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The Details

Dates: November-May; February is the best month.

DAYS: 8

START/FINISH: Mexico City

GROUP SIZE: 10 people max per group.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotels in Mexico City; tents during overnight hike.

PHYSICAL RATING: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

HIGHLIGHTS

  • • Challenge yourself to summit Mt. Iztaccihuatl, the third highest peak in Mexico.
  • • See views of the Valley of Mexico and neighboring Popocatepetl Mountain.
  • • Explore misty pine forests in El Desierto de los Leones.
  • • Be enchanted by the canals and floating gardens of World Heritage Site Xochimilco.
  • • Experience the dichotomy of Mexico City’s indigenous heritage and Western-influenced society.