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A place full of good energy and worthy the visit besides the altitude. Went in summer so I couldn't... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Thays S
Alfenas, Minas Gerais
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Before we begin, I just want to direct you to my YouTube page - and here's why - seeing a location... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Halifax, Canada
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A 14,000-foot snow-capped volcano.
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

A place full of good energy and worthy the visit besides the altitude. Went in summer so I couldn't see snow on the top. But it's a good time to visit there!

Thank Thays S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Before we begin, I just want to direct you to my YouTube page - and here's why - seeing a location will give you a much better understanding of the location compared to a review. If you want to see my video of the location,...More

Thank Baltzer
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I will list everything about the hike in points. 1. You can get to Toluca and get a cab from the Bus station to take you to the trailhead. 2. Do this on a weekday so that the cab can take you right to the...More

1  Thank Phoenix A
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

There are not many volcanos that you can hike without being a expert mountain climber. Just a two hour drive from Mexico City you can get very close with your own vehicle to the crater of this inactive volcano. The views are impressive and you...More

Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

If you want to see the cool part of "El Nevado" you need to be prepare for it. You have to walk up is not a long road but it feels like you are missing all the oxygen. But when you arrive it is amazing....More

Thank Ninaa C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Incredible landscape and views. $50 MX fee to enter the park, and there is a parking lot with some vendors at the entry point. Would not recommend hiking to the summit, unless you are up for a day long strenuous hike. Rather would recommend catching...More

2  Thank crissmv2018
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

When we visited, we were going in fairly blind. There isn’t much information about ways to get to the top, or what to expect while you’re there. This place is great to visit. Make sure that you have a way up to the top. The...More

1  Thank Shan S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Overall: beautiful, not too difficult to get to via public transit, requires a bit of advanced planning, can be an intense hiking experience but don't be intimidated - you don't have to hike for a long ways to enjoy the beauty. Access: Took a bus...More

3  Thank Allison B
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We did a day trip from Mexico City with Nomada Mexico, which we were very glad we did and highly recommend. However, you can definitely do this hike on your own if you're adequately prepared. If you want to to go this route here are...More

2  Thank Jared B
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

It was my second visit in December and it was more beautiful this time as the sky was clear. It is a 30 walk up to see the beautiful scenery. Weather is strange up there, so be ready for snow or shine. My last visit...More

Thank Amanda K
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13 November 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may park at the bottom and then walk the rest of the way, also bring a jacket.
Phoenix A
5 July 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I would say maybe at least 2 to 3 hours or less. I would base that on a person's skill set.
9 January 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I did forget to mention and yes, lots of snow.
Mohit S
1 January 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
That's correct around 6am. Hello There. No hiking gear need and it was cold and make sure to bring a jacket. Also its about an hour drive up the mountain with an amazing views, its a dirt road and in some areas its rough, I... More