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Quetzaltrekkers - Hike Volcanoes Help Kids

| 1/2 Block West Of the Mercantil, Leon, Nicaragua
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Found Quetzaltrekkers through trip advisor and they were fantastic! We visited Leon and wanted to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brad S
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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El Hoyo-yo wussup nicest hike with the nicest guides pra pra

Leander and Eric, marry me so we can share that bottle of rhum ! For real, I felt in good hands... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Grastrans
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Quetzaltrekkers is a non-profit volunteer organization, offering tourists adventurous hikes to raise money for organizations helping streetkids and children at risk in Leon, Nicaragua and Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala.
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| 1/2 Block West Of the Mercantil, Leon, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found Quetzaltrekkers through trip advisor and they were fantastic! We visited Leon and wanted to do a hike around the volcanos and volcano boarding and they were able to set us up with this really easily. Spent two days hiking with our guides Noel and...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Leander and Eric, marry me so we can share that bottle of rhum ! For real, I felt in good hands with Leander and Eric. They we're very helpful and chill and the El Hoyo hike was pretty amazing. It rained during the night, but...More

Thank Grastrans
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Super nice group sincerely dedicated to promoting community development as a spin off from their tour activities. Very easy to work with and well organized. The guides are nice and enthusiastic, mostly acting as volunteers who seem enthused about this opportunity to be in Nicaragua...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Quetzaltrekkers not only provided excellent transport and guides, but also a delicious baguette sandwich and water for our Telica sunset tour. It was worth the price when you know some of the money goes to 4 charities to help local kids, otherwise, it would feel...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Lucas and Mainor were awesome guides! It was also an environmentally friendly hike and group i had. The view was breathtaking, the painful hike up (twice) the volcano was worth it to slide down at the end! FYI, Quetzaltrekkers allows you to repeat (hike and...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We did two hikes with Quetzaltrekkers: one half-day to Telica and a three-day excursion to Cosiguina, Both hikes were extremely well organized, carefully thought through and led by great volunteer guides. I would strongly recommend doing a longer trip with them as it allows you...More

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We did both the volcano boarding and the evening hike to Telica (on separate days). The tours were well organized and great value. Telica is a short hike and we were fortunate to have an evening when we could see the lava in volcano. It's...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The hike was challenging but worth the experience and the views. We covered three volcanoes and a crater lake in two days. The guides (Leo and Lucas) were very motivating and encouraging throughout the hike, especially the challenging parts. They were extremely knowledgeable about the...More

Thank emily r
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

These guys are amazing. I did Telica and Cerro Negro with them and they really know how to create an adventure. The guides are super enthusiastic and really make you feel comfortable. The profits go directly into projects to support the local community. This is...More

Thank Matthias S
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

fantastic hike up to the crater. Had excellent guides, Dan, Lila and Alice. Wonderful time, for an excellent cause. I know that normally the groups are smaller, which would have been nicer. Fully recommend!

Thank Steph N
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