in the Valley of Panchoy, Antigua, Guatemala is ringed with
3 massive volcanoes that lift to nearly 14,000 feet. Named
for the elements of nature that are part of the legends of
these volcanoes, Agua (water) and Fuego (fire), are accessible
ascents for novice and advanced hikers. Old Town offers one
day excursions to Acatenango and
Pacaya volcanoes, as well as overnight
trips which bag the twin peaks of Acatenango
and Fuego (please contact the shop about the conditions
of Fuego as this volcano awoke from a 20 year dormancy in
A largely agricultural country, Guatemala is absolutely covered
in footpaths. Our hikes and treks retrace the ancient Mayan
trails and trade routes that crisscross the Highlands.
Whether you are looking for a half day hike or a multiday
backpacking style trek, we have found amazing routes that
link remote Mayan pueblos of Guatemala. The options are limitless
so talk to our staff to find a hike that suits you!
We will lead expeditions to any peak in Guatemala, or can
provide logistical support for those groups seeking to climb
volcanoes apart from those listed on this web site.