Tolantongo Caves, Ixmiquilpan

(3.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Take a dip in the mystical paradise that is Tolantongo Caves high in the mountains. The caves are divided into two areas. The larger grotto features a warm natural pool, stalactites, stalagmites, and an increase in temperature as a result of mineral-rich water misting in from the ceiling and walls. Rest in the flowing stream inside the cave or unwind in the waterfall pools, which are natural cliffside springs. For the adventurous, experience a 1,800 m (1.1 mi) zipline or the suspension bridge. Listen to the echoes of the waterfall with mountains all around. Plan to visit Tolantongo Caves and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ixmiquilpan attractions using our Ixmiquilpan itinerary maker.
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  • It is a very large water park. With different types of prices. All of them are very affordable. Security is very good. Activities available are to go alone, as a couple or as a family. It is located approximately 4 hours from the city of Mexico and a booth only pay if you go by highway
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  • Very nice place... Good to relax with family or friends... I recommend go from Monday to Thursday because on weekends and holidays is super full and not enjoying equal. The prices are affordable compared to other spas. I camping one day, the truth is worth. But the same hotels are in good condition, with accessible prices. I think place is clean. The caves are amazing!
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  • I have visited the Tolantongo grottos several years, it is a very nice place, those that everyone should know, but to enjoy it really must be during the week, as weekends is a too-busy place and not you can rest and enjoy with so many people. My last visit was for 4 days, from Thursday to Sunday, I traveled with my 4 children and my spouse, personally I prefer to stay but there is enough place for camping if what is someone he likes. Arriving at Tolantongo after lower and lower by a road which today is concrete hydraulic (was dirt road), where charge you the entrance you can go to the right where you will find the pools (many people do not know them) or you can go to the left where you will find River and the grutas(casi todo el mundo llega alla) , personally I prefer go to the pools and stay there where there are some cabins with air conditioning and there is also a hotel, both very comfortable and clean (on the side of the river there are also hotels and camping area), the room that I play in the hotel did not have air conditioning, yet on the side that you decide to go can pass to the other side just present your tickets. If yours is also camping space designated for this, there are grills for you to take your food and you rent or sell everything you need; houses, tables, chairs, lena, mats, coal, etc, etc. For those who do not take this option there are several restaurants, eats rich and prices are not excessive but also not cheap, but there is something for everyone. Some years ago there was no phone signal so it was a great place to forget about everything since the rooms have no TV either, they only exist in restaurants, today there are signal and you reach to have internet on your phone, just that the signal is not very good. Takes cash cards are not accepted and reservations are not made by phone, where you want to make it go down and make your payment in cash. Pools are incredible, all day and night drain warm water and Crystal Hill and passes from one to another for what they will never have standing water, there are many so if you go during the week you can have one for you alone without any problems, at the bottom made a bridge and a tunnel that are great for photos. So in the middle of a river was born in the caves there is a stunning hot water jet and there is a second which is not so easy to pass since the current tends to push you back, but if you're pulling a rope can be smoothly, aside of these there is a natural tunnel in which there is much steam , you must wear shoes of River because you can lose them if you're wearing sandals and if you're not wearing them you lastimaras your feet with stones, in case of not having that same sell them to you at an affordable price, you have to walk something to reach the Grotto. Halfway there is a suspension bridge that takes you to the other side of the River, there is another municipality Cardonal, do not go without knowing him, you'll also find pools, but everything is much more natural and you will find a natural swimming pool of 5 meters depth, which is located just above the grottoes, also the landscape is wonderful, you charge for passing, but worth a lot and isn't much to what it costs you , although you will not find a place as commercial as it is Tolantongo today, you'll have a great contact with nature and view and incredible landscapes. River is blue, so blue water that it seems impossible and logically also warm, so you need shoes for River and it is not very deep and current is not very strong so spend it very well there also. I recommend going at least a couple of days to visit all this time. Sold protection to cell that I recommend you buy so not you they get wet there. While people are not the most cordial it is also rude and if the saludas you respond, are Ejido members who perhaps do not have the preparation of people dedicated to tourism but personally none has been rude with me in several years. That if location? of course, if, my kids love them and they have 20,17,7 and 1 year respectively.
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