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Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl


Estado de México, Morelos and Puebla

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About Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl


Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl National Park.  It is home to the second and third highest peaks in the country: Popocatepetl, one of the most active volcanoes on the planet, and Iztaccihu...

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How to get there?


  • Most important locality

    San Pedro Nexapa, Edo. de México
    Santiago Xalizintla, Puebla.

  • Airport

    Mexico City International Airport 'Benito Juárez' - CDMX

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By the Chalco-Cuautla Federal Highway, passing through Amecameca and turning off onto the road that crosses the community of San Pedro Nexap...

  • Transportation facilities

    There is only transportation to the Municipality of Amecameca from Mexico City, as well as from Morelos and Puebla, so hiring a private vehi...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Vehicle with reservation, walking through marked trails, bikes.

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  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

    Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Departure from the PA is 8:30 p.m.


  • Entrance fee

    $57.87 MXN


  • Average weather in the area

    Cold to very cold



Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl in Mexico
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Activities and recommendations


Activities

Recommendations

  • The recommended visiting months are from October to March.
  • It is recommended to wear 3 layers of clothing, boots, sun block, sunglasses, hat, raincoat and backpack with bivouacs, this is a mid-mounta...

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Services


Services within the PA

Information modules
Interpretive trails
Signage
Visitor center or equivalent


Lodging near the PA

Cabins
Camping areas
Refuges

Food service near the PA

Restaurants and street food (only on weekends)


Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Banks
Hospital
Market / Super Market
Pharmacy
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

San Pedro Nexapa, Edo. de México
Santiago Xalizintla, Puebla.

Admission fee


Protected Area entrance fee

$57.87 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

More about Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl


Interesting facts

The Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes are central to an ancient legend in which Izta is a sleeping indigenous princess and Popo is a w...

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Attractions

Snow-capped volcanoes, waterfalls and glaciers. Archaeological area and viewpoints.

Representative species of PA


Bobcat (Lynx rufus subsp. escuinapae), Volcano Rabbit (Romerolagus diazi), Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri), Strickland's Woodpecker (Pic...

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You can see more representative species of Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations


Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

A Code of Conduct is in place

Contact


  • PA office address

    Plaza de Constitución #9 Planta baja. Col Centro de Amecameca, Estado de México.

  • Phone

    +52 (597)978 3829 +52 (597)979 8383

  • Email

    iztapopo@conanp.gob.mx

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente
Conanp