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Mexico City: Guided Volcano Trek with Lunch

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Mexico City: Guided Volcano Trek with Lunch

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Spend the day exploring the wilderness on this guided volcano hike from Mexico City. See the Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes and hike through forests as you soak up epic views and learn about local nature.

About this activity

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 13 participants


  • Escape the busy streets of Mexico City to spend a day in nature
  • Explore the impressive landscapes of Iztaccihuatl-Popocatepetl National Park
  • Marvel at the park's 2 volcanoes and learn about their history and activity
  • See native flora and fauna and soak up the wonders of nature
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a traditional market
Full description
Meet your guide, then leave the busy streets of Mexico City behind as you head out into the surrounding landscapes towards Iztaccihuatl-Popocatepetl National Park. Start off with an exploration of the lower parts of the volcanoes at the Paso de Cortes. Follow your guide as you trek through the wilderness, soaking up epic views of the volcanoes while learning about their history and activity. Walk up to the Cerro Altzomoni where you can marvel at Popocatepetl and its fumarole.  Afterwards, descend towards the Amalacaxco Ravine to see an array of native flora and fauna. Return to Paso de Cortes, then travel back to the city, stopping at a traditional market along the way for a delicious and well-deserved lunch.
  • Transportation 
  • Qualified guides
  • Entrance fees
  • Rucksack rental
  • Safety equipment
  • Lunch
  • Accident insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with haemophilia
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at México Travesías, in front of the Michoacan Market.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

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Carlos was very friendly, energized and explained everything. We set off from the city, it takes 2 hours to get there. The track was easy, we did 14 km in total. There was no big hike, mostly on narrow path (good for people who are not used to high altitude). Views were amazing though. We chose the track with a nice small waterfall. As the track was easy, you can wear sneakers, you wont need any special shoes, but bring a jacket!

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November 17, 2021

I liked the tracking organization very much. It seems that everything is thought out to the smallest detail. We were taken to the volcanoes, provided with equipment and even water with snacks hid in the depths of our backpacks; they showed us beautiful views of the national park, fed a hearty lunch with a view of the mountains, and we returned to Mexico City. The speed and route adapt to the capabilities and desires of the tourist group, and it's just amazing, where else can you find such a thing? Carlos, our guide, is beyond praise, both as a person and as a professional, communication can go both in English and Spanish, but even if you do not know the languages at all, every effort will be made to interact, and in the most friendly and positive way.

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September 15, 2021

A whole trip was amazing. I enjoyed it so much! My guides was so kind, and keep his eyes on me, find the best speed for and I could also stop if I needed it. He also gave me a warmet jacket! I could just recommend this trip to anyone intrested in wild beauty of nature and volcano! Now, actually there was not another tourist we meet on our tour in the wild :-) the whole park was just for us. I felt myself like I was in the story of Lord of the ring:-)

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August 7, 2021

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