San Cristóbal de Las Casas: undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in México, the ceilings made of tiles provides an atmosphere of province, together with the colors of the walls, the peace, the diversity of races (indigenous and non-indigenous), the wonderful churches and parks; allows you to find it lovely.
Rancho Nuevo caves: located 8 kms. away from San Cristobal, the caves are hidden between evergreens that provide wonderful pictures formed by stalagmites and stalactites. It is cold inside the cave so it is useful to take warm clothes.
Chiapa de Corzo: Diego de Mazariegos established this lovely city in 1528. You can find there "la Ceiba or Pochota", just in front of "La Pila" a XVI century mudejar fountain. The city is on one of the most ancient archeological Mayan sites. The local artisans work with lacquer, using techniques and designs from the colonial stage. This place is located 17 kms. away from Tuxtla Gutierrez.
Comitán: this is a hill surrounded by evergreens and Holm oaks a quiet city whose streets are flanked with ceilings of four waters; there you can find parks with sanctuaries and it's the birth place of Belizario Dominguez.
Montebello Lakes: the first National park of Chiapas, since 1959. These lakes are famous due to the color of its water caused for the depth, the vegetation and the sun refraction. There are around 50 different lakes, the main are: Bosque Azul(Blue forest), La Encantada (the enchanted), Ensueño (dream), Agua Tinta (ink water), Pojoj, Cinco Lagos (five lakes) and Montebello.
Sumidero Canyon: a journey on boat over this geological failure formed 36 millions years ago is something fascinating and impressive; with its calcified walls with 1000 mts height. The fauna consists of birds, monkeys and crocodiles that live together with the nature in caves, falls and rocky walls. This canyon also has the biggest Electric dam engines of México. This helped to make the canyon easier to navigate. The dam has 300 mts. length and 200 mts. height.
Agua Azul: very well-known falls because of their special turquoise color, the water runs down forming natural pools where you can swim or take a bath. The color of the water together with the vegetation and the breeze, create one of the most impressive natural landscapes in the country.
Guacamayas: deal place for birds watching and flora and fauna studying of the Tropical Jungle; located in Marques de Comillas, it was created to keep safe the red macaws. It is also a place to enjoy adventure.
Misol Há: it is formed by the Tzaconejá River that runs down through rocks with a 30 mts height. With the falling, the water forms a big cenote where you can swim.
Miguel Alvárez del Toro Zoo: located in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, it is considered one of the best of the World, because it has different animals from all the parts of Chiapas, such as: jaguars, wild boars, crocodiles, quetzals, deer, turkeys, red macaws, among others, some of these animals exist only in Chiapas and they are endangered species.
Lacanja: located in the border of Montes Azules, where one of the most ancient and important Indian villages of the country lives: the Lacandones; an ethnic Group that is considered direct inheritors of the Mayans. There are many species of animals and plants, this place is one of the greatest treasures of Chiapas, especially done for adventurers.
Miramar: a huge lagoon with a 40 km. length is the biggest of the Lacandonian Jungle. Some of its borders are abrupt mountains and some others are white beaches. The water color goes from blue indigo to emerald green. In the XVI and XVII centuries this was a battle place between the Lacandones and the Spanish people. This is a suitable place for adventure due to the geography and history.
Palenque: in the border of the jungle, it is the most static site of the Mayan World. Most of the stucco facades were built during the Classic Period, when the city was in the complete shining. The most amazing buildings are The Inscriptions Temple, built on a Mayan God's tomb. This palace has several levels and a cross complex. This archeological site is located 180 kms south Villahermosa on the 186 road. You can also get there from San Cristóbal through the 199 road.
Bonampak: 150 kms away from the south Palenque, the mysterious Classic site of Bonampak has one of the finest murals that have been discovered up to date in the Mayan World. Into the Frescos temple, these murals have bright colors representing Mayan war scenes, sacrifices and celebrations. The easiest way to get there is from Palenque.
Yaxchilán: just beside the Usumacinta River you can find the Archeological site of Yaxchilan. Part of this site is still covered with the jungle because the excavation is not ended yet. The main structure of the site is the Temple 33. The Lacandones still come to this site to give tribute to Hachakyum their main deity. To get there you need to take a boat trip that will take you to the main entrance, then you will do hiking to get to the ruins; the complete tour normally ends with a visit to Bonampak too.
Tenam Puente: the Word "Tenam"comes from Náhuatl and means: "fortification"; the word "Puente" was taken from the name of the place where this site is located now. The occupation occurred during the Classic and Early Post Classic periods when this place was abandoned for the Mayas.
Chincultic: this archeological site is located 44 kms away from Comitan- Lagos de Montebello. Beautiful place surrounded by evergreen woods; its name means: "stepped- cenote"; its chronology is well known thanks to the pottery found in the site. The shinning of this Mayan City occurred during the Classic Period and it was named for the first time by the wise German Eduardo Seller, during a visit at the end of the XIX century. Chinkultic has around 200 small buildings, gathered around six main parts including the Acropolis and group A, the group B, and Group C, with the ball game and the great platform. The famous cenote is 50 mts down beside the Temple 1.
Tonina: In the middle of the road between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Palenque, through the 199 road you get to Ocosingo, colorful City, famous for the ball cheese; 11 kms away from here, you find The Archeological site of Tonina. Here there is a huge labyrinth of ages, temples, palaces and steps gathered along thousand years of constructions. The main characteristic of this place is that the highest point of this place it's also the highest of Mesoamerica. From the seven platforms in the great pyramid, stand out the third whit the Underworld Palace and the fourth with the Grecas Palace and the war. The Four Suns Mural is in the sixth platform. A kind of code made of stucco and represents the Myth of the four cosmogonist stages. Finally the seventh, has the Prisoners Temple and the Smoky Mirror.