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Tour Veracruz: River Descent and Eco-Archaeology 3 Day Getaway

On this 3-day adventure in Veracruz, explore pre-Spanish archaeological sites, embark on a thrilling white-water rafting trip, enjoy breathtaking landscapes, and more!

USD $390.00USD $520.00

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Explore and Adventure on this 3-Day Getaway from Mexico City to Veracruz

On this 3-day/2-night experience, tour Veracruz, explore pre-Spanish archaeological sites, embark on a thrilling white-water rafting trip, enjoy breathtaking landscapes, and more! After each exciting day, enjoy a fantastic dinner at the hotel and relax by the pool.


  • Visit the archaeological site El Cuajilote
  • Go white-water rafting on the river Filobobos
  • Explore Veracruz with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Relax at beach-side “casitas” or at the pool


Day 1 – Tlapacoyan
Begin your tour of Veracruz with 14:00 pm departure from Mexico City. Your drive to the State of Veracruz will take about 5 hours, and your guide will stop for stretch/bathroom breaks along the way. You’ll arrive in the town of Tlapacoyan in time for dinner at a local restaurant, and you’ll have the option to stay in a private cabin or hostel for the night.

Day 2 -Tlapacoyan / Descent of the river / Veracruz
After enjoying breakfast, you set out to visit the archaeological site El Cuajilote, of the Totonac culture. The pyramids and plaza were long protected by nearby gorges, waterfalls, and rivers, and today, you’ll have ample opportunity to explore this outstanding natural landscape as well.

After exploring the site, you’ll have a chance to white-water raft in the nearby rapids (level 2-3) of Filobobos River. You’ll get a safety demonstration, then head out on the water to raft with your experienced professional guide.

Throughout the day, you’ll have time to swim in the invigorating river and take a short walk to admire the nearby “El Encanto” waterfall. You’ll also be provided a boxed lunch to eat on the banks of the river with stunning views all around.

You’ll return to the hotel at approximately 4:00 pm and have the evening to explore Veracruz or relax in the pool. Dinner is included at the hotel.

Day 3 – Veracruz / Mexico City
After breakfast, you can choose between visiting beach-side “casitas” (thatched, shady beach-side overhangs) about an hour from the hotel, or enjoying a free morning at the pool. Visitors to the casitas will return to the hotel at approximately 13:00 pm.

After lunch, you’ll pack up your belongings and begin your return trip. You should arrive in Mexico City at approximately 20:00 pm.

What’s Included?

  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
  • 2 lunches
  • Entry fees to activities mentioned in the above itinerary
  • 2-night accommodation in comfortable 2-person cabins in the facilities of Camp Aventurec
  • Bilingual guides (For languages other than English/Spanish, contact for information on availability)
  • Rafting guides
  • Life jackets and helmets
  • Rafting activity

Important Notes

Group size : 4-10 people


Tlapacoyan, Mexico

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Tlapacoyan, Mexico 19.960943, -97.214056

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