Experience Quetzaltenango an extraordinarily scenery and vibrant indigenous culture

Tour Number

Activity Level

512082


Categories

Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids must be under parents supervision all the time.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), English (advanced)

A wonderful experience of volcanically heated springs and a strong traditional culture with a private guide


This is going to be one of the best experience, exploring the highlands of Guatemala, connecting with culture, local traditions, nature, and wellness.
Quetzaltenango is the second most important city in Guatemala, also known by its Mayan name "Xela".

During the road to Quetzaltenango, you will see wonderful landscapes of the mountains and volcanos around the area. Xela, the main city is 2333 meters above sea level, so be ready for the altitude.
Once you get to the city, you will feel the weather is changing, a cold weather is part of the beauty of this city; between 5 to 25 celsius.

Chicabal lagoon and Volcano and the Hot Springs will be our point of destiny outside the city.
We will explore and learn about the architecture, history and local life of Xela. A cultural city, Maya Quiche.

If you have specific requirements for larger groups, pricing inquiries or if your preferred start time isn't listed, send me a message!

Itinerary

DAY 1
Pick up at your hotel in Guatemala City.
First technical stop
Arrival Xela, Quetzaltenango and Check in at your hotel
Lunch time
Walking tour around the town
Dinner time

DAY 2
Departure time to Chicabal lagoon and Volcano
Start hiking
Getting the top of the volcano and going down the stairs to get the lagoon.
Walking around the lake
Departure time to go back Xela.
Lunch time
Departure to the Hot Springs
Free time to swim and explore the area
Time to go back Xela
Dinner time

DAY 3
Breakfast
Departure time to Salcajá
Exploring Salcaja town.
Departure to go back Guatemala city
Arriving Guatemala city

Note: If you would like to meet in other location, send me a message to get a new quotation.

What to bring?
Comfortable shoes to walk,
Hiking Stick,
Suncream,
Sunglasses

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 3 days

Transportation

Hyundai H1 minivan, with ample interior space, air conditioner, an easy entry, and end exit sliding door and seating for 8 passengers.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Box lunch

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 Quetzales - Would be good to have some Quetzales with you in case you want to buy a few snacks, hydration, fruit or souvenirs from the local stores or vendors.

Note: Credit card are accepted at the hotels and restaurants.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    512082


    Categories

    Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids must be under parents supervision all the time.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), English (advanced)

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