Overnight at Pacaya Volcano

The 8,373-foot (2,552-m) Pacaya Volcano looms large over Lake Amatitlán. About an hour’s drive from Antigua, this volcano makes for a convenient day trip while visiting the area or an OVERNIGHT safe adventure experience. Pacaya is active and tends to spew ash and lava on a fairly consistent basis. Some days the activity is limited to quiet steam emissions, while other days see full-blown explosions.

Overnight at Pacaya Volcano

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Tour participants can ascend the volcano in one of two ways – by foot or on horseback. On foot, it takes about 2.5 hours to reach the summit. As you climb you’ll pass through cornfields, forests, and old lava flows. You’ll enjoy views of the volcano’s main vent, which might be spewing ash and lava, and get looks of the Acatenango and Fuego volcanoes. There’s also one spot with panoramic views of Guatemala City.

Saturday 14:30PM In the Afternoon a guide will pick you up at the Hotel at Antigua or Guatemala City and you will be transfer to PACAYA Volcano where you climb and hike with your sleeping bag and water. At the camp enjoy the night, dinner and lodge on tents.
Very early morning Sunday wake up to see the sunrise and do a small walk on the perimeters for great views. Then breakfast at camp, pack your sleeping bag and help undoing the tents. Your guides will do the same and start the descending hike arriving around 13:00PM at your Hotel. Ask for other days.

What to Bring:

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

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.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

What to Bring:

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

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.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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