Day trip

From Mexico City: Basaltic Prisms and Real del Monte Tour

Activity provider: Travis Adventures

From Mexico City: Basaltic Prisms and Real del Monte Tour

Activity provider: Travis Adventures

From US$ 115 per person

Marvel at the impressive Basaltic Prisms, admire the landscape of Peña del Aire and discover the mining past of Real del Monte on this private tour.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Admire the colonial architecture of Huasco de Ocampo
  • Marvel at the natural beauty of the Basaltic Prisms
  • Discover the history of the Mexican paste
  • Wander through the streets of Real del Monte
Full description
Get back to nature on this tour of the best natural attractions in the Hidalgo region. Departing from Mexico City, travel to the town of Huasca de Ocampo and learn all about its magical history. Wander through the streets of the town, admiring the colonial architecture and natural beauty along the way.  Later, visit the Basaltic Prisms, a true masterpiece of natural art. Get up close to these fascinating hexagonal formations and learn all about their unique geology and formation from your informative guide. Afterwards, travel to the imposing Peña del Aire, stopping at several viewpoints along the way to admire this massive canyon in all its glory. Finally, return to the village of Real del Monte, the birthplace of the Mexican paste. Learn all about the invention of this delicious treat at the Paste Museum before enjoying a stroll through the cobbled streets of this old mining town.
  • Driver/guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

At the Roundabout of the Angel of Independence, from the Maria Isabel Sheraton Hotel.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water

Know before you go

  • Please note that lunch is not included in the price of this tour

Product ID: 364500