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Phone: (52) 844 4388888
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Monterreal, the city's only ski resort, located in the municipality of Arteaga in Coahuila state of Mexico, offers several other activities like golfing, hiking, horse riding etc. People gather here in numbers to enjoy skiing and romance on the snow filled slopes. The slopes are 230 meters (754.6 feet) and 45 meters (147.6 feet) respectively. The higher slope, also the main slope has a spring box drag lift, whereas the other slope meant for beginners has a conveyor lift. The best season to ski on natural snow is December to January.
Cumbres de Monterrey National Park is a nature park which has one of the largest cave systems in the country. It is also the famous Huasteca Canyon that offers tourists opportunities like hiking, climbing, camping and bird watching. There is a visitor centre near the entrance of the park from where you can grab a map and also book a guided tour of the Garcia caves. There are sculptures of stone and ancient paintings that speak of human existence throughout the park. The easily accessible part of the park is the Chipinque which offers three levels of hiking paths to choose from. Due to the climate changing very often, but mostly remaining tropical, the parks water bodies are home to a number of fish species, some of which are endangered. A marvel in the park is the 82 feet (25 meters) waterfall that drops over boulders making it resemble a horse's tail.
It is located in the downtown area of the city, and is the only bus station in Monterrey for arrivals and departures from other cities. Here you will find buses and services of different categories to travel all over the country, and to the different cities on the border with the United States which are very near Monterrey. There are continuous departures to Mexico City, Saltillo (which is a couple of hours away), and Nuevo León, among others.
Radio Taxi offers excellent taxi services in the heart of Monterrey. You can certainly hail one on the streets, but booking one is always advisable. The drivers are great and are well versed with the entire place, making it a smooth trip .
Monterrey was named in 1596 after the Count of Monterrey who was the Viceroy of New Spain. This capital city of Nuevo León is also known as "Sultana del Norte". Monterrey is rich in culture. There is a lot of recreation and shopping options available. It is a great destination for family outings. The city has many contemporary style buildings to boast. Since the city is richer than many other Mexican cities, the prices here are comparatively higher.
This institution for higher education is considered as an interest point in Monterrey, for its modern facilities, vast student body and its impact on Monterrey's culture and society. Founded by the combined efforts of a group of outstanding residents of Monterrey, this top-level university moulds the nation's future leaders. The 11,000 students attend state-of-the-art intelligent buildings to carry out academia and research. The famous mural in the dean's building, painted by Jorge González Camarena, represents the triumph of science and civilisation over apathy and stagnation.