Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

One of the world's largest cave systems, Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa features 20 underground spaces for exploration, plus another seventy as-yet unexplored. A central gallery connects large salons with a height that ranges from 20 to 81 m (65 to 265 feet). The history of the caves dates back to the pre-Hispanic era. Join one of the two-hour organized tours, or hire a local guide. If you go by yourself, bring a flashlight. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes for the 4 km (2 mi) return journey, which follows a slippery path. You don't have to wear warm clothes because of the cave's pleasant temperature. Facilities include restrooms at the halfway point. Plan to visit Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa during your Taxco vacation using our convenient Taxco trip planner .
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  • Normally my fiancé and I are much more adventurous, when we’re vacationing alone. However, when we’re with either her son, my 4 kids, or all 5 we are a bit more conservative. That being said, we still...  more »
  • A unique experience... a journey into the depths of the Earth, where water and rocks have sculpted the most varied forms. The place is well conditioned to go, as there are steps, although it is essential to wear comfortable shoes and walk calmly, because we could stifle us as we enter. There is transportation from Cuernavaca departing Terminal pullman Center and back right there in the caves, where is a Tlacotalpan at the entrance of the mercadito's crafts
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  • Great place. A 2-hour visit. 4 kilometers from Gallery deep has 450 meters underground. For 70 peso and 30 peso if you come by car. Honestly it's worth the trip. I recommend this tour.
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  • Nice place to visit, one of the big caves. Bring your own food, if you are vegetarian, no phone network, you can get direct bus from Mexico city Taxquena terminal. It cost you around 190 Mxn.
  • Very beautiful place. Extremely hot so take water and anti-slip shoes, it gets pretty dangerous. Also take a bit of change the narrator asks for a voluntary donation and the laughs are worth it 😉
  • Astonishing, a real must for everyone planning to visit Taxco or nearby places. Besides of the cavern visit (about 1 hour) there are some other activities, like canopy, travel by boat, rock climbing an some other stuff. Whatever you do please cover yourselves in mosquitoes repellant. Seriously. also, a good camera and a tripod are necessary for the visit to the cavern if you really want some cool photos. Smartphone cameras are nowhere as good as they need to be in such environment.
  • Nature's marvel, really amazing. Try the hanging bridge
  • This place is stunning! You can only visit the caves as part of the tour that the park offers - about 80 pesos in Spanish. No translation is needed, just be ready to be strucked in awe.

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