Villahermosa Excursions & Tours: Dare to live a different experience in the Sierra Route in Tabasco. Explore the incredible Caves of Cocona, that hide a beautiful lake in the middle of tropical landscapes, just the place for experiencing cave archaeology. Enjoy the Magical Town of Tapijulapa, with its cobbled streets and red- and white-painted houses. Visit the Ex Dominic convent at Oxolotan, built in the 16th century by the Dominican monks from Chiapas, with an impressive architecture. This tour is perfect for those with an adventurous spirit and hoping for a closer contact with nature and culture. Begins the journay directly to Cocona Caves in Teapa, you will discover and admire amazing stalactites and stalagmites as well as a gorgeous indoor lake and cascades. Also you will find several galleries and magnificent limestone formations. We will have time to admire the biodiversity of this natural paradise inside of the tropical Jungle. ( 1.45 hours of visit). The area is covered by a dense layer of vegetation that in the high mountain region.
After the visit, the second stop will be Tapijulapa Magical Town (Since 2008). A walk through the cobbled streets of Tapijulapa is a genuine delight, as its alleyways lead to the main square, with its bandstand and hanging gardens. Its most emblematic building its the Santiago Apostol Church building in the 17th century. You will also be able to admire the work of skilled local craftsmen as they make and weave wooden furniture. (1.30 hours of visit).
Finally you will visit the Oxolotan Ex Convent. The trip ends at Oxolotan, 17 kilometers from Tapijulapa. Right on the banks of the Oxolotan River, you will stop by the downtown area to admire the Santo Domingo de Guzman Church and former convent. Built around 1572, the former convent is now a colonial-era art museum, although small it has a number of notable pieces. (45 mins of visit).
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel lobby in Villahermosa.
Duration: 14 hours.
Start/opening time: At 6am.
End/closing time: A 8pm.
Others: We suggest bringing comfortable shoes and clothes, a hat and sunglasses, sunscreen, extra cash if you want to buy a souvenir and additional meals.