Grutas de Bustamante, Bustamante

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Grutas de Bustamante, also known as Palmito Caves, are a group of natural caves located in the municipality of Bustamante, Nuevo Leon. The caves are located in an entrance of the mountains known as Sierra de Gomas, the Bustamente caves are located 107 kilometers northwest outside Monterrey and 7 kilometers southwest Bustamante municipal seat.HistoryThe caves are thought to have formed between 50 and 60 million years ago. During the prehistoric era, the caves were submerged in sea water that is the reason marine fossils like sea shells and snail shells can be seen on the cave walls. Bustamante caves like the García caves which were discovered a few years earlier, remained hidden for thousands of years until 1906. The discovery of the Bustamante caves was in 1906 when a local peasant was looking for palmito plant in the Gomas mountains, when he realized there was a small hole in the top of the mountain, so he decided to dig until he could go into a cave and to his surprise he found a wide variety of stalactites and stalagmites inside.
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  • well maybe there that go on comfortable clothes, with tennis courts, shopping ticket to climb to the caves has a cost of approximately 30 pesos if I remember correctly and you do rank up to the truck that will take you up to above to enjoy the landscape, a beautiful view inside the cave a travel there within approx 20 mins there a person who will explain the formation of each of the caves that exist. at the end you can take lots of pictures, and down enjoy a rich snack inthe store there.
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  • The spectacular caves, access without any problems for anyone, the cost is something symbolic, the explanation of the excellent guide and they have expansion plans because there is much more to visit in these caves.
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  • The caves are amazing, everything what is formed, as it is formed; the entrance costs 40pp; you park your car down, do row, and raises you a fully air-conditioned truck of the Government of the State, the driver uniform, and units completely new and clean, raise the assembled in 3 minutes, you receive and assign you a guide. The tour lasts about 15-20 minutes; but worth it, guides him hechan win giving you explanations of everything, and the names that put forms and figures, at the end you have a viewpoint over the city
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