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Hike to the crater lakes on Nevado de Toluca, Day trip from Mexico City

Join one of our certified guides to the breathtaking Nevado de Toluca crater lakes and enjoy a thrilling day trip just a drive away from Mexico City!

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate


  • Discover the stunning crater lakes on Nevado de Toluca!

  • Join a day-trip adventure near Mexico City.

  • Enjoy a fun outdoor experience with the whole family.


Would you like to go on one of the best day hikes from Mexico City? Then join one of our guides to the stunning crater lakes on Nevado de Toluca!

Nevado de Toluca is a stunning stratovolcano just 80km away from Mexico City. It has an altitude of 4,680 m.a.s.l and two beautiful crater lakes at an altitude of 4,200 m. Reaching these lakes, the Laguna del Sol (Sun Lake) and Laguna de la Luna (Moon Lake), will be the objective of our hike.

In total, we will take around 4 hours to get to these awe-inspiring spots. It will be an easygoing hike that the whole family will enjoy and everyone is welcome to join. Come with your children and/or your partner and enjoy a truly unique location with breathtaking landscapes!

Are you ready to discover one of the best hiking spots near Mexico City? Then book your place now and start planning your adventure to the crater lakes of Nevado de Toluca!

Would you like a slightly longer, more challenging excursion? Then you can also join this 2-day hike from Nevado de Toluca to Valle de Bravo!


This is not recommended for pregnant women, people with neck or back problems, people with hemophilia, asthma or epilepsy or for people with heart problems.


Equipment you will need to bring

Other gear: 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.

About the guide

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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!

For booking assistance

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 213 each

Group of 2

USD 133 each

Group of 3

USD 104 each

Group of 4

USD 85 each

Group of 5

USD 85 each

Group of 6

USD 85 each

Group of 7

USD 85 each

Group of 8

USD 85 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Personal Insurance

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• Prices are per person to join a group. Participants should be over 8 years old. Price includes the loan of a rucksack.

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