Discover breathtaking Guatemala waterfalls on this day trip. Keep an eye out for the quetzal, Guatemala’s national bird, as you explore a nature reserve and visit volcano-heated hot springs.
Visit Majestic Guatemala Waterfalls and Appreciate Guatemala’s Natural Beauty
See the best of Guatemala waterfalls on this full-day eco-tour adventure. You will visit the one of the highest waterfalls in Central America: La Igualdad waterfall on the slopes of the Tajumulco Volcano, near San Marcos, Guatemala. Also see Guatemala’s national bird, the quetzal, in a nature reserve. Take a dip in the chilly waters near the La Igualdad waterfalls, then walk for 30 minutes and warm up in the sulfurous hot springs from the nearby volcano.
Marvel at the spectacular La Igualdad Waterfall, one of the highest in Central America
Explore the slopes of the Tajumulco Volcano
Bask in the volcano-heated hot springs
Spot Guatemala’s national bird, the quetzal, as you walk around a nature reserve
Duration: Day tour Start and end location: Quetzaltenango (also known by its Maya name, Xela) Availability: Year-round
5:00 am – Depart on an exiting day tour from Quetzaltenango (Xela)
7:00 am – Stop in San Marcos to buy breakfast
9:00 am – Walk around “El Refugio del Quetzal” Reserve
11:00 am – Walk for 30 minutes to arrive to the waterfall, then walk to nearby hot springs
14:30 pm – Leave to come back to Quetzaltenango (Xela)
18:00 pm – Arrive back to Quetzaltenango (Xela)
Local guide at both destinations
Entrance fees for both reserves
What’s not included
Food and drinks
Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Quetzaltenango (Xela)
This tour requires a minimum of two travelers to reserve. If you have fewer than two people, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will see if we can find a group for you.
Pets are not allowed.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
The tour operator requires at least 3 days of advance notice to reserve this trip.
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