The Best Outdoor Activities in Guatemala

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Climb Volcano Volcán Tajumulco

Guatemala / Volcan Tajumulco

Looking for a challenging climb leading to the best sunrise you’ve ever seen in your life, well here it is.

Garrett Gossett
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Explore the Stunning Pools of Semuc Champey

Guatemala / Semuc Champey

From the parking lot Semuc Champey has two seperate route options. The lower route follows the river up to a series of cascading limestone pools which are great for swimming and soaking.

Jake Myhre
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Hike Pacaya Volcano

Guatemala / Pacaya, Guatemala

The hike up to the summit of the Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala is a great solution if you're looking for the thrill of a hike on an active volcano, without the exertion of some of the other volcano sum.

Hike Volcan Acatenango

Guatemala / Acatenango

If you enjoy stunning views with volcanoes spewing lava while camping in a volcanoes crater at 13,000 ft, then this is the adventure for you.

Matt Hosford
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Overnight Guatemala's Acatenango Volcano

Guatemala / Acatenango

Backpacking Acatenango, just outside Antigua, is one of the many experiences that makes Guatemala a once in a lifetime kind of trip.

Hike Volcan San Pedro in Lake Atitlan

Guatemala / Volcan San Pedro Trailhead

The trail starts a few hundred ft above water level. There's a tourism booth on the road towards Santiago where you have to pay the entrance - 100 Quetzales (Guatemala's currency) or 13 USD.

Andres Arriola
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Hike to the Indian Nose, Lake Atitlan

Guatemala / Indian Nose Trailhead

You start off in the town of San Juan La Laguna. The hike starts at lake-water level which is around 5,000 ft (1,500 meters above sea level). It goes up on a steep hill with plenty of stairs.

Andres Arriola
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