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Acatenango Volcano

Antigua, Guatemala
+502 4229 1351
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Antigua, Guatemala
+502 4229 1351
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best part of my entire trip overseas!!! I could not recommend any other tour group then Gilmer Soy, Gilmer and his family are red cross team leaders who are involved in all of the rescues on the volcano, money from the tour goes straight back...More

Thank AlexBarrett15
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked a tour through El Hostal for 15 quetzales, and it was worth every penny. Watching Mount Fuego erupt through the night was one of the most surreal and captivating moments of my life. Incredible! With that being said, the walk to the summit...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Acatenango is a must see in Guatemala. There is plenty of guided tour operators, but these guys are undoubtedly the best! They are locals and know the environment as their own backyard. they give you the best service and care. It can be a tough...More

Thank Mia N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Agree 100% with the reviews here - definitely organise the trip with Gilmer. He can be contacted very easily via phone or email. His company is extremely well organised and the staff were so happy and helpful. They organise all the rescue missions for the...More

Thank Pippa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to get to the summit of Acatenango in time for sunrise without the hassle of camping and having to carry heavy camping equipment all the way up. Alex from Aviajar tour agency recommended a private tour that started at midnight...More

Thank justsayrachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I hiked Acatenango during February, when it is the dry summer season here in Antigua. THIS IS A MUST DO IF YOU ARE A HIKER!!! If you love hiking and being outdoors, you are missing out if you don't go to Acatenango...More

Thank CharismaYouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with GX tours and had a great time. Watching fuego erupt and spew out lava and ash was so incredible! The hike itself is hard, 2 days and 1 night, but well worth it. People of all different speeds were able to complete...More

Thank Dylan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the tour at 3 monkeys hostel for a reasonable price. The climb was tough but doable for anyone with the right motivation! After around 5,5 hours climbing, breaks every 30 minutes, we reached base camp. The view was incredible! Nothing like I've ever...More

1  Thank Lucas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acatenango Volcano is something that everyone who is visiting Guatemala has to do. I booked through the Tropicana Hostel as you get to see the sunset and they cook you a hot meal at the top which is just what you need after a long...More

Thank Hayden Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the overnight trek with Guilmer a couple of weeks ago and it was by far the best thing I've done all trip. The hike itself was Q300 which was a bargain given what we saw. We were picked up from our hostel at...More

Thank James C
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Has anyone booked this home though the Bigfoot Hostel? just wondering what the experience was like and what to group they use.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Camila B | Reviewed this property |
I also highly recommend Guilmer, his guys are the best, and they improve the experience with their hard work and considerations with the travelers.
Janelle W
Do you mind me asking what tour company you used?
7 March 2017|
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Response from paula m | Reviewed this property |
The name of the company was Guilmer brothers. I can give you contact number : +502 4169 2292