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Rappel Sima de las Cotorras: “Sinkhole of the Parakeets”

Admire astounding natural beauty, fascinating geology, and ancient history as you rappel 400 feet (120 meters) into the Sima de las Cotorras limestone sinkhole! Spot parakeets living in the sinkhole walls and flying overhead, encounter ancient cave art, and enjoy this thrilling day in nature.

USD $120.00USD $142.00

Per Person

Rappel Sima de las Cotorras for Outstanding Geography, Nature, and History!

Admire the astounding natural beauty of the Sima de las Cotorras sinkhole as you rappel 400 feet (120 meters) down into the limestone cavity. Observe flocks of parrots and parakeets that live in the limestone walls of the sinkhole, and encounter ancient cave paintings made by Chiapas’s early inhabitants, who, just like us, were mystified and drawn to the natural wonder.


  • Rappel down an outstanding limestone sinkhole
  • Observe flocks of parrots and parakeets flying overhead and living in the sinkhole walls
  • Encounter ancient cave art as you rappel Sima de las Cotorras
  • Experience Chiapas’s outstanding nature with a thrilling outdoor activity

Tour Information

Duration: Full Day

  • From Tuxtla Gutiérrez: 8:00 am – 17:00 pm
  • From San Cristóbal de las Casas: 7:00 am – 18:00 pm

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Tuxtla Gutiérrez or San Cristóbal de las Casas

Availability: Summer season (contact us at to confirm your travel dates!)

What’s Included

  • Round trip transportation from your hotel
  • Rappelling equipment (harness, ropes, guides, etc.)
  • 1 meal and water

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and footwear
  • Gloves to protect hands
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • Mosquito repellent


Chiapas, Mexico

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Chiapas, Mexico 16.753800, -93.116000

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What Happens After I Book?

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