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Volcan Ipala, Chiquimula
Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Volcán Ipala is a stratovolcano in south-eastern Guatemala. It has a 1000m wide summit crater which contains a crater lake (Lake Ipala), whose surface lies about 150m below the crater rim. Volcán Ipala is part of a cluster of small stratovolcanoes and cinder cone fields in south-eastern Guatemala.Use our Chiquimula Department trip generator to add Volcan Ipala and other attractions to your Chiquimula Department vacation plans.
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Recientemente subimos el volcán de Ipala en bicicleta de montaña por el lado de Agua Blanca, no es el camino tradicional, los últimos dos kms son los mas fuertes caminando ya que es bien empinado el a... read more »Recently we got the Ipala volcano mountain bike by the side of white water, it is not the traditional way, the last two kms are the most strong walking is well steep ascent but is achieved, total rises at 1-1:30 horasarriba view is amazing, they have to pay approx Q15 per person to enter above there are camping area and this beautiful to be able to swim lagoon.show original
Muy bonita experiencia, me fascinó el volcán, solo que no lo disfruté taaanto ese día porque estaba lloviendo y estaba frío, pero es un paseo recomendado.Very nice experience, fascinated me the volcano, only that I did not enjoy it sooo much that day because it was raining and it was cold, but it's a preferred walk.show original
Este lugar es de muy fácil acceso, yo tomé la ruta conduciendo desde Chiquimula hacia el municipio de Ipala, no debes entrar al pueblo sino continuar la carretera que va hacia Agua Blanca, todo está s... read more »This place is of very easy access, I took the route driving from Chiquimula to the municipality of Ipala, not you must enter to the village but continue the road that goes towards water white, all is signposted is very easy get. The parking lot is walking as 2.5 km to climb the volcano, the ground has many stone so I recommend shoes comfortable and secure, if you want to you can rent a horse by Q50 with people in the community. To the get to the top the lagoon you let fascinated. Above you will find a small community where you can buy drink if you wish.show original
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