The Pacaya Volcano Tour starts with a 1.5 hour’s drive from Antigua to the volcano park entrance from where the hike begins. This is an intermediate hike and doable by most hikers however locals offer the option to continue the climb on horseback if required (not included). The hike will take 1 to 2 hours, depending on the fitness level of your group, and incorporates various breaks for resting and photos. Reaching the lava field, you will have climbed around 500 meters (1,500 feet) in elevation, offering impressive views of the surrounding areas and nearby volcanoes. After taking in the surrounding views, you’ll explore the lava fields, where you can feel the heat of the lava stones and roast marshmallows above the heat vents. The hike down is easier and faster and after reconvening at the park entrance, you will return to Antigua.

Included

  • Round-trip Transport (private or collective depending on booking type)
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Local guide
  • Marshmallows
  • Entrance fee of the park

What to Bring

  • Decent, closed-toe hiking shoes
  • Warm layers (jacket/sweater/vest)
  • Water (1 to 2 liters)
  • Snacks or a packed lunch
  • Sun and rain protection (Sunscreen, hat, rain jacket)

Trip Advisor Reviews

star rating  Reservamos un tour privado para caminar Pacaya desde Antigua. La logística era exactamente como se anunciaba, llegó unos minutos antes de la salida, la camioneta fue muy agradable, el conductor... read more

TWHjr
January 1, 1970

star rating  ONG muy confiable y un recorrido súper interesante - Reservé una gira con Ni os de Guatemala durante mi estadía en Antigua porque su oferta me pareció interesante desde una perspectiva cultural y encontré que valía la pena apoyar... read more

avatar thumb Giulia R
November 30, 2019

star rating  Ninos de Guatemala tour - Me encantó nuestro recorrido por Ciaudad Vieja, la fábrica de autobuses de pollo, el carpintero y las escuelas. Nuestro guía fue muy amable y hablaba bien inglés.

avatar thumb kimberleyt589
February 22, 2020

You may also like

Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan Getaway

Acatenango Volcano

Acatenango Volcano Trek