5 Bewitching Sights You Will Find Only in Mexico

  • 18 March 2018
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Mexico has a wealth of beautiful landscapes beyond the iconic regions of sandy beaches and endless sunshine. Blessed with a highly diverse topography and geographic situation with distinct ecozones, Mexico has so many surreal and mysterious landscapes – not to mention its amazingly rich cultural heritage. Also, Mexico is surprisingly diverse when it comes to flora and fauna. These places have intrigued visitors and captured the imagination of local people for centuries. A fascinating mix of native as well as colonial influences from Spain can be witnessed in almost everything ranging from the country’s culinary scene to vibrant musical and art traditions. Many of the indigenous Aztec as well as Mayan and historic colonial sites are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ensuring they will remain intact for generations to come.

On your next trip, take a break from the bustling Mexico City and Cancun and head to these bewitching places. 

 

Sumidero Canyon , Chiapas

Best known for the Cueva de Colores or the Cave of Colors, the stunning deep and narrow canyon characterized by vertical walls contain thirty rapids, five waterfalls, three beaches, two freshwater springs and a cofferdam three meters wide. The forests of the canyon features endangered and threatened species such as the Central American river turtle, American crocodile, anteaters, and numerous species of monkeys.

 

Loreto, Baja California Sur

Located on the Baja Peninsula between the La Giganta mountain range and the Sea of Cortez, Loreto is laid-back, peaceful seaside town with spectacular views of Baja desert, stunning beaches, rock paintings, picturesque island and lip-smacking seafood.

 

 

Xilitla, San Luis Potosi

Surrounded by rivers, pools, caves, waterfalls and mountainous Huasteca region, Xiltila is small town nestled in the heart of forests. Crammed full of sights such as forest full of irregular sculptures, stairways simulating bridges, labyrinth sidewalks, stone snakes and spherical constructions, the town offers breathtaking sites and experience to cherish for a lifetime. This magical little spot is the creation of English surrealist Edward James as a part of his project.

 

 

Tulum, Quintana Roo

Stunning white-sand beaches, azure water contrasting Mayan ruins is what makes Tulum one of the most desirable and unique archaeological sites of Central America.

 

 

Basaseachic Falls, Chihuahua

Surrounded by Basaseachic Falls National Park, Basaseachic Falls is located in the Parque Nacional Basaseachic at Copper Canyon the Basaseachic River. While visitng this stunning waterfall, one can explore indigenous Tarahumara people living in the mountains of that region.

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