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2-day Chontalcoatlan underground river caving tour in the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park, Mexico

Chontalcoatlan

Join one of our experienced guides for an amazing 2-day underground caving tour of Chontalcoatlan in the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park in Mexico.

Private and Group

2 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May

Occasional

All Levels


Highlights

  • Enjoy an amazing caving adventure in the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park.
  • Travel along the amazing Chontalcoatlan underground river.
  • Sleep under the famous Skylight.
  • Open to people of all levels.

Description

The only thing better than spending a full day exploring the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park along the underground Chontalcoatlan River is spending 2 days exploring it! And, on this trip, that is exactly what you’ll be able to do.

Located in the Mexican state of Guerrero, the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa are absolutely breathtaking. As enormous as they are gorgeous, you will get to thoroughly explore the cave over the course of this trip’s two days. We will begin the trip by entering the cave, and we will proceed deeper and deeper along the Chontalcoatlan River, where you will pass several amazing rock formations. Afterwards, at the end of the first day, we will sleep in the middle of the river bed, where you will get to see the following morning’s first rays of light through the famous Skylight. After that we will continue our journey through the cave until we exit and go to the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa market, where you can enjoy a delicious meal.

This is not a difficult trip. As a result, people of all levels can enjoy it. In fact, kids as young as 13 years old can participate. Thus making this a great adventure for the whole family.

If you would like to explore a giant, beautiful cave in Mexico for 2 days, then this is your chance. All you have to do is send a request. We look forward to guiding you.

We also offer a full-day, easy hiking trip along the lovely Magdalena River, near Mexico City.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Lunch

- Dinner


Details

More info

Participants should bring the following items: Towel Complete change of clothes Sleeping bag Clothes to sleep in Wash kit Mountain coat Boots or trainers with a treaded sole and which protect the ankles Sun cream of at least factor 30 Comfortable shirt and trousers, preferably made of synthetic fibres and not cotton, including jeans. Large bag for your wet clothes at the end of the descent

Meeting point

Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park

About the guide

We are a team of experienced and qualified guides based in Mexico, offering adventure tourism tours in the central region of the country. We promote the sustainable development of the local communities we visit, together with respect for the environment.

We offer a personalized service and look to provide our clients with an enjoyable, safe and harmonious experience. Contact us and we will take you on an unforgettable adventure!

Languages

English

Residence

Mexico


What people are saying about México Travesías

JAIRO GUTIERREZ

5.00

January, 2023

Great experience, glad I had the opportunity to do this hikes. I was only able to summit one of 3 peaks. One of them Malinche was because the cops didn't let us go up. make sure to start really early so that won't be a problem. The cops stop everyone in bad weather regardless if you have a guide or not. Iztaccihuatl I was able to summit bc the guide Carlos make sure we save our energy for the key areas. Pico de Orizaba it was not possible, because 40 mph winds and snow or hail, the guide make sure we returned safely back to the refuge. If we were able to extend the trip by one day we could have summit, no one summit that day but those that tried the following day had much better success rate. Either way always respect the mountain

Tony Gomez

5.00

November, 2022

very smooth process online and the guide, Carlos, was EXCEPTIONAL! Amazing service and amazing mountains. Very accommodating for certain changes within our schedule.

Valentin Fischer

5.00

November, 2022

It was awesome one of the best experiences so far. The guide was amazing. I had a great time, even though it was exhausting. The only negative thing was that the rental of the few things i needed was a bit expensive.

Yann Tanini

5.00

November, 2022

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Richard Cristina

5.00

November, 2022

We had a good hike. It was a nice area. There was a lot of cloud so unfortunately we didn’t really see the volcanoes. Our guide was helpful and friendly. There was some confusion as to where we would be picked up from however we resolved that.

Zak D

5.00

July, 2022

My guide Bernardo was fantastic and super helpful and experienced and friendly. They were also able to provide me vegetarian food, and a sleeping bag. I have particularly large feet (US size 14-15 in sneakers), which means that the ordinary krampons didn’t fit my boots( (US size 13). But they worked to find me some krampons that would fit me in time. I share this as testimony for their good service but also as an advice to give your guide a headsup if your feet are also particularly large. I did not make it to the top, but only becauae i was gassed (out of energy). The aclimitization and pace were good. It was a challenge for me to do so much hiking in the cold and dark hours of the morning before sunrise. But even though i didn’t make the summit, i accomplished a lot and set personal records and had a very unique experience with unbelievable views. And the guide and company were very helpful always.

Richard Asselin

5.00

May, 2022

Great trip! If you get bored sitting on a beach for days on end, this provides excitement, adventure and accomplishment.

Robert Ulph

3.00

January, 2022

The guides on Malinche and Orizaba were very good. But there was a big problem on Iztaccihuatl. I said to each of the guides that I had there that I wasn't bothered about seeing the sunrise from the top, and would it be possible to start a bit later than the usual 1am? They both agreed that it was, one saying that the reason for leaving so early was that normally they needed to take clients back to Mexico City after the climb, and in my case that wasn't necessary as I would stay at the visitor's centre. So in the end we left the visitor's centre at 4:30am. When we got to a foresummit of Iztaccihuatl at 11am, my guide said that we had left very late, and would have to turn back. So we never reached the top, to my great annoyance. In retrospect the best option would have been to have spent one night at the refuge at 4700m before going to the top, but this was never really offered as a possibility.

Alicia Henry

5.00

December, 2021

I love Carlos and the team! We ended up changing our itinerary to 3 mountains in 8 days and had a great experience. I will recommend Carlos and his wonderful hospitality and working with logistics anytime!

Jeffrey Gaughan

5.00

November, 2021

The incredible human being known as Bernardo aka Bernie will be your guide for this once in a lifetime experience and I promise you it will be one of the best decisions you ever make! Myself and 2 other friends did this 8 day hiking tour and Bernie was the perfect guide - not only did he sort out 100% of the logistics for this trip (food, lodging, extra equipment that we didn't have, driving to and from each mountain, etc) he was extremely flexible when a couple of us got food poisoning (not his fault) and had to re-arrange certain dates. He knows the area really well and obviously can climb these mountains in his sleep so he was able to help us navigate any headaches or high altitude issues and he even ran to the store for us to pick up some paracetamol and pepto bismol one day. The mountains are difficult but the itinerary that Bernie has provided means you have the best possible chance at summiting all 3 peaks. Highly recommend this tour and thank you Bernie for an excellent experience in Mexico!

Gleb Kobanenko

5.00

May, 2021

It was a really unforgettable experience! Personal thanks to our guide, Raul, for interesting stories, tasty food in the shelter and support! But you need to be sure that you are in a good physical condition. Unfortunately due to circumstances we did not make it to the peak of Orizaba and reached only the glacier, but such length was perfect for acclimatization as we nearly did not feel mountain sickness. Also guys from the agency forgot to put the sleeping bags as we discussed, but Raul solved this problem at the mountain by giving his own sleeping bag to my wife and organizing two more bags delivery from the campus next day.

Jessica Tseng

5.00

September, 2019

Bernardo was so nice and made sure that we were all safe and sound at all time. The taco place we went afterwards were so good. I had a wonderful trip that day and will definitely recommend it to everyone! Thank you!


 

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