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Canon del Sumidero

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nature fantastic. Mankind horrible. From second one the people in front of us started to hold their camera above them so we couldn't see anything in front of us. (Yes they did it for the complete 2 hours) Instead of enjoying the surrounding almost everyone...More

Thank Janpieter d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this place preferable early morning (Boats starts at 8am) to avoid crowds. The bad thing on this area is that the Capitan of the boat once you are in the middle of the tour, ask for gratuities in a very bizarre way. I did...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Chiapas de Corzo, had lunch on the riverfront and then took the 2.5 hour boat tour. Riverfront was loud and high pressure. The boats are crowded. The canyon is beautiful but I would have been satisfied with a much shorter jaunt. I...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s really gorgeus. Very impressing. We feel very small looking at it, but, unfortunately, I was also very impressed by the huge amount of plastic botles and plastic garbage floting in the river. Very sad...I’m writing this review hoping that the population, tourist agencies and...More

1  Thank Marcia2432
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This tour is worth the trip! You can either book through an agent or if you have a car just go straight there. I can't remember what we paid but I think it was around $200 pesos? The canyon is spectacular! If you don't speak...More

Thank sylvie s
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is really a must when you are in the neighbourhood. We took the 2 hour boat trip which costed 230 pesos. We went with Embarcadero cahuare, which was a good idea because popular and the boats are quickly filled up. In our boat we...More

Thank msamson04
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Spectacular canyon views - better than expected. Saw crocodiles, baby crocodiles, howler monkeys, various birds. Waterfalls, one unusual one in particular. Wish they offered an English speaking guide though. You can buy snacks from a boat whilst on your boat before the return trip.

1  Thank Violet_Pilots
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Canyon walls look immense from the small boats, Its surrounded by a lot of birds, we watched a cocodrile and spider monkeys. We take Chiapa de Corzo "Lanchas Rojas" good guide 200 pesos trip 2 hours, River drags garbage but, look over is great...

Thank TheBlueRey
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The experience it’s simply breathtaking, the nature, the piece, the majestic comunes to form this beautiful place.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Cañón del Sumidero is a massive Mexican “grand canyon” north of Chiapa del Corzo. We took a 2-2½ hour speedboat ride down the Grijalva River to view the canyon. The pilot would gun down the river then cut the engine & let us view the...More

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I want to take a boat ride through the canyon and also go to the lookout points. My plan is to get the boat ride there at the dock (not a prepackaged tour) but then how would I go to the lookout points? I imagine that you must drive between each point? Are there buses that drive to each lookout point? Or can I walk it? Or perhaps rent a car? If I do rent a car, is there a good place to park while on the boat ride? Quiero hacer un recorrido en barco y también ir a los puntos de observación. Mi plan es tomar el bote alli en el muelle, pero ¿cómo iría a los puntos de observación despues? Me imagino que debes conducir entre cada punto? ¿Hay autobuses que conducen a cada punto de observación? O puedo caminarlo? Sería mejor rentar un caro? Y si lo rento, ay alguna lugar para donde estacionarse mientras tomamos el bote?
February 13, 2018|
Response from SDRJvoy | Reviewed this property |
I would just take the boat ride. It's part of all the tours that run from SCC, it's cheap, it's easy and the views are amazing. The walls of the canyon are so high in places that I can't imagine that there's an easy way of... More
Aya S
August 26, 2017|
Response from RobynT1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi boatride is only one way and then little stop in the boat to buy some water than back trough the canyon. we had boat from chiapas, boat are very crowded..
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February 11, 2016|
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Response from VuOnline | Reviewed this property |
None at all. It’s a very relaxing trip.