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Indian Nose

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Address: San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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+502 4736 4960
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US$29.99*
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Sunrise Hike to the Indian Nose
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US$87.95*
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Indian Nose Peak and Lake Atitlan Sunrise Tour from Panajachel
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US$50.00*
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Indian Nose Hiking Adventure

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Best view of the lake

You really can't visit Lake Atitlan and not hike up to Indians nose! If you can book a tour with Matt the Geologist (Geo Tours). He isn;t online but ask around in the bars and you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Claire S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You really can't visit Lake Atitlan and not hike up to Indians nose! If you can book a tour with Matt the Geologist (Geo Tours). He isn;t online but ask around in the bars and you will be able to get hold of him. Cost is twice as much as most of the tour companies BUT you get so much... More 

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Thank Claire S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This mountain can be seen easily from San Pedro and around the lake. It looks like a profile of a man laying down and thus the name "Indian's Nose". Some of the local tour offices offer hikes up the mountain. But for the best view and photo opportunity, ask any tuk-tuk taxi to take you up the hill from San... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

In traditional Guatemalan fashion you will be squished into a bus like sardines for 20 minutes on the way up. Once you start walking you will be fine no matter your walking experience and the view is phenomenal, especially if you've already traveled around the lake a bit as you'll recognise where you've been

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The ride in the shuttle takes about as long as the hike does. Bring some warm clothes to stand around and watch the sunrise. I loved seeing how each of the villages came to life as the day got started. Each villages lights were a slightly different color (I have no idea why). Great view of the lake and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Booked through bigfoot travel in San Pedro - Maria spoke perfect english and was very helpful. Pick up from San Juan was in fact a case of getting on the local bus (our guide jumped off to help us on) - which was a fun and safe way of experiencing a chicken bus journey. The hike up the hill was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Don't go during the rainy season or if it has rained just one day before your hike. The steep slope gets slippery when wet - no steps, just a hike through corn fields and woods. Our guide decided to help me climb the very steep pathway by holding my hand and pulling me along. He slipped as much as I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We booked with a local guide (anyone who says not to take a guide is crazy or on drugs, no way could you find your way!) and took a truck up to the base. 45 min to get there from San Pedro, and we were told it would be 45 min to hike to the nose and just over an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The indian nose is a view point of the hole Atitlán lake. Usually you walk there in the early morning to see the Sunrise. One of the most amazing views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This has to be the best sunrise I've ever seen. We did a tour with Matt the geologist who gives a fascinating talk on the structure of the planet, plate tectonics and the volcanic history of the area. Also offers fresh coffee once you reach the summit! A must do for anyone visiting lake Atitlan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We woke up on 3am to take a ride from Bet-Habad. Its a short walk to the top ,not hard.. Be there on sunrise- its the most beautiful thing i have ever saw!😍

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