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Santa Maria de Jesus, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is the silent volcano.....the Water Volcano. Unlike it's twin the Fuego Volcano which erupted and devastated much in the area on June 4/18. Because of fog and low cloud during this time of the year, you have to check it hourly to get a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

We hiked with some helpful locals going up the same time we were, so that worked out great. Either way, there are arrows that mark where to go and it's not that confusing. No fear of bandits or anything as there are locals hiking up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

To get there: uber from Antigua to the pueblo of santa Maria de jesus. From there you can go to the municipality office and get a ticket (q40) and a guide (q20-200) based on how many in your group. Then you walk up the street...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tiedyedude
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I took so many photos of this volcano while visiting Antigua. You can see it from pretty much every street. Go to the arch way for the iconic volcano/arch photo. Be sure to get one with it above the arch and under. And, tip: if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

So photogenic. Really great to see this, and even better to get a photograph of it surrounded by the Arch in the city.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is clearly seen from most of the City and is amazing. Has not erupted for many years but like most volcanoes the threat is there. We stopped for photos at one with a wisp of smoke coming over from the cruise port.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank george650000
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Hiked this five times during my stay in Antigua. Take bus from Antigua to Santa Maria de Jesus and register at the tourist office in the corner of the main square. The buses are very regular, almost one after another, from Antigua bus station from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank SeeJay63
Reviewed February 11, 2018

This volcano can be done in an overnight hike (some can do it all in one day, not me). You need a guide for safety reasons.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Will keep this brief. Turned down a guide, bot robbed by masked dudes with machetes and a shotgun. "They" told us it had been three years since a similar incident, only to come home, google, and read about the elderly German hiker that was shot...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank oracle2018
Reviewed January 2, 2018

You can see this volcano from just about anywhere in the city. Lots of great photo ops. We used it as a reference point to get around and especially back to our hotel. Just knowing it is south of the city makes it a good...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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