The art of exploring the forests, mountains, caves and the most spectacular corners that awaits Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and that can be visited by anyone who dares to venture.
Sustainable tourism has an extremely attractive and enjoyable branch in Zihuatanejo; it's about hiking. In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo there are mainly 4 options to carry out this activity but; according to the tastes of the travelers; these can be adapted. Here we share some options available with the specialized staff of Zanka Adventures.
Caves. Did you know that there are caves in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo? Well, if you are willing to go for a short walk, rappel down and explore in the dark, La Cueva del Tigre is for you; located on the road to Playa Majahua in Zihuatanejo and surrounded by eccentric nature, this cave is one of the most popular and accessible to go with the whole family. There are other caves in the surroundings that require a little more effort to get there, consult the experts and decide your best adventure.
Mountains. Exploring the mountains has always been a delight; Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is surrounded by beautiful mountains that offer impressive views once you reach the top. The most popular places to explore as a family are the Playa Linda Viewpoint and the Espinazo del Diablo hill overlooking Playa La Ropa.
Waterfalls and pools. Incredible landscapes and a refreshing day awaits you visiting the waterfalls, pools and even hot springs that are in the surroundings of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo; in some of these places the activity is enriched with abseiling. One of the most popular is the Cascada del Posquelite, which is very close to Ixtapa; To get there, you will walk along a path of lush trees following the path of the stream until you come across an impressive 30-meter waterfall.
Beaches. We couldn't stay without mentioning the beautiful hidden beaches that still exist and that you can explore in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo; To reach them requires a very relaxing walk through forests and palm trees, but you will win a spectacular view as a trophy and above all the satisfaction of discovering these places. The options are many but our recommendation is to visit Playa Manzanillo or Contramar always accompanied by an expert.
Hiking is an enriching activity that, on each route, allows you to get closer not only to the natural world, but also to know the historical and cultural heritage that is part of your journey. In this activity there is a strong bond and respect with nature. You will learn new things about the natural environment you visit, such as its fauna, flora or about the landscape.
Our recommendations for hiking in Zihuatanejo are: Accompany an expert, wear comfortable clothing and footwear that protect you, avoid taking local flora or fauna.
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