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About Los Tuxtlas

Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve.  This protected area preserves the last representative rainforests of the State of Veracruz; its tropical ecosystems are among the best known...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Montepío 40 minutes away.

  • Airport

    Veracruz international Airport 'General Heriberto Jara' - Veracruz

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    The area has many entrances, you can arrive by vehicle or by bus you can get to the city of Catemaco if you arrive by bus you can take rural...

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented car and by public transportation.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Within the Protected Area with rural cabs, and when you get to the desired point if they are ecotourism projects there are trails and areas ...

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  • Schedules

    Weekends and holidays

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


Los Tuxtlas in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The recommended months to visit are from January to October.
  • For mountain we recommend boots, pants, long sleeve shirt, cap or hat. For the beach, comfortable clothes, flip-flops, bathing suits. For hi...

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Services within the PA

Everything is in the communities; the Protected Area does not have any type of infrastructure
Handicrafts, sustain...

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Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Montepío 40 minutes away.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$46.23 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

Of the 887 ant species recorded in Mexico, 292 have been identified in the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve, making it the site in Mexico where...

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Beaches and boat tours.

Representative species of PA

Cougar (Puma concolor), Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), Margay (Leopardus wiedii), Military Macaw (Ara militaris), Jaguar (Panthera onca), Lila...

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You can see more representative species of Los Tuxtlas on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not extract flora or wildlife. 2. Use only permitted trails 3. Follow the rules of your guide


  • PA office address

    Niños héroes #4 esq. Emiliano zapata. Col Nixtamalapa C.P. 95870 Catemaco, Veracruz.

  • Phone

    +52 (294) 9432020

  • Email

    Without information

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