Acatenango Overnight Hike – Antigua Guatemala


Regular Menu
Lunch: Chicken burrito, salad and rice
Dinner: Spaghetti in butter sauce, Bread, Chocolate
Breakfast: Large Pirujo with scrambled eggs, Coffee.

Vegetarian Menu
Lunch: Zuquini, Rice, Cucumber, broccoli and salad, 1 Corn, Snacks a banana and an apple
Dinner: Butter pasta with mozarella cheese 1 Bread Chocolate or tea
Breakfast: 1 large pirujo with two scrambled eggs Coffee.

Vegan Menu
Lunch: Zuquini, Rice, Cucumber, broccoli and salad 1 Corn, Snacks a banana and an apple
Dinner: Pasta with Italian sauce
Breakfast: Corn flakes, almond milk, Coffee.

Gluten-free menu
Lunch: Zuquini, Rice, Cucumber, broccoli and salad 1 Corn, Snacks a banana and an apple
Dinner: Corn tortillas with beans, 1 loaf, Chocolate or tea
Breakfast: Corn flakes, almond milk, Coffee.

All the meal is provided to you before starting the hike

Get to know the Itinerary

9:00 AM, Pickup from your hotel in Antigua Guatemala (hotel location must be within the central town of Antigua, otherwise, the meeting point is Cafe La Parada in front of Iglesia La Merced)

9:30 AM, Departure from Antigua Guatemala

10:00 AM, Equipment verification and meal delivery

11:00 AM, Arrival in the Village “La Soledad”

11:30 AM, Start the hike

1:00 PM, Lunch time

4:00 PM, Arrival at Basecamp

5:00 PM, Beginning of Fuego Volcano Hike

6:30 PM, Arrival at Fuego Volcano limits

8:00 PM, 2nd Arrival at Acatenango Basecamp

8:15 PM, Dinner

4:00 AM, Beginning of ascent to the summit of Acatenango

5:45 AM, Arrival at the summit of Acatenango

6:00 AM, Sunrise view on the summit

7:00 AM, Descent from the summit to camp

7:30 AM, Breakfast in camp

8:00 AM, Equipment review

8:30 AM, Start of descent

11:00 AM, Arrival in the Village “La Soledad”

12:30 PM, Arrival in La Antigua

Price Per Person

$89.00 $69.00 22.5% OFF

Get to know the tour

Safe round transportation from/to Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City. (Endorsed by the Guatemalan Government).

Camping equipment so you don’t have to carry it. (Spot, Matress, Sleeping bag).

Gloves, Jacket and Woolen Cap.

3 meals included (different menus).

Local Guide in Spanish, Certified by the Guatemalan Government. (English guide is available for an extra cost). 

After you leave Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala City you’ll get to our storage site in Jocotenango where we will provide you with your equipment (jacket, gloves, woolen cap for the cold, and menu) if you want to rent a backpack, flashlights, and other things you can pay in cash here. Then, we will go straight to Aldea La Soledad at the base of Acatenango, your journey begins with a simple yet crucial step—General instructions about the tour. Local guides will introduce themselves and provide general information and instructions for your safety. After this short introduction, you’ll start the hike.

One hour later you’ll get to a restaurant where you can buy some food if you want or go to the restroom. The second stop is hours later when you get to La Piedra where you have lunch. After resting for a moment and gaining energy with the food, you go straight to the base camp. Depending on the group speed you will be getting to the base camp between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm. If you booked the Fuego Volcano Walk you will continue your hike to Fuego Volcano. The round trip takes around 3 more hours. After that, you’ll have dinner.

  • Flashlight (we rent Q50 per unit)
  • Cash to pay the Volcano Entrance Fee (Q100 per person)
  • 40 liters Backpack or a big backpack (we rent Q70 per unit)
  • Extra warm clothes
  • Trekking Pole
  • Scarf or buff
  • 2 Pair of socks
  • Raincoat (just in case)
  • Chocolates
  • Fruit
  • Candies
  • Energy Drink or Coca Cola
  • Extra snacks
  • Additional Food
  • At least 3 or 4 liters of water
  • Solar protection
  • Cap
  • Mosquitos Repellent
  • Toilet Paper
  • One extra outfit
  • Appropriate sports or trekking shoes

2 Days

Difficult. You must have a good physical condition.

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