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La Sepultura


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About La Sepultura

La Sepultura Biosphere Reserve.  Located on the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, this area is characterized by providing protection to a great variety of rainforests in its lower pa...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Arriaga 20 minutes away.
    Cintalapa 45 minutes.
    Villaflores 1 hour.
    Tuxtla Gutierrez 2 hours.

  • Airport

    Tuxtla Gutierrez International Airport'Ángel Albino Corzo' - Chiapas

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    There are multiple accesses derived from the Federal Highway 190 D and the free road sections 230 and 200 that communicate with the municipa...

  • Transportation facilities

    Public transportation: buses, cabs and vans to the municipal capitals. To travel to the Sierra Morena Ecotourism Center, there is public tra...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Dirt roads by public or private vehicle. Within the site walking along the trails. In El Chinchorro or Tolán by trails and nautical routes.

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  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

    It is suggested to visit during the day.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

    Summer and rainfall. Temperate in winter

La Sepultura in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Visit the Sierra Morena Ecotourism Center in the dry season (October to April), because the dirt road breaks down in some parts. We recommen...
  • Light clothing, shorts, camisole, boots and a sweater and/or raincoat and bathing suits are recommended.

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Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Interpretive trails

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Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Grocery store

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Arriaga 20 minutes away.
Cintalapa 45 minutes.
Villaflores 1 hour.
Tuxtla Gutierrez 2 hours.

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

Its location, between the dry transition zone of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and the humid zone of Soconusco, makes it one of the richest and...

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In the Sierra Morena Ecotourism Center: La Piedrona and El Parteaguas viewpoints, quetzals, spider monkeys, Sierra Morena dragon, nauyaca bi...

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Representative species of PA

Central American Tapir (Tapirella bairdii), Jaguar (Panthera onca), Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi), Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus moci...

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You can see more representative species of La Sepultura on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Contributes to conservation
2. Take care of your natural and cultural heritage
3. Manage your waste responsibly
4. Be carefu...

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  • PA office address

    Km 21.6 de la Autopista Arriaga-Ocozocoautla, Ejido Tierra y Libertad, Municipio de Jiquipilas, Chiapas, C.P.30448

  • Phone

    +52 (961) 655 4606

  • Email


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