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Fantastic views but a hard hike

Best to take a guide with you on this hike. It is quite strenuous but the views on the way up and... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
David C
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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
Satisfying and gratifying hike with rewarding views of the area

There are a couple ways that you can hike the Cerro de Oro hike, and we chose one that was only on... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
murroc0
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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Solola, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Best to take a guide with you on this hike. It is quite strenuous but the views on the way up and once at the top are simply breathtaking and make it all worthwhile. Take plenty of water as it does get hot so best...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

There are a couple ways that you can hike the Cerro de Oro hike, and we chose one that was only on one side of the hill. We ascended and descended in the same way, and during that time we were able to see the...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Cerro de Oro is a sacred Mayan Kakiquel hill that provides amazing views of Lake Atitlán and the San Pedro and Toliman volcanos. The walk begins 1km from the village of Cerro de Oro. We contacted Hotel Tolimán in San Lucas Tolimán (located 5km away)...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2016

It is a bit of a hard place to reach! The hike up the mountain is hard, and best early morning because it gets very hot. Take a local guide, always an excellent option. On top there is an ancient mayan altar, that deserves exploring...More

1  Thank John G
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