Volcano Iztaccihuatl Portillo

On this tour we will reach to the second Portillo (little port): 4,300 mts. above sea level (14,108 ft.), its name in Spanish is “White Woman”, or “Woman asleep” because of its shape.It’s a 4 hours hiking from the parking lot called la Joyita to the second Portillo and back to la Joyita. The weather can change suddenly. Landscapes are breathtaking, you can see the Popocatépetl and other volcanoes, and cities, if it is a clear day. Difficulty: moderate to difficult and also consider the altitude. It is 2 hours from Mexico City. The main elevation rise is 238 mts. above the sea level (781 ft.)from la Joya to the first Portillo, and 130 masl (427 ft) from the fist to the second Portillo. After that we will have lunch in a hut on the volcano’s base. Is an 11 hours tour.

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1-2 passengers: $4,850.00 mxn

3-5 passengers: $6,150.00 mxn

6-11 passengers: $11,870.00 mxn

Date: every day

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pick up: your accommodation in Mexico City

Difficulty level: difficult to very difficult

Location: It is 90 minutes from Mexico City

Note: The weather can change dramatically


  1. Departure from Mexico City

  2. Arrival at Paso de Cortés

  3. Arrival at the Joyita

  4. Walk to the second gate

  5. Walk back

  6. Return to Mexico City



  • The load weight should be the minimum

  • Hiking boots
  • Layered cloth, weather suddenly changes
  • You can help yourself with hiking poles.

  • Carry a camera or cell phone, with charge.

  • Bring nuts, dried fruits and energizing gums.

  • We usually stop at the town of Amecameca to eat (the cost of this meal is not included in the package).

  • Bring cash

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