Amazing and stunning!

Description: Half day moderate hike to a lookout point where you can watch the active crater (Santiaguito) of the Santa Maria volcano located near the city of Quetzaltenango or Xela.

Classification: moderate demanding.

Altitude: 2,500 mts. (8,202 ft.) above sea level.


Base camp at the summit of the Santiaguito active crater.

We invite you to visit us...

Price: Contact us for prices and possible itineraries: or

transport, guide and admission included

Minimun: 2 persons

Basic Information.
  • Duration: Half day.

  • Ascent: 2.0 hours up hill.

  • Required equipment: hiking shoes, warm jacket and clothing, small backpack.

  • Best time to do this excursion:  from November to April when there's no rain. It's always cooler in the mountains.

  • Weather: normally the temperature is freezing in the evening, night and early morning.

  • Basic requirement: To be in good physical and mental conditioning, not to be sick.

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