This Volcano hiking trip is one of the most exciting Volcano experiences hiking through the Acatenango Volcano to experience one of the most active volcanoes in the World, Fuego Volcano, in this tour you will enjoy the panoramic view and the volcanic explosions and pyroclastic flow.
The darkness will be an exceptional accomplice to experience the eruptions and also to freeze the moment with fantastic photographs; likewise, the sunrises are spectacular when the weather allows it.
Today the hike starts at 08:00 am with the transfer from Antigua to La Soledad Village. You should eat breakfast beforehand, and we highly recommend to pack snacks for the road.
Acateango volcano its 3,975 mts. Above sea level, located between Chimaltenango and Sacatepequez. During the route, you will observe how the microclimates and terrain change around you while you are approaching the camp. This day you will go through the local farms’ fields, followed by cloud forests with a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna. Upon arrival, if you are lucky enough and have a clear sky, you will be able to enjoy the fantastic views of the neighboring volcanoes such as Atitlan, Toliman, San Pedro, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, and Tajumulco.
After an early breakfast gets ready for the toughest part of the hike, you will walk for about 45 minutes, ascending to the summit. This trail is a combination of sand and stones. At the summit, the group will rest and the breathtaking views of the Guatemalan Highlands. After 45 minutes at the top, start the descent back to La Soledad, where our team will be waiting for the transfer to Antigua Guatemala, arriving around noon.
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