Tepoztlán is a town where its mysticism and good energy can be felt
Tepoztlán is a town where everyday life is lived with simplicity. A place where it is possible to forget about stress and immerse yourself in the calm and relaxed rhythm that emerges from this magical town. Its warm climate and the close connection with nature invite you to do outdoor activities, walk the streets of the town or enjoy some extreme sport if you enjoy the adrenaline.
The town of Tepoztlán is one of the most attractive destinations in the state of Morelos. It is located at the foot of the Tepozteco hill surrounded by unimaginable natural landscapes. It has pre-Hispanic treasures, ancient traditions and legends, crafts, excellent cuisine and other things.
It is famous for its snows of exotic flavors, its handicrafts, the tour to the top of the Tepozteco hill to know the ruins of the temple that is there, its temazcal baths, its pre-Hispanic dishes, without a doubt an unparalleled experience to be enjoyed in so just a weekend. Tepoztlán is considered a place to rest of first class.
Climbing to the top of Cerro del Tepozteco is always a great challenge
Climbing Cerro del Tepozteco when visiting Tepoztlán can be a great challenge that is definitely worth it. Upon reaching the top you can see the ruins of a pre-Hispanic pyramid built between 1150 and 1350 AD in honor of the god of pulque, Ometochtli Tepuztécatl. The journey to the top is full of a diverse and abundant vegetation that you will enjoy in every step you take.
The Ex-convent of the Nativity is one of the treasures of Tepoztlán
Built in the 16th century by the Dominican friars, the Ex Convento de la Natividad is one of the main tourist attractions in Tepoztlán. Beautiful original murals are preserved inside its walls. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Today there is a museum of history and the inhabitants of the current Tepoztlán.
Visit the popular market and delight yourself with its diversity of traditional snacks
In the popular market you will find a great diversity of fruits and vegetables in season, you can enjoy their traditional snacks such as pumpkin flower quesadillas, huitlacoche, chicharrón and more. The most traditional is the itacate, a chubby corn in the form of a triangle filled with the favorite dish. There are also the toasted and crispy grasshoppers that accompanied by a corn tortilla and a guacamole make a delicious taco.
The Tepozteco National Park is the perfect place for extreme sports
El Tepozteco National Park is a protected area with a great variety of flora and fauna. Its pleasant climate allows activities to be carried out in the open air surrounded by landscapes of immense beauty. The main activities that are carried out are treks in the Tepozteco hill, bike rides and extreme sports such as parachuting, balloon rides, among many others.