Active Crater Santiaguito Hike
The Active Crater Santiaguito Hike is a customized tour.
Duration: 2 days
Starts: 6:00am the first day
Back the next day at: 19:00 hrs
Minimum: 4 People
Elevation: 2,510 m
Location: Depto. Quetzaltenango.
Two day expedition that starts on day one in the town of llanos del Pinal, Quetzaltenango, 1 hour hiking up to La Meseta, another hour taking the route to the look out, and the hardest part is a 6-hour hiking down to the Santiaguito Crater. Total 8 hours of hard core hiking. It is possible to observe eruptions on the active cone from the camping spot. Santiaguito is constantly erupting rocks and throwing ash and smoke. Another 8 hours hiking of return, getting back to Xela around 5:00pm.
Santiaguito is considered one of the 10 most dangerous volcanoes in the world and also the most active volcano in Guatemala.
Includes: Transportation, Food, Equipment, and guide.