Sierra Gorda - Querétaro

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Experience the history and the nature wonders at the Sierra Gorda, a mountain range close to Queretaro. You will visit the picturesque town of Jalpan de la Sierra and the many of the grottes, caves and cascades in the Biosphere Reserve, plus a special ending at the Edward James Garden in Xilitla.

Day 1: Welcome to Jalpan de la Sierra

You will be received at the bus station in Jalpan de la Sierra. You can take a bus from Queretaro. Free afternoon.


Day 2: Sótano del Barro

The day begins very early with a tour to the Sotano del Barro, a special cave with 450 meters deep and where you can watch macaws. During your hiking you can see a beautiful view of the Sierra Gorda.

Box lunch included. Overnight.


Day 3: La Playita & La Presa

A tour to the Jalpan Dam where you can walk in the banks or take a ride in a boat or kayak. About two kilometers south you will find a great place called La Playita, perfect for picnics or camping.

Breakfast included. Overnight.

Day 4: Puente de Dios and Tancama

First, you will visit the Puente de Dios Cave in the Huasteca Region which crosses the Jalpan River. Afterwards, you will be taken to the Tancama Ruins, one of the few archaeological sites of the Huasteca Culture.

Breakfast included. Overnight.


Day 5: Devil's Cave

A fantastic cave near Jalpan de Sierra with a very interesting legend that tells the Devil used to appear in shape of a hen to attack people passing by.

Breakfast included. Overnight.


Day 6: Cachum Goddess Cave

This day you will be taken to a beautiful cave where the Cachum goddess was worshiped to have rain and good harvests. Inside the cave you will see how the natural light enters creating an amazing view!

Breakfast included. Overnight.


Day 7: El Chuveje Cascade

El Chuveje is a 50-meter height waterfall and during the rainy season, the show is fantastic.

Breakfast included. Overnight.


Day 8: La Gloria Grotte

A 6-hour tour to discover a beautiful cave in the middle of the forest. Free afternoon.

Breakfast included.


Day 9: Edward James Castle

The best at the end! The surrealist artist Edward James had created an absolute fantastic place in the town of Xilitla. The garden has 36 sculptures, plus several natural pools and cascades. Afterwards, you will visit the Magic Town of Xilitla and its historic downtown.

Breakfast included.


Day 10: Returning home

After breakfast, you will be taken to the bus station for your trip back home.

Breakfast included.



  • Transfers
  • Meals described
  • Spanish speaking driver
  • Tours can be by bus, van or sedan, according to the group
  • Overnight in hotels described below or similar in standard room
  • All rooms are with one bed
  • There can be changes in the itinerary for safety reasons
  • Passport or other official ID is required
  • Not available from December 25 to January 14th


  • Hotel Misión Jalpan

Not included

  • Flight tickets
  • Bus tickets to and from Jalpan de la Sierra
  • Entrance fees
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenses

Duration : 10 Days
Availability : 08/01/2015 12/31/2020
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