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Address: State of Morelos, Tepoztlan, Mexico
Activities: Hiking

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Great hike with stunning views at the top

I did this hike with family on a recent day trip to Tepoztlán. It took us an hour to reach the pyramid (from the start of the trail), then we spent about 30 to 45 mins taking in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Puebla, Mexico
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Puebla, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I did this hike with family on a recent day trip to Tepoztlán. It took us an hour to reach the pyramid (from the start of the trail), then we spent about 30 to 45 mins taking in the views and relaxing. The pyramid is quite small but stunning nonetheless. Then it took us another 45 mins to get back... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I visited Tepoztlán & the pyramid Tepozteco on a day trip from Mexico with two friends in early March. If you are getting a taxi to the bus station from your Mexico City hotel make sure you are very clear about which bus station you need to go to. Our concierge arranged our taxi & they took us to the... More 

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Hoi An
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

As all the other reviews say, it's very challenging steep climb for about 45min to 1 1/2 hour depends on your fitness level. It's more like a natural stair master than hiking. You should bring a bottle of water and start hiking early at 9am when they open. There is $43 fee to see temple. the temple opens at 11.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It's a good idea to start early to beat the heat. We didn't realize that the pyramid opened at 9 so we ended up waiting at the top, but we ran into quite a few locals out for their morning exercise. Everyone was happy to greet us and one man walked the second half with us. He was glad to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We climbed up to Tepozteco this morning and are currently sitting having a few drinks. Beverages are very necessary after returning from the site. It's up to an hour hike pretty much straight uphill depending on how many stops you take. Well worth the hike though as the views are spectacular back down towards the town and Cuernavaca in the... More 

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Afton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Tepozteco is always the highlight of my trip to Tepoztlan! It is quite a hike to the top but somehow I always come back down feeling energized. Tepoztlan is truly a magical pueblo!

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

hello i visited tepoztlan a long time ago and i just wanted to share my experience with you. hiking u the mountain is a real challenge,but is worth every single step. we took lots of breaks along the way and made it to the top of the pyramid. the view from up there is incredible. if you ever visit tepoztlan... More 

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Greenbrae, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was at the tepozteco on Monday and my was it nice. Several things to consider first it's free! Yes free no charge however if want to see the ruins (pyramid, tower etc) its 47 pesos which is less than $5 us dollars depending on the exchange rate. On Sundays the attraction is free but pretty crowded. I recommend comfortable... More 

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Aguas Calientes, Peru
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Tough climb! Still worth it. The view is marvelous The pyramid is not too large and you need some dexterity in hiking The town and valley view is worth the effort

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Up, up, up. Wow! The view from the top is incredible. But be sure you have good walking shoes. It's steep and long!

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