Hikes/Treks

Xetuc Ridge (7:00 am - 12:00 noon) $40.00 (9:30 am - 3:30 pm) $45.00
The challenging 1600 foot vertical climb starts from the private reserve of the finca. This ride will take you through several different microclimates, each with its own flora ad fauna. Xetuc Ridge offers a spectacular view of Lake Atitlán on one side and the Pacific slope on the other, and on a clear day you may see the Pacific Ocean. Upon returning to the finca, a gourmet brunch or lunch awaits you. (Hiking time: 1.5-3 hours.

XetucRidge/Chakaya (7:00 am -3:00pm) $50.00
This is a 1700 vertical foot climb, going through different microclimates, flora and fauna. You will go along the ridge with a view of Lake Atitlán on one side and the Pacific slope on the other. While returning you can pass through the Tzutuhil village of Chakaya and along the Lake back to the finca. Upon return, a gourmet lunch awaits you. (Hiking time: 4 hours.)



XetucRidge/El Mirador (7:00 am -3:00pm) $50.00
After climbing 1800 vertical feet from the finca and going through several different microclimates, flora and fauna, you will hike along the ridge-line where you will have special views of Lake Atitlán, the Pacific plains, and villages around the lake. You have the possibility of seeing the Pacific ocean. Upon return, a gourmet lunch awaits you. (Hiking time: 4-5 hours.)

XetucRidge/Pacific Slope (7:00 am -12:00pm) $40.00 South
(9:300 am -3:30pm)
$45.00 South
(7:00 am -3:30pm)
$50.00 West
You will climb 1800 vertical feet to the top of the ridge and descend on the Pacific slope side to natural springs and forest. Climbing again to an elevation of 7,000 feet, you will have views of Panajachel and villages across the Lake and then return to the finca for a gourmet meal. (Hiking time: 3-5 hours.) The west trip takes you into virgin forest and small waterfalls.(Hiking time:5.5-7 hours.)




Combination Treks One half of Mirador and all Pacific Slope Trek $55.00
(Hiking time: 5-6 hours).
All El Mirador and all Pacific Slope Trek
$65.00
The hike is 12 kms. (Hiking time: 5 hours).

Chuitenamet (7:00 am - 2:30 pm) $50.00
You will hike to explore the location of the ancient kingdom of the Tzutuhils and will have a chance to dig there for old pottery shards. You will then return to the finca for a gourmet lunch. The hike is 12 kms. (Hiking time: 5 hours).




Volcán San Pedro (7:00 am - 4:30 pm) $75.00
Not just a hike, this is a rugged 4,700 ft climb for those looking for an extra challenge. Upon reaching the summit, you will have an amazing view of Lake Atitlán, the lakeside Indian villages, and the volcanoes Toliman and Atitlán. On clear days you can see the Pacific coast from Mexico to El Salvador. You will see a stunning old-growth cloud forest near the top of the volcano and inside the cone. When your descent is complete, a gourmet lunch awaits you.
(Hiking time: 6-10 hours).

(Ask about Volcan Atitlán).

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