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Yeah, we got some of them! Guatemala is blessed with a diverse and natural landscape with 28 volcanoes that form the backbone of the Guatemalan Highlands. Three such beasts loom over the city of Antigua where the O.X. office is located (Volcanoes: Agua, Fuego and Acatenango). Volcan Pacaya is right in our backyard as well (just not so looming). We offer tours ranging from easy all the way to OX-TREME. Want something mellow but very cool, sleep with O.X. overnight on the famous and active Volcan Pacaya where you escape the crowds and roast marshmallows over hot spots. Short on time but want a bit of a challenge? O.X. will take you to play on a 5 to 5 tour of Volcan Acatenango, it's an all day event but a real beauty. The ultimate overnight is the mighty Volcan Acatenango overnight excursion, sunset & sunrise at 13,000ft while looking down on active and angry Volcan Fuego. Wow!!! For the more extreme, climb on with O.X. as we execute one of our OX-TREME tours like the DOUBLE WHAMMY, TRIDENT or SPIRES of FIRE !!! We are not your Momma's guiding company. We want to provide something raw and beautiful and life changing. But this kind of adventure leans toward the difficult side. So jump on an O.X. tour and join in the fun.

** AGUA VOLCANO tours currently closed due to security issues.


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Traveler rated the most beautiful volcano in all of Central America. The O.X. Team agrees. This volcano has it all, diverse temperate zones, incredible views and it is a big boy, 13,041ft. / 3976m. The highlight, looking down onto active Volcan Fuego as it threatens an eruption.

Acatenango trip details...


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True to it's name, the "FIRE" volcano offers some spicy adventure not for the faint of heart. This long-technical trail takes you around its neighbor Acatenango and up to the famous "knife-ridge" with a 500m drops on either side and the angry summit ahead.

Fuego trip details...


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Active, easy and fun for the whole family, Volcan Pacaya is the little volcano that just keeps on giving. More quiet now since the last eruption in May 2010, it is easy to trek over cooled lava flows in search of gas vents and "HOT" spots to roast marshmallows.

Pacaya trip details...

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Please note as of July 1st 2015, volcanoes ACATENANGO and FUEGO will have a Q50. or $7. Entrance fee not included in our price. You will pay at park entrance and fill out registration.


We have help available if you want to increase your pleasure by having someone carry your backpack up and down the volcano. We support the locals by giving them this extra income opportunity. We also have horses available for some of our tours. Please contact us for more details current price around $25. Keep in mind we do not make these prices. The local communities benefit from your payment of portage services. We do not take this money, you pay the porters directly in Guatemalan currency, exact change. Q200. (prices may vary due to campsite).


The O.X. Team has a great deal of experience with special trips. If you need to design an expedition to study the volcanoes and maybe need 4X4 transport or a helicopter or anything else, please contact us and we can work with you to design a custom expedition.

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We want you to be prepared for the mountains. Having the right gear is the best way to do this. Bring your gear. But if you do not have stuff, we rent both high quality sleeping bags $5. (20 /-7c down bags, includes sleeping pad) and for $8. (65 liter overnight) backpacks. Please let us know if you need gear.

Now renting rain ponchos for those of you that are not traveling with a good rain jacket or poncho. You can go and buy a cheap poncho from the market but they usually only last one use. We have high quality rain ponchos to rent to help protect you from the elements in the mountains. Better to be safe than sorry. We require rain protection during May - November. only $5.

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These are OX-TREME tours and are very physically demanding. These tours should only be attempted by those in top physical condition.

No exceptions



"A double shot of adventure"


"Two smoking horns from the
   guts of the earth"


"The devils pitchfork"


"3 active volcanoes"


"A fight with the Titans"

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Address: 7th Calle Poniente #17 (7th Street W. #17)
We are located between 5th and 6th Avenues
Antigua, Guatemala
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We are a professional adventure guide operator. This means we are in the business of chaos management and calculated risk. Environmental factors like bad weather or altitude sickness are out of our control, however the OX Team of Pro-Guides are prepared. Professionalism begins with the preparation and paying attention to details. The OX Team feels this begins from the moment you walk through our door and continues with our drivers, our food, our equipment and the overall experience. This is all a part of the ADVENTURE. The Pro-Team at OX appreciate you giving us the opportunity to execute an adventure that is a positive and memorable one, done the right way!

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