Departamento de Escuintla Travel Guide

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San Vicente Pacaya

  • Hiking Pacaya Volcano

    San Vicente Pacaya Things to Do

    It's a wonderful experience to hike the volcano and a great opportunity for tourists to help the dogs there by bringing several baggies of dry dog food to feel the dogs. The dogs that live at Pacaya Volcano are very thin. Also, please ask your guide to communicate the following concept to the ladies who run little vendor shops on the way up and on...

  • Combine climbing with the Pacaya Spa!

    San Vicente Pacaya Things to Do

    I'm not an experienced hiker, and I loved climbing the Pacaya Volcano! The views are breathtaking and seeing the lava shooting out of the crater is amazing. You can also see lava rivers, depending on the volcano's activity. We were recommended to go in the early morning to the volcano, and afterwards went to Baños Santa Teresita, which is a day Spa...

  • Be Careful

    San Vicente Pacaya Warnings and Dangers

    Climbing Pacaya is an amazing thing to do, but it's very dangerous. Make sure you follow your guide and only walk where they do. If you walk the wrong way you could be in serious danger. Also, be very careful as the lava rocks can crack or move. The gases that are at the top are not good to breathe in, although if you're up there you probably won't...


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