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Huitepec Ecological Reserve

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Just plain gorgeous

Once you climb up all the stairs the walk becomes quite pleasant in an old oak forest. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Connie B
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San Diego, CA
Nothing espectacular!

I went there with my family on a sunday afternoon. We climb the hill like an hour at a really slow... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Clao74
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Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico
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“nice hike” (2 reviews)
“oak” (3 reviews)
“path” (4 reviews)
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Once you climb up all the stairs the walk becomes quite pleasant in an old oak forest. Lots of bromeliads and interesting undergrowth.

Thank Connie B
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I went there with my family on a sunday afternoon. We climb the hill like an hour at a really slow pace. The walk was nice, the végétation also but nothing espectacular. You could hear the sound of the city around. After climbing then the...More

Thank Clao74
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I took the San Juan Chamula colectivo and asked to be dropped off at Huitepec along the way (should be about 10p). Near the entrance I paid 30p to enter and was given a paper guide. The hike took me about 1hr 45 mins since...More

Thank seyfried13c
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Small forest walk on the outside of San cristobal. Beautiful nature and a great conservation process. Would only recommend if you want some alone time in nature and to get out of the town for some time.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a great escape for a tranquil afternoon. Take your hiking shoes, water and a sack lunch (or maybe some tamales). This reserve has beautiful flora with an oak forest, pine forest, many epiphytes growing on the trees, mushrooms, ferns and other beautiful flowers...More

1  Thank Xhico
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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Nice short hike on a foggy and rainy day. We were the only tourists in the whole park. We didn't see many birds or animals, but the park itself was very beautiful. Definitely recommend if you like nature and the outdoors.

2  Thank VandyNurse2015
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

I went to this place since I heard really good things on it. Nah! Just walk and walk, Not even a squirrel I could see. Jusr non-fancy birds. Nice walk thoug. You go as high as 1320 ft as far as I can recall.

Thank PDN N
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

My husband and I spent a pleasant morning here. We were the only visitors. It was a very peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of San Cristobal. We heard many birds and saw a few, and caught a glimpse of a grey squirrel. The...More

3  Thank Annette C
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

We booked a trip on our Cruise stop in Porto Chiapas. The lure was birds, we were supposed to find lots and lots of them. They picked us up on time in an old non-air conditioned bus and we proceeded to the long drive. I...More

Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

You can take a cab here for about 50 pesos. When you arrive you will find a small shack. There were no prices posted and I've read that people pay a variety of entrance fees - we paid 60 pesos each (be sure to have...More

7  Thank beasquare
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