Chiapas is a place for adventure; contemplation and fascination, here the people catch the colors and release them in the form of magic or legends. The indigenous cultures share the richness of it through its history and its customs, so any of the flights to Chiapas not only let us know one of the most beautiful states of Mexico, but also lets us appreciate unique jewels, as are its towns.
Chiapa de Corzo, Heart and soul of Chiapas
This Magical Town is distinguished by its monumental complex where La Pila stands out, the only one of its kind in Latin America and the Santo Domingo temple, which is the seat of one of the most colorful festivals in Mexico. The Fiesta Grande de Enero, with its “Dance of the Parachicos”, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, is recognized for its exquisite cuisine, with dishes such as baked cochito and its typical candies, as well as for beauty artisanal that manifests itself in many forms.
San Cristóbal de las Casas
The busy city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, gives a completely traditional and historical image in a unique environment of cultural richness where there is a meeting of languages and styles. Located in the mountains of the Highlands of Chiapas, the magic of this town is discovered by walking the streets where you can witness the culture that manifests in their neighborhoods and parties, as well as textiles, metalwork, toys and jewelry that you can get to take home a piece of this great culture.
Comitán de Dominguez
The plains surrounding Comitán are a region of natural wonders where the Lagunas de Montebello National Park is located, the archaeological sites of Tenam Puente and Chinkultic, as well as the Parador Santa Maria. However, if you like to practice diving you can´t miss the Lakes of Columbus or the Chukumaltik cenote, where you can start a completely relaxed day in its waters. Its historical center gathers colonial and 19th century temples, traditional mansions, museums and cultural centers; this town is also the cradle of the independence of Chiapas and Central America, so when you walk through its streets you can learn a little more about this important event in history.
The main characteristic of this beautiful Magic Town is that it has several important places of the Mayan culture, but the place also has a small central square with a pleasant atmosphere where you can spend hours of calm, and you can visit a craft market where you can buy jewelry and textiles from Chiapas. It shelters a spectacular Mayan archaeological zone surrounded by abundant jungle and beautiful waterfalls, it is one of the most interesting archaeological cities of Mexico, and to know it is to discover the soul of the Mayan world that allows us to understand myths, rituals, beliefs and admire the majestic architecture of this great culture.
Although flights to Chiapas can be very entertaining, visiting these classic towns full of cultural and historical spaces can give your trip an even more symbolic and special tone, difficult to compare with other destinations.