Ciudad Valles is a city of San Luis Potosi, it is located to the east of the state, in the Huasteca e Region, on the banks of the Tampaon River, also popularly known as Rio Valles. It is an important commercial, tourist agricultural and livestock center. Its proximity to the Sierra del Abra-Tanchipa and the tons of the Huasteca, makes it an important tourist cluster, a must for visitors, due to its hotel infrastructure and services.

Museum Tamuantzan, Ciudad Valles, SLP
Museum Tamuantzan, Ciudad Valles, SLP

In the region, ecological tourism is practiced in addition to extreme sports such as kayaking or abseiling. It is considered the Great Gate Of The Huasteca Potosina. In the region where Spanish, Tenek and Nahuatl are spoken, this city has an interesting center. Its oldest building  is the Parroquia de Santiago Apostol, dating from the sixteenth century and as a contrast, a few blocks away is the modern cathedral. Here you can rest in the Hidalgo garden or the Alameda or buy at centre market.

Glorieta Hidalgo, Ciudad Valles
Glorieta Hidalgo, Ciudad Valles

Don’t leave without trying the enchiladas huastecas, or the bocoles, the chochas or the famous and exquisite zacahuil. The Huasteca Potosina is one of the most beautiful Regions of mexico and hides fantastic natural architectural and archeological attractions, 20 of which you can access from Ciudad Valles not more than an hour from the city. The waterfall from Micos consists of seven waterfalls that are divided.

Enchiladas Huastecas
Enchiladas Huastecas

Between them, pools of turquoise blue water that take this hue for the minerals they contain. When you see them, you will not be able to avoid swimming  and it is just the kind of adventure that you should take advantage of. In the place you can practice rafting on a journey that will leave you speechless. The landscape that will fill you with excitement.

Micos Waterfall SLP
Micos Waterfall SLP

Puente de Dios is an excellent place to enjoy nature and practice eco-tourism activities. The beauty of the place will leave you speechless because it has a waterfall of 25 meters and two pools with crystalline blue water ideal for swimming, as well as a cave inside the river that seems illuminated when the rays of the sun strike. In this place you will find all the necessary services to enjoy this ride to the fullest.

Puente de Dios, Aquismon SLp
Puente de Dios, Aquismon SLp

The Tamul waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls for its beauty in the country and largest in the state, this fall is of 105 meters and reaches 300 meters in width depending on the amount of rain that falls. At your side you can practice all kinds of eco-tourism activities: mountain biking, rappelling, hiking and more. Consider that you have two options to admire it: by boat from below, or through El Sauz Village from above.

Tamul Waterfall, SLP, Aquismon, San Luis Potosí
Tamul Waterfall, SLP, Aquismon, San Luis Potosí

In Rio Verde you can find the impressive spring of Media Luna, which is a natural spa in which runs the most crystalline water you will see in your life.

The magical town of Xilitla is located in the middle of the jungle, in is distinguished by its humid climate despite being far from the sea. When walking through its streets you will have an idea of the opulence during its coffee period since you will see large houses and important churches The surreal garden , will take you to another world; imagined by Edward James. Do not leave without trying the zacahuil, a tamal of up to two meters  that they sell in the tianguis.

Market of Xilitla
Market of Xilitla

Sotano de las Golondrinas in Aquismon is the sixth largest abyss in the world, its free fall of 376 meters and the total depth of 512. But when visiting it, do not think that you will only see a big hole in the ground. Every morning when the sun rises, the swallows leave in flocks heading to Tamaulipas in search of food and return when the sun goes down. Their circular dance is an impressive natural spectacle.

Basement at the Golondrinas, Aquismon, San Luis Potosi
Basement at the Golondrinas, Aquismon, San Luis Potosi

The waterfalls of Tamasopo are three waterfalls that you can admire in this place with the enormous advantage that they have practically remained unchanged by the hand of man. The place is excellent to enjoy the tranquility of nature and in this natural spa. You can also camp, making it an excellent destination if your looking to get away from the bustle and chaos as the only as the only noise you will hear is that of falling water.

Tamasopo waterfalls, Tamasopo, San Luis Potosí
Tamasopo waterfalls, Tamasopo, San Luis Potosí

The Huahuas Basement is a hole created in the earth resulting from the collapse of calcareous soil, measuring 478 meters deep with with a diameter of of 60 meters and in this impressive hole the white fronted swifts and the green parakeet inhabit ethnic name called Huahuas, hence the name of this basement. The experience begins with the departure of hundreds of birds, but is is also possible to go don to the cave to observe it from the inside.

You can access Ciudad Valles on domestic flights to the airports of San Luis Potosí or Tampico in Tamaulipas, and on international flights such as Houston-Tampico or Dallas-San Luis Potosí. Also coming by road from Mexico city on the Mexico-Queretaro highway until arriving to San Luis Potosí. In short, if you want to surprise yourself with incredible landscapes, bathe in the turquoise waters of their rivers or go on the adventure of hiking in a unique experience, do not think too much, you have to do sightseeing in Ciudad Valles, The Great Gate Of The Huasteca Potosina you must have a place for your travel calendar!


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