One of the country's most active volcanoes, Volcán Pacaya erupts regularly but usually in a mildly explosive fashion. As a visitor, you'll have the opportunity to take guided tours around this natural wonder, which features cooled lava chambers and hot spots (over which you can roast marshmallows). Consider taking a horseback tour of the volcano for a quick and less strenuous excursion compared to the 1.5-hour uphill hike. PutVolcán Pacaya into our Antigua day trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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$95 BOOK WITH VIATOR Day Tour to Pacaya Volcano from Antigua Guatemala on Private Vehicle
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Volcán Pacaya reviews
pacaya isn't my favorite volcano that you can see from antigua, but its still provides a scenic view and is remarkably imposing.
pacaya isn't my favorite volcano that you can see from antigua, but its still provides a scenic view and is remarkably imposing. more »
This is a very TOUGH hike, very steep up hill, with outstanding views of the Pacific, the capital and two other volcanos at the top! I saw young kids doing it too! (nice to have that energy!)
This is a very TOUGH hike, very steep up hill, with outstanding views of the Pacific, the capital and two other volcanos at the top! I saw young kids doing it too! (nice to have that energy!) more »
Good easy hike, although lately you won't be able to get very close to the lava flows or see much up close. They will offer you a horse ride to the top if you aren't in good shape to hike.
Great hike. I got to roast marshmallows over a volcanic vent. Several times, the volcano spit lava into the air. Overall, this is an experience I would recommend.
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