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

The tour wasn’t planned on my trip but everyone was recommending me to do it that I gave it a try. We booked it with Wicho and Charlie’s and was really fun. They include food, amazing basecamp with huge tents with lots of space and...More

Thank juanse3435
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all I would like for you to know that this is a really hard but satisfying experience and so worth it! The guides were so patient and nice. The campsite is private and it has a great view for the Fuego Volcano and...More

Thank lemonanna23
Reviewed 3 days ago

IT IS a once in a life time experience! Even though I have a back problem I wanted to do something that would stay in my book of memories. Tropicana is not kidding with the part. "It really gets cold there, -3 to -5 degrees...More

1  Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had an amazing tour of Acatenango with Tropicana Hostel. The private campsite was right infront of Fuego the erupting volcano and the guides were the best. The food and equipment was really good as well. I had checked out a lot of places before...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an amazing experience. The tour begins with a meal included, clothing included and complete information provided with important tips for the hike. You need to know that this hike will be maybe one of the most hardest things you’ll do but I can say...More

Thank michaelledouare
Reviewed 6 days ago

had an amazing time climbing acatenango - if you're in antigua this is something you can't miss! amazing views and fantastic experience even though it was quite cloudy (sadly didnt see a beautiful sunrise as others did because we were in a huge cloud) but...More

Thank Marguerite F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My life is basically adventure, since I was as a little kid I love camping and hiking, I came to Central America and South America because i know there is amazing hikes around here, and I always had the desire to climb a volcano, this...More

Thank liamowenuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Acatenango volcano is a challenge. The hike is hard but you get a lot of cheers from the local guides. They are always waiting for you no one was left behind but be ready to walk for around 5 hours until the basecamp area.. the...More

1  Thank juan2332
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a 4WD to near the top, but the last 1000m was a slippery, slide. Really hard work from the Saddleback to the to the crater, especially as its above 3000m, so thin air. Wear hiking boots, not runners. Take plenty of water. If not...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredible thing to do if you are in Antigua. Its an overnight hike, it includes basically everything you need to participate. We where a group of 5 people non hikers and from 1 to 10 is maybe an 8 sometimes a 9...More

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26 April 2018|
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Response from nicvas88 |
Hey Frank! I did the hike last week and it did rain but nothing too bad! The company I did it with is Wicho and Charlie’s and they have amazing tents and equipment for all kinds of weather! They also provide clothes for the... More
24 March 2018|
Response from pawel_hbg | Reviewed this property |
Hej. That can be actually true what you are writing. I had paid attention to the same fact. A lot of reviews from new members. Tripadvisor should have more control of things like that.
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