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Chiapas

Weather and Location
Thu, 27/07/2017
16

ºC min.

25

ºC max.

Fri, 28/07/2017
16

ºC min.

22

ºC max.

Sat, 29/07/2017
17

ºC min.

23

ºC max.

Sun, 30/07/2017
17

ºC min.

23

ºC max.

Mon, 31/07/2017
16

ºC min.

22

ºC max.

Tue, 01/08/2017
16

ºC min.

22

ºC max.

Wed, 02/08/2017
16

ºC min.

21

ºC max.

Thu, 03/08/2017
17

ºC min.

22

ºC max.

Due to its location to the southeast of the country, Chiapas has seven different ecosystems, which gives it a privileged geography that is both lovely and odd. Explore jungles, forests and mangroves as you navigate the waters of its rivers and waterfalls. Marvel at the natural beauty of this region.

Although Chiapas is part of the Mayan World, it also ranks second in Mexico in terms of ethnic diversity. In this State people, language and traditions merge into one.

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Gastronomía

If you visit Chiapas then don’t miss out the bread soup, tamales of chipilin, corn, saffron and tascalate; local sweets, pozol, coffee, fruit ice cream, the delicious chocolate or digestives like comiteco or pox. We share a list of the “must try” in Chiapas.

Shote with momo

When you find yourself in Palenque, taste this dish also known as shuti broth, which is a dish prepared with river snail boiled and holy herb.

Chalupas

A type of dish that is the so-called “Mexican snacks (antojitos mexicanos)”. It has the most popular recipe of the traditional food of many parts of the country, especially during the national day celebrations, in September.

Tachilhuil

In San Cristobal de las Casas, the mix of different cultures and the European influence can be seen in delicious cold meat and typical dishes such as tachilhuil based on pork giblets.

Baked Cochito

Pork meat baked in a casserole claypot, seasoned with chilis, big chilis, oregano, thyme, tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic and a dash of vinegar. Tartare Steak The dish came to Chiapas from the migration of Germans in the nineteenth century, only the chef Marta Zepeda has added Simojovel chilli sauce, lemon juice and salt to stimulate the palate.

Posh

Mayan spirit drink used during the healing rituals in communities like San Juan Chamula and it’s made with corn, spring water, sugar and wheat bran.