The Atlimeyaya waterfalls are an ideal place for fishing lovers, or for those who want to spend a pleasant time and end up eating trout, in addition to do ecotourism activities in the surroundings.
They are located in San Baltazar Atlimeyaya town, Tianguismanalco, also within this is San Pedro Atlixco with more activities.
These waterfalls are located in San Baltazar Atlimeyaya, close- up Atlixco –approximately one hour from Puebla City–. This place is well known for its aquaculture fish farms, with water from the Popocatépetl volcano's melting.
People who visit the site can enjoy nature and the sound of the waterfalls that are located in the surrounding area, Atlimeyaya UFO.
At Encantada Waterfall, for example, you can see how water falls are fromed from body of water at a height of 15 meters, surrounded by pines and trees to experience moments of relaxation in nature.
In fact, in the surroundings of the waterfall, visitors can have lunch at different food stalls who sell food street and more, from gorditas to seafood and enjoy drinks such as piña coladas.
There are also horse rides, which offer tours to reach the waterfalls. Or even venture into sport fishing, which is offered in Amatzcalli, a site that also has spaces for camping and biking.
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Also horse riding, you can also request tours of the hatcheries, where the producers explain how they work and the species that are produced there. For example, you can visit the Xouilin Fish Farm, in San Baltazar Atlimeyaya, who specifically dedicated to cultivating rainbow trout.
At that site, access costs 25 pesos for adults and 15 pesos for children. They also sell food for trout, so that people can feed them, and the bag costs five pesos.
For those who just want to eat, there are restaurants in the surroundings that have rainbow and brown trout as their main food, precisely, which are the most common species in the area.
There are restaurants like Las Cascadas, which opens from Monday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, where in addition to fish, they usually sell seafood, as well as different drinks. There is even a small body of water passing through the area, where there are trout.
How to get to Atlimeyaya Waterfalls?
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Translation done by: Luba Michelle García Vega