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Tuxtla Gutierrez, the Perfect Destination for Tourism

Be seduced by the attractions of this gorgeous city and make Palapa Palace Hotel your home, sharing it with your family or friends. Tuxtla Gutierrez, capital of the state of Chiapas offers the best natural places for the tourist to practice peaceful tours with the family or even romantic purposes; or you can take advantage together with your friends of the perfect sites for extreme sports that will challenge even those who are the most fearless.


At the special reserve of the Ocote Biosphere, there are the Dr. Faustino Miranda botanical garden and the Cañon del Sumidero National Park, just to mention a couple of places around Tuxtla Gutierrez, the tourist will be able to find natural areas that are clean, quiet, and away from the hustle of a big city, also characteristic by allowing the visitor to co-exist with nature, flora and fauna themselves are considered powerful attractions.

Within Tuxtla Gutierrez, the tourist will also find other options like parks that are ideal to exercise, available for a simple jogging or spending a romantic day. The choices in the city are the Marimba’s Park, the Regional Zoo Miguel Alvarez del Toro and the Joyyo Mayu Park.

On Tuxtla Tuxtla Gutierrez surroundings, the visitor will be able to get into the adventure of exploring grottos at the top of Cotorras, the Chorreadero Waterfall and the Sumidero Canyon, where fancy geological formations and cave murals await the visitors. In order to access those places, the enthusiasts get to take a climb on rock or rappel between the waterfalls while appreciating the flora and fauna.

The Del Sumidero Canyon reaches up to 1,300 meters high, turning it into one of the most challenging walls in the region for this extreme activity. You will be able to take treks that will lead you to tour amazing basements with cave murals and to scout in one of the most spectacular canyons in the country.

River Rafting

One of the activities that has been growing on popularity, and hardly practiced anywhere, is the Rafting. At the El Ocote Reserve there is a geological fracture in which bottom there is a water flow from the affluent and mighty Grijalva River, is the La Venta River-Canyon; located 60 km away west Tuxtla Gutierrez.

At this canyon also known as the Sacred Canyon is where this water flow of 80 km long appears, which width decreases from 90 to 10 meters. As the walls gap narrows down, the flow’s pace increases, especially on rainy seasons, therefore the best time of the year to practice rafting is between the months of January to May. The challenge and the activity emotion along will make this journey an unforgettable experience.