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.
Tours to Volcán Pacaya
Pacaya Volcano Tour and Hot Springs with Lunch from Guatemala City BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $60
Duration: 10 hours
Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Antigua BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $81
Duration: 7 hours
Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Guatemala City BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $81
Duration: 6 hours
Volcán Pacaya Reviews
First, I must share the issue with the transport, we booked a local tour through a guide who was with us in Guatemala. We left Antigua around lunchtime for what was supposed to be a reasonable journey... more »
Wow! This is a must for all! We rode horses up (100Q) up and another 100Q if you want to ride down but going down is easy. Wear good hiking shoes!!!! It can be challenging especially on the part where... more »
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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