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Gorgeous night hike with a guide. Wear a headlamp or take a flashlight and warm clothing. If you have a walking stick, it may be helpful to bring. Bring some marshmallows to roast while you are up there :)

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GretchenB143
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First about the hike. It's about 1.5h uphill but very doable with normal fitness. I would recommend buying/renting a stick from the kids at the base ($1 - you can keep it but most likely you'll just give it back to the kids when you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The climb was not easy (50 years old and out of shape) but it is doable if you use a walking stick (you can buy at the bottom) and take frequent rest breaks. You can hire donkeys and horses if you want to ride up...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank EMW422
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did this hike, leaving from Antigua. We left at 5am on a Saturday morning and returned at 1pm. Traffic was quite heavy on the return ride. I’m glad we went early. As we started our descent, we saw a lot of people arriving. It...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Thyme8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Real great view, we saw magma it was awesome. I recommend wicho and Charlie for the expedition. Thanks

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MrPierot
Reviewed September 4, 2019

The views are stunning, the heat still emitting, the marshmallows roasting and the ride back down on a house is worth it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FischTheWorld
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Perhaps trips up the volcano during rainy season should be undertaken in the morning. A great trip but the visibility was poor. We did the trek on horseback and I was pleasantly surprised to find the horses well fed and looked after. There were 4...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sailingthroughlife1
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Even if you are not a hiker, if you have some exercise habits, this trip is a must see! We used Ox Expeditions (Excursions maybe and did an overnight.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank wikiwicked
Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

We had fun at Pacaya Volcano, it was nearly an two and a half hour drive from Antigua. The guides were nice but really hasty, I wanted to spend more time at the top but there seemed in hurry to get down again. You will...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sneaky_babo
Reviewed August 19, 2019

I visited Pacaya using a local firm from Antigua. They charged 75 quetzals (£9) to transport me my minibus to & from my hotel. They also included a guide to escort our group (about 10) to the lava sites towards the top of the volcano...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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July 28, 2019|
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Response from susiep472 | Reviewed this property |
Lava was flowing
May 24, 2019|
Response from la_viajera_constanta | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lone Traveller - there are many different agencies offering the tour with different schedules and prices. The basic sunrise tour can be booked at pretty much every agency and hostel. Hope that helps! Vc
March 21, 2019|
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Response from Gofargrowclose | Reviewed this property |
We used Sin Fronteras for our whole trip. They are local as well. Excellent service. More high end.