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El Tepozteco

Ciudad de México and Morelos

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About El Tepozteco

El Tepozteco National Park.  This National Park offers to the visitor majestic landscapes produced by its large geological formations, as well as the panoramic views of ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Cuernavaca, Morelos, at 17 Km.

  • Airport

    Mexico City International Airport 'Benito Juárez' - CDMX

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land, 74 km from Mexico City and 17 km from Cuernavaca.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private automobile and public transportation. It is connected to Mexico City by the Mexico-Cuernavaca highway on the Cuautla turnoff and by ...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Through trails and paths with signage.

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  • Schedules

    Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    18-22°C, with summer rains.

El Tepozteco in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Light clothing, comfortable walking shoes (field boots or tennis shoes), cap or hat are recommended.


Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules

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

Cuernavaca, Morelos, at 17 Km.

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.

More about El Tepozteco

Interesting facts

It includes the hill of the same name and land surrounding the town of Tepoztlán. The pre-Hispanic culture is present in this PNA, since the...

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El Tepozteco archaeological site, cave paintings, viewpoints, caves, bodies of water and landscape.

Representative species of PA

Long-tailed Wood Partridge (Dendrortyx macroura), White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica), Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus), Imbricate Alligator Liza...

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You can see more representative species of El Tepozteco on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not introduce alcoholic beverages
2. Do not bring pets
3. Do not take wild flora or fauna.
4. Do not damage the cave pain...

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