Tours and Treks

We offer several guided hikes and treks through the of region Cantel. Profits from these excursions help fund the maintenance of the nursery and further the reforestation efforts of the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project. 

Below are the hikes and tours that we offer:

Day hike 

Join us for a two-hour intermediate hike to the Mirador Chi Icham, a high ridge line with spectacular views of the municipality of Cantel, Lake Atitlan, and Guatemala's volcano chain stretching north to Mexico. The trail passes through land reforested by the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project, and along the way, your guide will explain the history of the forest and its resident flora and fauna.  

Two day trek

Our two-day trek is a rigorous excursion that that will lead through Guatemala's beautiful highland forests. On the first day, the trek will lead to the summit of Cerro Icham with a beautiful view of Lake Atitlan. From there, the trail will lead to the site of the 7 stone crosses and its ancient fir trees, some of which are more than five hundred years old. The final day of the trip will lead to the Mirador (lookout) of Volcano Santa Maria and Pico Zunil. Descedning the ridgline, the trek will end at the Fuentes Georginas natural hot springs surrounded by the cloud forest.   


There are numerous opportunities to explore the cultural and natural riches in the region of Quetzaltenango. In the past we have offered tours to the following destinations, however, we are happy to take you to other sites in which you are interested: 

  • Private hot medicinal baths in the center Chicovix
  • Visit the local market of Salcaha