Pueblos Mágicos & Basaltic Prisms Tour with optional Private Tour

Pueblos Mágicos & Basaltic Prisms Tour with optional Private Tour

Take a journey to Real del Monte and Huasca de Ocampo, 2 towns whose natural beauty and historical relevance earn them each spots on the Mexican Secretariat of Tourism's list of Pueblos Mágicos. Explore their stunning colonial architecture and surrounding basaltic formations on this tour.

Your first stop is Real del Monte, a small mining town located at an altitude of 8,900 feet (2,700 m). There you'll have a guided tour on the center of the town, where you'll learn about the colonial times, their gastronomy, etc. Enjoy free time to stroll the city's charming streets and, if you want, sink your teeth into pulque bread, pastes, and plenty of other delicacies famous in the area.

Then head to the Basaltic Prisms, a collection of towering basalt rock columns lining a ravine that were formed by the cooling of volcanic lava. Take time to admire its 4 waterfalls.

Continue to Huasca de Ocampo, where you’ll have time to take pictures and walk around its streets.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Real del monte, Mineral del Monte Mexico

Stroll through the streets of Real del Monte, an old mining town with lots of history and intrigue. Spend some free time in the center of town shopping and having lunch (own expense). Try Hidalguense cuisine, such as pulque, cream bread or tamales. Admire the 18th century architecture, fountains, red-tiled roofs and archways.

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Stop At: Prismas Basalticos, Santa Maria Regla A 150 mts de la entradas de los prismas, Huasca de Ocampo 43503 Mexico

Make your way to the Basaltic Prisms, a collection of towering basalt rock columns lining a ravine that were formed by the slow cooling of volcanic lava. Take some time to admire 4 waterfalls crashing down these magnificent rocks.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Huasca de Ocampo, Huasca de Ocampo, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

Continue to Huasca de Ocampo’s center, where you’ll have time to take pictures, walk around its streets or buy a souvenir, before beginning the drive back to Mexico City, where your experience ends with drop-off at your starting point

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"

Duration: 12 Hours
Start location: 1: Auditorio Nacional, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, 11580 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
2: Hotel NH Collection Mexico City Reforma, C. Liverpool 155, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
3: Bellas Artes, Historic center of Mexico City, Guerrero, 06300 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Round-trip transfer (if you select the private tour, hotel pick is included)
  • Professional guide
  • Ticket to Basaltic Prisms
  • Entry/Admission - Prismas Basalticos

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


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