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Volcan San Pedro

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Address: San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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+502 7762 6204
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USD 89.99*
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Hiking to Volcano San Pedro on Lake Atitlan

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An exquisite site to behold from the most scenic town on the Lake

The volcano is an exquisite site with the mystic lake as a backdrop. Don't miss it-it is best viewed from San Pedro La Laguna.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Tl D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The volcano is an exquisite site with the mystic lake as a backdrop. Don't miss it-it is best viewed from San Pedro La Laguna.

Thank Tl D
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get a guide at the bottom of the hike or just pay the park fee to go up. It's quite steep and you don't have to go all the way up. Great views and lots of forest!

Thank svenille
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid the 100 quetzel entry fee at gate- No problem. You then may have a 'guide' that you meet on a tuk tuk that will offer to take you up for the first 20 min or so - you don't have to pay him - the park does this. And you really only do need them for first 20.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

a place to relax, enjoy with friends or by your self, you can swing, do kayaking, the people is very friendly and the weather is very nice even if you go on winter or summer, also you can pay a boat and get a trip for all the towns on the lake

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

You need to get up and at it early for this workout to be worthwhile. Begin the hike at 6am and you should have an amazing view at the top. It takes anywhere from 2.5 - 4 hours to reach the top (dependant on rest times/ fitness level). There are a couple rope swings along the way. You only need... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty serious climb. I actually got attitude sickness in the last 45 minutes, but still pushed on to the summit. It took us around 3-4 hours to reach the summit from the entrance. You have to pay to enter. The entrance fee should include a guide. Bring exact change. It's cheap. Our guide spoke very clear and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A mere 10-minute Tuk-Tuk drive away from San Pedro 'downtown', this amazing volcano is a wonderful, if challenging, climb rewarding with breathtaking views of Lago Atitlan. The 4-hour walk starts in coffee plantations but soon moves onto lush forest. A belvedere and a few 'swings' give opportunities for rest along the way. While the hike is steep, most of the... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We were just 2 with our guide Salvador organized by our excellent language school (Community). Salvador set a strong pace which had us up in just over 2 hours and we were rewarded with an amazing view on a very clear blue-sky day. We were surprised not to meet many others on the volcano being just before Christmas but it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I ascended this volcano one time before, that first time I wasn't planning camping, so ascended with water, little food and clothes. Second (this) time, camping was planned. Started at 14:00, it took us 3:30 hours to get to the refuge, and decide to camp there. I think it might be 4:20 hours to the summit, but terrain there is... More 

Thank Max C
Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I went with a group from the Spanish school on a Saturday. It took us 7 hours to up and down. We had a couple of people who were a little slow on the climb up, so we could have probably done it in 6 hours. It's a steep climb with many built in stairs. The views were wonderful on... More 

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