1 Day
Duration
2500m
Max Elevation
10km
Total Trek Distance
3/10
Difficulty
5Kg
Avg Backpack Weight

Enjoy a hike through corn fields and pine forests to arrive at a mirador (lookout point) over Volcán Santiaguit- one of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes. There, we’ll eat breakfast and hope for eruptions before  heading back down for lunch in Xela and transport to Fuentes Georginas for a post-trek soak in natural hot springs.

Please note that all treks must be booked by 11am the day prior to the departure to avoid a 50Q late fee.

DEPARTURE & RETURN LOCATION Xela (Casa Argentina hostel)
DEPARTURE TIME 5:00am, on demand
WHAT TO WEAR

Hiking shoes, shorts, t-shirts, fleece, rain jacket, hat, suncreen, backpack (10-20L), bathing suit, towel

* If you need to borrow any of these items, we have them here for you included in the price

WHAT’S INCLUDED

breakfast, lunch, snacks, gear, guides, transport, Fuentes Georginas hot springs admission

  • 5:00am—meet in QT office for breakfast
  • 6:00am—take pickup to the trailhead
  • 8:00am—reach the mirador, enjoy the views, eat breakfast, hope for eruption(s)
  • 10:00pm—descend, take a bus back to Xela
  • 11:30pm—lunch in Xela
  • 2:30pm—bus to Fuentes
  • 4:00pm—enjoy the hot springs
  • 6:00pm—take private transport back to Xela
  • 7:30pm—return to QT office
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Fuentes Georginas