For the lovers of extreme sports, Mexico offers many ecotourism and adventure activities. Here is a list of some of the most popular places to find activities that will give you adrenaline.

Jalcomulco, Veracruz

This is a destination that you must visit, is located in the center of the state of Veracruz, and in this place you can practice different sports like rappelling, hiking, walking, and surf trough rafting rivers. It is an unforgettable experience where you can camp or sleep in the comfort of a hotel, you will also find delicious food.

Jalcomulco, Personal Picture

Barrancas del Cobre, Chihuahua

Located in the heart of the Sierra Tarahumara, this canyon is deeper than the Grand Canyon of Arizona, and you can do a lot of activities, as walk trough hanging bridges, rappel and hiking. You can also make the trip and enjoy the landscapes in the Chepe train, so you will have opportunity to know the culture of the indigenous groups in the area, where Im sure you will be surprised with its beautiful crafts and traditions.

Barrancas del Cobre, Phorograph from

Huasteca Potosina,

 If you want to enjoy breathtaking natural landscapes, you have to go to the State of San Luis Potosi, there you can practice rappelling, rock climbing, walking, and swim in its impressive waterfalls and rivers of blue waters. The places you can not miss are the Tamul waterfall, the “Sotano de las golondrinas”, with a drop of 510 meters, the magical village of Xilitla with its wonderful surreal design, among many other places.

Castillo Edward James, Xilitla, Photograph from

Selva Lacandona Chiapas

In this place you will find a great diversity of flora and fauna, as well as endangered species like the jaguar and howler monkeys. In addition you can make rafting on the rivers, hiking, rappelling, and admire the culture of the indigenous tribes in the region.

Cozumel, Quintana Roo

In this island in the Caribbean Sea, you can dive and snorkel in different ecosystems. You can enjoy a wealth of marine flora and fauna and also boat rides, kayak and sport fishing.

Cozumel, Photograph of

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  1. This is the kind of thing people need to see and know about Mexico so they’re not scared of going because of El Chapo etc. This gets me excited! Great post!

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