San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

La Bamba Guesthouse is situated within easy walking distance of the center of San Cristobal, it's beautiful colonial churches and colorful markets, as well as other interesting destinations such as Na Balom and Taller Lenateros.  Day trips to local indigenous villages can be easily arranged.  The Mayan ruins of  Tonina, Tenampuente, and Chincultic are within driving distance as well as the lovely Hacienda Santa Maria, Lagos de Montebello, the colonial city of Comitan, and the Sumidero Canyon, among other sites.  The ruins of Palenque are a little over 4 hours drive.

San Cristobal is located in the highlands of Chiapas.  Tropical but at an altitude of over 6000ft., the mornings can be chilly,  the days are warm and the nights cool to cold. Be sure to bring comfortable walking shoes and something warm to start and end your day.