Volcán Pacaya, Antigua

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Volcano Nature / Park
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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  • Great 1/2 day trip. The hike up takes 1 - 1.5 hours and is moderately strenuous. Really incredible experience.  more »
  • I did my tour with Adrenalina Tours to Pacaya for $15 (not included fee), and I recommend it! I would suggest to get the cheapest tour. The differences between the cheap and more expensive tours are u...  more »
  • We visited Pacaya in June. The two of us went up with a tour guide. It rained moderately most of the way up and our view was hindered, but our guide made the best of it. Getting to the top was well wo...  more »

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