Rappeling Adventure in Zapotal Reserve and visit to Christ of Chiapas (SCLC)

Outdoor Activities in Mexico

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Enjoy an amazing adventure near of Tuxtla Gutiérrez "the Adventure Capital " at only 60 mins from the Magical town of San Cristóbal de las Casas, in the Zapotal Reserve.  This reserve is a natural protected area due to its proximity to the city acts as a provider of Environmental Services and the ecological balance around it. There are four types of vegetation in the area, predominantly the subperenifolia medium forest and in the upper parts small patches of low deciduous forest. In this area we will you can admire one of the best views of Tuxtla and surroundings, and also practice a rappeling and trekking exploring part of the reserve and to be  in contact with the nature and adventure.
Our adventure begins at the moment of picking up our clients at one of the hotels in the Magical Town of San Cristóbal de las Casas;  the Zapotal  is located at only 60 minutes from here.   Our first resting point will be the viewpoint where we will take a small snack. This will be the point where the Specialized Guides will assemble the systems to carry out the rappel activity from a cascade approximately 30 meters high to submerge between the walls of a small canyon. From this point, after a break, we will undertake the return by the riverbed to our starting point. During our return, the adventure will continue since in some parts we will have to climb in a very basic way small waterfalls and jump big rocks. After the visit we will continue to take a lunch near of Copoya Town, where is located the Glorious Christ of Chiapas also known as Cristo de Copoya is a modern monumental artistic work that stands on top of Mactumacza hill, in the ejido of Copoya, measuring 62 meters surpassing other works in the world such as the Christ the Redeemer of Brazil. It measures 30 meters.From here we will have the opportunity to observe the impressive views and learn a little more about this Zoque community. At the end we will continue back to our hotel in your corresponding location.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or vehicle.
  • Excursionism Guide NOM09
  • Adventure Equipment for Rappel activity.
  • Adventure Insurance

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips.