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Pacaya Volcano

Antigua, Guatemala
+502 2421 2810
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Antigua, Guatemala
+502 2421 2810
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pacaya is great to have something else to do during the day, a short hike for everybody, not too many views but good enough to get in contact with nature at its best!

Thank Reyna C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there on a beautiful sunny day. Rented walking sticks from the kids. Carlos,our guide was great. The hike up was steep but lots of quick stops and well worth it.

Thank shadowpieblue
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pacaya is the most active volcano in Guatemala. It is a moderate difficulty hike and if you need, there are local guides with horses for hire at the base of the volcano (100 quetzales). The views of Guatemala City and Antigua are really impressive. You...More

Thank jennykbrooks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to an exciting experience, climbing up an active volcano and getting close to an open crater with lava flowing.This turned out to be wishful thinking and nothing more. We drove with our guide from Antigua and got there at 11 am....More

Thank Yoram Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 16 year old daughter and I climbed the Volcano along with 5 other people. Our guide Marvin was so nice, his English was great as he explained about the Guatemalan view and foliage along the way. Our trek was about 3.5 K up, it’s...More

Thank JessLano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pacaya is really fascinating, and the perfect day trip from Antigua or Guatemala City. Make sure you go to the little rustic store that sells lava jewelry, near the volcano.

Thank bl0ndezilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked at a travel agency just off Parque Central for about 20USD/pp. The van picked us up at 5:51 in the morning (supposed to be 6AM, but the travel agent told us to be ready 10 mins early, and we were glad we were...More

2  Thank rocky8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pacaya Volcano is an awesome experience. Definitely a must if visiting Antigua, Guatemala. Be sure to rent horses for the trek. They are well taken care of and make the trip much more enjoyable!

Thank Lauramyers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t bother booking online before. I saw prices at 50£ and min 2 people. Just go to any travel agent - loads around and book for $10 plus 50 quetzals to the park. Be sure to have quetzals when you arrive as their exchange rate...More

Thank LittleSwissLou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of four opted to take the horses because we had to be back in Antigua by 2. It was an enjoyable trip up, but a white knuckle descent! Higher up, we were able to do some walking among the old lava rock. We...More

Thank LMRah
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6 September 2017|
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Response from Andres-PG | Reviewed this property |
Hotels usually offer tours... Ask them for the group ones, that’s why I did
Pedro B
18 April 2017|
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Response from Bethianhope | Reviewed this property |
Yes they would burn some energy, see a live puffing volcano and become interested in geology AND roast marshmallows inhot lava! What more could you want?
7 January 2017|
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Response from JohnDrakeS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not answering fast, I just saw the question now. I apologize... When I went to Pacaya Volcano, it was active, and erupted like 2 years before my visit, but, I felt the hot of the lava underneath the black stone... More