Hiking San Pedro Volcano
The San Pedro Volcano was declared a national park in 2006. The volcano is covered with tropical forests and takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach the summit along a well-maintained trail.
up to 15 days in advance
- Duration: 9 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 6:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Morning at 06:00Am take the boat from Panajachel to the Village San Pedro La Laguna, and you will be taken to the Visitor Center of the Volcano where the hike begins. At the beginning the trail runs through coffee plantations, cornfields, and other agricultural operations that eventually make way for lush green forests. The trail can be wet and muddy in places, not to mention quite steep.
When you get to the first Mirador you can rest and eat your snack and then keep hiking up the rest of the trail.
Attraction VisitedSan Pedro Volcano
The San Pedro Volcano is set along the western shores of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. The village of San Pedro La Laguna lies at the base of this 9,908-foot (3,020-m) stratovolcano.
What to Bring
Hiking boots, long pants, wind or rain jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, binoculars, money for tips and at least 2 liters of water.
Transportation by boat between Panajachel and San Pedro La Laguna, Box Breakfast with one bottle of Water and a Sandwich, Local Guide, Entrance fee to the National Park.
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The tour guide, Diego, who met us in San Pedro was wonderful.
I think I physically taxed myself more than anything I have ever done. That said (I am 66), I did appreciate the experience, and the scenery was awesome. Did not make it to the top, but did get within 45 minutThes of the summit. There was no misrepresentation, and I am really glad we made the effort.
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