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Get the experience of sailing the Papaloapan river: Alvarado & Tlacotalpan

Río Papaloapan, México (0)
from/per person $1,950
  • Nature  
  • Spanish and english
  • Guide
  • Tickets
  • Transportation


If adventure and landscape are involved, this tour will meet all your expectations, we will embark on a boat to take a tour to the Butterflies River "Papaloapan", the second most important watershed in Mexico, the tour will start in Tlacotalpan and end in the Puerto de Alvarado visiting wonderful coastal landscapes, with its characteristic fauna and beautiful mangrove formations, discovering with each meter of navigation the beautiful landscape.

Tlacotalpan, also known as The Pearl of Papaloapan, is a town with well-preserved architecture and traditions. We invite you to tour this town that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and that at the time of its marine boom came to receive large sailboats and schooners from Europe. We will visit the windward colossal barlovento and Agustin Lara’s House museum.

We will also visit Alvarado, a city of commerce, where the purchase and sale of sea products is the most common and where his beautiful works of carpentry from Rivera are recognized throughout Veracruz and the republic..

This tour will depend of the weather conditions of the year.


  • Visit to the town of Tlacotalpan
  • Visit to Agustin Lara’s House Museum
  • Visit Nezahualcoyolt Theater
  • Boat trip to the port of Alvarado
  • Tour of the historic center of Alvarado
  • Transportation, tickets and guide
  • Available languages: spanish and english


  • Starting point: Customer's hotel lobby
  • Departure: 09:00-09:20
  • Arrival: 18:00-18:20
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Days of operation: Everyday

This tour requires a minimum of 4 people