Chiapas is Mexico’s southern border, a state of contrasting cultures and traditions offering visitors an attractive fusion of nature, native traditions and a productive future with the magic and color exhibited all along its streets and markets. The State of Chiapas is one with the mot biodiversity in the country, hosting part of the Lacandona Jungle with more than 20% of the Mexican fauna. Cañón del Sumidero National Park With vertical one thousand meter high walls, Cañón del Sumidero is one of Mexico’s most spectacular scenarios, the origin of one of the country’s largest rivers, Grijalva River. This geological phenomenon dates back to 36 million years and was declared National Park on December 8, 1980. It spans over 21,789 hectares, covering the municipalities of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapa de Corzo, San Fernando, Usumacinta, Chicoasén, Soyaló and Ixtapa. The biodiversity of its ecosystem includes distinctive species, such as river crocodile, spider monkey, quail, white tail deer, puma, suirls, ant eater, ocelotes, parrot, pelican, red tail falcon, black iguana and boa. ... Read more >>

The great civilization of the Maya in fact inherited the great accomplishments and breakthroughs of the Olmec ...

FESTIVITIES AND CELEBRATIONS CHIAPA DE CORZO FAIR The largest fair in the state, every year the res ...

Cañon del Sumidero Ecotourism Center Located in the heart of Cañon del Sumidero, this park is a small and rep...

Despite the immense natural and cultural wealth of this state located on the Southeastern corner of Mexico, Ch ...

Chiapas, the sixth largest state in Mexico with a territory of 75,634 sq. km, shares its borders with the repu ...

The cultural extent and diversity of the state is expressed in the 119 municipalities contained within its ter ...

Juan Sabines Guerrero, Constitutional Governor of the State of Chiapas for the period 2006-2012, has a degree ...

Chiapas takes the seventh place nationally regarding population, with a little more than four million inhabita ...

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