Expediciones Sierra Norte

Expediciones Sierra Norte

If you're looking for a unique and immersive travel experience that brings you close to nature and the culture of the Zapotec communities, look no further than the Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca. Nestled in the beautiful Sierra Norte mountain range, these communities are located at altitudes between 2,000 and 3,200 meters, and offer visitors the opportunity to explore more than 100 kilometers of rural trails that are perfect for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.

The Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte are a group of eight indigenous communities that have joined forces to promote sustainable tourism in their region. These communities are committed to preserving their traditional way of life and their natural environment, and they welcome visitors with open arms.

When you visit the Pueblos Mancomunados, you'll have the chance to experience the beauty of the Sierra Norte from a unique perspective. You'll be able to explore the stunning forests, rivers, and waterfalls that make this region so special, and you'll also have the opportunity to learn about the customs, traditions, and history of the Zapotec people.

Whether you're an experienced hiker or mountain biker, or you're simply looking for a peaceful and scenic place to relax and unwind, the Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte have something for everyone. So why not plan your trip today and discover the hidden gems of the Sierra Norte for yourself?

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Active Adventure, Connect with Nature, Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path


$250-680 /person
Approximate pricing. Rates vary based on number of days for tour (2-4) and number of people in your group.


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Locally Owned Community Project

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Why Lokal Recommends Expediciones Sierra Norte


Community Project started in 1994| Locally Owned

A Unique Story

The Sierra Norte of Oaxaca is a beautiful and biodiverse region that has been recognized by the World Wildlife Fund as a unique destination in the world. Located in the heart of the Sierra Norte mountain range, this area is home to a wealth of natural beauty, including forests, rivers, and waterfalls.

Expediciones Sierra Norte, Pueblos Mancomunados is a community organization that is dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism in the Sierra Norte. By creating hiking and mountain biking trails that showcase the most beautiful and important aspects of the region, this organization is working to ensure that visitors can experience the Sierra Norte in all its natural splendor.

The local communities of the Sierra Norte are an integral part of the Expediciones Sierra Norte organization, and are involved in every stage of the development of the project. The Board of Directors of the organization is made up of members of the community, and all proposals and action plans are submitted for approval to the Board of Elders and the Community Assemblies, in accordance with traditional customs.

By choosing to visit the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, you'll not only be able to experience the beauty of this unique and biodiverse region, but you'll also be supporting the local communities who are working to protect and preserve it for future generations.


Sustainable Tourism Award/Certification and Visit by Lokal Staff

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