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Acatenango Volcano

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Volcan Acatenango | Chimaltenango Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed yesterday

This experience is the best. It's kinda hard for some, for me was tough, but I can say is that is totally worth it the view. If you book it with Tropicana you'll be having a great view from their private campsite, and they have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This hike is amazing. I am not gonna lie this is really tough but really worth it. You'll be tired you maybe are gonna feel that you can't walk anymore but the effort will make you have amazing views and pictures from this experience. If...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rvstrose
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This 2 day hike was such an amazing experience. It was a tough hike but totally worth it. Really a once in a lifetime experience. We went with Wilco & Charlie and we were a group of 28 people with 4 guides. We had hats,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very difficult hike but amazing views and if you do the overnight hike with wicho & charlie they cook for you and have beds that are not on the ground. Great experience

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nrod12
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of four friends going on this tour with CA after recommendations from a friend. They agency provided us with everything we needed! We just needed to bring clothing (minus jacket), snacks and a small backpack. We did the hike in sneakers,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the overnight hike organized by Tropicana hostel. I can’t recommend them highly enough, it was an excellent experience. They took care of everything including extra clothing for when the sun sets. The guides were excellent and the food was endless. Thanks Tropicana see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank josh080808
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always wanted to bear witness to a real volcanic eruption with lava. But I was not prepared for how spectacular it was actually going to be. If you have the chance to do this overnight hike and are physically pretty fit, do it. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sjay013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn’t recommend doing the Wicho and Charlie Tour more. The tour leader Widman was a funny guy that actually cared. He’s also got a puppy that he carries up the mountain - not a bad support animal. The reason we settled on Wicho and Charlie...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tom s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quick answer, it was worth it. Would I do it again? NO I am not athletic in any way. But I will randomly sign myself up to do some of the hardest treks (inca trail) (colca canyon) etc... Why I do this to myself?...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank alaplume1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to try this volcano hike after planning it for 2 weeks. Finally decided to go with wicho and charlies because they have an incredible spot on the volcano for their basecamp, the food options where good and a lot, and they include everything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from alaplume1993 | Reviewed this property |
Is anything really safe? If you mean would this activity be performed in the U.S? Definitely not. Did I feel safe? Absolutely! But what do I know? I don’t think any tourist in a tour group has ever died from Fuego’s lava and... More
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Response from Karla N | Reviewed this property |
You must reserve with minimum time 15 days. especially for what you should bring with clothes or equipment and communication with your coordinator. The cost depends if you want to do private or collective tour. For December... More
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All the tours offered in Antigua pretty much end up to be with a 2-3 companies. I booked the tour directly with Aprode through whatapps, and we were later join at the basecamp by a much bigger group of people that booked... More
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