Los Tuxtlas and Tlacotalpan, Mexico

The Green South of Veracruz

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!

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion and Connect with Nature


English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


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


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • 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



Meet in the morning at the Port of Veracruz.


Flexible Departure Date
All year


4-16 travelers

What's Included


3 Nights Eco Lodge


Bilingual guide


No Hot Water and Private Bathroom


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


Boat, Hike and Walk

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Your Local Host

Totonal Viajes

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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