Quialana, Peak of the Sun

From $110 USD/person
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For this amazing adventure, we begin with a visit to the village of San Bartolomé Quialana, known for their women’s traditional outfits and head scarfs. Here we will have breakfast prepared by a local Zapotec family and begin our hike. We will start at approximately 1800 meters above sea level (5900 feet) and ascend to approximately 3000 meters (9850 feet). The views on this route are breathtaking and upon reaching the summit, we will enjoy a tasty lunch and learn about the ceremonies held at this location to honor the Sun. In addition, our knowledgeable guides will share the legends and customs of this Zapotec community.

On this trek you will have a unique opportunity to hike a special route used by the Zapotecs to access a sacred ceremonial site located on the summit of this mountain.