Volcano Atitlan

Volcán Atitlán: Conquer a Giant, Witness Unforgettable Vistas!

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the summit of Volcán Atitlán, the towering peak overlooking Lake Atitlán. This dormant giant offers a challenging ascent, lush jungles teeming with wildlife (perhaps even a glimpse of the elusive Quetzal), and panoramic views unmatched in the region.

Choose Your Atitlán Adventure:

  • Summit & Sunrise Camping (2 Days/1 Night): Experience the thrill of camping near Atitlán’s peak! Depart San Juan on day one, conquering the ascent in 5-6 hours and witnessing a breathtaking sunset. Wake before dawn for a final push to the summit and an unforgettable sunrise before descending and returning to San Juan on day two.
  • Challenging Day Hike: For those with limited time but unyielding spirit, this option offers a demanding but rewarding experience. Departing in the pre-dawn hours, witness the landscape transform as you ascend. After a 5-6 hour climb, revel in the summit vistas before a 3-hour descent, returning to San Juan in the evening.

Hike Details:

  • Difficulty: Difficult (8/10) – Strenuous 8km trails each way.
  • Includes: Knowledgeable local guide, round-trip transportation
  • Duration: Ascent 5-6 hours, descent 3 hours.
  • Bring:
    • Ample water and snacks
    • Warm clothing (jacket, gloves, hat)
    • Raincoat/ waterproof jacket
    • Headlamp
    • Hiking boots
    • Optional: Pre-order a takeaway food package from our restaurant.

Costs:

  • Day Hike: Q650 for 1 person; Q500 for 2-3 people; Q400 for 4-5 people.
  • Summit Camping: Q750 for 1 person; Q550 for 2-3 people; Q450 for 4-5 people.

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