Ancient Caves Hike Tour

Operated by: Zapotrek
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100.00 (USD)

This trek provides a unique opportunity to see ancient Zapotec pictographs and learn about the vegetation and medicinal plants found in the Valley of Tlacalula.

  • Panoramic travel through the corn valley.
  • Appreciate prehistoric pictograms.
  • Learn about the practical use of medicinal plants.


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Half Day


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English and Spanish

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Detailed Description

This excursion begins with a scenic drive through the valley of corn (Tlacolula) to the pueblo of Unión Zapata where we will meet our local guide and begin the hike.

The trail takes us through a natural botanical garden where you will have the opportunity to learn about various medicinal plants and how they are used for traditional healing. In addition to the amazing vistas, the highlights of this hike are the ancients caves of “La Paloma” and “Los Machines,” both containing prehistoric paintings.

After working our way back to the starting point, we will enjoy a homemade lunch, followed by a visit to the town of Xaaga for a second hike. Here, we will explore ancient caves containing pictographs representing the history of this beautiful community.

2 People Minimum.

Ticket Price (USD)
General (P/P) 100.00 (USD)
Ancient Caves Hike Tour includes:

- Lunch.
- Entrance Fees.
- English Speaking Guide.
- Snacks.
- Transportation.
- Water.

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