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“Perfect little getaway”

Reviewed 9 October 2013

Only about ten-fifteen minutes away from the city center, an easy and cheap taxi ride. You pay around two dollars at the entrance which goes straight to the community. They even give you a photocopied booklet with the answers for the questions you will encounter on your walk in the form of little signs.

The forest itself is very very nice. A two hours long trail is leading you up, higher and higher until you end up in the cloud forest. Green everything, huge, amazing trees... A very relaxing and beautyful reserve and a humble , nice community based initiative.

I recommend it to everyone as an early morning, or a nice easy afternoon activity.

8  Thank beavisnail
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

We spent a very early morning hiking in the Huitepec Reserve. We were with a local bird guide so it was very special. It is quite a vigorous up hill hike to the top. The trails are well marked, wide and mostly covered in leaves. It is a pine and oak forest and here are epiphytes and many orchids so keep your eyes searching. It was an enjoyable 2-3 hours.

5  Thank gatopaja
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

We went today with our 5-year-old. She managed the 2-km trail. The first half is all uphill, although there are steps. It's challenging because you are at 2300m-2400m in altutude. It's great to be in the woods and be surrounded by nature, yet so near town. We really like it there. The leaflet helped, but it would have been nice to have a guide too. Got there by taxi. Be careful they don't overcharge you at the entrance: the guy charged us 80 pesos, then we we came back and asked for the ticket he dropped it to 60 pesos (2 adults, 1 child). Go on a cooler day.

2  Thank CanadaMex
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

We took a cab for 60 pesos from the center of San Cris and we were transported to the cloud forest. An easy but steep trail took us through several levels of the forest. The English handout was a great guide. A wonderful change from being in the city.

3  Thank JoniG
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Reviewed 22 November 2012 via mobile

Take a combi - traditional bus - from the market of San Cristóbal to Las Palmas or San Filipe. IT cost only 10 centimos.

5  Thank Jose N
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