A high mountain road from Xalatlaco to El Ajusco

Located on the border between Mexico State and Mexico City, the road from Xalatlaco to El Ajusco is one of the most scenic drives of the country.

Carretera al Ajusco

Located within the Parque Nacional Cumbres del Ajusco, the road is 34.8 km (21.62 miles) long, running west-east from Xalatlaco (in Mexico State) towards San Miguel Ajusco (Mexico City).

The road is totally paved and tops out at 3.622m (11,883ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest roads of the country. The road is busy in weekends and holidays: it’s a popular destination in winter time for common snowfalls, close to Mexico City. It can be dangerous due constant car crashes caused by snow or ice, high traffic commute from people who aren’t used to drive in snow or ice environments. This road is usually closed in winter time to prevent accidents by curious people to see snow.
Road suggested by: Eblem Torres