Are you looking for some Adventure in Chiapas? Why would you pick Chiapas when there are so many other places in the world? Well, for starters, this distant and somewhat forgotten state is home to two of the best climates in the world. The weather is a perfect balance of hot and cool in every season, with a natural rainfall that fills their creeks and lakes. With various landscapes from mountains to the jungle to the coast, Chiapas has something to offer everyone.
The impressive natural wealth of Chiapas has allowed adventurers and extreme lovers to find places that are simply unbeatable and incredible to see, feel and live experience.
We tell you about three areas that will get your adrenaline pumping. At the same time, you perform activities that will take your breath away and leave you amazed with the beauty of the environment, get ready for the adventure!
Rappel in la Sima de las Cotorras Chiapas
This famous Sima is a cavity in the earth, 160 meters in diameter and 140 meters deep.
This famous Sima is a cavity in the earth, 160 meters in diameter and 140 meters deep. Its name comes from the fact that in its interior live green parrots that fly in and out in circles at a particular time of the day, a beautiful natural spectacle.
In this place, besides being able to descend more than 100 meters deep rappelling, you can also do zip line or walk through thin natural rock corridors and look down, discover the walls that keep some cave paintings such as hands, representations of humans and animals, depicted in reddish and black tones.
Inside the chasm, there is a small forest. Most of the trees at the bottom are up to 30 meters long and are species that curiously are not found on the outside. The most appropriate season for bird watching is from March to November. When the birds leave the chasm at dawn and dusk, they can be seen entering again.
Sailing and Camping in el Arco del tiempo
Geological fracture of vertical walls, caverns, and waterfalls, whose beauty is only accessible for those thirsty for adventure.
From the waterfall “El Aguacero” to the reservoir of the Malpaso dam in the Chiapas bridge extends this geological fracture of vertical walls, caverns, and waterfalls. Its beauty is only accessible for those thirsty for adventure. It is not recommended for children, elderly adults, or people with knee problems. The tour usually takes 3 days and 2 nights to be in complete contact with nature.
The site called “Arco del Tiempo” is considered among the highest natural arches on the planet, with 158 meters high, 255 meters long, 35 meters wide, and more than 87 thousand years old, according to the latest studies. This geomorphologic formation joins several other scenic beauties of the landscape.
To reach the Arco del Tiempo, it is necessary to make an expedition through the La Venta River Canyon and walk for hours from the community of Lázaro Cárdenas, camp on rocky ground, and even descend and rappel back up. Still, all the effort will be worth it.
Flying over Canyons and Waterfalls in Chiapas nature
Flying over Canyons and Waterfalls in Chiapas natureAt 300 meters high, over the Sima de las Cotorras, the Cañón de la Venta, the Conchuda, and Aguacero waterfalls.
Valle Bonito is a flying club in Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, 50 minutes from Tuxtla Gutierrez. They offer the opportunity to have scenic flights over the natural beauties of Chiapas. Imagine the fantastic landscapes that you will be able to enjoy at 300 meters high, over the Sima de las Cotorras, the Cañón de la Venta, the Conchuda, and Aguacero waterfalls.
These light sports aircraft have the power to make you feel like a bird soaring through the sky shortly after takeoff, definitely an experience that every extreme lover cannot miss on your next trip to Chiapas because you will uniquely see nature.
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Chiapas is one of the most exciting places in Mexico for Adventure. It’s a great place to visit with some of the best sights for birdwatching, hiking, and more. If you love extreme sports, you will find plenty to do here. Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, Chiapas has something for everyone. If you are an extreme lover who loves things like skydiving or rafting, these destinations should be on your list.
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