La Malinche National Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Puebla: 7-Hour Malinche Volcano Hiking Tour

1. From Puebla: 7-Hour Malinche Volcano Hiking Tour

After pickup from your hotel lobby, head straight to the La Malinche National Park for your adventure up the dormant volcano. After a quick stop for coffee and tea, you’ll begin your 4-hour journey through 2,000 feet of altitude up to a prime viewpoint. Gaze down the rocky slopes upon the surrounding cities and vast plains of the national park. Upon arrival at a scenic viewpoint at a height of 12,467 feet, you’ll break for lunch and for photo ops. Afterwards, you’ll begin the roughly 2.5-hour descent down the picturesque slopes of the volcano. After a full day of stunning mountain exploration, you’ll be transferred back to your accommodation in Puebla.

Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

2. Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

Your tour begins as your guide picks you up from the lobby of your accommodation. From there, travel for 1.5 hours to arrive to the La Malinche National Park.    Once there, your guide shows you how to use the trekking sticks and assists you with your helmet. The hike then begins, with your guide maintaining your motivation and setting a good rhythm for you to follow. Once you reach a sandy area, take a break for lunch before continuing onward to the summit. Once at the summit, spend approximately 30 minutes to relax and take amazing photos. The descent then begins, which takes approximately half the time as your journey upwards. Once you have arrived at the starting point, your tour concludes with your driver transferring you back to your meeting point.

From Mexico City: Full-Day La Malinche Summit Experience

3. From Mexico City: Full-Day La Malinche Summit Experience

Starting with a pickup from your accommodation in Mexico City, you’ll depart the city and head towards Malintzin. Here you will start an incredible walk crossing a beautiful conifer wood to arrive at a mountain meadow where we will be able to see the objective of your hike.   Climbing the side of the mountain, you will find magnificent landscapes with the highest mountain in Mexico, Pico de Orizaba, to your left and, to your right, the twin volcanoes of Popocateptl and Iztaccihuatl.   Walk along the ridge of the mountain to reach the objective of the summit, the 5th-highest mountain in Mexico at 4,500 meters above sea level. Bask in the glory of your achievement as you eat a picnic lunch before descending back to Malintzin where you can enjoy a lovely rewarding meal before returning to Mexico City.

Climbing 4 Mountains of 4000 meters

4. Climbing 4 Mountains of 4000 meters

The first days we will climb the Cofre de Perote and the Sierra Negra which are the 8th and 5th highest Mountains country highs. To climb these two mountains are walks of a day of moderate difficulty that a person accustomed to exercise can hold without problems, all promotions are different, but with truly impressive views. The last days is where the challenge gets eally interesting since we will go up to the Malinche and the Nevado de Toluca which are the 6th and 4th Highest mountains in Mexico. La Malinche is a mountain with a great diversity of landscapes, since we started in the wooded area with a quiet walk that we will enjoy its sights, aromas and sounds, ahead will change the landscape drastically, because we will leave the forest and begin to have little vegetation, mainly grasses and thistles, and Arriving at the rocky area we will be at the top. To climb the Nevado de Toluca we will go up to the lip of the crater to see the lagoons of the sun and the moon What are the highest lagoons in the world in its type, then we will enter the crater and begin the ascent towards the peak of the friar the point highest of this Impressive Volcano, After to enjoy the best panoramic view of the tour we will go down to surround the lagoon of the sun and return to the starting point. Between each of the mountains to restwe will get to know the most historical sites important of the country we will have guided visits to these places, the sites we will visit will be: the Historic Center of Mexico City and huamantla. End of Itinerary.

1 Week 3 Mountains

5. 1 Week 3 Mountains

The first day we will climb Malinche, the which is the 5th largest mountain in the country. To climb the mountain it takes a day of acclimatization, that a person accustomed to exercise can bear No problem, all promotions are different, but really with views impressive. The last days is when the challenge turns interesting since we will climb the Iztaccihuatl and Pico de Orizaba, which are the 3rd and 1st largest mountains in Mexico (the 2nd is Popocatépetl, which is an active volcano and cannot be climbed). The Iztaccíhuatl is a beautiful mountain with two glaciers, one located in the belly and the other on the chest, and even though it's not a mountain of a lot of technique, it does require a excellent physical condition due to the height and how long it will take us to reach the top. The Pico de Orizaba, being the tip of Mexico, is one of the highest mountains complete that our country has, since starts with a sandbank, then we will have a rocky area called “el labyrinth” and at the end the magnificent glacier Jamapa that will take us to the top.

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