Volcano and Jungle Trekking

Antigua to Acatenango to El Petén, Guatemala

Volcano and Jungle Trekking

Get ready for volcano trekking and Maya ruins in one of the most diverse countries in Central America. This hands-on adventure is for the most active adventurers who are willing to take on a challenge. Start exploring the volcano surroundings of Antigua Guatemala, do an overnight trek on Acatenango Volcano and make your way to the Maya Biosphere Reserve, where you will explore off-the beaten path jungle trails of emblematic Maya cities - Tikal and Uaxactún.

Right for You?


8 Days / 7 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Connect with Nature, Historical Sites and Cultural Immersion


English and Spanish
English speaking local & specialized guides during all activities.

Physical Activity

Challenging workout


Volcano, Small Towns/Villages, Rural Communities, National Park and Rainforest


Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited

One of our local experts in Guatemala will make this the perfect trip for you!

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Speaks: English and Spanish


  • Eat delicious local food and regional treats in Antigua and Peten.
  • Camp at 3400m above sea level overlooking Fuego Volcano.
  • Welcome the sunset on a Maya temple in Tikal. 
  • Cycle on ancient Maya trails.



Flexible Departure Date
All year


What's Included


7 Nights Boutique Hotel and Camping


Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
You will be eating traditional regional Guatemalan dishes and local treats on your trip. In some cases the meals will be home cooked by a local family. Veggie, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available prior notification. Included meals are noted in the itinerary: B= Breakfast, BB=Box Breakfast, L= Lunch, BL= Boxed Lunch, D= Dinner


Private van, Private car, Other local transport and Airplane

Your Local Host



Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Etnica is a travel company that specializes in creating personalized, culturally immersive adventures in Guatemala. They work directly with local associations, cooperatives, independent artisans, fishermen, farmers, and families to provide travelers with unique experiences that also empower the local community. If you're looking to plan a trip to Guatemala, Etnica offers a variety of experiences to choose from, including hiking through the lush forests and volcanoes of the Guatemalan highlands, exploring the vibrant markets and colorful streets of local villages, and trying traditional Mayan cuisine. They are also happy to work with you to create a custom itinerary that meets your needs and interests. Booking with Etnica means that you're not just having a vacation – you're also supporting the people and places you'll be visiting. And because they work directly with the locals, you'll be able to have authentic, once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you won't find with other travel companies. Don't miss out on the opportunity to have an unforgettable adventure in Guatemala. Check out what Etnica has to offer and start planning your next trip today. And if you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out – their team is always happy to help. So, why wait? Book one of the existing experiences shown on the page or create your own – the choice is yours!

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Getting There

Fly into Guatemala City to start the trip and you'll transfer to the colonial town of Antigua for your first night!
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