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Mexico: Private hiking tour to Iztaccihuatl Volcano

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Stop At: Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl National Park, Mexico

After a pick-up from your accommodation, enjoy a picturesque drive through picturesque Valley of Mexico before reaching el Paso de Cortés - a mountain pass between the Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl volcanoes situated on the altitude of 3400m, and, finally, La Joya -  high mountain hut at an elevation of 3.977 m  above the sea level that is connected by one of the highest mountain roads of the country. This is a starting point for our 4h hike towards snow line of the volcano along an intermediate-level trail that both novices and those with more hiking experience will enjoy. Depending on available time, weather & your physical condition we will ascend till 4,200-4,800 meters, that will provide us with great views of snowcapped peaks and glaciers, pictures Valley of Mexico, and, of course, smoking peak of a nearby Popocatepetl Volcano. Take your time for making memorable pictures and enjoying the tranquility and severe beauty of this mountainous place. Once ready, we will descent and go to a nearby town of  Amecameca to explore its pretty historic center and try some of its best food specialties - e.g. rabbit mixiotes, barbacoa, and pulque. After a joyful tasting of local food and drinks, return to your vehicle and relax on your way back to Mexico City.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Plaza Del Carmen Artesanías y Regalos, Plaza de la Constitucion 8, Amecameca, 56900 Amecameca de Juárez, Méx., Mexico

Orientation walk around the historic center, local food market experience (tasting).

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
DEPARTURE POINT: hotel pickup/drop-off is included. Please indicate exact time & location for your pick-up during your booking (e.g. in "Special Requirements" field) or by contacting us at least 24h before the tour (there is our contact number in your confirmation). We can pick you up from the following parts of Mexico City: Downtown, Reforma, Polanco, Condesa, Santa Fe & Coyoacan.
DEPARTURE TIME: default departure time is 8 am but it can be adjusted per your request. Please be ready at least 5 min before the scheduled time. Exact time in each destination, as well as the total length of the tour, may depend on traffic conditions.
WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU: comfortable clothes &shoes; hat, sunglasses &sunscreen; travel insurance; good mood & curiosity.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Non-alcoholic drinks & snacks
  • Entrance to the national park & guided hiking tour to Iztaccihuatl Volcano
  • Service of a bilingual guide (English & Spanish)
  • Transportation: private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza Del Carmen Artesanías y Regalos
  • Travel insurance, other activities & meals, tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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