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Guatemala Volcanoes


Ash eruption from Santiaguito volcano
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The Volcanoes of Guatemala:

Guatemala volcanoes: Guatemala is home to 22 volcanoes. The volcanoes of Guatemala invlude Suchitan, Ixtepeque, Acatenango, Atitlan, Moyuta, Agua, Cerro Santiago, Tajumulco, Chingo, Quezaltepeque, Chiquimula, Cuilapa-Barbarena, Flores, Fuego, Ipala Volc Field, Santa Maria, Almolonga, Santo Tomas, Tahual, Pacaya, Tecuamburro, and Toliman.

Guatemala's Active Volcanoes:

Seven of Guatemala's 22 volcanoes are active. Active Guatemala volcanoes include Acatenango, Santa Maria, Almolonga, Pacaya, Atitlan, Fuego, and Tajumulco.

Hike a Guatemalan Volcano:

There are several Guatemala volcanoes you can climb. The most popular Guatemala volcano for hikers is probably Pacaya, located near Guatemala City. Some hardcore hikers like to combine volcanoes Fuego and Acatenango in a two-day hike. Volcano Agua offers incredible views of Antigua Guatemala, while Atitlan overlooks stunning Lake Atitlan.

Adventures in Mayalandia has a great overview of other Guatemala volcano hikes.

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