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Address: M. Bravo#210-A Plaza San Cristobal Centro, Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 514 8271
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Description: The Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca constitute one of...
The Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca constitute one of the most outstanding examples of community social organization in Mexico. Their Nature trails integrate a network of more tan 100 kilometers of rural footpaths and country roads suitable for hokers and mountain bikers of all abilities, designed to show its visitors the most relevant aspects of this exceptionally beautiful natural area. This is an intercommunity cooperation initiative which promotes the communities preservation of natural and cultural heritage through the promotion of responsible tourism of high quality, linked to the natural environment, traditions and customs of the pueblos. Please, help us to improve our services and complete our Satifaction Survey (only in spanish, available on our facebook page.Thank you!
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A great experience hiking between villages with a few small mis-steps from Sierra Norte

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3-day village-to-village hikes in the Pueblos Mancomunados, from Benito Juarez to Cuajilmoloyas to Llano Grande (we did each leg in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3-day village-to-village hikes in the Pueblos Mancomunados, from Benito Juarez to Cuajilmoloyas to Llano Grande (we did each leg in a little less than 3 hours, with no breaks). We stayed 2 nights in the cabins and hiked with local guides (spanish language) each day. If you are visiting Oaxaca for an extended... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The collective of towns in the Sierra Norte that include Benito Juaréz, Llano Grande, La Neveria, Amatlán, Lachato, Latuvi, and Cuajilamoyas are known as the Pueblos Malcomunados which mean "towns among the clouds". Each town has its individual beauty but I would highly recommend visiting Llano Grande, Amatlán, Latuvi and Benito Juaréz. You can book a full day or multiple... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went on a private tour to one of the pueblos. It was only a day trip, but was worth it. The drive there was beautiful, we had a very nice lunch, some of us hiked to the top of hill where there's an archeological site.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We're a 20-something couple and did a 4 day hiking excursion to Cuajimoloyas, Latuvi, La Neveria and Benito Juarez. We had an amazing time seeing the beauty of the cloud forest, and many of our guides were amazing with tons of knowledge to share about local plants and reforestation projects. We also did the ziplines in Cuajimoloyas and Benito Juarez,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I are 62 and we started our trip to the Pueblos Mancomunados by visiting the Expediciones Sierra Norte office at Calle Bravo #210-A in Oaxaca. The office has maps and descriptions of all the trails of the 7 villages that are part of this excellent ecotourism project. The staff help you plan your trip and can help... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We’re a 60-ish couple who did a three-day hike with Expediciones Sierra Norte in December 2014, travelling between Cuajimoloyas and San Miguel Amatlan. The friendly staff at the Oaxaca office (Luisa, who spoke good English) quickly helped us decide on a route and length. We’d highly recommend this experience, starting with the bus/taxi/truck trips to and from the villages and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We did an overnight stay in Llano Grande with Expediciones Sierra Norte. Nice guided hikes (in Spanish) and good simple meals. Be aware that you need to arrange your own transport by local bus or cooperativo. Some basic transactional Spanish at minimum is advisable to do this trip. The mountain forests are beautiful and the cabins have a big open... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We reserved our stay in the Pueblos Mancomunados with the community run travel agency Expediciones Sierra Norte. Unfortunately, their only office in Oaxaca is open weekdays and their website isn't great, so we were only able to stay for 2 days. They will tailor a package to suit your needs. The helpful staff in the office speak English. The villages... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The ecotourism in these tiny mountain towns is administered by Expediciones Sierra Norte, and we booked an overnight hiking trip with them by emailing their Oaxaca office, then going in to pay them. It worked fine, but I couldn't help feeling I'd been slightly scammed, because we paid almost double what we would have paid had we gone directly to... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderful preservation of culture in different indigenous communities. These communities have worked together to provide great options for tourists to get into these villages. Beautiful cabins to stay in for a very economical price. Great ecotourism with spectacular views. You will find that the communities are all in on the service of the visitors. Each of the people you encounter... More 

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Address: M. Bravo#210-A Plaza San Cristobal Centro, Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 514 8271
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca

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