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Acatenango Volcano

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Volcan Acatenango | Chimaltenango Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The hike was great! It's challenging, beginning with a steep slope to climb, but eventually it gets flatter. Make sure to check the weather. And also, make sure to talk with your guide and tell him to go at your pace and stay by your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OrWillinger
Reviewed 2 days ago

this was one of the most amazing things ever.. incredible being that close to the lava.. i booked it through tropicana hostel, while also staying there, and they did such a great job with everything they organise for you

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hike was the highlight of my honeymoon in Central America! Yes, it's hard... but totally worth it to see the sun rise over Volcan Fuego at 5:00 AM!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alextorc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I loved my acatenango volcano tour with Tropicana hostel! It was professionally run and lots of fun - I felt really well looked after and it's an experience I'll never forgot. Such beautiful views and well worth the hike.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a strenuous hike through deep shifting volcanic sand and pea sized gravel, but SO worth it. The view from the summit of Acetanango is 360 degrees of beautiful and majestic, with a front-seat view of the grumbling rumbling Fuego. We went up and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HansenVA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thank you Tropicana for this amazing experience, specially to Agustin and Eddy (our guides). I did a lot of research before booking and to be honest I was a bit affraid because they are a party hostel but the tour is really professional.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Olly D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If there is one thing you have to do in Guatemala, is the volcano hike Acatenango. My friend and I aren't hikers or any endurance athletes. Average Joe's that decided to.give this volcano a go. It was first time for both of us to go...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cathypoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acatenango was one of the best experience of my life, and The Three Monkeys Hostel/Balam Tour made it even better. From the moment we start asking about it, we got detailed information about what to expect, from the personal experiences of the receptionist and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank liiseke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a guide from the tropical hostel and had the best time ever! Great people and Nice food :) you should try! Xx Norwegianos

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MalinH454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wicho & Charlies tours lived up to its expectations. This guys made their very best efforts to provide a brilliant service - and I must say that everyone did a very fantastic job! The guides took us through such an amazing place with brilliant scenery....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from alaplume1993 | Reviewed this property |
Is anything really safe? If you mean would this activity be performed in the U.S? Definitely not. Did I feel safe? Absolutely! But what do I know? I don’t think any tourist in a tour group has ever died from Fuego’s lava and... More
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Response from Karla N | Reviewed this property |
You must reserve with minimum time 15 days. especially for what you should bring with clothes or equipment and communication with your coordinator. The cost depends if you want to do private or collective tour. For December... More
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Response from NicoQuebec | Reviewed this property |
All the tours offered in Antigua pretty much end up to be with a 2-3 companies. I booked the tour directly with Aprode through whatapps, and we were later join at the basecamp by a much bigger group of people that booked... More
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