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Easy day hike on the Iztaccihuatl volcano in Mexico (Izta-Popo Zoquiapan National Park)

Easy day hike on the Iztaccihuatl volcano in Mexico (Izta-Popo Zoquiapan National Park) | undefined

Join one of our certified guides to the stunning Iztaccihuatl volcano in Mexico. Discover a breathtaking location and revel at the awe-inspiring views!

1 Day

All year


All levels


* Discover the third highest volcano in Mexico!

* Revel at the stunning landscapes of Iztaccihuatl.

* Join a fun and easy day hike for all levels.


Would you like to discover the most amazing volcanos in Mexico? Then join us for an easy hike to the stunning Iztaccihuatl in the Izta-Popo Zoquiapan National Park. 

At an altitude of 5,230 m,  Iztaccihuatl is Mexico’s third highest volcano. Its name translates to “white woman” due to the shape of its white-capped peaks. Right next to it is Popocatepetl, the second-highest volcano in Mexico.

On this excursion, we will hike on the sides of Iztaccihuatl. As we progress, we will follow a river with its source on the mountainside, discover a breathtaking waterfall, and catch stunning views. This is an easy 1-day hike and you don’t need technical skills to join. We will be there to point the direction and help you on the way.

So, are you ready to discover one of the most stunning volcanos in Mexico? Then book your place now and join this easy day hike on the Iztaccihuatl volcano!

Would you like to join some more of the top hikes in Mexico? Then check out this hike to the crater lakes on the Nevado de Toluca!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Prices are per person to join a group. Price includes the loan of a rucksack. Participants must be 10 years or older to join.

Equipment you will need to bring

Windproof top Complete change of clothes Mountain coat. Boots or trainers with a treaded sole and which protect the ankles. Comfortable shirt and trousers, preferably made of synthetic fibre and not cotton, including jeans. Water proof jacket. Gloves.


What is the average distance and altitude gain that we will hike each day?

Distance 10 km / Altitude 4,100 meters above the sea

What experience do I need to have? How fit do I need to be? Is this program suitable for children or older people?

This trip is recommended for people who exercise 3 to 4 days a week and those who have some trekking experience. This trip is not recommended for children and persons with heart and lung sickness.

How can I get to the trailhead/meeting point?

The meeting point is in Av. Vicente Suárez 38, Colonia Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06170 Ciudad de México, CDMX. At 7 am, in the middle of Panam shoe store and Wings Army restaurant, in front of Mercado Michoacán in a blue door. You can take an UBER.

How will accommodation and meals be handled during the trek?

The meal is included at the end of the trip; we offer tacos, quesadillas, and beverages without alcohol.

Are there any other special requirements such as permits/insurance/vaccines that I need to consider before the tour?

You should have an excellent health.

What is the best time of the year for this hike?

We do this trip all year but the best season is from September to May (January, February, March, April, May- September, October, November, and December).

Can I join a group?

Sure, we have open groups every day from Monday to Sunday.

What happens in the event of bad weather?

If one day before the trip the weather conditions are really bad, we give you the option to reschedule.

About the guide

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Tour Operator

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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What people are saying about this trip



We had a good hike. It was a nice area. There was a lot of cloud so unfortunately we didn’t really see the volcanoes. Our guide was helpful and friendly. There was some confusion as to where we would be picked up from however we resolved that.

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