Active Mexico!
Hiking & rock climbing

| Mexico

Active Discovery

Test your climbing skills on limestone crags and hike through mountain forests!

Climbing, hiking and swimming in mountain springs - for the outdoor enthusiast this Arcos Journey has it all! The program begins in Oaxaca City with rock climbing activities near town so that we start our rock climbing course and explore Oaxaca City. Travel to the Sierra Mixe mountains for hiking and an exploration of indigenous culture and villages. Returning to Oaxaca City, visit Hierve el Agua and swim in its majestic mountain springs while enjoying panoramic vistas. Then, on to Santiago de Apoala, a land of rivers, springs and striking limestone walls that tower high above. This is the ideal program for those who like to get outside and learn through movement and nature. Come and experience the great variety of outdoor activities and terrain that Oaxaca has to offer!

Dates & Prices

MAY 28 - Jun 07 (11 days) $2,195 CLOSED
Jun 4 - Jun 14 (11 days) $2,195 CLOSED

Program at a Glance

Ages: 14 - 18

Minimum Group Size: 5 participants
Maximum Group Size: 10 participants
Focus: Hiking, rock climbing, outdoor  education
Level of Spanish: No requirement
Level of Physical Activity: Able to walk long distances over varied terrain & have an interest in rock climbing. Program accommodates any climbing level.
Accommodation: Hostels / Guest Houses / Hotels
Airport Codes: OAX (Xoxocotlán Intl Airport)
Program Locations: Oaxaca City, Sierra Mixe, Santiago de Apoala

What's Included

Room & Board | Onsite Directors | Rock Climbing Lessons & Gear | Hiking Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance



Tips & Advice

It is preferred that you bring your own harness, helmet and climbing shoes. This way, you can make sure you get what fits you best before you join the program. If you do not have these items we will advise on them in advance. It is possible to rent these items in Oaxaca if you prefer. A detailed packing list is sent in advance. 

In addition to the climbing gear you will need:

Attend two or more Programs For a 5% discount