From its 5460-meter summit, you will enjoy the privileged geography of Mexico and its impressive landscapes. The Iztaccíhuatl is a volcano in the center of the country, between Mexico City and Puebla.
The ascent of this mountain is a must-do for outdoor enthusiasts who visit Mexico. Along with your guide you will hike for about 3 hours on a trail of intermediate difficulty, which ends about 300 meters before the snow-capped summit, from where you will see the Popocatepetl and the entire Valley of Mexico.
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You must go to Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl National Park, which is located two hours from Puebla and Mexico City, so you can get to any of these two airports. If you go by car, you can take the 150 Mexico-Puebla highway, take the route to Cuautla and then, the one to Amecameca. You have to park at Alsomoni station, where the ascent starts.
The winds are freezing and the temperature can range between 8 and -4 degrees in winter.
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