The Other Option we are a ecological reserve located in the town of Bastona l, municipality of Soteapan, Veracruz.
In The Other Option we offer you hiking excursions and horseback riding through our 136 hectares full of vegetation characteristic of the mountain forest and the Los Tuxtlas jungle.
Our tours are conducted by an expert guide in the animal and plant species that inhabit the reserve, who will impart their knowledge to you and marvel at the trails where you can find trees up to 40 meters high.
We also have an orchid garden that has more than 1100 species of different orchids, hummingbird with more than 20 hummingbirds , a bird watching tour and an arboretum where you can find 140 species different trees.
We also have 8 cabins with a capacity of 2 or 3 people that are next to a river, which allows you to have direct contact with nature. A recommended stay for the whole family.
The Other Horseback Option we offer you a horseback ride through our ecological reserve of Bastonal, Veracruz, where we can take you on horseback riding routes through the 136 hectares of the place.
With The Other Horseback Option you will get:
• One horse trained per person to carry out walks
• A guide specialized in the flora and fauna of the reserve.
• Entrance to the reserve
This horseback riding excursion is for children, youth and adults, and does not require experience in the sport, since the guides will be in charge of helping you with the instructions you must give the horse.
In this horseback ride we will take you to know the 1100 different orchids that we have and take care of daily in the reserve and you will also be able to meet some of the 20 species of hummingbirds that inhabit the place, as well as other typical animals of the Los Tuxtlas biosphere. .
Dare to enjoy the landscape in the company of your whole family and stay in our 8 cabins, where we offer you peace and tranquility that only nature can give you.
The Other Option Hike we take you to know our Bastonal ecological reserve, which has 136 hectares of typical jungle and mesophilic forest vegetation, located in the state of Veracruz.
This hiking tour is suitable for all ages and ideal for nature lovers.
With The Other Option Walk we will show you our fabulous orchid garden that has 1100 different species of orchids, all in charge of a specialized guide in the care of the flora and fauna of the reservation.
Likewise, the walk consists of a journey where we can observe the 20 species of wild hummingbirds that live in the ecological reserve.
We recommend that you attend with comfortable shoes and clothing, as well as a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
If you want to stay and extend your stay in this beautiful reserve, we offer you a cabin near the river so you can continue to enjoy contact with the flora and fauna of the region.