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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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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.

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The best way to hike

We did a 3 night hike and it was great.We made reservations last minute (finalized the day before) and they were really flexible and accommodating. Started in Llano Grande and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited the cabins in San Miguel Amatlan in December for two nights. After emailing the Expediciones Sierra Norte several times and being shocked at their high prices, we visited their office in Oaxaca where they tried to sign us up for their tour packages. They were not very helpful when I asked them whether we could... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We did a 3 night hike and it was great.We made reservations last minute (finalized the day before) and they were really flexible and accommodating. Started in Llano Grande and hiked to Amatlán, then to Latuvi, then back. Amatlán and the town right next to it (not sure of name) is a must-see, and the hike between Amatlán and Latuvi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

the terrific guides know all the trails and are great at suggesting the ones most suitable to desires and skills. the views are remarkable, the air invigorating, the flora fascinating..

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

My boyfriend and I booked the Extreme Hiking Sierra Norte (3 nights/ 4 days) in November and we really liked our experience! - They were very flexible with changing the original schedule to had more hours of hiking (small extra) - The private rooms in all pueblos are very clean and charming (fireplace in each of them with wood). Possibility... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We took a great two day tour with Expediciones Sierra Norte: one day of hiking and one day of horseback riding, plus a temazcal (traditional sauna) visit. The office staff are very friendly and make an effort to speak English, if you prefer. The days were very well organized, with one guide leading you and then passing you to the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The hike from Latuvi to Amatlan was wonderful, magical, and mi guia Arturo was knowledgable, energetic and friendly. I booked with expediciones sierra norte. Its cash only - pesos only - so plan accordingly. Considering that the price is somewhat fair, this was ok with me. Big plus that the small villages receive the cash directly. These people are living... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We rented a car for US$34 to drive to Cuajimoloyas, one of the Pueblos Mancomunados in the Sierra Juarez. We were going to hike with a guide and there was one at the tourist office that day. Unfortunately it was very cold and very rainy so we had a good lunch at the restaurant recommended. Then we drove back to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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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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