Description: One day moderate demanding hike to climb the summit of the Zunil volcano located near the city of Quetzaltenango or Xela.
Classification: moderate demanding.
Altitude: 3,542 mts. (11,621 ft.) above sea level.
Duration: One day.
Ascent: 4.5 hours up hill.
Required equipment: hiking shoes, warm jacket and clothing, small backpack.
Best time to do this excursion: from November to April when there's no rain. It's always cooler in the mountains.
Weather: normally the temperature is freezing in the evening, night and early morning.
Basic requirement: To be in good physical and mental conditioning, not to be sick.
transport and guide included
Minimun: 2 persons
"Even though I was going to Xela for several months to study spanish, I decided only to sign up of two weeks at Guatemalensis. It was a school that I had come across on the internet. I liked the school and ended up staying at Guatemalensis for three months. I had a very full schedule but they were willing to work with me and were extremely flexible which enabled me to work on my master's in the morning and still be able to take spanish classes in the afternoon. " To, madala. Heather Vezina, U.S.A.
Guatemalensis is a great place to study Spanish! The staff are wonderful -very helpful and accomodating. The trips that are arranged by the school are informative and fun as well. The Spanish spoken in Guatemala is easy to understand and that makes it easier for the students who are studying here. I was very impressed by the knowledge of both the language and the culture that the teachers have. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a high quality school in a safe location.Nancy Sparacio (Spanish Teacher, U.S.A.
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