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Pacaya Volcano

Antigua 05001, Guatemala
+502 2421 2810
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lava store” (62 reviews)
“lava flow” (68 reviews)
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Antigua 05001, Guatemala
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"roast marshmallows"
in 125 reviews
"lava store"
in 62 reviews
"lava flow"
in 68 reviews
"steam vents"
in 21 reviews
"toast"
in 50 reviews
"horse ride"
in 33 reviews
"great hike"
in 77 reviews
"walking stick"
in 64 reviews
"volcanic rock"
in 28 reviews
"half day trip"
in 19 reviews
"national park"
in 24 reviews
"volcanic activity"
in 17 reviews
"steep hike"
in 17 reviews
"hour hike"
in 31 reviews
"up hill"
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"coming down"
in 22 reviews
"decent shape"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are a couple ways up - our hosts opted for the trailhead nearest the radio antennae. We left very early from the city to allow for travel time. The road getting there would be good in a 4wheel Drive I would say, but our...More

Thank Pennden
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely loved this trip. The hike is not easy as it is almost 2 miles straight up, but well worth it. (People with horses follow you up for a ways if you need assistance getting to the top). The views of the volcano and around...More

Thank Andy A
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I hiked Pacaya with Tropicana hostel. The actual hike was only an hour and a half but I loved the views and the fact that the guides give you mashmellows.

Thank kimmisilva11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I hiked pacaya volcano. It’s the rainy season so there was a lot of cloud coverage, but it was still a great experience. We had never been around volcanoes so seeing steam coming off petrified lava would have been cool to me...More

Thank Caitlin S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!! We climbed the mountain beside it at midnight and it gave us the most incredible views of the lava being spewed from within. If you get a chance, this is one of the most amazing natural phenomenon you will ever see!

Thank MFC31
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the morning trip to Pacaya through our hostel in Antigua. I believe most accommodations are able to organize for you. It cost 80 Q each (kids too). We were told there was a morning and evening tour. Apparently the evening tour is excellent...More

1  Thank Randy H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a 2 to 3 hour hike uphill but worth the effort. If the climb is too much you can rent a horse with guide. When the weather is clear you may be able to see at least three other volcanoes in the distance....More

1  Thank Chapingros
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a tour package from a hotel in Guate that included the round-trip ride out to the volcano (1.25 hours each way). The driver got us a guide and we started up the 400 meter (1300 foot) climb to the shoulder of the volcano....More

Thank StarryRidge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No switchbacks. So that makes this climb more challenging than comparable treks in the United States mountains. It's pretty much straight up and a very dusty trail - but dust is just part of hiking (although this is volcanic dust so it's somehow more powdery)....More

Thank biscuitCalifornia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coordinate my tour with association aprode. The volcano is very easy to ascend its difficulty is low, we had fog and at times it cleared each one took his food. We go up the road called San Francisco de Sales and return by the step...More

Thank KARLA PAOLA N
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Terry C
March 25, 2018|
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Response from TashaPea | Reviewed this property |
I would say don't pack hiking shoes just for this. Sneakers are fine if you are in decent shape and don't have ankle issues. Hiking boots would be better, but only if you have the space in your luggage.
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adelly
March 13, 2018|
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Response from figueroamay78 | Reviewed this property |
I think is a little too much for a child since you get pretty tired but they offer horse and mule rides if your not scare of them
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Cherisse H
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Mary-Ellen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but keep in mind you'll be coming down in the dark.
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