It is considered the fourth highest volcano in Guatemala with a height of 3,772 MSNM.

Located south 20 minutes from the city, from the top you can see the beautiful views of the highest volcanoes in the country such as: Water Volcano, Fire and Acatenango, San Pedro Volcanoes, Toliman and Atitlan located in the Lake Atitlan, Volcanoes of Zunil and Santo Tomas, Tajumulco and Tacana; but the main attraction of this volcano is to be able to observe the Eruptions of the Santiaguito Volcano (Active).

The options to climb this volcano are:

Hike (Half Day): Santa María Half day, leaving at 5:00 AM from the place of lodging in Xela, this hike is done walking 3 to 4 hours and is a difficult volcano preferably a good physical condition is needed.

Walk (Two Days): Santa María two days, this walk takes place in two days leaving the first day at 10:00 AM from the place of lodging in Xela, they walk from 4 to 5 Approximately hours, and the return is at 11:00 AM the next day.

Full Moon Walk: Full moon walk on this hike requires a good physical condition, for this hike we leave at 12:00 AM (Midnight) They walk about 5 hours, we do this with reason to appreciate the sunrise at the top of the volcano. Returning at 11:00 AM on the same day.

Half Day Two Days Full Moon
2 Pax: Q280p/p 2 Pax Q600p/p 2 Pax: Q320p/p
3 Pax: Q240p/p 3 Pax Q500p/p 3 Pax: Q280p/p
4 Pax: Q200p/p 4 Pax:Q450p/p 4  Pax: Q240p/p

Level: Difficult

Departure time: 05:00 am

Return time: approximately 13:00

Duration: 4 hours of ascent / 2.5Hrs. Descent

Includes: Transportation, guide, tickets and box lunch

What to bring: Lamp, breakfast, warm clothes, hiking boots, small backpack and personal medicine.

8a. Calle 16-25 Zona 1 Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Tel: (502) 7791-7849 / 4747-7902 /