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Hike with wonderful views

It is a bit of a hard place to reach! The hike up the mountain is hard, and best early morning... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2016
John G
Fantastic views but a hard hike

Best to take a guide with you on this hike. It is quite strenuous but the views on the way up and... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
David C
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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Nov 4, 2018
“Robbed at gun point”
Mar 2, 2018
“Fantastic views but a hard hike”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a guide and were robbed at gun point at the top by a man in full camo and a mask. Do your research before going to this town. It is definitely a great hike but it comes with great risk.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Joshua S
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Best to take a guide with you on this hike. It is quite strenuous but the views on the way up and once at the top are simply breathtaking and make it all worthwhile. Take plenty of water as it does get hot so best...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank David C
Reviewed February 4, 2017

There are a couple ways that you can hike the Cerro de Oro hike, and we chose one that was only on one side of the hill. We ascended and descended in the same way, and during that time we were able to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank murroc0
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Cerro de Oro is a sacred Mayan Kakiquel hill that provides amazing views of Lake Atitlán and the San Pedro and Toliman volcanos. The walk begins 1km from the village of Cerro de Oro. We contacted Hotel Tolimán in San Lucas Tolimán (located 5km away)...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Alexis F
Reviewed April 19, 2016

It is a bit of a hard place to reach! The hike up the mountain is hard, and best early morning because it gets very hot. Take a local guide, always an excellent option. On top there is an ancient mayan altar, that deserves exploring...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank John G
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