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Guatemala Waterfalls La Igualdad Day Tour

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.

USD $143.00

Per Person

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

Tour information

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)

What’s included

  • Two-way transportation
  • 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)

Important notes

  • This tour requires a minimum of two travelers to reserve. If you have fewer than two people, please contact us at 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.


Quetzaltenango Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

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Quetzaltenango Quetzaltenango, Guatemala 14.834700, -91.518100

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After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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