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Spectacular hike on Volcan Santa Maria. Quetzaltenango

I normally hike alone but this was my first time on Volcan Santa Maria and I decided to go with a... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2016
Jon H
Mexico City, Mexico
Four day Nebaj - Todos Santos trek

We did the four day Nebaj - Todos Santos trek. Our guide was Marvin and we had one Porter, Felix... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2016
and i V
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Apr 3, 2016
“Spectacular hike on Volcan Santa Maria. Quetzaltenango”
Jan 13, 2016
“Four day Nebaj - Todos Santos trek”
GuateGuides is small travel agency in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala with strong connections with the Casa Renaissance Guesthouse. Our goal is to lift the quality of tours and hikes in the region of Quetzaltenango to a higher standard. We specialize in...more
Calle 15-16 6a | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 3260 4023
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Reviewed April 3, 2016

I normally hike alone but this was my first time on Volcan Santa Maria and I decided to go with a guide. Marvin was a superb guide and the pace up and down the volcano was perfect. Marvin is also extremely knowledgeable not only of...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2016

We did the four day Nebaj - Todos Santos trek. Our guide was Marvin and we had one Porter, Felix. The trek across the mountain villages was very nice! The scenery is amazing, the sleeping places where good and the food was good too. Marvin...More

Thank and i V
Reviewed December 14, 2015

We did 3 treks with Marvin and all of them went super well! Marvin is fantastic at what he does. He always has a story on everything we see and he was super patient on the fact that we hardly spoke Spanish. We did learn...More

Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

3 of us did the 4 day Nebaj - Todos Santos trek with Guate Guides. Our guide was Marvin. This was actually challenging but rewarding trek. The scenery, the mountain villages and the people that we came across... Over all, everything was great and well...More

2  Thank Isik T
Reviewed March 7, 2015

Ii tried to locate them but no one knew anything about them at this address, which is a hotel. I called them and they did not return my call. not sure if they are in business or not.More

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GuateGuides, Owner at Guate Guides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2015

We are sorry to hear you couldn't find us. The office was located inside this hotel for quite sometime and we don't understand why they told you that they didn't know us. There was an agreement that they would be contact persons for us. Maybe...More

Reviewed January 18, 2015

When planning our trip to Guatemala I came accross the homepage of Guate Guides. From the beginning Jacco was very helpful in planning our itinerary. He always answered to my Emails very quickly and with loads of helpful information. Finally Guate Guides organized everything for...More

2  Thank Christa100
Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

We decided to go on the 2 day Santiaguito volcano trek despite some warnings that it was one of the hardest treks you can do in Guatemala. Marvin came to the hotel the night before to give us tents and camping mattresses (all good quality)...More

Thank mikeywoolf
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our trip to Guatemala was a bit of an "organization nightmare". We needed to stay some what longer at a certain place, but we also wanted to see and feel a lot of nature and culture... Where other agencies came back to us with standard...More

Thank Robendebopavontuur
Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife and I visited Santiaguito Volcano in May with Guate Guides. They were super professional, knowledgeable and reasonably priced. Saw 4 incredible eruptions from the mirador (viewpoint). They were also very safe drivers which can be rare in Guatemala! Would definitely recommend them.

Thank Drewreview
Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is my pleasure to recommend Guate Guides. Jacco organized every detail of my trip with much care and everything worked without a hitch. He recommended and booked hotels which were very good. The guide for the 3 day trek, Marvin, and the porter Felix...More

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