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The Sumidero Canyon is a spectacular gorge 41km long and up 1,000 metres deep formed by the Rio Grijalva. The best way to experience the canyon is by boat ride through the narrow gorge between kilometre high vertical cliff faces. You're likely to spot crocodiles and other wildlife on the banks of the river. In the 16th century 1000 Chiapa Indians committed suicide by jumping off these cliffs to avoid capture and submission to Spanish rule.

Location: Mexico

Sumidero Canyon

Travel to Sumidero Canyon

Organised group tours: Click here to see 5 tours to Mexico which may include Sumidero Canyon.