Quetzaltenango is known as "Xela" which was originated from the ten peaks that is surrounding the valley of Xelaju. Its the actual second biguest city after Guatemala City.
From Quetzaltenango, is close to Almolonga known for ist large vegetables and for its larger vegetalbe market in Guatemala followed after Zunil.
Suggested 3 Day Travel Itinerary
Day 1. Arrive Guatemala City and Travel to Quetzaltenango
Our driver will be waiting for you at the Guatemala City airport, then continue for about 3 to 4hrs to the city of Quetzaltenango. If time allows, you will visit San Andres Xecul, know for it beautiful yellow church. Stay in Quetzaltenango for 2 nights.
Day 2. Day trip to Volcan Laguna Chicabal
8:00am - Travel from your hotel to the slope of the volcan Laguna Chicabal, then continue in a 4 x 4 WD to the laguna seca base camp, from where tou start your hike and enjoy fantastic views, conner with nature and if time allows you will see the active volcan Santiaguito from the summit. After a nice visit at the Lagoon you will return back to Quetzaltenango for the night.
Day 3. Explore Almolonga Market & Fuentes Georginas
8:00am after a gret coffee and delicious coffee continue by private car to Almolonga to explore the vegetable market, take pitures and after continue for about 30 more minutes to Fuentes Georginas the hot-springs from volcanic origins. Soak into the hot-springs have lunch and then travel back to Antigua Guatemala.
2 nights accomodation (double occupancy) standard room
All ground transportation / from Guatemala city and return to Antigua Guatemala