HIKES TREKS GUATEMALA

Monday, 28 August 2017 02:23

Volcan Tajumulco Overnight

Volcan Taumulco is a moderate to difficult overnight hike climbing from 3,000m at the trailhead to the peak at 4,220m (almost 14,000ft) the highest point in Central America. From the top of Tajumulco there are panoramic views of the western highland, the Pacific coast and Mexico. We leave from our office at 6am and take public transportation to the trailhead. 

From there we hike for approximately 4hours and set up camp in a sheltered bowl 45 minutes from the summit.  We have dinner around a campfire and watch the sunset.  In the morning we climb to the top before dawn to see an amazing sunrise.  After breakfast we pack up and descend for the bus ride back to Xela.

Level: Moderate-Difficult
Includes: Public roundtrip transportation, entrance fee, 3 meals, equipment and guide
Bring: large backpack, hiking boots or sneakers, flashlight, sunscreen, 4 liters of water, camera and warm jacket and hat

Price: 2 people 65$USD per person

3+people 55$USD per person

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Monday, 28 August 2017 02:22

Volcan Laguna de Chicabal

Volcan Laguna de Chicabal is an easy to moderate day hike to a beautiful crater lake. We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 6:00am and drive an hour to the trail head.  From there it takes approximately 1 and a half hours to climb to the top at 2,900m (almost 10,000ft) where there is a lookout point to Volcan Santa Maria and Santiaguito. 

From the summit there is a steep descent for twenty minutes to the crater lake.  The lake is surrounded by cloud forest and is a sacred site to the local Mayan-Mam people.  There are often religious ceremonies taking place around the lake.

Level: Easy-Moderate (can also be done as an overnight trip)
Includes: Private roundtrip transportation, entrance fee and guide
Bring: 2 liters of water, bag lunch, hiking boots or sneakers, sunscreen, camera and jacket.

Price: 2 people 35$USD per person

3+people 28USD$ per person

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Monday, 28 August 2017 01:56

Volcan Santa Maria Full Moon Hike

We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 12:00am midnight and climb to the top of Volcan Santa Maria under the light of the full moon and reach the summit in time to see a spectacular sunrise over the volcanoes of the western highlands.  Return to Xela by 11am.

Level: Difficult

Includes: Private roundtrip transportation and guide

Bring: 2 liters of water, bag lunch, hiking boots or sneakers, flashlight, sunscreen, camera and warm jacket and hat.

Note: Can be done any night, not only during the full moon.

Price: 2 people 35$USD per person

3+people 28$USD per person

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Monday, 28 August 2017 01:20

Volcan Santa Maria Day Hike

Volcan Santa Maria is a great day hike climbing from 2,500meters at the trial head to the peak at 3,772 meters (12,000+ft) above sea level but with spectacular views of 16 volcanoes, the city of Xela, the Pacific coast and a birds eye view of the eruptions of Volcan Santiaguito, which erupts approximately once an hour.  We pick you up at your hotel or host family at 5:00am and drive half an hour to the trail head.  From there it takes approximately 4 hours to climb to the top and 3 hours to descend.


Level: Difficult (can also be done as an overnight trip, or midnight hike)

Includes: private roundtrip transportation and guide

Bring: 2 liters of water, bag lunch, hiking boots or sneakers, sunscreen, camera and jacket.

Price: 2 people 35$USD per person

3+people 28$USD per person

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