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Arch of Time and Venta River Canyon Adventure

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What to Expect

Day 1: Day 1. Transfer to Lazaro Cardenas Community and hiking to Arch of Time

Stop At: Biosphere Reserve Selva Ocote, Carr. Internacional, A Cintalapa s/n, Cruz Blanca, 29140 Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Chis., Mexico
Early morning At 5:00 o'clock we board the unit in the city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Capital of Adventure to begin our journey by moving to the General Lázaro Cárdenas community, located in the perimeter zone of one of the walls of the Grand Canyon of the sale, there will be a safety talk with the guide in Chief to introduce us to all the Staff that will be in charge and will generate the delivery of personal equipment that will be our responsibility throughout the Expedition.
it is planned to begin the expedition from Lazaro Cardenas to Arch of Time around 7:00 -7:30 am. We will make a hiking during 3 hours approximately through the Ocote Biosphere Reserve, with the help of porters and mules to move the necessary equipment for the Expedition. At 10:00 - 10:30 am we will arrive at the majestic Arch of Time, to reach the beach where we will camp. We will descend to rappel on a wall of 50 meters. Our night will be accompanied by the first fire inside the canyon. Overnight at Arch of Time (Camping).
Note: The camping equipment its included.

Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Arch of Time. Camping Experience.

Day 2: Exploring the Arch of Time

Stop At: Arco Del Tiempo, Cintalapa, Chis., Mexico
Early morning after a cup of coffee enjoy the amazing view of the Arch and the La Venta River Canyon. In companion of our staff and guides we will walk a few meters from our camp to see what we hear all night, a sound that is generated by the siphons and the roar of the river upon entering the area known as the Great Collapse, an area where giant boulders combined with rapids stand out.
About 10:00 a.m, we will start with the extraction of equipment that accompanied us on the expedition to later continue with the ascent. We will use harnesses, carabiners, elevators and rope, for this we will scale so individual with the help of the aforementioned team. It is contemplated that about 12:30 hours we will begin with the trek in the jungle of the Ocote Biosphere Reserve; it is a stony and rugged road similar to the first day when we entered the La Venta River Canyon. After 3 hours of trekking and hiking we will arrive where we will board the unit that will transport us to the General Lázaro Cárdenas community, once there we will enjoy a delicious typical food at the restaurante of the local community, there they will provide us with food. Our departure will be programmed about 18:00 pm we will board again the unit that will transfer us to Tuxtla Capital de la Aventura and your corresponding hotels. We will arriving about 10:30 pm.- 11:0pm.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
ECOEXPERIENCIAS MEXICO, Calle 5a Ote. Nte. 424, Granja Uncil, 29000 Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
Please confirm your pick up time once you have received your booking confirmation.
Departure Time
5:00 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Camping Equipment, Rappelling equipment,
  • Adventure and Travel Insurance
  • Local Guides
  • Certified Guides under NOM09.
  • Round Trip Transportation.
  • Accommodation in Camping Mode.
  • Mules and porters for cargo.
  • 24 hour Satellite Tracking in the GPS Spot Locator
  • Entry/Admission - Biosphere Reserve Selva Ocote
  • Entry/Admission - Arco Del Tiempo
  • Addition meals or drinks not listed before.
  • Sleeping Bag.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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