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Santa María Volcano Hike, departure from Quetzaltenango

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  • 9 hr

Santa María Volcano is a large active volcano at 3,772 m (12,375 ft) in the western highlands of Guatemala, in the Quetzaltenango Department near the city of Quetzaltenango. The volcano was known as Gagxanul in the local K’iche’ language, before the 16th century Spanish Conquest of the region It takes a difficult 4 hours to hike up and nearly the same time to come down . You will enjoy a look into the active volcano next door called Santiaguito ! Meet your guide before dawn prepared for a challenging half-day trek to the top of the Santa María Volcano. Take a short drive to the base of the volcano which is situated next to the small village of Llanos del Pinal. Embark on an early morning hike to reach the top of the fourth highest volcano on Guatemala, accompanied by your friendly and informative guide.

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Stop At: Santa Maria Volcano, Llano del Pinal, Quetzaltenango 09001 Guatemala

Santa María Volcano is a large active volcano at 3,772 m (12,375 ft) in the western highlands of Guatemala, in the Quetzaltenango Department near the city of Quetzaltenango. The volcano was known as Gagxanul in the local K’iche’ language, before the 16th century Spanish Conquest of the region. It takes a difficult 4 hours to hike up and nearly the same time to come down . You will enjoy a look into the active volcano next door called Santiaguito ! Ask also for our full moon or overnight hike*

Duration: 9 hours