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*[[El Chorreadero]] - Nice waterfalls with small natural pools where people can take a swim. You can check out the cave where the waterfall is born and then follow your way down. In the very last pool people can practice naturism. To get there take a van from San Cris to Tuxtla Gutierrez and ask to be left in [[Chiapa de Corzo]]. Under the bridge look for collectives or taxis direction Bochil and that will leave you close to the waterfall entrance.
 
*[[El Chorreadero]] - Nice waterfalls with small natural pools where people can take a swim. You can check out the cave where the waterfall is born and then follow your way down. In the very last pool people can practice naturism. To get there take a van from San Cris to Tuxtla Gutierrez and ask to be left in [[Chiapa de Corzo]]. Under the bridge look for collectives or taxis direction Bochil and that will leave you close to the waterfall entrance.
  
*[[Oventic]] - From the northern part of the  San Cris market you can take a van that leads to Oventic. The combi (~1 hour, 35 pesos [April 2015] or shared taxi for 43 pesos [September 2016]) only leaves when it's full, and not a lot of people are going in that direction, so expect a bit of a wait. It's a bumpy and winding road up the mountains. To go back to San Cristobal, just hail one of many shared taxis that would take you back to the market. It also costs 43 pesos per each ride. Oventic is a caracol or independent zapatista community where they have most of their administration buildings. Bring your passport or official documents. People at the entrance will ask you questions to evaluate if you would be allowed inside the place, expect a wait. If you are allowed in, a guide will walk you through the community. You may take pictures of the very nice murals but not of any people. The guide will not be able to answer any of your questions. There are three gift shops and its considered polite to buy the handicrafts to help support the community. They also have a small restaurant near the entrance which may or may not be open. Close to the town of san Andres which is also worth a visit.
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*[[Oventic]] - From the northern part of the  San Cris market you can take a van that leads to Oventic. The combi (~1 hour, 35 pesos [April 2015] or shared taxi for more) only leaves when it's full, and not a lot of people are going in that direction, so expect a bit of a wait. It's a bumpy and winding road up the mountains. There is only one combi that drives back and forth along this road- if you want a ride back, they will return in about 2.5 hours. Oventic is a caracol or independent zapatista community where they have most of their administration buildings. Bring your passport or official documents. People at the entrance will ask you questions to evaluate if you would be allowed inside the place, expect a wait. If you are allowed in, a guide will walk you through the community. You may take pictures of the very nice murals but not of any people. The guide will not be able to answer any of your questions. There are three gift shops and its considered polite to buy the handicrafts to help support the community. They also have a small resturant near the entrance which may or may not be open. Close to the town of san Andres which is also worth a visit.
  
 
*[[Lagos de Montebello]] - A series of picturesque lakes near the Guatemalan border (20 pesos). The lakes are rather far apart (~5 km between each one), making it difficult to walk them if you're alone with no car. A tour that includes el Chiflón costs 350 pesos (July 2013) from San Cristóbal. If you want to do it alone with no car, you can take a combi from Comitán (1 hour, 40 pesos) that leaves from the same place as the combis from/to San Cristóbal and el Chiflón, and then try to hitch rides from other tourists in the parking lots or walk back to the highway after visiting each lake and wait for the combi to pass again to take you to the next entrance for 10 pesos.
 
*[[Lagos de Montebello]] - A series of picturesque lakes near the Guatemalan border (20 pesos). The lakes are rather far apart (~5 km between each one), making it difficult to walk them if you're alone with no car. A tour that includes el Chiflón costs 350 pesos (July 2013) from San Cristóbal. If you want to do it alone with no car, you can take a combi from Comitán (1 hour, 40 pesos) that leaves from the same place as the combis from/to San Cristóbal and el Chiflón, and then try to hitch rides from other tourists in the parking lots or walk back to the highway after visiting each lake and wait for the combi to pass again to take you to the next entrance for 10 pesos.

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