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Nevado del Toluca ascent in 2 days

1-day Expedition on Nevado de Toluca in Mexico
1-day Expedition on Nevado de Toluca in Mexico
1-day Expedition on Nevado de Toluca in Mexico
1-day Expedition on Nevado de Toluca in Mexico

Let one of our expert guides take you to the summit of Nevado de Toluca on this 2-days mountaineering trip. Discover one of Mexico’s most magnificent peaks on this private adventure.


Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt

2 Days

All year




* Stand at the top of one of Mexico’s most incredible peaks.

* Reach the summit of Nevado de Toluca with a local and expert guide.

* Enjoy unrivalled views of its two lakes at the crater in the top.


Join one of our expert guides to the summit of Nevado de Toluca (4,680 meters) on this 2-days ascent.

Due to the easy access and proximity to Mexico City, and the incomparable beauty of its 2 lakes in the crater, this is one of the most popular ascents in Mexico.

Reaching the lakes is quite easy. However, getting to the summit is a little bit more challenging. Although it doesn’t require much technical gear, with the exception of the days when it’s covered in snow, particularly around its rocky and sharp ridges.

Nonetheless you won’t have to worry about the technical part, specially if you don’t have previous experience. All you need is to have a good fitness level, and allow your body to acclimatize properly to the altitude. One of our expert guides will follow you all throughout this journey, to help you out and make sure you are safe and enjoying your time here. Moreover, we provide all the technical equipment included in the price. So, you don’t have to worry about bringing your own.

The route we recommend, cañada del Oslo, begins at a forest area which would lead us to the main summit Pico del Fraile. Upon arrival, we’ll enjoy stunning views of the crater lakes Laguna del Sol and Laguna de la Luna.

Then for the descent, we can take the same route, or in the opposite direction towards the lake. And for those looking for bigger challenges, we can take a route that leads to the secondary summit, Pico del Aguila. 

If you wish to join this mountaineering adventure, request to book this trip today. One of our local guides will have to pleasure to accompany you to the summit of Nevado de Toluca.

You may also be interested in theshorter version of this trip.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Permit and entrance fees

- Personal insurance

Price details

On top of the guide fee the price includes: accommodation, meals and purified water in the mountain, personal technical gear and mountaineering insurance for the summit days. Ground transportation from México or Puebla Cities to Nevado de Toluca is optional. And if there is any gear you need, we can arrange renting it for you. Accommodation in the city is not included.


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Please note the type of clothes and gear we’ll require will depend on the season in which you want to climb. For instance, if you wish to climb when the peak is covered in snow, you should bring the adequate clothes and we’ll provide the necessary gear.

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About the guide

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Guiding agency

We are a group of passionate mountain and rock climbing local guides in Mexico, members of the AMGME (Mexican Mountain and Climbing Guides Association), where we have been practicing and guiding around the country for 10 years.

Our main goal is to make people enjoy our mountains as much as we do and get a real experience of out Mexican style of life having a close and friendly relationship with all our clients and trying to help as much as we can.

Everybody has different needs so we can modify all our programs to what is best for you, wether you need everything from transport, accommodation, food, gear... or just want to be guided in the mountain.

Please get in contact with us to climb our beautiful mountains and we'll do our best so that you get the most of your trip.


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What people are saying about 3Summits



The guides with 3 Summits were incredible! The company was super communicative and answered all my questions ahead of the climbs. I did the trip solo and the guides were fun and kind and I truly felt like I was climbing with experts.



Great company. Very attentive and helped me a lot.



Amazing experience! I had such an incredible time on the mountain. My guide Abraham, Ahmed and the 3Summits Staff, especially Karla whom I was in contact with the entire duration, were all phenomenal. I recommend them 100% for anyone looking to climb Pico de Orizaba. Abraham is very experienced, knowledgeable and kind. It was a wonderful climbing with him. It has been awhile since I have climbed due to injury, and he definitely helped me get my confidence back. You can tell he truly likes what he does, and that is very important in the mountains. Highly recommend him as a guide!!! Ahmed was also a joy. He was so helpful throughout the trip, and helped with logistics, food, and setting up. Very positive person! And Karla was amazing, and always on top of everything. Very nice, and quick to respond. I can't wait to go back someday. That mountain is great for training, and a fun peak in itself. I highly recommend hiring a private tour, like I did, if you have any injuries or want to go at your own pace. It's well worth it. But, 3Summits does have a 1:2 ratio, which is better than a lot of other guiding services out there, should you choose to go in a group. I am very impressed with 3Summits and will use them again. Thank you! :)



Honestly, everything was organized very very well. From the communication prior to the climb, the pick up, the food, the camp and the guides: very very well organized. Very friendly people as well. Would recommend climbs with this organization anytime again without hesitation.



Yesterday I summited La Malinche with my guide Daniel. It was a great experience, and I was super impressed with my guide, and the communication with the 3Summits team. I am also very appreciative that Daniel really took the time to make sure I was safe and enjoyed the climb. Highly recommend this hike to get ready for Pico de Orizaba, or on its own! Thank you for an amazing day!

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