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August 2022
 
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CRISTOBAL-SAN JUAN CHAMULA

In this half-day tour we'll get a closer look at some of the fascinating highland Maya villages around San Cristobal as well as a guided tour of San Cristobal itself.

We'll leave the hotel at around 09:30 and head for the fascinating Tzotzil Maya settlement of San Juan Chamula, famous for its unique religious practices blending Catholic and Maya beliefs. During our tour, we'll learn about the culture and traditions of this remarkable community. We visit first their atmospheric cemetery with its Maya crosses spread out across a hill. And from there we'll wander through the village to the main church of the community. Our next stop, San Lorenzo Zinacatan, is another Tzotzil-speaking community.

This is one of the most colourful communities in the highlands, and this can be seen in the brilliant red, blue and purple clothing embroidered with large flowers worn by the local people. We'll visit the main church of the community and we'll also meet local people with the chance to buy some of their beautiful work. hen on the way back we we will go on a guided tour of the beautiful colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas before arriving back at our hotel at around 14:30.

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English and Spanish Redeem informationVoucher type: PrintedPrinted Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.LocationStarting point: Pick-up at hotels in San Cristobal de las Casas.End point: Same as starting pointScheduleOpening dates09:30 - 14:30Duration: 5 HoursGuiding optionsGuiding type: GuideAudioguide fee: Not Included