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Beautiful scenery, great food, difficult hikes

It is so beautiful here. If I could make this journey again, the only thing I would change would be... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2013
311Maryma
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Sacramento, California
Mountain cabin

High above the city of Oaxaca, a group of villages provide a cabin with a fire place in a forest... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2013
Isaac O
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San Jose, California
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The Pueblos Mancomunados of the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca constitute one of the most outstanding examples of community social organization in Mexico. Their Nature trails integrate a network of more tan 100 kilometers of rural footpaths and country...more
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M. Bravo#210-A Plaza San Cristobal Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

It is so beautiful here. If I could make this journey again, the only thing I would change would be to stay in one village and make day hikes elsewhere. Or catch a ride between villages. My friend and I decided to hike between villages...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2013

High above the city of Oaxaca, a group of villages provide a cabin with a fire place in a forest environment. If it is more activity you seek, the villages will provide a guide that will lead you on the trail between villages to your...More

Thank Isaac O
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I went to Benito Juarez, one of the Pueblos Mancomunados, several years ago, but didn't write about it. We LOVED the village and walking the surrounding hills in July. Tranquil and very, very beautiful. I did have an altitude problem and would take meds next...More

2  Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 30 July 2013

If you are in the Oaxaca area you need to make sure that you make it out to this area. The people here are amazing, the facilities are extremely new and of high quality, and your surroundings are incredibly beautiful. I can't stress how nice...More

Thank Sherbros21
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Well worth a trip here even for a night. Cuajimoloyas has amongst the most spectacular scenery I've seen in all of Mexico. Hiking here is a must - there are long and shorter ones. Although i didn't anticipate the effect of the altitude on my...More

2  Thank Madam-mango
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I've visited here several times over the years and I always have a good time and enjoy myself. The primary attractions are hiking and mountain biking. You aren't in a true wilderness environment but rather an area where traditional agricultural and pastoralism are ways of...More

6  Thank Nicholas L
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Wow, we really enjoyed the two days/one night we spent here. We organized through Expediciones Sierra Norte who were fine, but if you don't speak Spanish you may have slightly more trouble. THe tourist offices, lodging, guides were all fantastic. For it being "off the...More

2  Thank MicahJorrisch
Reviewed 2 January 2013

stayed 2 days in the sierra. Did 2 hikes: a 7 hr and a 4 hike. Relatively easy hikes that can be done easily withing the time they stand for. Stayed 1 night in a cabin whcih wasvery good.. Made reservation through internet and some...More

1  Thank PELOWELOMAN
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Los Pueblos Mancomunados are a series of Zapotecan Indian villages that have formed a cooperative that enables visitors to hike or mountain bike and stay in cabanas throughout their region in the Oaxacan Sierra Norte Mountains. This area is secluded, very rugged and absolutely beautiful....More

1  Thank joetrekker
Reviewed 27 May 2012

The Pueblos Malcomunados are well worth a visit, set high in the Sierra the views are breath taking. The accommodation offered in these villages is clean, simple but great value. The hikes were a little bit more rigorous that expected but if you're fit and...More

2  Thank Bdmar
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Response from Yvonnemos | Reviewed this property |
I think that would be easiest from Benito Juarez. Try to bring a map or get some general directions, since trials are not always very well marked. Have fun!
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