The tour begins leaving from the city of Oaxaca, heading to the community of Lachatao in the Sierra Norte de Oaxaca. Estimated travel time in the car is 2 hours.
Upon arrival enjoy a local snack before beginning your hike to Camino Real with your local guide.
You will a hike a route that was part of a broader pre-Hispanic route that linked the Zapotec cities of the Central Valleys with the Gulf of Mexico, along the route you can see vestiges of the original stone path, in excellent condition; You will be able to observe the vegetation, an example of the wonderful biological diversity of the Sierra Norte (bromeliads, trees with moss and figures sculpted in rock by nature itself).
We will use the same route to return to the community, where a delicious meal awaits us.
Trail distance: 12km (7.4 miles)
Estimated walking time: 5 hours
After lunch, we ́ll move to our cabins and have free time to rest and enjoy the wonderful views of the region.We recommend to you visit the church of Lachatao of the XVI century, and the local museum that houses part of the history of the community and the region.
Lodging: Lachatao Community Cabins