Sierra Merendon, Cusuco National Park
Travel with a guide in the back of a 4×4 truck, hike through villages and farms of the buffer zone, trek to waterfalls, camp overnight at base camp & hike up to the dwarf forest.
Warning: The mountain route consist of 30 to 35 kms of hiking in 2 days. Good physical condition is required to complete the trip. This is not the average recreational tour.
Meeting point: HIT GYM facilities. 12 calle, 19 avenida, Colonia Trejo.
STAGE 1: 4X4 transfer: San Pedro Sula to Naranjito village.
Departure time (approx): 6 AM
Back of a 4×4 truck. Duration: 1 hour. More info: map, elevation profile, pictures & videos.
STAGE 2: HIKE: Naranjito village to Buenos Aires village.
7.5 km Hike – Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes.
STAGE 3: HIKE: Buenos Aires – Toucan waterfall – Buenos Aires.
3 km hike – Duration: 1 hour and half each way
STAGE 4: HIKE: Buenos Aires – Quetzal waterfall – Base Camp
9 Km hike – Duration: 2 hour and 30 minutes. (uphill)
STAGE 5: CAMP: Overnight
Camping tent, flashlight, sleeping bag included.
STAGE 6: HIKE: Base camp to dwarf forest.
6 Km – Duration: 2 hours and half (each way)
STAGE 5: Hike: Base camp – Buenos Aires.
6 km – Duration: 1 hour
Visit of Buenos Aires: Learn about life in a traditional rural mountain village. (education, politics, water & trash management, etc)
STAGE 6: 4X4 Transfer: Buenos Aires – San Pedro Sula.
Departure time: 12 noon to 3 pm, depending of the group.
Guided transport + transfer fee from San Pedro to Naranjito.
Guided hike from Naranjito village to Buenos Aires.
Guided hike from Buenos Aires to Toucan waterfall.
Guided hike from Buenos Aires to Base camp.
Guided hike from Base camp to Dwarf forest.
Guided hike to Quetzal waterfall.
Guided hike of Buenos Aires.
lunch day 1, Dinner day 1, breakfast day 1, lunch day 2
Vegans and/or vegetarians are advised to notify us in advance.
Running shoes, camel pack, backpack, flashlight, sunblock, waterproof jacket, insect repellent, personal medicines and hygiene products. Temperature goes down at night (20 degrees celsius), remember to pack your belongings in a plastic bag to protect from rain.
2 users minimum
2 users:$110 per person. 2 days / 1 night
3 users:$95 per person. 2 days / 1 night