Garcia Caves Day Tour from Monterrey

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Garcia Caves Day Tour from Monterrey

From $70 per person

Visit the fascinating Garcia Caves on a full day tour from Monterrey. Visit the entertaining Xempal Zoo, browse the Casa Rosa and El Ojo Museum, and enjoy the traditional scenic Garcia village. Finish the day with a trip to the imposing Huasteca Canyon.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire and explore the fascinating Garcia Caves, the world's second-largest cave system
  • Visit the Xempal Zoo and take a ride on a llama, pony, or donkey
  • Look around the inspiring Casa Rosa Museum which offers a collection of art including textiles, ceramics, jewellery, wood and metalwork
  • Stop at the El Ojo Museum which also displays an intriguing collection of art from the Mexican states Oaxaca, Jalisco, Puebla, and Michoacán
  • See how the students at the Artesanarte hand craft school learn traditional skills, such as feather-working and silk embroidery
  • View the imposing limestone walls of Huasteca Canyon
Full description
Discover the Garcia Caves near Monterrey on this full-day tour. A breath-taking experience, the Garcia Caves are natural formations that developed more than 50 million years ago. Discovered in 1843, the Garcia Caves are the second-largest cave system in the world. After the Garcia Caves, you will be given the opportunity to explore the Xempal Zoo. The Xempal Zoo, complete with lake, mini-farm, and play area, houses plenty of animals including giraffes, zebras, and camels. The Xempal Zoo also offers pony, donkey, and llama rides. Wander round the Casa Rosa Museum for a cultural experience. Browse the textiles, ceramics, jewellery, wood and metalwork for a stimulating afternoon. Follow this by a visit to the El Ojo Museum which also houses popular works of art from neighbouring Mexican states. Complete the day by absorbing the scenic beauty of the Garcia village and stop by the Artesanarte Hand Craft School to witness how students learn traditional skills such as feather-working and embroidery on silk. Finish the day with a visit to the imposing Huasteca Canyon. The imposing slab of limestone, sliced apart vertically, is one of Mexico’s most spectacular natural phenomena. Besides the Huasteca Canyon's scenic qualities, it presents an exciting challenge to climbers of all levels.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfers from tourist area
  • Optional visit to Parque Zoológico Xempal (entrance fee not included $6)
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open-toed shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
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It is inevitable to go to the mountains in Monterrey, a town characterized by mountains. A very beautiful view was waiting. The ropeway waited for a system trouble on the day, but if it goes smoothly, it will climb 1000 meters in 4 minutes. There were plenty of places to see inside the cave, and the two-kilometer journey was very quick. After that, the museum dropped in and returned to the starting point. It would be great if there was something else besides the cave ... I hope that only two more people can apply and I need to pay for two people alone.

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November 19, 2019

November 7, 2019

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Mario, from Ajua Tourism was great. Excellent English. We decided to add the trip to Cola de Coballo waterfall. Well worthwhile.

January 4, 2020

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