Volcán Pacaya, Antigua

4.4
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. Put Volcán 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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  • The climbing walk is accessible to all kinds of people, every 15 minutes rest 5.when you get to the top the views are beautiful, you see the other volcanoes, the lava and stones, you hear the volcano roar... A nice experience!
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  • The ascent is easy to master, so you shouldn't rent horses to go up there. Definitely a great experience to be so close to an active volcano.
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  • Bucket-list stuff once in a lifetime experience. I have hiked so many times taken a pickup to the top. Please take time if you visiting Guatemala
  • One of the most dynamic volcanos in the world.
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