San Pedro

San Pedro is a “Gringo Trail” hotspot and the backpacker mecca of Lake Atitlan. Everyday countless backpackers arrive from either San Cristobal, Mexico in the north or Antigua, Guatemala in the south. As a result, the city is a serious party town. There are loads of hostels, hotels, clubs, and bars along the lagoon.

However, San Pedro is also home to thousands of locals. A short walk up the hill reveals a thriving city. There’s a wondering little market, a grand white Cathedral, and the hiking entrance to Volcan San Pedro.

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How To Hike Volcán San Pedro

So, you’re finally here. You’ve taken three chicken buses and two colectivos, survived the winding descent down the hill from Solola, and you’ve made it to the lake. Alive. You make your way down […]