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Mexico Volcanoes And Adrenaline

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Get ready to climb to the summit of Mexico's most beautiful but challenging volcanoes with a private certified mountain climbing guide. Over 15 days, visit the bustling metropolitan capital, Mexico City, explore unique crater lakes on the Nevado de Toluca, look out over the impressive views from la Malinche, and finally venture up to Mexico's highest volcano, the Pico de O...

Get ready to climb to the summit of Mexico's most beautiful but challenging volcanoes with a private certified mountain climbing guide. Over 15 days, visit the bustling metropolitan capital, Mexico City, explore unique crater lakes on the Nevado de Toluca, look out over the impressive views from la Malinche, and finally venture up to Mexico's highest volcano, the Pico de Orizaba! 

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Volcano
    Volcano
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Botanical observation
    Botanical observation

Your group tour

Day 1: Arrival In Mexico City

Welcome to this wonderful city…

· Transfer from Mexico City airport to your hotel
· Accustom yourself with your surroundings
· Dine at a restaurant nearby or in your hotel

Visited:
Mexico City
Accomodation
Night at Zocalo Central (Mexico City)

Day 2: Getting To Know Mexico City

Stroll the beautiful historic centre...

· Visit impressive Zocalo with its famous Cathedral 
· Visit the Anthropological Museum
· Learn about the history and culture of Mexico

Visited:
Mexico City
Accomodation
Night at Zocalo Central (Mexico City)

Day 3: Explore The Teotihuacán Site

Discover the largest city of ruins in Latin America...

· Climb up the Sun and Moon Pyramids
· Continue to the charming colonial town of Bernal
· Climb the third largest monolith in the world  

Visited:
Mexico CityTeotihuacánBernal, Querétaro
Accomodation
Night at Hotel Aspeytia (Querétaro)

Day 4: Direction: Toluca

Enjoy a tour of historic Querétaro...

· Querétaro - colonial highlight of Mexico
· Visit the beautiful Plaza de la Independencia
· Discover immaculate Casa de la Marquesa

Visited:
Querétaro, Toluca
Accomodation
Night at Fiesta Inn (Toluca)

Day 5: Ascend The Nevado De Toluca Volcano

Breathtaking panoramic view of the countryside...

· Reach the Nevada de Toluca base camp
· Visit the nearby volcano Popcatepetl
· Explore the unique landscape of the volcanoes

Visited:
Toluca
Accomodation
Night at Fiesta Inn (Toluca)

Day 6: High Up In The ​Tlaxcala Region

Tlaxcala, capital city of the smallest Mexican state...

· Explore this quaint colonial town
· Admire the architecture and colonial atmosphere
· Acclimatize to the high altitudes of the region

Visited:
Tlaxcala, La Malinche
Accomodation
Cabañas Malintzi (La Malinche)

Day 7: Climb La Malinche Volcano

Take advantage of the cool morning weather...

· Reach the summit and be rewarded by the view
· La Malinche is the fifth highest peak in Mexico
· View surrounding volcanoes such as Popcatepetl

Visited:
La Malinche
Accomodation
Cabañas Malintzi (La Malinche)

Day 8: Iztaccihuatl Volcano

Relax and recover from the previous day’s effort...


· Altzomoni, base camp to Iztaccihuatl volcano
· Explore the region on a short hike
· Acclimatize to the altitude

Visited:
Cerro Altzomoni, Iztaccihuatl

Day 9: Hike To The 'Tercer Portillo'

Another acclimatization hike...

· Reach last base camp called the “Tercer Portillo" · The third station before Iztaccihuatl´s summit
· Relax in the quiet and peaceful environment

Visited:
Iztaccihuatl

Day 10: Climb The Iztaccihuatl Volcano

Hike to the summit of the Iztaccihuatl volcano...


· The third largest volcano in Mexico at 5286m
· (Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl) - two lovers
· Witness the snow covered peaks of this volcano

Visited:
Iztaccihuatl, Amecameca
Accomodation
Night at Hotel Panoaya (Amecameca)

Day 11: On To Puebla And Cholula

City with colonial charm...


· Puebla is located in the middle of four volcanoes
· Visit the colourful temple Santa María Tonantzintla
· Try the delicious chile en nogada

Visited:
PueblaCholula
Accomodation
Night in Colonial (Puebla)

Day 12: The Icredible Piedra Grande

Spend the night in a mountain cabin...


· After breakfast, head to the village of Tlachichuca
· Spend the night in a cabin at Piedra Grande
· Enjoy a dinner surrounded by spectacular views

Visited:
Tlachichuca, Piedra Grande, Pico de Orizaba
Accomodation
Night at Basiscamp Piedra Grande (Pico de Orizaba)

Day 13: Hike to Pico de Orizaba

Acclimatizing your body to the high altitudes...

· Explore the pristine nature atop Pico de Orizaba 
· Head to the area of the "Cruces of Monterrey“
· Return to your cabin at the Piedra Grande

Visited:
Pico de Orizaba, Cruces of Monterrey
Accomodation
Night at Basiscamp Piedra Grande (Pico de Orizaba)

Day 14: Up to the Peak of Pico de Orizaba

A big adventure is awaiting you...


· Climb Mexico’s highest volcano and mountain
· Enjoy the beautiful views of the valley below
· Explore the topography of the volcano’s crater

Visited:
Pico de Orizaba, Huamantla
Accomodation
Night at Hacienda Soltepec (Huamantla)

Day 15: Final Day And Departure

Thank you for visiting...


· Return to Mexico City and arrive around 13:00
· Head to your hotel, the bus station or airport
· We hope to see you again

Visited:
Mexico City

Mexico City Teotihuacán Bernal Querétaro Toluca Tlaxcala La Malinche Cerro Altzomoni Iztaccihuatl Amecameca Puebla Cholula Tlachichuca Piedra Grande Pico de Orizaba Cruces of Monterrey Huamantla

Privatise the tour

Feel free to ask your local agency to privatize the tour if you would like to choose your own departure dates.

Price and dates for group departures

Details of the group

Minimum group size: 2 people
Maximum group size: 8 people
Approx. £1,990 / 15 days
Excluding international flights
Contact the Local Agency for 2019 Tour Dates

Included in price:

  • 14 nights’ accommodation in the hotels mentioned or equivalent
  • Accommodation in double rooms with a private bathroom
  • Accommodation in camps during the volcano tours in shared rooms
  • Meals according to hotel list
  • All transfers to and from the airport Mexico City, Mérida and Cancun
  • All tours and transfers in air conditioned country specific vehicles
  • Private certified bilingual guide on day 2-4
  • Private certified bilingual mountain guide on day 5-15
  • All in general required climbing gear and equipment (ex. ropes, harness, carabiners)
  • All entrance fees
  • Local taxes

Not included in price:

  • Voluntary tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses and extras in the hotels
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Expenses for evacuations
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment (sleeping bag, clothes, footgear, crampons etc.)
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International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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