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It's a fairly exerting hike if you're not fit or used to altitude but the best reward, coming so close to one of the only active volcanos in Guatemala. There was about 40 people (2 tour groups), the guides were friendly and risked their safety...More
I booked a tour through Casa Jacaranda hotel. It was a 6am departure. The walk up to Pacaya is about an hour to 1hour 20 and is 3.5km. The guides will stop for a few minutes every 500m for you to get your breath. There...More
A must do. Went on early morning trip got to roast marsh mellows off the steam from lava . It doesn’t really feel safe at all to be so close to lava but It is amazing .
Recommend to wear hiking boots if you have...More
Visiting volcan pacaya was an awesome adventure. It was moms birthday and she wanted to see a volcano and she was able to horseback ride for the first time in her life. What better experience than to be able to horseback ride to a volcano...More
You should be in relatively good shape for this activity. It is walkable but steep and a long way. The high altitude wil get the best of you. Bring marshmallows with you, get a walking stick and have fun. You can take a horse up...More
It's hard but you can do it. It will cost around $12-$20 considered there is a bus that takes you to the skirts of the volcano. it is so worthy, however, it is hot and at some points a little steep but I saw some people... More
It's hard but you can do it. It will cost around $12-$20 considered there is a bus that takes you to the skirts of the volcano. it is so worthy, however, it is hot and at some points a little steep but I saw some people (elder and not so) doing it, in perfect outcome.
I would say don't pack hiking shoes just for this. Sneakers are fine if you are in decent shape and don't have ankle issues. Hiking boots would be better, but only if you have the space in your luggage.