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Santa Maria - Hiking Quetzaltenango - Guatemala

Climbing Santa Maria (3772 m) can be easily done from Xela. You can start walking at the village Llanos del Pinal, 5 km south of Xela. The trip to the summit takes about four hours. The last 20 minutes are quite steep, but, once at the top, you'll have a beautiful view of the volcanoes around Xela. To the south, you can see the volcanoes of Lake Atitlan; to the north, on a clear day, you can see Tajumulco and Tacana.

Location:
Quetzaltenango , Guatemala

Hiking Types:
Hike

Getting There
You can take a guide or go on your own. Take a taxi to Llanos del Pinal to start the hike.

Price Description: Taxi:US$7Guide:US$20/personne

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None

You Need to Bring: Water, food and camera

Currencies accepted
US dollar, Guatemalan quetzal



Here are other activities in and around Quetzaltenango that may be of interest: Volcano Climbing,








13 Mar 2009







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