When it comes to the unique vegetation of a region or the rare species of animals that live under a particular ecosystem or even the unique scenery, Mexico is known as a land full of these wonders. Mexico has such pristine, natural, beautiful and stunning areas that it is difficult to choose only 10 of them. However, in this article on Mexico’s Famous Sights, we want to introduce you to some of Mexico’s best attractions. So join us on a virtual tour of Mexico’s top tourist attractions.
You can see some of Mexico’s rugged and amazing scenery in the Cooper Canyon Valley. It is one of the top tourist attractions in Mexico in the state of Chihuahua and is connected by a series of valleys. As you move along El Chepe, the Cooper Canyon Valley Railroad, enjoy the natural wonders of the valley as well as the masterpiece of the human engineering system that is evident in the construction of this railway.
Another amazing valley in southern Mexico is the Sumido Canyon. Sumidro is a deep and narrow valley with vertical walls that in some places reach a height of 800 meters. The best way to visit this valley is to use a boat tour along the Grigalova River in Mexico.
Standing in an area with thousands of butterflies flying around is definitely an exciting experience. It’s amazing to know that these butterflies flew 2,000 miles from Canada to reach the winter lands in Mexico.
Mexico is home to the world’s second largest coral reef. The American coral reef is located along the shores of the Caribbean Sea on the Yucatan Peninsula and is home to 66 different species of rock coral, 500 different species of fish, as well as different species of sea turtles, dolphins and sharks. Do not forget that this is one of the best attractions in Mexico with the best diving facilities in the Northern Hemisphere.
The largest sea fish cross the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula between May and September each year and reach the Caribbean Sea. You can travel to Mexico and meet these kind giant fish up close. Join a diving tour in Cancun or Isla Holbox to take them to the high seas, where these whale sharks come to feed. Swim with this giant whale shark and you will experience the feeling of being a small table in one of the famous sights of Mexico.
The Yucatan Peninsula has unique structural features and is essentially a plateau of massive limestone. As the limestone is porous and full of pores, the area will be full of pits and tunnels. In fact, there are more than 2,000 groundwater pits on the Yucatan Peninsula, some of which are connected by underground rivers. In Medieval times, these groundwater pits were the main source of water supply and were also considered sacred because they viewed them as a passage to the underworld.
Jacques Costo called the sea the “Aquarium of the World” and the Cortez Sea, located between Mexico and Baja California, is undoubtedly one of the largest and most diverse ecosystems on the planet. In the Cortez Sea you can see humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins and sea lions playing in calm waters. You can also see the population of many seabirds.
Swallow Cave is known as the largest vertical cave in the world and with a depth of 430 meters, it is the second deepest pit in Mexico. Located in the state of St. Louis in Mexico, it is home to many birds, mostly populated by swifts and long-tailed green parrots. These birds nest in the walls of this cave and put their name on it. Swallows Cave is a popular tourist destination and brings happy times for nature lovers and adventurers.
The Cuatro Ciénegas region, located in the valley between the Chihuahuan Desert in Kwavila state, is made up of numerous underground springs that create numerous rivers and pools of water in the middle of the desert. Known as a protected area, it is a habitat with great biodiversity. One of the area’s natural pools, Poza La Becerra, is used as a recreation center. Swimming in cool waters and in the midst of desert scenery is an enjoyable and unforgettable experience.
At 5636 meters above sea level, it is the highest volcano and the third highest peak in North America. The name of this volcano is Citlaltépetl and means Star Hill; An extinct volcano on the border between Veracruz and Puebla. Although the volcano is currently extinct, it has not become extinct and a large number of climbers walk its route each year.