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Explore a Cave and Ixtapan de la Sal

guided hike

Explore a Cave and Ixtapan de la Sal

Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
9 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Tickets, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish
guided hike

Explore a Cave and Ixtapan de la Sal

guided hike

Explore a Cave and Ixtapan de la Sal

Paused until 14 June. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
9 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Tickets, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

-The meeting point will be at the exit of the San Pedro de los Pinos Metro at 09:00 am. -The adventure begins with the arrival at the "Grotto of the Star". It is here where you can witness the wonders that nature gives us when you enter the cave naturally adorned by stalactites and stalagmites, it is located in the municipality of Tonatico in the State of Mexico. The route of the Grotto is one hour. -About 12:00 noon we will be in our way to Ixtapan de la Sal, cataloged as "Magic Town", this is 10km away, we will enjoy the beauty of Mexican culture because we will visit the downtown where the municipal market is located, we can do shopping or just enjoy the cultural wealth that the market offers, we can also enjoy a little tour in the Church of the town. -At about 14:00 hours we will be arriving to the restaurant to taste traditional Mexican food. -The return will be at 4:20 p.m. and we will arrive at the CDMX to the meeting point around 6:00 p.m. -The trip will serve to know us more and get to the first point already as a group of friends. During the tour I will be translating all the information for you in English, and I will serve as a guide during the tour as I will be sharing with you cultural data of the area.

Your host

Learn more about Verónica

Verónica

I'm a restless person, I've lived in Spain and in the United States, in Mexico I have also lived in different cities like Morelia or Cuernavaca and since 2015 I have lived in Mexico City. I studied Human Rights and Peace Management, and currently I have a gluten-free, sugar-free or dairy-free bakery business. I like to travel, I enjoy meeting people from different cultures and I love sharing and explaining my country's history, culture and gastronomy, by visiting beautiful places and towns near Mexico City.

What's included

Food
There will be snacks for the road like snacks, cookies, water or soft drinks. And at lunchtime we will go to an emblematic…
Tickets
The entrance cost is included
Transport
We will travel in a 15 passenger van to go comfortably.

Where you'll be

Grotto of the Star. A grotto is a kind of cave where you can enjoy the forms that stalactites and stalagmites have been formed by the seepage of water and minerals that come in it. Ixtapan de la Sal is a town listed as Magic Town, and offers a variety of activities because there is an outbreak of hot springs, there are horseback riding and delicious restaurants to taste traditional food

Availability

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. The tour in the cave is about 40 minutes, you have to take into account that it is a cave, you always walk and there are railings to help you not to slip. The atmosphere inside is a bit humid. And you have…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Sunscreen

More tips

For this trip you must bring comfortable clothes and tennis for walking, climbing and descending steps comfortably, it is recommended to put on a blocker and bring a cap if you like. It is necessary to take into account that to go down to the cave we walk through a series of steps. Then in Ixtapan, we will also walk a little.

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Explore a Cave and Ixtapan de la Sal
New experience
From $132/person
New experience
From $132/person