Izta Popo National


1 day


Different levels


From $114 USD


Spanish and English


All year

Iztaccihuatl volcano Excursion


This incredible expedition takes you to hike and climb the Iztaccihuatl volcano through the mountainous landscape of the Izta Popo National Park, a natural area protected by the Mexican government and recognized for its great diversity and the richness of its ecosystems. The perfect place to practice mountaineering in Mexico.

With a height of 5,215 m, Iztaccihuatl is the third-highest mountain in the Mexico. It is a wonderful place to connect with nature, where you can see the Popocatépetl volcano up close. We have excursions from Puebla and Mexico City

Tour description

During this guided tour, you will learn from our certified guide about mountaineering and hiking techniques for ascent and descent on trail. You will see spectacular landscape where you can take incredible photos, admire the beauty of the forests, the Popocatépetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes, and breathe fresh air at about 3,600 to 4,500 meters above sea level. It is an excellent place to have a wonderful experience alone, with friends or family. You can book various routes with different difficulty levels, each designed to get the best views.

  • Excursions available from Puebla and Mexico City
  • This is a private tour, reserve with your partner, friends, family or even if you are a solo traveler
  • Pick-up from your hotel or home in Puebla or Mexico City
  • Book anytime from Monday to Sunday and choose any level
  • Please check the costs and levels below
  • The duration of the walks is from 4 hrs to 7 hrs approx. depending on the group and the level, plus 2 hours one way transportation 
  • This tour is not suitable for people with hypertension, diabetes, heart problems, severe joints. It is only possible if these health problems are controlled
  • Terms and Conditions
  • We offer transportation from Mexico City to Puebla after the hike with additional cost. It’s also possible from Puebla to Mexico City
  • Activity

  • Round trip transportation from Mexico or  City or Puebla City

  • Tickets and Admissions

  • Hiking equipment

  • Professional mountain guides certified by the government

  • Adventure & Sports Travel Insurance


  • Food and/or drinks

  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • Maximum age: 65 years (with good physical condition)
  • Jacket, sweater and shirt

  • Sports pants or hiking pants

  • Tennis, trail runners or hiking boots

  • Backpack and sunscreen

  • *When booking, we will help you with the details*

There are 3 ways to make reservations:

  1. Click on the “Book Now” button, you can choose the day you prefer and enter your card details securely, a payment receipt will automatically be sent to your email.

  2. PayPal (+6%)  Payments made through PayPal have a surcharge of 6% which must be added to the amount before sending. Payments have to be sent to info@quelocotours.com

  3. Contact us via WhatsApp, phone or mail, and we will reserve the date for you. We send you a payment link, your payment receipt, and that’s it!

*We accept credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, payment market, cash (oxxo).

*Cancellation policies


  • We pick you up from the hotel or address provided in Puebla or Mexico City (*only for a private tour)

  • We arrive at Paso de Cortés (National Park). We eat our breakfast, the guide gives us the indications and we’ll prepare the backpacks

  • We start the walking tour in Iztaccihuatl

  • You’ll arrive at our destination according to the chosen level. You can take photos of the wonderful views and we will eat our lunch

  • We return to the vehicle

  • We’ll return to the same starting point in Puebla or Mexico City


level 1 EASY

Alpine Trail Route

Description of the route

On this tour, we walk towards the inactive Izta Volcano along mostly well-maintained trails. It is a harmonious walk where we’ll arrive at a viewpoint park where you can admire the beauty of the Iztaccihuatl and Popocatépetl.
Distance from 8 to 9 km, between altitudes of 3,600 to 3,980 meters above sea level. Elevation gain 380 m

Private Tour from Puebla:
$114 USD p/p*
Private Tour from Mexico City:
$114 USD p/p*
*From 2 people

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Springwater Trail

Description of the route

On this road, you pass through an area of springs and forest, admiring the beautiful views that characterize this national park. It has trails not so marked, all-terrain in the prairies and uphill.You need to have the ability to walk the grasslands.

Distance from 13 to 14 km between altitudes of 3,600 to 3,960 meters above sea level with an elevation gain of 380 m.

Private Tour from Puebla:
$114 USD p/p*
Private Tour from Mexico City:
$114 USD p/p*
*From 2 people

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Description of the route

If you enjoy challenges, this is an option that suits you perfectly. We walk to a higher altitude, at that height the views are panoramic. The trails are stone, sand and slopes. Helmets required (included). This route is known as the Portillos Route in which we will arrive at the 2nd or 3rd gate depending on the weather conditions.
Distance 7 km between altitudes of 3,990 to 4,500 meters above sea level with an elevation gain of 510 m

Private Tour from Puebla:
$142 USD p/p*
Private Tour from Mexico City:
$142 USD p/p*
*From 2 people

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Level 4 advance

Climbing the summit of Iztaccihuatl

Description of the route

Climb to the top of one of the highest volcanoes in Mexico in this tour of 2 days and 1 night. For more information visit: Iztaccihuatl Summit Ascent. Distance 13.5k with 1,412 elevation gain. 

Private Tour from Mexico City and Puebla:
$387 USD p/p*
*From 2 people

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