This tour leaves early in the morning to hike to the hilltop of Cerro de la Cruz and admire the sunrise.
- Duration: 4 hrs
- Available Days: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
- Schedule: 6:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Cerro de la Cruz is the most famous mirador overlooking the city of Antigua – mirador translates to "lookout" in English.
Your guide will share some of the history of the area during the walk. Along the way you will come across beautiful views of nearby volcanoes, including Agua Volcano, as well as sweeping vistas of the city of Antigua.
Attractions VisitedAcatenango Volcano
Guatemala’s Acatenango Volcano is set just outside the city of La Antigua. Rising to about 13,000 feet (3,976 m), this volcano is a popular climb with travelers staying in Antigua.
The Fuego Volcano is one of Central America’s most active volcanoes. Set some 10 miles (16 km) outside La Antigua and adjoining the Acatenango Volcano, Fuego is a large stratovolcano that at times produces intense lava fountains, huge ash plumes, and pyroclastic flows.
The Pacaya Volcano is one of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes. Rising to a height of 8,373-feet (2,552-m), the Pacaya Volcano makes for a convenient day trip from Guatemala City or Antigua. The volcano was granted national park status in 2001.
The 8,200-foot (2,500-m) Santiaguito Volcano is set within Guatemala’s Western Highlands near the town of Quetzaltenango. The volcano is active and belches smoke on a regular basis.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes, hiking shoes, water, and a camera.
Bilingual guide and entrance fee.
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Acatenango is a twin-peaked stratovolcano. The volcano erupted between 1924 and 1927 and again in 1972. Volcanic ash from these explosions traveled as far as 15 miles away. Larger eruptions also occurred some 2,000 and 5,000 years ago.
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