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Why go with us?
Experience Mexico outdoors trekking and climbing with HG Mexico
Mountain guides in Mexico since 1976. The best trips trekking and climbing of Pico de Orizaba, Ixtaccihuatl, Nevado de Toluca and more...

We are your best choice for exploring the Mexican volcanos. We can serve all levels of mountaineering and give you an enjoyable and unforgettable experience. Our mountain guides have the experience and knowledge of the Mexican volcanos to ensure your safe and successful ascent, our first priorities. We have a growing number of happy and satisfied summiteers..come and enjoy the outdoors with us! In addition, we share our culture and history on all of our

trips...so, “Andale, andale!!”

About Us


We are a group of mountain guides with experience in rescues, trekking, high altitude mountaineering, rock climbing and caving. We have shared our mountaineering experiences with other mountain guides from Mexico, Europe, and the United States, and various professional athletes. Above all, we would like to guide you, share our knowledge with you, and embark on an outdoor adventure


 

El Pico de Orizaba "Citlaltepetl" climbing Express  
2 days itinerary 

5,610 metres (18,491 ft).

 

Season: you can climb this mountain in all the year, some people do prefer raining season because are better snow (from July to October) and several people do prefer dry season for more clear days (October to July)

The
Citlaltepetlis the highest peak in Mexico and the highest volcano in North America, and  is the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America, after Denali of the United States and Mount Logan of Canada. It rises 5,610 metres (18,491 ft).
 

Citlaltepetl Pico de Orizaba
 


 

For those who are acclimatized to higher altitudes we offer a Pico de Orizaba “Express”

 

 

PICO DE ORIZABA EXPRESS (2 days)


Day 1: transportation from Mexico City or Puebla to Ciudad Serdan, a town at 2600m/8530ft near Pico de Orizaba.

Travel to base camp at 4600m/15,776ft.This is a day for acclimatizing


Day 2: Summit Day! We’ll start our ascent very early in the morning in order to reach the summit and return to base camp with enough time to get you back to Mexico City.

 

 

Included in this itinerary are the following:

  • Transportation from the airport or hotel to the mountain and back, including the 4x4 travel at Pico de Orizaba
  • A personal, well-trained and experienced mountain guide
  • Collective safety gear: ropes, carabiners, tends, etc.
    • See “Mountain Equipment” section for the personal gear you’ll need
  • Ascender certificate
  • Base camp lodging (Is this what you mean when you write “base camp”?)
  • Purified water to fill your water bottles
  • All cooking equipment: stoves, dishes and accessories



Pricing

When you contact us about your expedition please let us know which option you prefer

 


Without Meals:

In this option, which we highly recommend, you bring your food or we can shop on our way to the mountain (we have supermarkets like WalMart here). This way you can eat what you like and is best for you.

 

Pico de Orizaba Express without meals 

In Euros

# of people

Cost per person

more than 9

Contact us for special pricing

5 or 8

€ 290

3 or 4

€ 290

2

€ 320

1

€ 470


 

Pico de Orizaba Express without meals

In US dollars

# of people

Cost per person

more than 9

Contact us for special pricing

5 or 8

300

3 or 4

330

2

350

1

550

 
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With Meals:

In this option we supply the food and do all the cooking while at the mountain, any additional meals or food (snacks or meals while traveling) is not included in the pricing below

 

Pico de Orizaba Express with meals 

In Euros

# of people

Price per person

More than 9

Contact us for special pricing

5 or 8

€ 260

3 or 4

€ 290

2

€ 370

1

€ 500



 

Pico de Orizaba Express with meals 

In US dollars

# of people

Cost per person

More than 9

Contact us for special pricing

5 or 8

300

3 or 4

330

2

400

1

600

 

 


Each day outside of the itinerary will be an additional €90 Euros or $100 USD per person, meals not included



 

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Choices for climb el Pico de Orizaba


 


Is the Pico de Orizaba active?


Pico de Orizaba volcano is a large active stratovolcano, Mexico's highest mountain and the highest volcano of North America.

Where is Pico de Orizaba ?

It is located at the southern end of Citlaltépetl–Cofre de Perote Volcanic Range, and the only volcano in this area with historic activity.

Where is the highest mountain in Mexico?


Pico de Orizaba is the highest peak in Mexico and the highest volcano in North America; it is also the third highest peak in North America after Denali and Mount Logan. Orizaba is ranked 7th in the world in topographic prominence.


Where is the highest elevation in Mexico?


Pico de Orizaba (Citlaltépetl)is the highest mountain peak of Mexico, a stratovolcano on the boundary between the states of Puebla and Veracruz,

citlaltepetl , Pico de Orizaba México