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A walk in the park

Not the most challenging Volcano you'll ever climb but still really enjoyable. It's quite easy to... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
markyparka
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful, little-visited crater lake

Well worth sticking around Chiquimula to hike up to this gem. It's easy to get to - just grab a... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
Samuel H
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Jan 23, 2018
“A walk in the park”
Feb 15, 2017
“Beautiful, little-visited crater lake”
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Ipala Chiquimula, Chiquimula 20001, Guatemala
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Not the most challenging Volcano you'll ever climb but still really enjoyable. It's quite easy to hitch a ride up the road to the entrance, (there's no buses). Once you've got to the top there's fabulous views from a few different miradors. If you're staying...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank markyparka
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Well worth sticking around Chiquimula to hike up to this gem. It's easy to get to - just grab a colectivo heading to Agua Blanca & ask them to drop you off at the Volcán, or get one to Ipala and another one on from...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Samuel H
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We hiked the volcano on july 2016. Hike was not very difficult and took is about an hour. There is another route that can take directly to the top by vehicle(4x4). At the top there is 3 lookout stations. The villagers offer food at a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Huguito B
Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a very beautiful location. The volcano is filled with water creating a large lake that is very nice and very cold. The volcano is only accessible by a pretty intense hike. The hike is steep so wear good shoes and bring water.

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Kristina M
Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is by far one of my favorite volcanos in Guatemala. This review is from the second time I visited it: Climate. The climate is hot and dry most of the way. If you hike from Agua Blanca trail, you can find some trees and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank Ale U
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