Hike up to Tepozteco, the ancient Aztec temple dedicated to Tepoztecatl, the god of the pulque drink. Overlooking the rustic village of Tepoztlan, known for its Mezcal production, the archaeological site consists of a 10 m (33 ft) high, pyramid-shaped temple perched on a sheer clifftop. On the strenuous uphill trek to the temple, you will pass through lush green rainforest, see waterfalls and rock formations, and perhaps spot the elusive coati. When you reach the pyramid, you will be rewarded with a vista of the town and verdant rainforest below. To visit Tepozteco and other attractions in Tepoztlan, use our Tepoztlan day trip planning website .
Tours to Tepozteco
El paseo es hermoso pero duro. Es una subida empinada entre piedras a más de 2000 metros de altura. Falta el aire. No es un camino sencillo. Pero tampoco es un camino imposible. Vi subir mujeres grand... more »The ride is beautiful but hard. It is a steep climb between stones at more than 2000 meters high. There's no air. It's not an easy way. But it's not an impossible path either. I saw big women and someone else carrying a baby go up. You have to know to recover the air and carry a lot of liquid. Maybe a candy for the sugar, too. Not bad... all this information, no one gave it to me. There are no distance indicator signs, no precautions, nothing. When you think you don't give any more you get to a break that warns you that you're halfway there. That's all. After all that, yes, the climb is worth it. It's an experience in itself. And - there's no sign either - Be careful when you come down. It's steep and dangerous.
Es un lugar histórico imperdible en tu visita a Tepoztlán. Hay que caminar para llegar al sitio Hay una pirámide, u cerca hay fauna del lugar que se acercan a ti en busca de alimento. la vista desde e... more »It is a must-see historical place on your visit to Tepoztlán. You have to walk to get to the site There is a pyramid, or nearby there are fauna of the place that approach you in search of food. The view from that place gives you the whole valley.
Places to stay near Tepozteco
Plan your trip to Tepoztlan
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Tepoztlan
Side trips from Tepoztlan
Hidden gems in Tepoztlan
Nearby attractions in Tepoztlan
Breweries & Distilleries in Tepoztlan
Plans to Tepozteco by other users
24 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Morelos BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Tepoztlan BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM ROMANIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Mexico City BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium