Chamula And Zinacantan Indigenous Villages Tour - San Cristóbal De Las Casas

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    9:30am, 3pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas area
  • Return Details :
    Downtown San Cristobal de las Casas at approximately 2pm or 8pm
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Enjoy a wonderful tour as you visit two indigenous villages near San Cristobal de las Casas. Meet a family in Zinacantan and watch Mayan rituals inside a Catholic Church at San Juan Chamula. Your tour includes transport and a guide.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in San Cristobal de las Casas area at 9:30am or 3:30pm based on your selected time.

First, you will visitthe community of Zinacantn to meet a local family. You will see the women working with the loom, a Mayan pre-Hispanic activity. You will be able to taste Pox, a traditional drink. The family will invite you to gothe kitchen, so you can see how tortillas are made and have the chance to taste them with some beans and pumpkin seeds.

Later, you will visit San Juan Chamula, a Mayan village where the population speaks the Tzotzil language.

Within the Church you will get to see the rituals and ceremonies performed by the shamans of the people, this a good example of a mixture of religion with very old traditions and customs. You'll return to San Cristobal de las Casas' downtown at approximately 1pm (9:30am departure) or 6pm (3:30pm departure).


Food tasting

Local guide

Hotel pickup and downtown drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan


Food and drinks, unless specified


Hotel drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended and jacket

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

Traveler Reviews

  • 07-Dec-2017

    I did order ENGLISH speak guide. Our guide spoke only spanish. We did not understand anything. Moreover, we have been in the shop for a long time, and only the church Chamula has become worth it. we are not despicable. We do not recommend it.