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Tolantongo Caves

San Cristobal, Cardonal, Hidalgo, Ixmiquilpan, Mexico
+52 772 721 0855
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Beautiful spot

We spent the night camping with a guide from México City (Nomada Tours). It was such a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
PudZ_1
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Amazing place!! A little trek from Mexico City, but worth it!

This place is amazing, there is a geothermal river to swim in, amazing caves with the warm water... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
ReenyL
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“the river” (20 reviews)
“hot springs” (10 reviews)
“warm water” (10 reviews)
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San Cristobal, Cardonal, Hidalgo, Ixmiquilpan, Mexico
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+52 772 721 0855
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We spent the night camping with a guide from México City (Nomada Tours). It was such a beautiful spot but no one really speaks English. Since we did not speak much Spanish it was great having a guide. I would recommend overnighting one or two...More

13  Thank PudZ_1
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing, there is a geothermal river to swim in, amazing caves with the warm water and waterfalls shooting out of the ceiling as well as smaller, dark ones you can clamber up into by using a little rope that has been placed...More

7  Thank ReenyL
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

For families with adventurous spirit. 5hrs bus hopping from Mexico City airport, well worth it, just what I was expecting to get away from the city life. No credit cards accepted and slow pace service. Don’t expect 5 star services, you get what you get...More

1  Thank Flor D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Your have a lot of things to appreceate life and nature. The driving is woth it. It is far but no words to express my self. Your have a big cave were the water is hoy al year around. There is zip- línea and your...More

1  Thank Joe_play
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I've been to the Grutas several times, recently with family from around the US. It is an amazing place and well laid out for families and couples. The drive in has improved over the years and the road down to the site is almost completely...More

4  Thank Jack W
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

our part of 9 Absolutely loved this place..What a piece of heaven!! it is high in the mountains and is quite a drive but, so worth the trip. we arrived late in the evening and were all tired. The problem here is the lack of...More

1  Thank Kathleen B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Well worth the drive from mexico City but we strongly recommend spending the night in Pachuca. Also visiting during the week to avoid the crowds and avoid driving at night/dark.(Lots of speed bumps and pot holes) Really something worth seeing-unique- and really quite amazing. If...More

2  Thank Edjon01
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This place is unlike anything I've seen. It's definitely worth the 4 hour drive from Mexico City. I must say that for the last 2 miles or so the road descending into the box canyon is not paved and could be treacherous when dark or...More

1  Thank Gautam N
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We went to Grutas Tolantongo from Mexico City and were glad we made the trip out there. We took public transportation, which was a little long and slightly complex so i think driving would be easier, but is definitely doable. We took the omnibus to...More

10  Thank Jared B
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Paradise! This place was beautiful and a wonderful place to spend a few days. There is a fair bit to explore with the trail down the hill to the river, the caves with hot springs inside them, etc. Mostly though, the pools were the draw...More

4  Thank Katie C
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omyglory
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Response from Joe_play | Reviewed this property |
Hello, this placer is a lot better to go on a car. because the shuttle it leaves early. you have to take pesos cause they don't take USA money. is better if you go from monday to thrusday, on weekend is a lot of people... More
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