A gorgeous river canyon of mythical and historical significance.
Whether admiring fossils on an ancient sea bed or strolling through an age-old Mixtec village with its 16th century church – you’ll be following a route defined by its rich history and dramatic scenery.
Most visitors to Mexico are surprised to discover the mossy pine-clad mountains of northern Oaxaca. Clouds and storms blowing in from the Gulf are caught here and the result is cloud forest – cool green woods with deep blue sky.
This is the birthplace of corn. Farming allowed the wandering hunter-gatherers to build homes and create stable communities. Take a tour of ancient history and visit the homes and workshops of craftspeople in Zapotec villages.
Discover coffee country deep in the Mesophilous forest of the Sierra Norte.
Pueblos Mancomunados & San Miguel del Valle
Cueva Iglesia – Cuajimoloyas – Latuvi – Amatlan
Pueblos Mancomunados & Sierra Norte
Llano Grande – Cueva Iglesia – Cuajimoloyas – Latuvi-Amatlan – Capulalpam
Claudia and Yves are the most hospitable host you could ever have. They are very friendly and knowledgeable about the country they serve. They make you feel very comfortable immediately. They speak the language and can translate very easily. They take you to so many wonderful places and introduce you to some amazing healers for some awesome experiences.
We were in Mexico for three weeks and this was undoubtedly a highlight. We trekked with Ives and Claudia to four villages in total, through absolutely breathtaking scenery. No two walks were the same and it felt like we’d gone to four different continents – the scenery and vegetation was constantly changing.
We did a 3-days hike in the Pueblos Mancomunados with Claudia & Yves, the owners of Tierraventura. The hikes were beautiful. In 3 days you go down from 3 to 2 thousand meters. The landscape is ever changing, going from pine tree forest through alpine meadows to tropical cloud forest.