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In the state of Chiapas, where we operate, one of the oldest pre-Hispanic cultures of Mexico is located: the Mayan civilization. Its legacy remains alive in the native communities of the region. We share with the visitors interested in their...more
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Plaza de la Paz | Frente a la catedral de la ciudad, San Cristobal de las Casas 29240, Mexico
I’ve traveled extensively in Mexico but this tour was a world apart—literally. I enjoyed San Cristóbal but this is the Chiapas that I really wanted to experience. Raul and Raul (Jr.) do a great job for a reasonable price.
Raul junior has provided us with a very interesting and rich tour. Showing us around and explaining very well the local culture and customs. We learned a lot and enjoyed our time. On top of that Raul speaks perfect English. A must do to visit...More
If you are in San Cristóbal, don't miss this tour. Raul and his son (also Raul) took on on this unforgettable journey to two local indigenous villages. They have carefully and respectfully forged relationships with community leaders and members who allow them to give their...More
This was definitely one of the most interesting tours I've ever been on! Our guide Cezar told us many things about the indigenous population living in the villages we visited. This added so much value to an otherwise regular visit to a village/church. As the...More
We went to Zinacantan and San Juan Chamula. Raul was well-informed, relaxed and helpful. He gave us great context and detailed information on indigenous culture. What you see are two towns firmly integrated into Mexican society, econpmy and politics, yet quite separate, especially in their...More
Excellent tour! Raul Jnr was our guide and he was brilliant. Impeccable English, well-informed and respectful of the communities we visited - he was easily one of the best guides we experienced in our 6 week Mexico trip. As per the info in Lonely Planet...More
The communities visited are quite unique, and you certainly get a better sense of the culture than you would get on a solo trip. Raul and Raul Jr are very involved in the communities that they show you during this day trip. Having 35 years...More
We visited San Cristobal a couple weeks ago and took the tour to the comunidades indigenas with Raul as our tour guide The tour was amazing. Our two teenagers, husband and I enjoyed it so much. We did learn a lot and it was fun....More