Overnight at Pacaya Volcano

Overnight at Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya Volcano is one of Guatemala’s many active volcanoes – sometimes you might just see steam, while other days you might see lava spewing from the caldera. This overnight hike lets you watch the sunrise over the volcanoes. From the summit, you’ll have a tremendous view of the surroundings, including Acatenango Volcano and Fuego Volcano in the distance.

Featured in:Guided Tours, Hiking, Night Tour, Pacaya Volcano
24 hrs
Available Days:
Thu Fri Sat
2:30 PM
Hotel Transport Included
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

Day 1

2:30 PM – Pickup from your hotel in Antigua or Guatemala City.

Spend 2.5 hours hiking to the campsite, carrying your sleeping bag with you. The trails here lead through cornfields and old lava flows. You’ll also come to a vista that offers a spectacular view of Guatemala City. Your guide will show you to a camp dinner, and then you’ll spend the night in a tent.

Day 2

At sunrise, you’ll walk along the perimeter for extraordinary views. Then, you’ll head back to camp for breakfast. Next, you’ll break down the camp and roll up your sleeping bag.

Finally, you’ll hike down the mountain and return to the camp at 1:00 PM.

Attraction Visited

Pacaya Volcano

The Pacaya Volcano is one of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes. Rising to a height of 8,373-feet (2,552-m), the Pacaya Volcano makes for a convenient day trip from Guatemala City or Antigua. The volcano was granted national park status in 2001.

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What to Bring

Comfortable shoes and clothes for hiking, water, camera, raincoat, snack, your sleeping bag, and money for personal expenses.

What's included

Transportation to/from Antigua or Guatemala City, picnic dinner and breakfast at camp, Tents, professional guide. entrance fee, horse for upload equipment to camp. Water.


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