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Volcan Acatenango | Chimaltenango Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't leave Antigua before you've done the Acatenango hike. I booked it through Tropicana hostel and I didn't regret that for a second. Our guides were very professional, they took care of us very well, and provided great food (also for vegetarians like myself!) Beforehand,...More

Thank Bente S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best hikes ive ever done! I recommend doing it through an agency (i did through wicho and charlies, i know ox are also great).

Thank AmichaiB4
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an easy choice, this was the second best experience of my life! The team that take you as guides that work for Tropicana were simply the best guides, nicest people and looked after us like one of there children. Jamie was the greatest...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll love this amazing experience and even more if you do it with these great Agency! They have everything very well organized. Since the beginning to the end. You'll have the best view right infront Fuego volcano, and if you are lucky you'll see every...More

Thank royitomartin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiking up Acatenango is no walk in the park. It is a challenging hike that can literally take your breath away! At 13,000 feet, the air is thin and you will want to pace yourself the entire way up so that you are somewhat conditioned...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not too difficult even if you are not an experienced hiker... You must have the correct clothes and shoes for the climb because once you get to the top it's freezing. Most agencies in Antigua offer rentals, which I highly recommend you do to...More

Thank Julie_Muscat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Acatenango hike was the first thing in my list in my Central America trip. I planned my trip around a month ago because I didn’t want to lose my spot (I heard a lot of people reserve this hike and didn’t want to miss it)....More

2  Thank Jameshacke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will have the best view of Fuego Volcano! I felt really comfortable with their campsite, they have toilet in their campsite too. The best part is that you don't have to carry with the equipment they bring you all the meals and a nice...More

1  Thank michaeljames20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a little hard to climb all the way to the top, but for sure one of the greatest places I've been.

Thank Ivia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in acatenango 3 times it Always was special and exciting the view,the meals , the campsite and the local guides that Tropicana has are amazing.

Thank floresvilla2rocarlos
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Abhijit P
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Response from Karla N | Reviewed this property |
You must reserve with minimum time 15 days. especially for what you should bring with clothes or equipment and communication with your coordinator. The cost depends if you want to do private or collective tour. For December... More
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johnnycamp83in
21 September 2018|
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What I managed to observe in old during my visit that there are many tour operators that offer the tour to the acatenango at various costs. I hired the services of Elvin and APRODE that they are a local organization their... More
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