Highlights / General details
For nature lovers and those in search of adventure, just 2 hours east of Mexico City you can have a unique experience over four thousand feet in the Iztaccihuatl, the third highest mountain in the country also popularly known as "The Sleeping Woman" or "white woman", with more than 5000 meters in height the ascent of this dormant volcano offers beautiful scenery and breathtaking views of Popocatepetl, or "smoking mountain" eternal companion active volcano south of Iztaccihuatl.
Our day starts early, at 6:45 in the morning we pass to the hotels to pick adventurers up hours to pass by the adventurers who stay hotel, once all together we will go nonstop eastbound federal district until the people of the State Tlalmanalco Mexico, there at the foot of the volcano have breakfast power to charge us for the ascent of the mountain, everyone can choose between quesadillas, tamales, birria or other dishes.
Once satisfied our appetite we continue our journey by car to "La Joya” in the famous "Paso de Cortés" at 3700 meters high and named like this for being the place where the Spanish conquistadores crossed on their way to the city Mexico-Tenochtitlan in 1519. It is here where our ascent up the mountain begins, there are different routes to climb, for beginners, experienced and mountain professional climbers, we will take an intermediate route they can enjoy both beginners and those more experienced. The stunning landscapes change as we climb, seasonal snow and climate, the flora and silence of the place will give a special touch to the breathtaking views of the valley of Mexico.
Depending on the condition of the members of our group we climb up to 4200-4800 meters high, very near to the top that is always covered with snow, where lies a glacier witnessing thousands of years of history in central Mexico. The tranquility of the mountain invites us to reflect, meditate, take pictures, or just enjoy the spectacle of nature, for all this will take time before the descent and return to Mexico City where we arrive at approximately 6:00 pm.
Leave the bustle of Mexico City behind and hike Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes.
Breathe in the fresh mountain air and look out over the Valley of Mexico.
Go as high up as your skill level allows and enjoy panoramic views of the valley and villages below.
Stops: Volcanoes Popocatepetl & Iztlaccíhuatl.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Certified bilingual guide and experienced in the mountain; Entrance to the volcanoes natural park.
Food and beverages; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available Tuesday and Saturday at 7:00am, pick-up starts at 6:00am.
Approximately 11 hours.
Guests must be at least 16 years old to participate.
Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**