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Tepozteco, Tepoztlan
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Hike up to Tepozteco, the ancient Aztec temple dedicated to Tepoztecatl, the god of the pulque drink. Overlooking the rustic village of Tepoztlan, known for its Mezcal production, the archaeological site consists of a 10 m (33 ft) high, pyramid-shaped temple perched on a sheer clifftop. On the strenuous uphill trek to the temple, you will pass through lush green rainforest, see waterfalls and rock formations, and perhaps spot the elusive coati. When you reach the pyramid, you will be rewarded with a vista of the town and verdant rainforest below. Work out when and for how long to visit Tepozteco and other Tepoztlan attractions using our handy Tepoztlan itinerary maker.
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  • Rich natural, cultural, ecological, tourist, an unforgettable experience for large and cuttlefish, rise has a staircase of more than 100 stairs that is worth much by the landscape that offers, but to lower the legs they tremble,
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  • Probably one of the most invigorating hikes in Mexico! A must see! Be prepared for a workout! This is not a beginners hike.. but a must do! Nothing quite like it.. 
  • It was a beautiful experience! Costs go up but if you're paying attention to all the nature that surrounds you, the sound of birds, flowers... It is beautiful! And to reach the top, the satisfaction of having accomplished! It is beautiful! Very energetic!
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