Description

Day 1

  • 7:00 am – Pick up from your accommodation in Antigua with private transportation
  • 8:00 am – Arrival in San José Calderas and enjoy a traditional Guatemalan breakfast with your guide’s family.
  • 9:00 am – The hike begins from an altitude of 2400 m. You will have many breaks along the way!
  • 2:00 pm – Arrival at the private base camp (3600m) for a well-deserved delicious lunch
  • 4:30 pm – Relax around the campfire with some hot drinks
  • 6:30 pm. M. – Enjoy a hot dinner while watching the eruption of the Fuego Volcano with the sunset in the background

Day 2

  • 3:45 am – Wakeup call
  • 4.30am – The final ascent to the Acatenango summit begins
  • 6:00 am – Arrival at the summit (3976 m) and watch the sunrise
  • 7.30 am – Descent back to base camp
  • 8.00 am – Breakfast at base camp
  • 9:00 am – The descent from the base camp begins
  • 11:30 am – End the hike and private transportation back to Antigua.
  • 1:00 pm – Arrival in Antigua
INFORMATION:

Availability: Every day.
Departure times: 09:00 Hrs
Departure point: Your hotel / Address
Duration: 2 days and 1 night
Price: 75 USD p.p.
Included: Private transportation from your hotel in Antigua, round trip, professional and licensed guides, entrance through the park (Q50), typical breakfast and coffee the morning of the trek, lunch x 1, dinner x 1, breakfast day 2, snacks and camping equipment: clean sleeping’s, comfortable mattresses 
Not included:  
What to bring: -Comfortable trousers and shirt (no cotton) or quick-drying
-Chunky-soled shoes or boots with good traction
-Two pairs of socks (for change in the late evening)
-Sunglasses if the top is suitable
-Sweater that is warm for late night. (fleece) , it is very cold at night in November / December
-Two layers of clothing to keep warm: (thermal shirt and long-handled shirt.) Warm sweater (fleece)
-Waterproof or windbreaker jacket
-Head cap for cold
-Warm gloves for hands
-Flashlight (frontal with enough charge, or change batteries)
-Personal medications if you have medications prescribed by your doctor
-Personal hygiene kit (toilet paper roll, disinfection gel, etc.) At least 3 liters of water
-Backpack where all the equipment on this list fits (45-60 liters)
-You If you have asthma, do not forget to take your medicine and bear in mind that the volcano rises to a height of 3,976 meters above sea
level. At an estimated walking time of 4 hours to 6 hours first day. Terrain incline from 10 to 45 degrees. Second day is also a great effort to
the final summit and returning to the base camp and then to the base, normally takes a total of 5 hours.