Los Tuxtlas and Tlacotalpan, Mexico

The Green South of Veracruz

4 Days | Cultural Activities, Eco Lodge and Boat Tour

Have you ever been to Veracruz? There are amazing natural sites in the South of this region. Incredible landscapes, full of color and life, where the local communities have created sustainable tourism initiatives that meet the expectations of travelers who seek true contact with nature.

Come get lost in the jungle of Los Tuxtlas and explore the beautiful Catemaco Lake nearby. Immerse yourself in the local culture with a Popoluca purification ritual and relax on a beautiful unspoiled beach while savoring fresh grilled pompano!

Right for You?

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion and Connect with Nature

Languages

English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity

Location

Mountains, Lake, Small Towns/Villages, Rural Communities and River

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Totonal Viajes que Iluminan

Locally Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$570/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Don Aciano will tell you about the ancient and traditional uses of medicinal plants
  • Immerse yourself in culture with a Popoluca purification ritual
  • Conquer the Santa Marta Mountains
  • Get lost in the jungle of Los Tuxtlas and explore the beautiful Catemaco Lake nearby
  • Participate in a fun handicraft workshop
  • Enjoy fresh grilled pompano on a breathtaking unspoiled beach
  • Witness the quality of the region's tobacco leaves on a visit to a cigar factory
  • Get up close and personal with a fabulous carved stone Olmec head

Details

Schedule

Meet in the morning at the Port of Veracruz.

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

4-16 travelers

What's Included

Lodging

3 Nights Eco Lodge

Activities

Eco Lodge, Eco-tourism, Cultural Activities, Walking tours, Cooking Class, Kayaking, Making Crafts, Boat Tour, Trekking, Waterfalls and Historical Sites

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

No Hot Water and Private Bathroom

Food

All meals included
Some days don't include all meals. See itinerary for details.

Transport

Boat, Hike and Walk

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Totonal Viajes que Iluminan

Locally Owned Tour Operator

Discover the beautiful lesser-known regions of Mexico as well as some wonderful local initiatives that maintain ancestral customs. Totonal offers unique tours that give you the chance to interact with the local community, who are proud to open the doors to their world and show you their history and culture: artisans, rituals, gastronomy, amazing nature, and a good dose of warmth are the main characteristics of these experiences. This will enable you to understand the authentic and varied culture of Mexico from the different regions visited, and the great spirituality of its inhabitants, who have great love for Mother Earth. Keeping an open mind will allow you to better learn from the wisdom of your hosts and amplify the experience enormously!

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)