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Cañón del Sumidero


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About Cañón del Sumidero

Cañón del Sumidero National Park.  This impressive canyon through which the mighty Grijalva River flows in Chiapas, is one of the main destinations for visitors to this southe...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Tuxtla Gutiérrez, at 1 Km.

  • Airport

    Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport'Ángel Albino Corzo' - Chiapas

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    In the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Calzada al sumidero Km 5 Colonia las Granjas, at the end of the road is the operating stand, in Chiapa de C...

  • Transportation facilities

    Own land vehicle, cab, public transportation, travel agencies and aquatic tourism service providers.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Private land vehicles, cabs, tour operators, bicycles, motorcycles, on foot and water vehicles less than 12 meters in length (motorboats).

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  • Schedules

    From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Waterway every day. By land from Wednesday to Monday.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

Cañón del Sumidero in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Comfortable clothing, tennis shoes, long sleeves, hat or cap, sunscreen and repellent are recommended.


Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, at 1 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

The Sumidero Canyon is home to one of the deepest canyons in the country; it houses the reservoir of the Chicoasén hydroelectric dam on the ...

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Observation of river crocodiles and spider monkeys. Viewpoints, water bodies and waterfalls.

Representative species of PA

Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffrogy), American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), Northern banana salamander (Bolitoglossa rufescens), Highland Guan...

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You can see more representative species of Cañón del Sumidero on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not leave trails
2. Do not climb on the retaining walls.
3. Do not introduce alcoholic beverages
4. No smoking
5. No ...

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  • PA office address

    Calzada al sumidero Km 5 colonia las granjas, Tuxtla Gutiérrez Chiapas.

  • Phone

    +52 (961) 604 8650

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente