The volcano Toliman is twin with the volcano Atitlán, it has two peaks. The North peak and the South peak wich is the higher part of the Volcano, it has a spectacular view of 360º. The North peak consists of the Crater that is 200m wide The skirt of the Volcano is the area with most of the vegetation and forest. It`s also where the “pavo de cacho” lives and could be observed with strong probability.
This Volcano easier to hike then Atitlan Volcano is possible in a day. Departing early in the morning and coming back in the afternoon without any kind of vehicle. We will start with an altitude of 1590m above sea level, to the top of 3158 meters above sea level. The ascension takes around 4 to 5h up and 3h for the descent.
- 6:00am Begin of the ascension from the village of Santiago Atitlan.
- 11:00am Arrival to the top and view point over the lake Atitlan, lunch time.
- 12:00pm Descent for about 3hrs hike.
- 3:00pm Arrival at Santiago Atitlan.
|Included:||Pick up/drop off in your hotel, transport for transfer, entrance fee and a tour guide, lunch box|
|Does not include:||water|
|Departure Time/ Place:||7:00 AM/ Santiago Atitlan|
|Length:||4 or 5 hours hike up/ 3 hours to coming down|
|What to bring?||Backpack, water, sunscreen, warm clothing, rain jacket, hiking shoes, snacks and flash light|