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Canon del Sumidero, Chiapas

Categories: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Marvel at Canon del Sumidero, an impressive geological feature and national park. The canyon began to form around 70 million years ago due to tectonic activity in what was then an underground area. Only a river flows through the canyon now, providing a habitat for families of crocodiles and an attractive counterpoint to the steep rock walls of the canyon. Take a boat trip down the river to admire the ancient landscape, or stick to the land and take a hike along the top of the canyon, which offers numerous lookout points. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Tuxtla Gutierrez holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Canon del Sumidero and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Don't forget a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and water, the Sun is relentless and is surrounded by water. Now, let yourself be carried away by the beauty. Access is the town of Chiapa de Corzo, Easily find the place of sale of tickets. Are 2:00 of speedboat ride in the middle of cliffs with semi tropical vegetation are minimal. The ride is worthy of being done and the day was spectacular. Stop to see pelicans, herons, birds like and, of course, crocodiles, these spread out in the Sun, there are interesting rock formations, the Christmas tree by which falls ' water and the reflection of the Sun look like ornaments; a few drops of water that rained little, were not in his prime.
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  • We did this hike on the spear. Starts the path and soon we find ourselves in the beautiful canon del Sumidero. Show really stupefacende. The Spear is gradually avvicinavava at two banks to let us see the animals that populate it, birds, Caiman, vultures, see waterfalls and some we draw very close. Suddenly the unexpected. We start to get into place, perhaps taken from the rain. The Lance slows but walks ... until it stops. The engines do not want to know. And we find ourselves stuck in the middle of waste with vultures roosting beside us. The Guide tries to contact the emergency vehicles, but no one answers. Time passes, and we still stuck. The initial joy begins to turn into turmoil. The Guide starts talking about elicotti who come to gather and we begin to spavertarci. Finally after an interminable time comes a big boat that looks like an ice pick. You put in front of us and you will slowly lead the way and we, after that the engines had been cleaned we put ourselves behind and in a time that seems never ending succeed to escape from the waste and we continue our hike. But the spell was broken. Still worth seeing
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  • It is a wonder of nature. It is worth to travel to Chiapas even if it is only for a visit.
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