.

From Tuxtla, you must take the 101 highway, which will take you straight to El Chiflón, located 75 miles away from the state capital.

Chiapas Tuxtla Gutierrez

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Now you know! Book a flight to Tuxtla Gutiérrez and look us up at City Express, we’re located near the city’s airport!

Exploring the beauty of Chiapas from Tuxtla Gutiérrez