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Grutas de Garcia

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Address: Carretera 40 hacia Saltillo | 40 Km de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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Stunning and dramatic caves dating back more than 50 million years ago.

Stunning and dramatic caves dating back more than 50 million years ago.

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The caves are gorgeous... a natural place with history. The guide is full of interesting information.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves are gorgeous... a natural place with history. The guide is full of interesting information.

Thank Monica R
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took an Uber from Apodaca. The journey was about an hour and there were 2 road tolls along the way (paid about 200 pesos for the tolls). There were some stalls selling snacks,beverages and crafts near the ticket counter. The tickets to enter the Grutas via the cable ride cost 80 pesos for adults and 60 pesos for children... More 

Thank insanidiy
Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, what can I say. It's a cave. But I find it to be more interesting than many others. The view from the top of the cable car is amazing. Worth visit even for that. The cave itself is lit nicely and you can find some fossils in the stone. Possible also walk up the mountain. Not too far from... More 

Thank wublili
Fullerton, California
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth the drive and really cheap to get in. We rented a car and parked with no problem, it was $80 pesos to take the cart up (they did stuff it with way too many people though). Once you get to the top (which you can also hike up to for $50 pesos) the views are amazing. Inside you... More 

Thank Caligula800
Bangor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A scenic but short tram ride up the steep hill to the entrance of the cave. There's a path if you wish to walk up or down. The tour takes about 45 minutes, guides are helpful and personable. The cave is easy to find, just west of Monterrey outside of Garcia - signs direct the way from town.

Thank Bill E
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I swore I would never ride a gondola because I am afraid of heights, but this ride up to the cave entrance was not bad at all. This cave was amazing. I had read about caves prior to my visit, which was good because I could understand only a few of the words of the Spanish-speaking guide. It took about... More 

Thank barbykue
Edwards, Il
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Very windy the day we visited. So much so that they closed the gondola down. It was a .9 mile hike with 1000 ft of elevation change - thanks to my Fitbit. Many people were unprepared for the hike. Wear sensible shoes as you may be walking down. The tour was great and the caves were impressive. We came via... More 

Thank Ruths4
Santa Clarita, California
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Caves of Garcia (Grutas de Garcia) are an amazing experience. They are about 45 minutes outside of Monterrey, and easy to reach by car. There is free parking, and then you ride a cable car (Teleferico) up the side of the mountain to the caves. The tour consists of a paved walkway two kn long, with a tour guide.... More 

Thank Longhorns1995
Monterrey, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Impressive the visit to the caves "grutas de Garcia". I totally recommend them, there is a ferry that takes you up to the mountain where the caves are and it is a wonderful ride, then the tour inside the caves is just magnificent.

Thank Luis G
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Desertic area near Municipio de Garcia. It's far away the city soy it is good to arrange a round trip from the city. Don't rely on uber for your return. Good fare for a taxi would be arround MEX$1100 and the driver it's going to wait for you there. For a tour you have to arrange for it at least... More 

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