Acatenango Hike: The Most Epic Trail in Guatemala

The Acatenango hike is inarguably one of the best treks in Guatemala—and arguably, the planet! On this incredible trail, you’ll hike up a 13,000 foot active volcano and watch the neighboring Fuego Volcano spew molten lava into the air every 15 to 20 minutes. And yes, it’s truly as insane as it sounds! 

It’s also not exactly a trail that you should just stroll up to and casually start climbing. Between the summit’s staggering elevation, the challenging terrain, and precarious weather conditions, there’s a LOT to know before hitting the old dusty trail and checking this awesome hike off your bucket list. So here’s everything you need to know about the Acatenango hike, the most epic trail in Guatemala.

Indian Nose Hike: The Best Hike in Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala is known for its jaw-dropping natural beauty, with its deep blue waters that sit in a bowl of lush mountains and volcanoes. But if you want to see the most breathtaking views of the lake, head to the summit of Indian Nose, a mountain peak that towers at a whopping 9,393 feet tall and offers jaw-dropping views of the sprawling lake and the towns that dot its shores. Here’s everything you need to know about hiking to Indian Nose, the best hike in Lake Atitlan.

Visiting Hobbitenango in Guatemala: Everything You Need to Know

If you’re planning a trip to Guatemala, you may have stumbled upon Hobbitenango, a hobbit-themed eco-park that’s nestled high in the mountains outside the charming city of Antigua. But what exactly is Hobbitenango—and is it worth the visit? My husband, Justin, and I recently visited—and even stayed overnight at—this quirky attraction and are spilling the beans about everything you need to know about Hobbitenango, the most unique park in Guatemala. 

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