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Activities in Mexico City

Excursion to the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanoes

182 reviews | 1,420 travellers
It was an amazing experience. Many thanks to Victor (Driver) and Josue (Guide) for this wonderful day in the nature between the volcanoes. We will recommend to our friends. Carla and Stefan from Brazil
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Get away from the bustle of Mexico City and breathe the fresh air from the peak of the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, as you admire some unbeatable views of Popocatépetl and the Mexico Valley.

Get away from the bustle of Mexico City and breathe the fresh air from the peak of the Iztaccíhuatl volcano, as you admire some unbeatable views of Popocatépetl and the Mexico Valley.

Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanoes Tour Itinerary

Having picked you up, we hit the road southwards towards the Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl National Park, stopping on the way for you to buy a snack to eat during the day.

We arrive at The Jewel, in the famous Paso de Cortés which connects the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes, from where the conquistador Hernán Cortés and his men saw the Mexican Valley for the first time on the way to Tenochtitlán (today Mexico City). From here we begin our climb up the mountain, taking a route of intermediate difficulty, allowing both beginners and experienced climbers to enjoy the ascent.

As you climb you'll take in unforgettable views of the Mexico Valley and the surrounding towns. And depending on your physical condition, you can decide where you want to climb to: the first mirador is at 3,800 metres above sea level, and the second at 4,300.

One of the major attractions on this excursion is being able to admire Popocatépetl, Mexico's second tallest volcano, surrounded by the strange smoky figures the constant volcanic activity creates.

Meeting point

When making the reservation, you can choose one of the following collection points:

  • Hotel NH Reforma Collection (Calle Liverpool, 165) at 6:20 am.
  • Hostal Amigo (Calle Isabel la Católica, 61): at 6:50 am.
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Price

Per Person Children under 12
US$ 52.20
not permitted
  • Per Person

    US$ 52.20
  • Children under 12

    not permitted

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Bus transport

Official English speaking guide

Entry to the Popocatépetl Iztaccíhuatl national park

Not included

Hiking equipment

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How difficult is the tour?

    A - The tour is 4 hours long, and climbs to 4,300 metres above sea level. The guide goes slowly, and makes stops along the way, always taking care of the guests. Should a guest be unable to continue, they can return to the van and wait for the others.

  • Q - Is it possible to bring suitcases?

    A - Yes, they will be left at the second pick up point, at the Hostal Amigos, where they will be picked up on the way back.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 52.20