Nevado de Toluca Volcano Hiking Tour


State of Mexico


1 day


Different Levels


From $142 USD


Spanish and English


All year

Nevado de Toluca Excursion from mexico city

Tour description

Visit the fourth-highest mountain in Mexico and its two beautiful lagoons that are among the highest in the world. Nevado de Toluca is also known as Xinantécatl in Nahuatl means Naked Lord, it is a huge and majestic volcano that is located 43 km southwest of the city of Toluca, México.
Enjoy a unique experience visiting one of the most amazing volcanoes in Mexico, where you will find one of the most beautiful natural landscapes.

On this trip, our mountain guide will explain to you about the flora and fauna of the place. During the walk, you will be able to listen to the legend of the “Xinantécatl” and you will learn some mountain hiking techniques to walk better.

Choose between different hiking trails with different levels of difficulty. The routes of the Nevado de Toluca are designed to see incredible views. The tours are private, we pick you up at the hotel or address provided and we can adapt to your needs if you travel with family, partner, friends or alone.

NOTE: The snow depends on the weather conditions of the place. It can be seen 1-2 times a year, despite the name, snow rarely occurs.

  • Excursions available from Mexico City
  • This is a private tour, reserve with your partner, friends, family or even if you are a solo traveler
  • Book anytime from Monday to Sunday 
  • 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
  • Activity
    Round trip transportation from Mexico City
  • Tickets and Admissions
  • Hiking equipment
  • Professional mountain guides certified by the goverment SECTUR
  • Adventure & Sports Travel Insurance


  • Food and/or drinks

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Maximum age: 70 years
  • 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

  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 Mexico City

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

  • We start the walking tour 

  • We will visit the lagoon crater Xinantécatl. You can take incredible photos of the wonderful views

  • We return to the vehicle

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



Lagoon Nevado Route

Description of the route

During this tour you will be able to discover the greatest treasure of this natural site, the “Sun” and “Moon” lagoons. They are located in the crater, the contrast produced by the huge colossal rocks in the crystal clear green and blue waters of the lagoons are spectacular. The hiking trail in the Nevado is approximately 4 hours.

Distance 4.8km, with a maximum altitude of 4,280 meters above sea level. Elevation gain 150m

Private Tour from CDMX or Toluca:
USD $142 p/p*
*Prices from 2 people

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LEVEL 2 moderate

Lagoon and Bell tower Nevado Route

Description of the route

On this hiking tour in Nevado de Toluca we visit the spectacular “Sun” and “Moon” lagoons. And we will walk to the “Campanario”, we will climb by the crater of the volcano and from this point we will appreciate wonderful views towards the state of Cuernavaca. This Nevado hiking tour is approximately 5 hours.

Distance 6.8 km, with a maximum altitude of 4,440 meters above sea level. Elevation gain 290m

Private Tour from CDMX or Toluca:
USAD $142 MXN p/p*
*Prices from 2 people

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Description of the route

On this hiking excursion, we will walk through natural areas such as the forest, an area of rocks and sandbanks. We will climb the “Cañada del Oso”, one of the highest points, where we’ll have great views of the crater and the Nevado lagoons. This Nevado Toluca hike is approximately 6 hours.

Distance 13.3 km, with a maximum altitude of 4,684 meters above sea level. Elevation gain 970m

Private Tour from CDMX or Toluca:
USD $165 p/p*
*Prices from 2 people

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