We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cascada de Texolo

| 3 km from the town of Xico, Xico 91240, Mexico
+52 228 179 9351
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Coatepec and Xico Magical Towns Plus Xalapa Day Trip from Veracruz
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“on site” (2 reviews)
“an adventure” (2 reviews)
“hike” (4 reviews)
| 3 km from the town of Xico, Xico 91240, Mexico
Write a ReviewReviews (154)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed October 18, 2017

Lots of little restaurants and souvenir stands. Several movies have been made here including Romancing the Stone. Lively place on weekends and holidays.

Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Stopped to view the falls and loved every minute. Such a beautiful setting. The falls were lovely and the food on site, particularly the tamales Oaxacan style, were great!

Thank hammoncm
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time at the falls. We got a bus from Xalapa to Xico (MX $20, ~30 mins) and got off when the bus turned right at a petrol station. We then walked back on ourselves, to a right turn up a...More

2  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed July 21, 2016

I visited Xico with the intent to visit the town and the waterfall. I caught a bus out of Xalapa near the old market place (Los Sauces) - it was very inexpensive and easy. Buses run regularly both coming and going. The trip to Xico...More

3  Thank SteveNM
Reviewed November 15, 2015

This place is amazing. I want to tell you how to get there and avoid large fees: (A) From Central Veracruz City, Take the ADO Bus Line to Xalapa. (B) In Xalapa City, get off at the Bus Station Terminal and wait EXACTLY on the...More

6  Thank John P
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I was on vacation in Veracruz city. I used public transportation to go to the Falls and it was certainly an adventure in multiple modes of transportation! The Falls are in a little town in the middle of the mountains. If you like nature, this...More

3  Thank Jaime M
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just a short cab ride from Xico to the falls.There is a nice mirador as you enter the fall but the best views are along the trail. Be sure to hike all the way to the bottom (over 300 stairs) for the best close up...More

1  Thank Bocas Chuck E
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Drive about a mile or so down a dirt road between banana trees and coffee bushes, park on the side of the road for free if you can, walk to the various viewing sites to see the cascades and river below. The views are marred...More

2  Thank arleneNewYork
Reviewed August 13, 2014

There is an easy walk (lined with vendors) to a viewing area at an old hydroelectric plant, which allows you to see the falls and the rainbow at the bottom. Very nice (but watch out for harmless-looking bugs that leave you with mosquito-type bites on...More

4  Thank D57896
Reviewed July 10, 2014

An easy and quaint drive from Hico through a coffee plantation, this sight is stunning. There is a short and easy trail to walk that will give you terrific views of the waterfalls and jungle-covered canyon. Have a drink or a meal at the Mirador...More

1  Thank Weerobbie
Nearby HotelsSee all Xico Hotels
Agua Bendita
49 reviews
1.50 miles away
Posada Coatepec
49 reviews
4.33 miles away
Meson del Alferez Coatepec
69 reviews
4.43 miles away
Hotel Ziami
62 reviews
4.45 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
El Meson Xiqueno
44 reviews
1.68 miles away
La Casa del Tio Yeyo
138 reviews
4.17 miles away
El Campanario de Xico
13 reviews
1.33 miles away
Casa Bonilla
106 reviews
4.20 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Pueblo Magico Coatepec
174 reviews
4.33 miles away
Parroquia de Santa Maria Magdalena
15 reviews
1.87 miles away
Museo de La Orquidea
20 reviews
4.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cascada de Texolo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines