Acatenango Volcano: Visit Its Summit On a 4WD Vehicle in 1 Day + Meal at the Top

Acatenango Volcano: Visit Its Summit On a 4WD Vehicle in 1 Day + Meal at the Top

If you are looking to experience the adrenaline of Guatemalan volcanoes without too much physical effort, this tour is for you.

This trip allows visitors to approach as much as possible to one of the Acatenango Volcano summits in a comfortable 4WD vehicle, and therefore you will only need to walk for approximately 1 and a half hours to the top.

Enjoy a nice meal at the top of the summit and appreciate the mesmerizing views. Don't forget your camera and comfortable clothing to have the best time!

Take note: This tour works better during non-raining months.
Rainy months: from May - August

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

We will start this tour by picking you up at the lobby of your hotel in Antigua Guatemala. Make sure to bring all the things you need for the ascent and have the best attitude to have a great time!

The time to get to the base of Acatenango Volcano from Antigua is around 1 hour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Acatenango Volcano, Volcan Acatenango Chimaltenango Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

This hike up to the volcano will be something unique and different. Upon reaching the base of the volcano we will change vehicles to a 4WD. This vehicle will be driven by an expert pilot on mountainous roads. The vehicle will take us up to 80% of the road and the rest of the way we will go up on foot.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Acatenango Volcano, Volcan Acatenango Chimaltenango Sacatepequez, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

We will climb the last part of the way on foot. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the last part of the climb with all your senses from feeling the sunlight on your skin to the mesmerizing views and more. This will take us approximately 1 to 2 hours.
Acatenango is one of the greatest hikes in Guatemala, where you'll enjoy spectacular views & if you are lucky you'll witness the emission of gases and lava from our active Fuego Volcano.

Once we are at the summit, you will enjoy a delicious meal while you relax and appreciate the environment and the beautiful landscapes. Enjoy!

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

After enjoying our meal at the top, we will begin to descend on foot until we meet again with our 4WD vehicle. The 4WD vehicle will take us to the base of the volcano and there we will change the vehicle again to take you to your hotel and rest.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"All our vehicles are being sanitized and cleaned on a daily basis. Please feel safe with our staff, we are taking all the appropriate measurements for your and our safety."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 10 To 11 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up passengers at the lobby of their hotel in Antigua

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • 4WD Vehicule to get as closer as possible to the summit
  • Meal at the Summit
  • Certified and experienced driver in High Mountains Paths
  • Volcanoes Expert Guide, Certified by The Guatemalan Tourism Board Commision.
  • 1 Bottled Water
  • Local guide from a nearby community
  • Entrance Fee to Acatenango Volcano
  • Entry/Admission - Acatenango Volcano

Not Included

  • Activities on the FUEGO Volcano (Which is Forbidden)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses


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