Cofre de Perote and Sierra Negra

In this two-day trip we will enjoy two of the volcanoes of more than 4000 meters in Mexico, this trip is excellent for those who are starting in mountaineering since these volcanoes are not very demanding but it will serve as training to achieve more objectives. high, in addition to enjoying nature and incredible landscapes.


The first day we will leave for the Cofre de Perote and we will start the walk at the base of the volcano, we will enter its forest enjoying a path full of pines and oaks, as we continue walking the forest will open a little and we will be able to observe the emblematic chest of but in front and behind the magnificent valley at the foot of this volcano, being able to also see the highest volcanoes in our country, the Orizaba peak, the Malinche, the Iztaccihuatl and the Popocatepetl in the distance.

We will continue our walk until we reach the base of the Cofre where the most exciting part of the tour will begin as we will continue along a rock ridge passing rock bridges in order to reach our goal, the views of the chest's rock walls are impressive. We will continue along an edge of rocks passing through rock bridges in order to reach our objective, the views of the rock walls of the cofre are impressive.

Upon reaching our goal we will have lunch and return to the car and go to enjoy a delicious meal, when we finish we will go to our hostel in Tlalchichuca which is a town located at the base of the Pico de Orizaba and has an incredible view of the highest volcano in our country.

The second day we will have breakfast in our hostel and we will go to the Sierra Negra that is located on the south face of the Pico de Orizaba, we will walk through the forest until leaving the tree level where we can see in front of us the impressive Pico de Orizaba, we will continue on an edge and at each step we can see a little more of the landscape around us having views of the malinche and Iztaccihuatl and the Popocatepetl.

Upon reaching the top we will see one of the most advanced telescopes in Latin America, the Alfonso Serrano Millimeter Telescope, which with its huge antenna occupies the top of this volcano, after enjoying our achievement we will return to the vehicle to leave for Mexico City. We will stop to enjoy a well deserved meal and we will return to Mexico City with a full heart and stomach.

What is included?

  • The loan of a rucksack
  • Lunch for two days
  • Lunch and dinner for one day and breakfast and lunch the other
  • Accident insurance
  • Qualified guides
  • Support vehicle
  • Transport
  • Safety equipment
  • Entrance fees
  • Hostel Accommodation

What to Bring

  • Towel
  • Sun cream of at least factor 30
  • Windproof top
  • Sleeping bag
  • Insect repellent
  • Clothes to sleep in
  • Wash kit
  • Two complete changes of clothes
  • Mountain coat
  • Boots or trainers with a treaded sole and which protect the ankles
  • Comfortable shirt and trousers, preferably made of synthetic fibres and not cotton, including jeans.
  • Water proof jacket
  • Gloves


  • Hat
  • Trekking poles
  • Camera

This is not recommended for pregnant women, people with neck or back problems, people with haemophilia, asthma or epilepsy or for people with heart problems.