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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

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Cold to very cold

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Activities and 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 within the PA

Information modules
Interpretive trails
Visitor center or equivalent

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Restaurants and street food (only on weekends)

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

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

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 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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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


  • 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


PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente