Best 6 hikes in Central America

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Best 6 hikes in Central America

 

#1. Acatenango – Guatemala 

The Acatenango is a stratovolcano from Guatemala, near the city of Antigua in the municipality of Acatenango (Chimaltenango). The volcano has two peaks, the Pico Mayor and Yepocapa (3880 masl), which is also known as “Tres Hermanas”.

 

#2. Cerro Chirripo – Costa Rica 

Chirripó Hill is the name of the highest point in Costa Rica, it is part of the Chirripó National Park. The summit is 3,820 meters above sea level (12,530 feet), and is the best known mountain in the Cordillera de Talamanca, and One of the highest in Central America.

 

#3. Victoria Peak – Belize 

Victoria Peak is situated in the Stann Creek District of Belize, in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, and is home to many flora and fauna common to Belize. It was pronounced a natural monument in 1998, comprising about 4,847 acres bordered by the Sittee River Forest Reserve, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, and Chiquibul National Park.

 

#4. Concepcion Volcano – Nicaragua 

Concepción volcano is one of two volcanoes of the island of Ometepe, in the Lake Cocibolca, in the department of Rivas, Nicaragua.It is 1610 meters above sea level and is the most perfect volcanic cone in the country; Although its broad base is occupied by crops and wooded areas, its slopes and peaks are bare by reddish slags and lavas forming tombs, the result of recent eruptions.

 

#5. Rincón de la Vieja – Costa Rica 

The volcano Rincón de la Vieja is a complex stratovolcano located in Costa Rica, located in the northwest of the country, in the province of Guanacaste, 25 km NNE from the city of Liberia. It has a height of 1,895 masl, with a volume between 100 and 130 km ².

 

#6. Telica – Nicaragua 

The Telíca Volcano is an active volcano about 30 kilometers from León. The latest violent eruption was in 1948, but the volcano has ever since been smoking and grumbling. The volcano is just over a kilometer high (1,061 meters) and has a huge crater: 120 meters deep and 700 meters in diameter.

 

 

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