Overnight Tajumulco Volcano

Price: $110,00

Description

Tajumulco is the highest volcano in Guatemala and all of Central America. It is a real adventure to hike to the top of it, and you will be rewarded with some beautiful views. Sleeping overnight at base camp and observing the sunset and sunrise is a very unique experience. The highest summit is 4,220m above sea level. The tour will start from Xela or San Marcos, where the guide will pick you up from your hotel.

Day 1

  • 6:00am Transfer from Xela or San Marcos to the village close to the volcano.
  • 9:00am Arrive at Cruce de Tajumulco.
  • 10:00am Begin the ascent, approximately 5 hour hike.
  • 3:00pm Arrive at base camp to enjoy the views and later admire the sunset.

Day 2

  • 4:00am Wake-up for a short 1 hour hike to the summit for sunrise. 
  • 7:00am Return to base camp for breakfast.
  • 8:30am Begin descent back to the village of Cruce de Tajumulco.
  • 11:30am Arrive back at the village for transfer to your hotel.
  • 12:30pm Arrive back to Xela or San Marcos. 

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Features

Included: Pick-up/Drop-off from your hotel, transport for transfer, equipment (tent, slepping bag and mattress), 3 meals, hot beverage, entrance fee and tour guide
Does not include: Personal kit and (tips optional).
Departure Time/ Place: 6:00 AM/ Quetzaltenango (Xela).
Length: 4 to 5 hours hike up/ 3 hours to come down.
What to bring? Backpack 60 lts, water, sunscreen, warm clothing, rain jacket, hiking shoes, extra food like a snacks and flash light.