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Volcan Ipala

Ipala Chiquimula, Chiquimula 20001, Guatemala
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A walk in the park

Not the most challenging Volcano you'll ever climb but still really enjoyable. It's quite easy to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
markyparka
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful, little-visited crater lake

Well worth sticking around Chiquimula to hike up to this gem. It's easy to get to - just grab a... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Samuel H
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“road” (2 reviews)
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Ipala Chiquimula, Chiquimula 20001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the most challenging Volcano you'll ever climb but still really enjoyable. It's quite easy to hitch a ride up the road to the entrance, (there's no buses). Once you've got to the top there's fabulous views from a few different miradors. If you're staying...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth sticking around Chiquimula to hike up to this gem. It's easy to get to - just grab a colectivo heading to Agua Blanca & ask them to drop you off at the Volcán, or get one to Ipala and another one on from...More

Thank Samuel H
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We hiked the volcano on july 2016. Hike was not very difficult and took is about an hour. There is another route that can take directly to the top by vehicle(4x4). At the top there is 3 lookout stations. The villagers offer food at a...More

2  Thank Huguito B
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is a very beautiful location. The volcano is filled with water creating a large lake that is very nice and very cold. The volcano is only accessible by a pretty intense hike. The hike is steep so wear good shoes and bring water.

3  Thank Kristina M
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is by far one of my favorite volcanos in Guatemala. This review is from the second time I visited it: Climate. The climate is hot and dry most of the way. If you hike from Agua Blanca trail, you can find some trees and...More

4  Thank Ale U
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