Pacaya Volcano Tour
The Pacaya Volcano tour is offered every day.
Minimum: No minimum
Minimum Age: 8 years
No.of Days: 0.5 days
Altitude: 2550 meters above sea level (8,288 feet)
Class: II (Easy)
Location: Palín, Escuintla
The Pacaya Volcano tour departs from Antigua, you can choose to leave at 6:00 am returning at 12:00 pm or leaving at 1:00 pm and returning at 6:00 pm. To reach the site it takes around 1.5 hr. drive to the town of San Vicente Pacaya, where we start the hike. At this point it is only a 2 hour hike to the summit. This Is a very active volcano, most of the time it is possible to observe the lava boiling in the crater; sometimes the volcano is throwing lava and ashes. On some occasions we may see a river of lava flowing out.
Includes: Transportation from Antigua and back. Expert volcano guide. Security guards.
Not included: Meal, water, and sodas.
Please take note: In these expeditions it is normal that clients carry their own backpacks and their water bottles. It's recommended bringing sweater for the return, flashlight, water, and food.