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El Triunfo


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About El Triunfo

El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve.  It is one of the jewels of Mexico's protected areas. It is located in Chiapas on the top of the Sierra Madre del Sur; it protects the larges...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Santa Rita, Ángel Albino Corzo, Santa Rita Las Flores and Tres de Mayo en Mapastepec.

  • Airport

    Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport'Ángel Albino Corzo' - Chiapas

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    Departing from the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez to 160 km is located the city of Angel Albino Corzo, and then to the community of Santa Rita to ...

  • Transportation facilities

    Public transportation Cuxtepeques to the city of Angel Albino Corzo and from there to other places through community transportation, and in ...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Walking along the trails, and in case of going from one locality to another, with the vehicle of the tourist service provider.

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  • Schedules

    October to May is prefered

  • Entrance fee

    $108.66 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


El Triunfo in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The recommended months to visit are from October to May.
  • We recommend comfortable clothes for sleeping in the mountains, with hiking boots.


Services within the PA

Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Feeding by the local service provider

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Santa Rita, Ángel Albino Corzo, Santa Rita Las Flores and Tres de Mayo en Mapastepec.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$108.66 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

El Triunfo is home to 6 of the 8 species of cracids that have been recorded in Mexico. The Pavón (Oreophasis derbianus) is an endemic bird ...

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The mountain cloud forest with its emblematic species: the quetzal and the horned guan.

Representative species of PA

Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno), Horned Guan (Oreophasis derbianus), Jaguar (Panthera onca), Central American Tapir (Tapirella ba...

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You can see more representative species of El Triunfo on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Avoid leaving garbage 2. Avoid collecting flora and fauna specimens. 3. Adhere to camp rules.


  • PA office address

    2a Poniente Norte S/N Barrio La Pilita, Ángel Albino Corzo.

  • Phone

    +52 (992) 636 9289

  • Email


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