Volcán Tajumulco (2 Days)

GTQ GTQ800.00
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Location: Xela

Join us on our 2 day trek to the highest point in Central America: Volcan Tajumulco! Standing at 4,220 meters tall, Tajumulco means, "above the clouds" in Mam, the local Mayan language.

After a strenuous trek through montane pine forests to our base camp, this giant of the Guatemalan Highlands offers views galore. We'll enjoy lunch and dinner at camp before going to bed early in preparation for the highlight of our trip.

We will awake in the earliest hours of Day 2 to begin the final ascent to the summit under the cover of dark. There, we will watch the night sky turn to dawn as the sun rises over the volcanic line of Guatemala. To see all that the summit has to offer, we will circumnavigate the volcano's dormant crater during our descent to capture views of surrounding mountain ranges, nearby Mexico, and the Pacific Coast.

At the basecamp, we will have breakfast and prepare for our final climb down the mountain. We will begin the journey back to Xela after eating a small comedor at the bottom of the mountain. Although this is a moderately difficult trek, we think its potential rewards make it worthwhile.

**There is a mandatory pre-trip meeting at 6:00pm the evening prior to the trek’s departure. Here, you will meet your guides and fellow trekkers, borrow any gear you may need, receive communal gear, finalize payment, and more.**