Tabasco can be found in the Southeast part of México, and it is a state rich in pre-Hispanic and colonial heritage. Its abundant vegetation and cultural relics make the state of Tabasco and ideal place to explore and discover. The rich nature of the state can be seen in the Centla swamps, Tenosique, in its wide rivers, lagoons and petroleum reserves. Villahermosa, state capital, has a fascinating cultural history ready to satiate even the most curious of minds, as it is home of the legends of majestic ancient civilizations that roamed the land and left an imprint on the impressive architecture which was surrounded by fertile land. Its most important festival is the Regional Carnaval, which originated in 1880. This festivity mixes artistic, cultural and religious samples from all across its towns and cities.
Wejoytrip recommends visit the warm and colorful Villahermosa, state capital, a community rich in traditions, where the people are kindhearted, and it offers every visitor a great quantity of places to visit. Begin your journey by walking through the Armas Plaza and discover its charming neo-gothic church called Concepción; admire the beauty of the Historic Center brimming with museums, cafés, art galleries and shops. Try the best chocolate in all of México by taking a quick break in the cacao haciendas and learn how this delicious treat is made. Explore the Coconá caverns and stare in awe at the subterraneous underworld framed and surrounded by mountain chains, jungles and water. You will be able to walk the caverns with the help of walkways and see the sculptures that both water and time engraved over time in these rocks.
Discover Tabasco’s important pre-Hispanic heritage by visiting La Venta, beside Ilusiones lagoon. This place was designed and created by artist Carlos Pellicer; you will roam two areas, a zoo (where you will get up close and personal with monkeys and crocodiles), and an archeological site (where you will appreciate monoliths and other Olmeca offerings, sculptures and colossal tombs).
Things to see and do cycling, rappelling in waterfalls, photographic safaris, trekking, hiking, eco-archeology, speleology and walks through the jungle. Relax in hot springs and spas in Teapa.