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2021 Walking Festival

19 May 2021

Virtual Walks of Mexican Parks

You will learn about one of Mexico’s most fascinating and important national parks. Mexico has many national parks to discover. The huge natural diversity and history of these natural landmarks, most of which are off the beaten track, is not to be missed!

Time: 10.30am

Cost: FREE

Adults only

More info and to book: Call Derby Adult Learning Services on 01332 956565

This virtual tour may include one or more of the following:

  • Bosque de Chapultepec – With stunning natural areas, packed with history from ancient times. A retreat for Aztec rulers before the Spanish arrived, then the perfect setting for the Chapultepec Castle and even the official residence of Mexican heads of state as well as Mexico City's "lungs” in present times.
  • Cañon del Sumidero - By the Grijalva River, which still runs through it, Sumidero Canyon has vertical walls as high as 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) and exhuberant, dense tropical rainforest vegetation and wildlife.
  • Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park – One of the largest cave systems in the world also offering unique rock climbing, botanical gardens and two underground rivers to explore.
  • Bahía de Loreto National Park – A  2,065.81 square kilometres (797.61 sq mi) area protecting the marine ecosystem’s sandy beaches, sea cliffs, submarine canyons, and marine terraces in the central Sea of Cortez.
  • Cumbres del Ajusco National Park, Cascada Basaseachi, Lagunas Zempoala National Park and many more we could explore.

In English, with some Spanish language and fun along the way!