Waterfall of Tamul and natural "Cave of water"

Tours to the waterfall of Tamul

We will travel to Tanchachín ( huastecan for 'place of birds") to undertake an emotional change in the wooden canoes , or also called "pangas", in the river "Tampaon" to visit the waterfall of Tamul, the most spectacular wtaerfall in the state od San Luis Potosí with 105 meters in height. Where we will also have the opportunity to swim in the beautiful blue water and visit a natural well called "Cave of water". On our way back we will enjoy a meal of typical Huastecan flavors in an original cabin.


Included in the tour to Tamul

  • Trasportation from your accommodation to the activity and back.
  • Tour to visit the waterfall and nature well.
  • 1 complete buffet style meal
  • Entrance to the areas
  • All the equipment needed for the activity
  • Specialized guides
  • Assurance for medical costs

850 MXN $ per individual


  • Adjustable sandals, water shoes or tennis shoes that can get wet.
  • Shorts or lightweight pants for the activities (no jeans).
  • Lycras or shirts preferably not made out of cotton.
  • Hat
  • Biodegradable sunblock.
  • Repellent for mosquitoes (Autan, Off, etc.)
  • Little backpack or handbag for personal articles.
  • Towel.
  • Personal hygene kit.
  • If you have LIKRA pants, these are ideal to avoid ocasional scratches.
  • If you use glasses please bring a cord, tape or anything other attach it to your head or you can improvise with a shoelace.
  • If you have long hair, please bring something to accommodate it under a helmet.
  • Please mark your stuff with something personal, this way we may be able to find something back if you lose it.
  • The staff of Ruta Huasteca Expeditions is certified in first aid and have a first-aid kit available, nevertheless, for your own security, we can not give you drugs (medicational term), that is why we recommend to bring your own.
  • Be sure to bring a change of clothes, because the mayortiy of activities will get you wet.
  • If you come in the winter we will provide you with a paddle jacket, if you have neoprene clothes, please wear them , they are very comftorable for the activities in water. If you cannot aquire any neoprene clothes, we have some available for rent and sale, please contact someone of the office ahead of time.
  • If you can bring neoprene clothing, it is very comftorable for the water activities. If you cannot bring them, we have clothes available for rent, please contact us in time at the office of Ruta Huasteca Expeditions.
  • If you are alergic to some type of food or require a specific meal, please let us know, we have a typical kosher meal available, with an additional cost and reservation on time.


  • Children under the age of 6.
  • Persons training to be a guide.

Not Included

  • Tips
  • Taxis
  • Travel to your place of origin.
  • That which is not mentioned in the list of included things.


Additional Services

  • Renting of neoprene clothing
  • Digital photos of the whole expedition.
  • Profesional video of the expedition.
  • Sales of souvenirs and uniforms of Ruta Huasteca Expediciones.

Service Conditions

Service conditions.

Ruta Huasteca Expediciones has the right to modify timetables and also cancel activities for reasons beyond our control ( climate factors, political problems,etc). In these cases the service cost is not reimbursed, however, it is always possible to change the activity when these conditions arise. The order of activities may change for logistical reasons.

Cancellation conditions.

In the case of a client that wants to cancel a contracted service, he/she will have to meet the following conditions:

Cancelations 8 days or more before the date of your reservation, applies a charge of 16 % of your deposit made, you may transfer it to another person or postpone the trip in a period not exceeding one year. If cancellation is made 7 days or less before the date of your reservation, no refund applies.

If the participant for reasons not attributed to the company, is not present the day and time of the activity, it is considered as "NO SHOW" and the cost is not refundable.

Assurance conditions

Ruta Huasteca Expediciones offers an assurance which only applies to cases of accidents that happen during the activities, it does not cover standard regular medical expenses. The assurance applies for people from 6 months old to 69 years old. The policy of the assurance is valuable for 24 hours starting from the beginning of the activity, it is very important that any wound is reported to the guide directly the day of the activity.


How do I travel to the place of the activity?

The transportation for the waterfall of Tamul in Huasteca Potosina will be handled by Ruta Huasteca Expeditions. We pick you up at the gate of your hotel or in Aldea, in shuttle bus or bus depending on the season. After the activity we will drop you off, where we picked you up.

Do you need experience or a good physical condicion ?

The activities in contact with nature are deisgned for beginners and only require nomal physical conditions.
Before the activity, the crew of Ruta Huasteca Expeditions will give you a detailed explanation to answer all your questions.

Do I have to bring equipment for the activity?

All the required equipment and matirials will be provided by Ruta Huasteca Expeditions. You only have to bring your own proper clothing for the activity, an extra set of dry clothes and a towel for on our way back.

What type of meals are included?

Halfway of the trip we will provide a momet of rest to hydrate and have a energy bar. Also lateron, we will anjoy a Huastecan buffet.

¿Debo llevar equipo para la actividad?

El equipo material especializado para la practica de cascada de Tamul y Cueva del Agua en la huasteca potosina es proporcionado por Ruta Huasteca Expediciones y será necesariamente éste, el que utilices para el desarrollo de la expedición. Solo debes traer tu ropa para la actividad, un cambio extra y toalla para el regreso.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, you cna bring it, the staff of Ruta Huasteca Expeditciones cannot be responsible at any moment during the trip for your equipment. We would like to remind you that we offer the service of digital photography during the activities of ecotourism for an extra cost, if you want to buy the fotos, you can contact our office. It is important to take in account that with being in nature your equipment might fail or take some damage or that it is impossible to take pictures, we hope you understand.

Is it cold during wintertime in Huasteca Potosina?

The climate in Huasteca Potosina is warm almost all year round, during winter it ocasionally gets cold, in this case we offer you the service of renting neoprene, which is important to let uw know at least a day before the activity.

If it is raining, will it cancel the activity of visiting the waterfall of Tamul and the
Cave of water in Huasteca Potosina?

Under normal rainfall the activity will not be canceled in extreme conditions it is possible that the waterlevel will rise and that it will be impossible to navigate on the river and the activity will be canceled with the proper terms and conditions.

Tamul group