Grutas de Tolantongo


Useful Information

Location: Tolantongo, Valle del Mezquital, Hidalgo.
Mexico-Pachuca freeway, before arriving at Pachuca turn left, to Ixmiquilpan. Towards the Cardonal 19km, turn off to cave 9km more on gravel road.
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Address: Grutas de Tolantongo.
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Last update:$Date: 2014/07/21 08:11:29 $

History

 
SEP-2004cave closed due to a collapse.
DEC-2004probable date of reopening.

Description

The Grutas de Tolantongo are located in Tolantongo in the deep Valle del Mezquital. Coming from Ixmiquilpan the paved highway ends and a gravel road leads down into the valley in numerous U turns.

Tolantongo is not a village, but a hotel, a campground, a hot spring and the show cave. The unique feature of this cave is again a hot spring inside the cave. The hot water mixes with the cold water of another spring, then flows into rimstone pools, where the visitor may take a bath.

At the moment the cave is closed because of a roof collapse. It will probably reopen in December 2004.


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