Day hike to the summit of Malinche (4,500m), near Mexico City

Come and enjoy a full day hike to the summit of La Malinche in the state of Tlaxcala near Mexico City with one of our experienced mountain guides.




Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Private and Group


  • Enjoy a full-day trek to the summit of La Malinche in Mexico.

  • Marvel at the views of several nearby peaks, including Popocatepetl.

  • Open to people of all levels.


Would you like to spend a day hiking to the top of a famous peak in Mexico? If so, you’ll love this adventure that will take you to the summit of the La Malinche peak (4,500m).

The fifth highest peak in Mexico, La Malinche is a great mountain to climb. And, because the ascent is not very difficult, people of all skill levels can enjoy this trekking expedition. However, you should be in good physical condition.

Our adventure will begin in Mexico City. From there we will go to Malinzin. Once there, we will walk through gorgeous conifer woods before reaching La Malinche. Once we reach the peak, we will begin our hiking ascent. Throughout the climb, you will be able to see a number of Mexico’s highest peaks. Those peaks include the highest peak in the country: the Pico de Orizaba (5,636m). You will also get to see the twin volcanoes of Popocateptl (5,426m) and Iztaccihuatl (5,230m).

Once we reach the summit of La Malinche, we will enjoy a tasty lunch, while you enjoy more spectacular views. Afterwards, we will make our way back to Malinzin, where you can enjoy another wonderful meal before returning to Mexico City.

If you would like to join us on this thrilling ascent to the top of La Malinche, please send a request.

We also offer a climbing trip that will take you to the Grupo de Los Cien hut on Iztaccihuatl.

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Price per person

Group of 1
70 USD

Group of 2
70 USD

Group of 3
70 USD

Group of 4
70 USD

Group of 5
70 USD

Group of 6
70 USD

Group of 7
70 USD

Group of 8
70 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Transport during the trip
  • Permit and entrance fees
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Other details

Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required


Meeting point

Mexico City

More info

Participants should bring the following items:


Windproof top

Complete change of clothes

Mountain coat

Boots or trainers with a treaded sole and which protect the ankles

Sunglasses with ultraviolet protection with a close fit to the face or side protection

Sun cream of at least factor 30

Comfortable shirt and trousers, preferably made of synthetic fibres and not cotton, including jeans.

Water proof jacket



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!

FROM 70 USDper person


What People are Saying about México Travesías


Bernardo was so nice and made sure that we were all safe and sound at all time. The taco place we went afterwards were so good. I had a wonderful trip that day and will definitely recommend it to everyone! Thank you!
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Jessica Tseng

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