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Laguna De Chicabal Tour

Laguna De Chicabal Tour Packages
Country: Guatemala
City: Quetzaltenango
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Hike

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Chicabal volcano lagoon and is considered at a height of 2710 (m), with an area of ​​just over 19 hectares and a depth of 331mts and is located 24 kilometers from Quetzaltenango, in the municipality of San Martin Sacatepequez, in the 147 km to the hamlet Toj Mech, where dirt road ascends for 3 kilometers to a place called the Laguna Seca where the visitor center and pay attention to the inputs. From which a walking tour 1½ kilometers along a nature trail that leads to the viewpoint Chicabal is done, then stands 311 meters for 570 steps leading to the shore of Lake Chicabal, then you can enjoy other 1.8 km around the lake where you will find several sacred shrines and an enigmatic landscape flora and fauna. It is a sacred place for the Maya Mam People are not allowed to bathe in its waters, always remember to be respectful to all and not disrupt the ceremonies, nor take pictures as if it were a folk dance. Here is enjoying a double journey up a volcano and a lagoon inside and hence its unique beauty in biological terms is known for being one of the last cloud forests of this tree region present as alder, chichicaste, escobillo and aguacatillo are habitat armadillos, rabbits, squirrels, car mounts, frogs, salamanders, snakes and birds like hawks, owls, brushed warbler, trogons, quetzals, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, and guardabarrancos.

Transportation, guide, one meal time at its option, gloves, hats, and hot beverage of your choice.

2 liters of water, camera, comfortable shoes, warm clothing, waterproof.

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