2-day Summit on the Iztaccihuatl volcano (5,230m) in Mexico with acclimatization

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Come and enjoy a 2-day ascent to the summit of the stunning Iztaccihuatl volcano in Mexico with one of our experienced mountain guides.

Private and Group

2 Days

All year

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Enjoy a 2-day climb to the summit of the Iztaccihuatl volcano in Mexico.
  • Bask in the breathtaking views from the volcano's summit.
  • Spend a night in the comfortable Altzomoni Hut.

Description

The third highest peak in Mexico, Iztaccihuatl (5,230m) is a gorgeous peak with a rich, amazing story behind it, a story that dates back centuries, back to the times of the Aztecs. And, on this 2-day trip, we would like to guide you to the summit of the beautiful volcano.

Our journey to the top of Iztaccihuatl will begin in Mexico City. After leaving the sprawling metropolis, we will make our way to the Paso de Cortes. From there, we will go to the Altzomoni Hut. From the hut, we will take a hike to the mountain’s first pass for the purpose of getting you properly acclimatized. Afterwards, we will return to the hut, where you can enjoy a tasty meal and get some sleep.

On the following day, we will wake up very early and start making our ascent at 2:00 am. We should arrive at the summit of the peak at midday. From the top of the Iztaccihuatl, you will get to enjoy amazing views of the landscape, as well as the peak’s twin, Popocatepetl (5,426m), which has an equally amazing story that also dates back to Aztec times. After you’ve taken in the wonder from the summit, we will make our way back down to the hut, where we will catch our transport back to Mexico City.

Participants on this trip should be in good physical condition. Prior climbing experience is also recommended.

A fantastic climb with equally amazing views, this 2-day trip to the top of the Iztaccihuatl volcano will take your breath away. To join us on this adventure, please send a request.

We also offer a 2-day climb to the top of the Pico de Orizaba, which you can enjoy here.

Details

Accommodation

Altzomoni hut

More info

Participants should bring the following items: Towel Sleeping bag Clothes to sleep in Wash kit Two complete changes of clothes Thermal underwear Fleece or fibre pile mid layer Gore-Tex or similar outer layer to protect from the wind and rain Sunglasses with ultraviolet protection with a close fit to the face or side protection Sun cream of at least factor 30 Mountain head wear (wool or synthetic) Rucksack (25-30l) Trekking poles Rigid or semi-rigid mountain boots, previously used and waterproof High mountain gloves

Meeting point

Mexico City

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About the guide

We are a team of experienced and qualified guides based in Mexico, offering adventure tourism tours in the central region of the country. We promote the sustainable development of the local communities we visit, together with respect for the environment.

We offer a personalized service and look to provide our clients with an enjoyable, safe and harmonious experience. Contact us and we will take you on an unforgettable adventure!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 457 Each

Group of 2

USD 391 Each

Group of 3

USD 336 Each

Group of 4

USD 289 Each

Group of 5

USD 289 Each

Group of 6

USD 289 Each

Group of 7

USD 289 Each

Group of 8

USD 289 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner




 

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