Volcán Pacaya, Antigua

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One of the country's most active volcanoes, Volcán Pacaya erupts regularly but usually in a mildly explosive fashion. As a visitor, you'll have the opportunity to take guided tours around this natural wonder, which features cooled lava chambers and hot spots (over which you can roast marshmallows). Consider taking a horseback tour of the volcano for a quick and less strenuous excursion compared to the 1.5-hour uphill hike. By using our Antigua itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Volcán Pacaya and other attractions in Antigua.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Going there was one of the best experience visiting any touristic place. Had heard and read a lot about Volcanos but seeing it so close that to an active one was unbelievable. the lava was still hot a...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We booked a tour of the Pacaya Volcano including horses for our group of 2 parents and 6 teens and kids. The horses are led by their owners, so no experience is needed. It would have been a difficult ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    A mildly challenging , but not too difficult or time consuming way to get up close and personal with a volcano and get great views of surrounding Volcanos. I hike often and this experience truly had m...  more »

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