Like doing communication and marketing, but don’t want to be in the office the whole week? You like hiking in the mountains and do all this for giving children in Guatemala a better future? This could be something for you! Quetzaltrekkers is in search of an office communication volunteer, with a minimum 3-month commitment, preferably

OFFICE VOLUNTEERS WANTED! Quite a bit of change has occurred over the past five months here at QuetzalTrekkers, and this is a call to all of you whom are missing QT, but want to be involved in a different way. Quetzaltrekkers is in search of office volunteers, 6-month minimum commitment, preferably to start training early

Not sure how to celebrate Day of the Dead in Central America? Why not hike with us! To coincide with the world famous festival that takes place the week of November 1st each year in Todos Santos, Quetzaltrekkers will be offering two variations on our (also world famous!) Nebaj to Todos Santos trek. The first,

Quetzaltenango, also known by its Mayan name Xela (Shay-la), is the second largest city in Guatemala and one of it’s most rewarding travel destinations. Here are our top 10 things to do in and around the city. Enjoy! 1. Visit El Cementario General It might sound like a morbid suggestion, but Guatemala approaches their cemeteries with

We love trekking with familiar faces, so as a little incentive to come hang out with us again, this month we’ll give you guys a free t-shirt when you sign up for a second hike with us.   We’d love to see what exciting places you wear them in, so send some pictures our way or upload them to

Big shout out to Steven Gerner for his donation of poles, batteries and head torches! YOU ARE AWESOME!  Another enormous shout out to Mrs.Baker for her donations to the Hogar Abierto, as stylishly modelled below! The hats, scarves, gloves and stationary are much appreciated and we are so grateful for your contribution!  On that note,

Many of you may have heard about our unfortunate robbery last week. It was really sad and a big blow for Quetzaltrekkers BUT not to worry, having rallied the troops we are steaming on forward! Thank you for everyone’s support! Our treks have been AMAZING this past week! The Santa Maria Full Moon trek was

After a wet couple of treks with lots of slipping and sliding, many verses of “Singing in the Rain” and “It’s Raining Men” being sung, and a road block due to local protests, we have recovered from tropical storm Colin happier and busier than ever! With a new influx of some really awesome guides, things couldn’t be