The Wild Road to El Capulin

Located in the State of Mexico, El Capulin is a high mountain town at an elevation of 3.075m (10,088ft) above the sea level. The town is famous because its church.

El Capulin

Located within the Cumbres del Ajusco National Park, the road to the town is totally unpaved. It’s called Carretera al Capulin. Starting at the paved Xalatlaco-El Ajusco road, the drive is 11.6km (7.20 miles) long.

Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. The road tops at an elevation of 3.627m (11,899ft) above the sea level, near Volcan El Muñeco. The zone is prone to heavy mist and can be dangerous in low visibility conditions. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.