Villahermosa to San Cristobal de las Casas GPX Track


A glimpse into Mexico with local clothing and crafts and lots of stunning views along the mountainous route from Villahermosa to San Cristobal de las Casas.


Cross the mountains south of Villahermosa towards Chiapas, to end up in beautiful San Cristobal de las Casas.
A beautiful road twisting along mountain sides, cliffs and rivers. Pass through numerous small towns and villages and get the first taste of ‘classic’ Mexico as it was a 100 years ago with lots of locals dressing in traditional outfits, local crafts (non-touristic), local dialects and stunning views.
Elevation is decent, but you’ll stay below 2500-3000 meters. San Cristobal de las Casas sits at about 2100 meters above sea level.

Additional info

Where: Central Mexico
Distance: 245km / 152miles
Loop: No
Fuel availability: Good, don’t expect premium fuel. Fuel up before going into the mountains.
Road Conditions: Mostly paved. Stretches of hard pack/gravel about 2/3rds through.
Toll Roads: No
Government checkpoints: Yes
Unofficial roadblocks: No/Unknown

This FREE download includes the GPX track to follow on your GPS/Navigation app.
Paid downloads include a Point of Interest (POI) file which may include a few fuel stations, checkpoints, hotel, restaurants and potential road hazards like fog or unpaved segments. As well as a number of noteworthy attractions.

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- Road conditions will vary. Safety on the road may change unannounced and unexpected.

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