Mexico is a North American country covering a wide range of geographical territory. The northern part of the country is defined by rugged terrain, deep gorges, extraordinary outcroppings, and wide deserts. The south has some of the most mountainous areas, including the tallest mountain, Pico de Orizaba (5,636m). Ancient ruins, winding rivers and waterfalls, and unbelievable beaches round out the landscape. Hiking is as diverse as the area itself, with various levels for all types of trekkers. Rock climbing, mountaineering, and nature discovery programs can easily be assimilated into a hiking tour. Mexico City has a number of museums that can also enhance the cultural impact of a hiking program.
The vast country of Mexico has a variety of seasonal trends. The dry season lasts from October through late April, with relatively mild and comfortable temperatures. The summer months from June through September are considered the rainy season, and the climate is generally hot during this period.
Mexico City has direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Mexico City all have efficient airports and mass transit, including buses, to connect to the nearby communities and hiking areas. The Copper Canyon Train also connects Los Mochis to Chihuahua City.
October through May. You can hike all year round in Mexico, with the most ideal conditions during the dry season from autumn through winter and spring.
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