This is a must see destination in Lake Atitlan. A super lookout with a 360º view of th lake and volcanoes. Book this amazing hike NOW – For sunrise or Sunset!
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El Pico de Cielo hike is among one of the best in Lake Atitlan. The trail is very ancient, and very off the beaten track hike. The hike starts from Santa Cruz La Laguna and it last 2.5hrs up and 1.5hrs down. The first 1hr. hike is challenging and then follows the ridgeline for most of the way until you reach the summit.
At the Summit of El Pico de Cielo:
Once you reach the summit, you will enjoy rewarding views of the Lake Atitlan, volcanoes Atitlan, San Pedro and Toliman. In the very back of the mountains you will see one of the most active volcanoes of Guatemala, volcan de fuego and as well as volcan Acatenango.
After a nice packed lunch, we then start descending the Pico de Cielo mountain and end at your hotel by noon time (12:00 – 12:30pm)
Note: On the way back you will have the option to return by pick-up truck (additional charges will apply)
For your Pico de Cielo Hike – there are a few ways to do it –
1. By car 40 minutes and hike 30 minutes to the summit – Recommended for families
2. Do the most challenging hike from Santa Cruz la Laguna to the summit – For advance hikes
3. You can book this adventure hike for sunrise or sunset from Panajachel or Santa Cruz – We use transport to get on time to see sunrise or sunset.
Tour type: Group Tour
Tour starting time: 7:00am / Suggested departure
Tour aproximate ending time: 12:00pm.
Pick up & Drop off location: Your Hotel loacation
Transport type: Private boat / or depending on tour option
Trip highlights: Volcano Views & Cloud Forest Mountain, local villages
Includes: Transportation, admission fees & professional guide depending on the option you chose and Picnic Lunch
Features: Adventure Hike, Atitlan Ridge Hike to el Pico de Cileo, Sustainable Tourism
Bring: Good Hiking shoes, sun protection, rain jacket (rainy season), camera.
Hotel Pick Up
This tour departs every day from Panajachel or at the hotel that you want us to pick you up from the next nearby towns: Santa Cruz la Laguna and Jaibalito
• This tour includes pick up from your hotel as specified above
• Private Guide / as specified english or spanish speaking guide
• Transport if required to get to and from starting point
In order to book our services we require a small deposit to guarantee your tour. Pay the balance at the day of the tour. You can pay in cash USD or Local Currency only.
1. Travel By local / public boat, SPANISH speaking local guide.
LOW PRICE GUARANTEE $35 P/P
2. Private Boat for the group, ENGLISH speaking local guide & Picnic lunch
LOW PRICE GUARANTEE $50 P/P
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Once your hotel arrangements are finalized, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure location.
4:30am from Panajachel - Suggested time and location for easy departure
4:00am from Santa Cruz la Laguna