Siete Orejas volcano, in the local language Mam Wuq Xinkan meaning seven-headed or seven-peaked snake is a stratovolcano. The volcano has a large crater whose southern slope seems to have collapsed. Located in the department of Quetzaltenango its part of the Sierra Madre de Guatemala.

Essentially this is where it is all about:
After picking you up at your hotel in Quetzaltenango, we will bring you in private ground transportation to the KUM KUM WUTZ Eco touristic park.
The hike starts from there! Total distance is about 9 kilometers and the duration if you have a normal physical condition 6 hours. The hike itself ends nearby the municipal garbage dump of Quetzaltenango (Llanos del Pinal) near what is called the communication towers.
The highest point you will reach is 3351 meters above sea-level.

Other hikes available

  • From the Kum Kum Wutz Ecotourism Park to Las Barrancas (Aguas thermal springs of the crater of the Siete Orejas Volcano).
    – Approximate distance 8km.
    – Approximate walking time 6 hours round trip.
    – The tour starts and ends inside the Kum ecotourism park Kum Wutz, Concepción Chiquirichapa, Quetzaltenango.
    – From 1 person to 4 people same price as main hike


  • From the Kum Kum Wutz Ecotourism Park to Laguna Seca (lagoon Chicabal).
    – Approximate distance 13 km.
    – Height: 3,370 meters above sea level.
    – Approximate walking time 6 to 7 hours.
    – The tour starts inside the Kum Kum Wutz ecotourism park, Concepción Chiquirichapa, Quetzaltenango.
    – The tour ends at Laguna Seca, at Laguna Chicabal. San Martin Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango.
    – From 1 person to 4 people same price as main hike



Availability: Every day.
Departure times: 04:00 Hrs
Departure point: Your hotel / Address
Duration: 8 hours
Price: 70 USD p.p. minimum 2 persons
Included: Transport 4×4 to Kum Kum Eco center in Concepcion Chiquirichapa, certified guide, transport back from Llanos del pinal to Xela
Not included: Food, water, tips.
What to bring: Water, good walking shoes, snacks, food.