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Old Town Outfitters

About

Founded in 1998 - Old Town Outfitters is a full service adventure travel and destination management company (DMC) located in the Spanish colonial town of Antigua, Guatemala. We specialize in designing custom-built trips for both organized groups and independent travelers. Old Town strives to provide unique, high quality trips which create rewarding experiences for our clients.

Founded
1998

Reviews

Bryant
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Acatenango

This is the second time I have gone up this volcano. Old town was excellent, very professional, safe and they gave us a choice between hot chocolate or a touch of wine at base camp. The food was great and the views are unbelievable. If you want to be on top of the world looking out across a chain of twenty volcanoes while the closest one erupts load enough to shake you to your bones... Old Town will take you there.

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Angus
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Acatenango Overnight

Old Town outfitters has friendly staff in their office and engaging guides on the trail. The food was great and plentiful; no shortage of snacks. Old Town's campsite is in a perfect location to see Fuego errupting. Per our guuide's suggestion, we changed the plan upon arriving at camp and decided as a group to continue on to the summit rather than summit in the morning as originally planned. It turned out to be a great decision as the views of the sunset were sensational!

What would you improve about this program?
Higher quality sleeping bags would be nice. It was freezing! The rest of the gear provided was excellent.
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rich
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Like no other!

Wow! The hike was a good challenge but too much, the gear (tents, sleeping bags) was comfortable and in good shape, and the views we're SPECTACULAR. I have traveled the globe quite a bit and sitting around the campfire under a star-lit evening next to a live volcano spewing lava and sharing chili and wine with friends is an experience that his hard to beat. Our tour guide Old Town Outfitters was on top of everything ... our guides cool and certainly knew what they were doing. Hands down the best activity in and around Antigua!

What would you improve about this program?
No changes
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John
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Harder than I expected....but well worth it

Climbed Acatenango with friends (January 2018).
Great fun, and challenging.
Was the perfect thing to do at the start of a new year.
Guides were super cool.
Campfire, food - all excellent.
Awesome bonding experience.

The view of Volcan Fuego from the top of Acatenango is incredible. Maybe we lucked out. Fuego was on fire that particular evening, and all of our cameras were recording the images and videos.

What would you improve about this program?
Company should consider renting hiking books.
Climbing with sneakers not recommended.

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