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Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Antigua

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    What to Expect
    Experience views of some of Guatemala’s most active volcanoes from up close as you hike to the top of Pacaya, where you’ll enjoy unforgettable views from the top of this 8,000-foot (2,438m) peak.

    Start your day with an 8am pickup from your Antigua hotel, taking a 15 mile (25km) drive southeast to the base of this lumbering giant. Upon reaching the base, you’ll begin a 2.5-hour climb to the peak with your guide, learning about the history of this unique volcano and the vegetation that thrives in this strange environment. A mild walk brings you the lagoon of Calderas, where you can take in the amazing views of three nearby volcanoes, including Agua, Fuego and Acatenango.

    Then continue on towards a plateau in the trail, a vantage point from which you’ll be able to observe the main crater along with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Due to safety concerns, you won’t venture all the way to the volcano’s crater, but you will have the chance to see glistening lava and a series of steam baths created by its heat.

    Take a few moments to revel in the incredible views from up high before beginning your descent back down to the base and then back to Antigua for a drop-off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Antigua Guatemala.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Pacaya Volcano
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This excursion from Antigua was great. We were picked up at our hotel around 7 in the morning and after a stop For coffee etc. continued on our way to Pacaya. Wewere delivered to the trail head where we were greeted by our guides. The choice was to hike or ride a horse. I
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    While the condition of some of the horses and the jostling for business by some of their owners weren't appreciated, our overall experience was very positive and we are glad we took this excursion. Our guide on the volcano hike, Clara, was friendly and able to answer all of
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    I booked with Guatemala Travel and I thought I had an English speaker and that we would arrive before dark, but we didnt! It took almost 3 hours to arrive, granted we had bad traffic.. BUT they knew this as it was a holiday weekend! We arrived and it was almost dark! I called
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