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From Mexico City: Iztaccihuatl Volcano Hike with an Alpinist111 Reviews
Escape the hustle of Mexico City and hike 1 of the highest volcanoes in Central America. Reach the top of the active volcano of Iztaccíhuatl and look over the stunning Valley of Mexico.
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- Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you look over the Valley of Mexico
- Get in touch with nature
- Enjoy panoramic views of the valley and mountains
- Learn more about the area with your alpinist guide
DescriptionDepart Mexico City and spend the day touring the Izta-Popo National Park. Head to the foothills of Popocatépetl to start your hike up Iztaccíhuatl from the base of the dormant volcanic mountain. Take in the beautiful scenery and fresh air as you walk in a small group. Your own skill level will determine how high the hike will go, so you won't feel strained beyond your abilities. Popocatépetl is Mexico’s 2nd highest peak and part of the tour offers splendid views of the valley and village of Amecameca below. Marvel at the 3,700-meter high mountain of La Joya in the famous Paso de Cortés, named after the Spanish conquistadors who crossed it on their way to Mexico-Tenochtitlan in 1519. Descend the mountain for a light lunch in the foothills to replenish your energy. Then, commence the return trip to Mexico City and reflect on the tranquility of the mountain and the miraculous wonder of nature.
IncludesAlpinist guide Round-trip transfer from the meeting point Entrance to the volcanoes natural park Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)
- Please note that this tour involves a moderate amount of walking on irregular ground and is subject to the physical capability of the overall group
- For your own safety, follow the guidance at all times, don’t separate from the group and don’t forget to carry water and light snacks (such as chocolate, granola bars, nuts and seeds) to keep your energy up
- Wear appropriate hiking footwear (tennis shoes and sandals, as well as flat-soled casual shoes or mules are not suitable for this activity)
- Wear long pants (shorts are not suitable for this activity)
- Whilst this is not a professional tour, it is however recommended that you have are in good physical condition for hiking