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La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl

Puebla and Tlaxcala

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About La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl

La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl National Park.  It is considered an isolated mountain that provides environmental services to the cities of Puebla and Tlaxcala; historically, the native wo...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Huamantla at 26 Km.

  • Airport

    Puebla International Airport 'Hermanos Serdán' - Puebla

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land: Tlaxcala Capital 45 Km; Puebla Capital 35 Km; Mexico City 167 Km.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented automobiles, public transportation and service providers.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Main trail.

  • Schedules

    Every day of the year, 24 hrs.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The recommended months to visit are from November to February.
  • Warm clothing, comfortable shoes and a hat or cap are recommended.


Services within the PA

Information modules

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Huamantla at 26 Km.

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 La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl

Interesting facts

It houses the fifth highest mountain in Mexico; it is a living museum of local wildlife, with more than 900 described species. Malinche is...

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The top of the mountain, ravine, springs and agave crops. IMSS Vacation Center, centers for the promotion of environmental culture and handi...

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Representative species of PA

Bobcat (Lynx rufus), Montezuma Quail (Cyrtonix montezumae), Leprous False Brook Salamander (Pseudoeurycea leprosa), Mexican Pygmy Rattlesnak...

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You can see more representative species of La Montaña Malinche o Matlalcuéyatl on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Camping is allowed only in the areas designated for such purpose.
2. Campfires may only be made in the Public Use Sub-zone.
3. P...

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  • PA office address

    Antiguo Camino Real a Ixtulco, Jardín Botánico de Tizatlán, Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala. C.P. 90100.

  • Phone

    Without information

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente