Visit the impressive 80-km-long canyon with walls up to 400 meters high and sometimes as narrow as 10 meters and the "Arco del Tiempo”, the highest natural arch in the planet, 158 meters high.
Impressive 80-km-long canyon with walls up to 400 meters high and sometimes as narrow as 10 meters. The geological constitution of the site is mainly limestone and its flora and fauna is a medium forest of mosses and ferns where ocelots, pumas and jaguars live.
From the waterfall "El Aguacero" to the reservoir of the Malpaso dam in the Chiapas bridge, this geological fracture of vertical walls, caverns and waterfalls, whose beauty is only accessible for expeditionaries, spreads out impressively.
The cave art of pre-Hispanic Zoque communities in the region is between 5,000 and 10,000 years old, impressively located on vertical walls.
The Arco del Tiempo, or "Arc of Time", the highest natural arch in the planet, 158 meters high, 255 meters long and 35 meters wide, is more than 87 million years old. This geomorphological formation joins other scenic wonders of the landscape, such as the La Conchuda Waterfalls and El Aguacero, which are located inside the Canyon. To get to El Arco del Tiempo, it is necessary to have a 4-hour walk from the village of Lázaro Cárdenas.
55 km from Tuxtla Gutiérrez
How to arrive
From Tuxtla Gutiérrez take the Interestate Highway 190 towards México City.