This adventurous hike through the highlands starts with an early-morning rise. At 4:00 am we leave from Huehuetenango and travel to Chiantla, passing the Mirador, from where you can enjoy a marvelous view over Huehuetenango. We then continue to Capellania, which will be the starting point of our hike. In the morning we will pass San Nicolás, a small village in the Cuchumatanes. Lunch will be consumed at the beautiful river Aguacatan and the night will be spent in a local community. The second day the hike starts at about 8:30 am in the direction of Chutuj – a village with only fifteen inhabitants. Passed the village, we will be descending for about 2 hours until we arrive in the village of Xexecom, passing caves and a war cemetery. At about 4:00 pm we will reach the village Acul to stay overnight. On the third day we leave at 7:00 am in the direction of a cheese factory. Then the hike will continue through the beautiful mountains to Nebaj, passing many ceremonial places.
180 USD p.p. minimum 2 people
Overnight stays during the hike, guide, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners.
What to bring:
Hiking boots, long trousers, wind or rain jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, binoculars, BIG BACK PACK, extra clothing, snacks, pocket money and at least 2 liters of water.