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Pacaya Trek Volcano Round-Trip Transportation from Antigua
"Enjoy a tour that will take a Pacaya active volcano trekking adventures that will get you a good impression of the volcano.Leave from Antigua at 6am or 2pm by bus for 1 hour to volcano base. Once there immediately you will be led for our local guide walking up for 2 hours to the top.Once you are there you will have enough time to enjoy the experience by taking pictures and you will get back to Antigua.""""Go for a real experience by trekking to the Pacaya Volcano. You will see the stony ashes and dry lava once you are on the top. Take advantages of this unique activities.You will leave from Antigua at 6am or 2pm by bus for a 1-hour to volcano base and immediately you will be led for our local guide walking up for 2 hours to the title=Highlights&1=Explore+Guatemala+City+on+a+walking+tour&2=Trek+to+the+top+of+the+Pacaya+Volcano&3=Choose+from+a+morning+or+afternoon+departure+time&4=All+necessary+transportation+included""
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Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Antigua
"Discover the beauty of the Pacaya Volcano on this day trip from Antigua. Standing over 8000 feet (2438 meters) above sea level Pacaya is considered Guatemala's most active volcano. After pickup from your Antigua hotel head about 15 miles (25 km) southeast to begin your day trip to the Pacaya Volcano!Once you reach the base of Pacaya begin your 2.5-hour hike up the volcano with your expert guide. Enjoy a mild walk to a viewing spot at the lagoon of Calderas and take in panoramic views of the Agua Fuego and Acatenango volcanoes. Continue toward the top as you learn about the history of this active volcano and see unique volcanic vegetation along the way. Arrive at a plateau along the trail
From $76.00
 
Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Guatemala City
"Enjoy a full-day trip to the Pacaya Volcano from Guatemala City and discover the beauty of this natural gem! Towering over 8000 feet (2438 meters) above sea level Pacaya is considered Guatemala's most active volcano.After pickup from your Guatemala City hotel head southeast about 15 miles (25 km) to the base of Pacaya where you’ll embark on a 2.5-hour hike up the volcano with your expert guide. Enjoy a mild walk to a viewing spot at the lagoon of Calderas and take in panoramic views of the Agua Fuego and Acatenango volcanoes. As you continue hiking toward the top
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Pacaya Volcano Tips (23)

Hike Pacaya and help the dogs

The village near Pacaya Volcano is very poor - there is not even a grocery store. There are many wonderful dogs you'll encounter on your hike. They are friendly but skinny!Please take dry dog food in...
GeeNightengale
Aug 07, 2013

Hiking Pacaya Volcano - Help the dogs!

The village near Pacaya Volcano is very poor - there is not even a grocery store. There are many wonderful dogs you'll encounter on your hike. They are friendly but skinny! Please take dry dog food in...
GeeNightengale
Aug 07, 2013

Antigua Volcano and Thermal Bath!

I found a great trip regarding a volcano hike and a thermal waters and spa bath, this was amazing and I truly recommend it for everyone!.. it was excellent. I found it on a website called...
gabymsowa
Nov 15, 2010

Wear comfy shoes/sunscreen

There are many tour companies in Antigua offer you the shuttle service to see Volcan Pacaya. Anywhere from $6 to $12, it's probably easiest to book it through your hotel/hostel, so they'll come...
smf834
Mar 21, 2009

Climb an Active Volcano, Volan Pacaya

Near Guatemala City is the very active Volcano Pacaya. Pacaya is a strata volcano that was formed 23,000 years ago. It has been continually erupting since 1965. It is an unpredictable volcano that can...
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Waxbag
Jan 02, 2009

A joyful hike up Pacaya

A standard item on the "to do" list of anyone visiting Antigua is heading up to Pacaya, one of the three volcanoes that rings the city. It is an active volcano, which adds to the excitement. The drive...
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HasTowelWillTravel
May 23, 2008

Volcan Pacaya - Awesome

Climbing Volcan Pacaya was one of the coolest things I have ever done. We booked through a company called Old Town Outfitters. It was a little bit more expensive than the other tour operators but our...
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anuahs78
Dec 23, 2007

Volcan Pacaya

A nice daytrip you can make from Antigua is a trip to the Volcano Pacaya. This volcano is situated north from the city and it takes about 75 minutes to get there by bus. Pacaya is a nice volcano to...
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Pieter11
Nov 29, 2007

Sunset Tour Volcan Pacaya

Found a sunset tour of Volcan Pacaya that left from the central park in Antigua Guatemala at 2 PM and returned about 9:00 PM. I'm sure it was the best $7 I have ever spent. Some people brought...
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trek06
Apr 27, 2007

Volcano Ascent Part I

Pacaya ascents are a dime a dozen. It would be crazy to reserve in advance from your home country. I paid $10 at the last minute, and I ended up in a small group with people who had booked from Canada...
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calcaf38
Dec 31, 2006

Volcano Ascent Part II

When you get to the lava, things change dramatically. Walking becomes perilous, as the surface is irregular and brittle. You keep clilmbing, and after a while the ground gets hot. Your guide might...
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calcaf38
Dec 27, 2006

Walk in an active volcano

I took a morning trip to Volcan de Pacaya. It was about 1.5 hour drive from Antigua. We made a reservation with Colonial tours and I think it was about $10. I guide brings you the whole way. Its a...
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IngaRita
Jun 29, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Antigua Guatemala

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Antigua Ruins

A collection of small museums housed in the 5-star hotel Casa Santo Domingo. The hotel, which is very upmarket, is built on and incorporates the ruins of the old Dominican church complex. Of the...
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Churches

Yes, I am lazy period end of report. Use your guide book/internet if you want the facts on them. I came here to take some pics....not a very religious person except when I travel as these seem to be...
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Language Schools

I studied at Don Pedro de Alvarado for ten weeks ,I chose to study Spanish in Antigua after the excellent reports that I had read about the city. I stayed 10 weeks, and I wasn't disappointed. I am 65...
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Colonial Architecture

This is perhaps the defining symbol of Antigua. It is a remnant of the once-enormous Convent of St. Catherine. This convent was founded in 1613 with only four nuns, but by 1693 its numbers had...
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Parque Central

Central Park is a great place to get a quick feel for Antigua or if you get lost head here as it is a great reference point for to reorient yourself. Come here to relax, buy an ice cream off a local...
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Markets

Antigua might strike you at first, as it did me, as something of a museum piece, but you only have to walk a few blocks from the centre to discover that “real” life happens here too. The market on...
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