Additional field trips

  Puerta de la Huasteca

Exit to 08:00 hrs. Visiting Laguna de la Media Luna, the Natural Place Puente de Dios and Cascadas de Tamasopo, arrival to San Luis Potosí aprox. at 20:00 hrs.

This day they wait for the best postal to us of the contemplation tourism, we will feed the spirit and we will unload stress. The Media Luna is a spring that the point of view from scientific, tourist, historical and ecological, is of greater importance in the state, because in this place the births can be appreciated of where the water emanates, that provides the Valley of Rio Verde.


Also you can found, an aquatic plant called nenúfar, same that is of great importance for the conservation of the ecosystem. The births are six, and its form is similar to an invested volcano, being to different depths, greatest is located to 36 meters of depth. The lagoon of the Media Luna is an extinct volcano crater, that formerly was used for ceremonial aims of the natives and who now are an ideal place for the diving, the transparency and purity of its waters allows to appreciate the forest of white flowers that grows at heart, the multicolor fish and rest of great millenarian trunks.

We let the town to continue in the direction of the Gulf of Mexico by the highway to Tampico to enter itself in the HUASTECA. The Huasteca is understood in two phisiografics provinces: Mountain range Eastern Mother and coastal plain of the North Gulf. In the region of the mountain range Eastern mother the most important currents exist and waterfalls, like Puente de Dios, natural formation that unites two hills that underneath the Tamasopo river runs which forms a cascade and it goes into in a cavern later to integrate itself to the calm river. In this place the force of the water of Tamasopo has eroded the stone forming a natural rock bridge. Natural sling also laughed I dig great poza and almost circular, with the walls covered with vegetation, the water is of an intense blue color.


Cascadas de Tamasopo. "Translucent Waters, overflowing cascades and leafy vegetation, are some of the images that describe this true paradise. One can contemplate during hours the five waterfalls that follow one another one to the other of contiguous way without getting tired of the spectacle. To listen to its sound when falling of twenty meters of height and to observe how the uniform water mantle in the superior part, is divided in gores that slide by rocks. The light plays a role spectacular, produces in reflected cascades making seem them curtains with multiple undulations. In the parts where the light does not benefit with its brightness, shades which they give depth and they emphasize the illuminated thing, like small suns are created that dazzle to us. The colorful one of the water is worthy to be mentioned. In the borders it has tonalities green pale that are acquiring blue shades gradually until predominating the turquoise. One feels like to submerge to verify if we see our body sliding in the infinity of ranges that offers this paradisiacal place to us. The deep parts of poza are easy to locate because they acquire an intense blue dye ". After our encounter with the nature, we undertake our return to the city of San Luis Potosi.




Exit to 08:00 hrs. Visiting Real de Catorce, arrival to San Luis Potosí aprox. at 20:00 hrs.

The zone plateau keeps innumerable surprises to the travelers who decide to enter themselves in the past of San Luis Potosi exists sites that integrate this region which many ago the work under the Earth was the greater and more important office, to extract precious metals, converting in the unique work  task but today in d�son almost ghost towns in where the sonar of the tips on rocks is even listened to and where the magic of its enchantment now is but attractive that a gold nugget. One of these places is without a doubt some, Real of Fourteen, was one of the most important town of the New Spain founded around 1778,  reach his decade of height in centuries XVIII and XIX in century XX decay considerably and was left gradually.


The town is to 2756 m S.N.M. and it extends in a esplanade of 3 mounts that exceed the 3000 m that are: the Lucero, the boat and the lioness. To the Southeastern limited by a deep ravine called del voladero, this situation as much inaccessible Tunnel de Ogarrio the unique access to the town, that measures approximately 2,5 km in length and 5m of stop perforated of massive rock. Around the main seat called the Coal bunker the parish of the Immaculate Conception built by the 1780 can be admired whose bells sound announces the birth of the sun each. The Baroque construction of pine board ground and some paintings and sculptures can be admired in the main church of this town and whose Santo patrono is Saint Francis of Asís celebrates his supervisory celebration the 4 of October.

The House of the Currency, particular beauty now in ruins that was has their function  from 1863 to 1886 and that due to the unevenness it has 2 floors of a side and 3 of the other. The Municipal Palace and other constructions of great arquitectonic value. The Centennial Seat, another one garden of singular beauty. To the center of this seat is kiosk of forged iron that makes remember the times of the porfiriato.

Entering a little  to the ghost town of Real of Fourteen we will be able to find the majestic Palenque with its seats worked in stone that it evokes the classic Greek theaters, the Bullring, that like many constructions of the site this now in ruins.

The Cemetery of the east town surrounded by a monumental stone horse armor with a beautiful forged iron door and that in its inner one keeps one of the small chapel dedicated to the  Guadalupe Virgin.  Impregnated constructions of history that the time I take, spotted streets that conserve the echo that in them was recorded, the whistles of the wind sometimes is the unique that is listened to between the streets of a� town of Real of Fourteen.

This town is also center of the meetings for the Huicholes groups that every year they come from their towns in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit to the Mountain range of  Catorce where collects peyote and the chosen ones begin like chamanes.


Large group:

Per person 24 EUROS  or  31 USD
*REAL DE CATORCE              
Per person 22 EUROS  or  28 USD

This rate is for groups of 40 persons and includes transportation in motorcoach (air condition & lavatory), bilingual tourist guide, admissions and drinks on board.

Small group:

Per person 66 EUROS  or  85 USD
Per person 63 EUROS  or  81 USD

This rate is for groups of 2-11 persons and includes transportation in tourist van (air condition), bilingual tourist guide, admissions and drinks on board.

You may be able to pay in euros, dollar or pesos here in San Luis Potosí; however, it is important to inform Ms. Julieta Gordoa Mercado that you are planning to attend any of the two excursions.



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