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Tuxtla Adventure Tour: Hike and Rappel in a Canyon

If you are looking for an adventurous way to enjoy the marvelous landscapes of Chiapas, look no further! Go hiking and canyon rappelling near Tuxtla.

USD $75.00USD $96.00

Per Person

Go on an Adventure in the Zapotal Reserve near Tuxtla

On this Tuxtla Adventure Tour, you will get to experience a gorgeous canyon and river of the Zapotal Reserve. Connect with nature as you hike and feed your sense of adventure as you rappel 98 feet down into the canyon. Join us for a fantastic day of adventure!


  • Hike in the beautiful Zapotal Reserve
  • Rappel down 98 feet into a canyon
  • Enjoy stunning views from a lookout point

Tour Information

Duration: Full Day (8:00 am-17:00 pm)
Start and end location: Tuxtla Gutiérrez or San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Availability: Year-round


Your adventure starts as you are picked up from your hotel in Tuxtla or San Cristobal. Then, you will drive to a Zoque (indigenous) town called El Jobo. From there, you will walk for about 1 hour, going down into the Zapotal Reserve. You will rest at a lookout point and enjoy a small snack.

Next, your specialized guides will get the rappelling equipment ready. You will rappel 98 feet (30 meters) next to a waterfall, down into a small canyon. After a break by the riverbed at the bottom of the canyon, you will start the journey back to the starting point. Your adventure continues on the way back as you will climb small waterfalls and jump between big rocks. Once you get back to the starting point, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

What’s Included

  • Insurance for adventure activities via Reembolso
  • Specialized guides accredited by NOM-09-TUR-2002
  • Reserve fees
  • Rappel equipment (harnesses, carabiners, ochos, pulleys, ascent equipment, ropes, helmets)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks and a snack
  • First aid kit and satellite locator for the group
  • Round-trip ground transportation from Tuxtla Gutiérrez with qualified drivers

What to Bring

  • Extra clothes, comfortable shoes, cap, and sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra money for souvenirs and additional meals

Important Notes

  • Both the physical demand for this tour and the technical level for rappelling are low to moderate.


Chiapas, Mexico

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Chiapas, Mexico 16.753800, -93.116000

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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