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17 of the Best Hikes in Guatemala

There are many epic hikes in Guatemala that we’ll cover in this travel guide. When it comes to travelling around Central America, hiking in Guatemala is an awesome adventure travel experience. Many of the best hikes in Guatemala involve climbing...

Corazon de Agua: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Corazon de Agua is a hidden gem on the outskirts of Antigua in Guatemala. Located in the town of Magdalena Milpas Altas in the Guatemalan department of Sacatepéquez, Corazon de Agua is a brilliant short hike. The trail leads you...

Pacaya Volcano Hike at Sunset: The Best Option In 2022

The Pacaya Volcano hike is a must-do half-day trip from Antigua in Guatemala. You might have heard about the incredible volcanic activity taking place at Pacaya Volcano (Volcan Pacaya) between 2020 and 2021. This meant the hike was best to...

Volcan Acatenango Hike Including Volcan Fuego: BEST NEW LOCAL HIKING TOUR

The Volcan Acatenango hike, otherwise known as the Acatenango volcano hike, or simply the Acatenango hike, is easily one of the best travel experiences you can have in Guatemala. A superb volcano hiking trail leads you to the base of...

Lower Mayan Trail: The Best Lake Atitlan Hike You Didn’t Know Existed

The Lower Mayan Trail, otherwise known as the Mayan Ridge Hike, is one of the best Lake Atitlan hikes in Guatemala. The trail stretches from San Marcos La Laguna to Santa Cruz La Laguna, covering breathtaking scenery along the north...

Rostro Maya (Indian Nose) Hike For Sunrise: The Safest Option

Watching sunrise at the Rostro Maya (Indian Nose) is a must-do experience during your time in Guatemala. Commonly advertised and known as the Indian Nose (La Nariz de Indio) or India Nose in Lake Atitlan, the Rostro Maya hike (a...

Xela to Lake Atitlan 3 Day Hike: The Complete Guide

The Xela to Lake Atitlan hike is a phenomenal multi-day trek through the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Also known as the Quetzaltenango to Lake Atitlan hike (Quetzaltenango and Xela are the same place and are used interchangeably), this brilliant three...

Hiking Volcan Santo Tomas From Fuentes Georginas: The Ultimate Guide

Volcan Santo Tomas, also known as Santo Tomas Volcano, Volcan Pecul and Cerro Pecul, is a brilliant volcano to hike near Quetzaltenango (Xela). At 3,542m, Volcan Santo Tomas isn’t the tallest volcano in Guatemala (that honour goes to Volcan Tajumulco),...

Laguna de Chicabal (Laguna Chicabal) Hike: The Complete Guide

Laguna de Chicabal, otherwise known as Laguna Chicabal, Chicabal Lake or Laguna Seca, is located in San Martin Sacatepequez (San Martin Chile Verde) in Quetzaltenango (Xela). Similar to Ipala Volcano in eastern Guatemala, Laguna de Chicabal is an awe-inspiring crater...

Volcan Santa Maria Hike in Guatemala: The Ultimate Guide

The Volcan Santa Maria hike is a cracking day hike that you can easily do from Quetzaltenango (Xela) in Guatemala. Santa Maria Volcano (3,772m) is one of 37 volcanoes in Guatemala and one of the most popular and accessible volcanoes...
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