One of the most challenging and interesting treks in the country. Guazapa is an extinct volcano that was a stronghold of the guerrillas army during 80’s Civil War. Along the trail you’ll see remains of this violent times, from bomb craters, shelters carved in the ground to rebel fighters cemeteries. Don’t be surprised if your local guide is a former guerrilla fighter and he will be happy to share their stories with you.
It is 5-6 hours of actual walking time across farms, forest, dense vegetation, creeks and some dirt roads. Some few steep sections but mostly rough terrain.
Walking Time: 5 – 6 hours
Length: 14 Km
Top Elevation: 1,198 Meters Above Sea Level
Check map and more data here.
For a data of shorter walk check here.