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Mexico Nevado de Toluca

NEVADO DE TOLUCA

 

Hiking (4 640 M; 15,354 FT)

The volcano has a 4,680-metre (15,354 ft) , 1.5-kilometre (0.93 mi) wide summit caldera which is open to the east. is on the southwest side of the crater and the second highest, Pico del Aguila (Eagle's Peak), is on the northwest.

There are two crater lakes on the floor of the basin at about 4,200 m (13,800 ft), the larger Lago del Sol (Sun Lake) and the smaller, but deeper, Lago de la Luna (Moon Lake).

Nevado de Toluca Crater

 

Hikinng Season: All year

On the southern part of Toluca we can visit a Beatiful volcano with lakes inside, which is the name that the inhabitants of ancient Xinancatecatl. It has an altitude of 4600 masl. and it is the fourth highest mountain in Mexico.

Nevado de Toluca hiking tour

1 day treking

We pick up at the Mexico City at 6 am , transfer to Nevado de Toluca


We begin with a walk through a crater , then further on we reach a field of loose rock that ends in a ridge leading to a rock maze after which, lies the summit.

Go back to Mexico City

 

Pricing

Pico de Orizaba Express without meals 

In US dollars

# of people

Cost per person

more than 7

Contact us for special pricing

4 - 6

90

2-3

130

1

250

 

 

 

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about the mountain

 

This is Mexico s fourth highest mountain, after the Pico de Orizaba, Popocatepetl, and Iztaccihuatl. (By some measurements, however, the Sierra Negra is slightly higher.) , and it is unique in taht one can drive into the crater of this volcano, Nevado de toluca has two summits,  the higher Pico de Fraile (Friar s Peak) at 4 680 meter

 

 

 

 

It is often called Xinantecatl, which is probably from the Nahuatl chinam(itl) 'cornstalks' + tecatl 'lord of', though other etymologies have been suggested. It is an extinct volcano located in central Mexico. This volcano has its higher summit at 4577 metres and in good weather it is clearly visible from the Mexican city of Toluca. An unusual feature of this mountainous formation is the existence of two lakes in small extinct craters within the caldera, the cold water Sun Lake and the Moon Lake. A road runs into the caldera, making this perhaps the most accessible major Mexican peak.

 

 

 

 

 

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Nevado de Toluca Summit Great view

 

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Sun Lake on Nevado de Toluca Crater