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From Mexico City: La Malinche Volcano Hiking & Tlaxcala Private Tour

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  • 15 hr

OVERVIEW During this private 15h tour from Mexico City, you will climb La Malinche Volcano - the 6th highest summit in Mexico, enjoy impressive views of nearby Popacapetl & Iztaccihuatl Volcanoes, get acquainted with a rich history of Tlaxcala - an unhurried capital of the smallest Mexican state with a compact colonial downtown defined by grand government buildings, imposing churches and a handsome central plaza WHY GO WITH US The time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops & restaurants (unless you ask). An ideal choice for small groups: the price of the tour is fixed & varies just slightly depending on the size of the group. We are flexible: departure time & itinerary can be adjusted while the duration of the tour can be always extended for an extra fee.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: La Malinche National Park

In the morning, meet your guide at your accommodation in Mexico City and start the tour heading to La Malinche National Park in the State fo Tlaxcala. On the way, observe an impressive change of landscapes with mountains, forests, plains & volcanoes passing by... Once there, take an impressive 6-km hike to the top of the volcano enjoying the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains. Hikers who wanna climb one of Mexico's "higher" volcanoes often use this place for training & acclimatization. On sunny weekends Mexican families hike there with their children and grandparents, mountain bikers the park's dirt roads, and sport-fanatics make it all the way up running. The trail up is quite easy to follow, has no dangerous parts, and needs no special equipment.

Duration: 8 hour

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After hiking La Malinche, we will continue our tour in Tlaxcala - a calm capital of the smallest same-named Mexican state. On our way there, we will visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Ocotlan that is notable for its white-plaster facade and impressive Baroque interior. It was in 1541 when the Virgin miraculously appeared to Saint Juan Diego and requested to build her a temple in this place. Currently, it is one of the most important Marian pilgrimage centers in Mexico.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Centro Historico de Tlaxcala

Once in Tlaxcala, we will explore its compact colonial center seeing attractive squares, churches, lively shopping arcades, art galleries & museums. Our city tour will include visiting an impressive 16th-century Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. It is especially famous for its well-preserved Mudejar-style interior, the last of its kind in the American continent. Another remarkable place that we will get acquainted with is the Regional Museum of Tlaxcala. Housed in a former convent it displays religious paintings and a rich collection of pre-Columbian artifacts. After a full day of experiences & adventures, return to our vehicle and relax on the way back to Mexico City.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes