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Pacaya Overnight provided by OX Outdoor Excursions - Day Tours

Recommended by 82% of travellers
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2 adults
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Spend the night on an active volcano during this small-group camping tour from Antigua. Your guide leads a moderately challenging hike over mostly flat terrain that takes between 1-3 hours before arrival at your camping spot on the side of Pacaya Volcano. Watch the sun set over the crater, eat dinner, roast marshmallows on natural hotspots, and see the intense color of the lava flows at night.
  • Lunch, dinner, wine, breakfast, and hot drinks provided
  • Includes use of camping gear, tent, and sleeping bag
  • Suitable for adventurous people with outdoors experience
  • Travel by private vehicle round-trip from Antigua
Important Information
Departure Point
Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
1 day
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bilingual professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle to and from Antigua
  • Lunch, dinner and breakfast on the volcano
  • Free rental of all gear (backpacks, sleeping bags and warm clothes)
  • Hot drinks and wine!
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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nunu3321 wrote a review Feb. 2020
San Francisco42 contributions15 helpful votes
Our family recently did the Pacaya Overnight experience with Zach of Ox Expeditions and it was probably one of the most incredible experiences of our lives. The hike to the summit was a lot harder than we expected, but we persevered and were rewarded with amazing views of Pacaya
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Date of experience: February 2020
Alain B wrote a review Jan. 2020
Montreal, Canada21 contributions
Very good experience where you can get very close to an active volcano. The views are splendid, the hike is not too difficult. Overnight is the best option to enjoy this incredible experience. Excellent organisation from Oxexpedition.
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Date of experience: January 2020
wikiwicked wrote a review Aug. 2019
Fort Worth, Texas29 contributions3 helpful votes
Amazing opportunity for inexperienced to moderate experienced hikers. Apparently OX is the only company that offers an overnight trip. Cannot help that it rained during the trip but we were able to roast marshmallows on the hot lava rocks after our journey up. Ox provided the
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Date of experience: August 2019
wahwahbinks8 wrote a review Apr. 2019
75 contributions10 helpful votes
Saw some amazing lava flows. Highly recommended paying the $20 extra for the overnight tour as you het a chance to summit (depending on weather) and get to see the lava at night. The stars the next morning were beautiful, once in a lifetime experience. The equipment provided was
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Amanda L wrote a review Mar. 2019
Florida9 contributions7 helpful votes
BOOK THIS COMPANY. Our guide, Gary, was beyond great; he is personally invested in sharing the beauty of the experience while keeping safety a top priority. he kept track of the weather and took us out on the lava field at night to see the lava flow and then we also got to
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Date of experience: March 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: OX Outdoor Excursions - Day Tours
Horrible trip and worst guide ever
I am a very experienced hiker but this experience was unpleasant. There were far too few guides and they left us b
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Amazing Company, Amazing Adventure
My boyfriend and I booked the Acatenango overnight hike with Ox Expeditions & were very happy with our adventure wi
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Amazing Company...well Worth Every Penny!
We chose OX tours based on their good reviews and were not disappointed. The company was professional, organized an
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Value for money
Why? Man, where do I start. Pay the extra, its worth every cent. They provide ample food to keep you going from th
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Worth the pain for the glory
Not an experience for the feint hearted! probably one of the most exhausting hikes that I have ever done... BUT boy
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Want a Porter??? Not getting one here.
The hike was amazing but I wish I picked another company. This was one of the most expensive so I thought it would
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Amazing day - Acatenango
FABULOUS hike! We did the day hike to Acatenango with Milton. He was so amazing and we had the best time. He even t
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Memories for life!!
This was by far one of the best experience in my life!! From the actual hike, sunset on fuego, sunrise on acatenang
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Highly recommended! Best trip of my life!!
Can’t say enough positive things about this tour company. Begin the trip with a fully explained itinerary, had amaz
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Bucket list Experience
My wife and I did the Pacaya Day trip with OX and what an amazing adventure it was. Our guide Chino was a true gent
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Unique experience but lack of professionalism
The overall experience was great, seeing the volcano and roasting marshmallows. The briefing on the day before was
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Acatenango overnight with 3 buddies
Me and three buddies had a guys trip to Antigua for the explicit reason of taking this hike. We knew it would be t
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Unforgettable experience
First time hiking volcano, first time overnight hiking. Ended up with 'double whammy' because it's irresistible to
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Excellent and well organized overnight tour
Our guides, Gareth and Daniel, led a very excellent tour of Acatenango. I felt as though OX prepared me for the hik
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Cycling the towns around Antigua
This tour far exceeded our expectations. Henry was an outstanding guide - knowledgeable, friendly and very genuine.
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  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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