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¡Pacaya Volcano Tour from Antigua! (Private)

Antigua, Guatemala

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  • 5 to 6 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Hike the most active volcano in Guatemala on a 6-hour guided tour from Antigua. Complimentary round-trip transportation from your hotel and an on-hand guide allow you to enjoy your adventure, instead of stressing over details. Whether you’ve reached the summit of Mount Everest or are breaking in your first pair of hiking boots, the 2- to 3-hour trek up Pacaya Volcano is a great option for all experience levels.
  • Hike an active volcano in Guatemala
  • Take a guided tour in your native language
  • Feel secure with a guide on hand at all times
  • Enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off

What's Included

  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • T.I.P.S
  • Tickets
  • Bottled water

Departure & Return

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Departure Time

1/14/2022 - 1/1/2026
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Please Note

Tour departs from any Antigua  hotels. Pick up time will be within 15 minutes of the established departure time in your confirmation.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during ¡Pacaya Volcano Tour from Antigua! (Private)?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during ¡Pacaya Volcano Tour from Antigua! (Private)?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during ¡Pacaya Volcano Tour from Antigua! (Private)?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during ¡Pacaya Volcano Tour from Antigua! (Private)?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Excellet experience!
Jorge_A, May 2022
Excellent experience. Our tour guide Daniel was incredibly nice. He was right on time to pick us up from the hotel. The ride to the Volcano was a bit long, but our tour guide made it up with a pleasant conversation, providing detail information of the area. It was my first time visiting Pacaya, what an unforgettable experience. I would recommend it. My advice would be make sure to wear a nice pair of hiking boots.
Beat volcano tour in Guatemala!
Daysha_H, May 2022
Erwin truly made our this tour the highlight of our trip. He is so knowledgeable of the history of the country , i learned so much more than I expected. He did everything to make us comfortable. He was diligent in helping us navigate cost and suggested items. Although we were not in our native country, Erwin truly made us feel like we weren’t far from home. I would highly recommend this tour, and any other services provided by this company. He also has an great music playlist ! Thank you for showing us a great time!
An unforgettable experience!
Dixie_G, Mar 2022
We typically book private guides for our tours when we travel. We wanted a private guide for Pacaya Volcano especially so that we could get individualized service. We were so glad that we booked this private tour. Erwin and Daniel were a great team. Erwin was the overall tour guide/manager, and he provided the historical and cultural information during the drive. Daniel escorted us up the mountain and provided us some information about the local plants and trees. Both Erwin and Daniel were very nice and easy to talk to. We have used a lot of private guides in our travels, and Erwin is probably one of the best that we have used. Erwin made it clear that he believes in quality standards for any tour. Why use a private guide for Pacaya? If you are hesitant about climbing up the mountain on foot, but still up for the challenge, then having a private guide is helpful. We did not feel rushed. We could take as many breaks as we needed. Although I go to the gym several times per week, this hike was still difficult because of the soft ground and steep inclines at times. It was also very helpful to have Daniel literally hold my hand through some of rocky volcanic terrain up on top of the mountain. Being of short stature (4'10") I found it a little harder to step up and step down in some places. After the tour, Erwin provided a local recommendation for lunch (not included in the tour). It was probably one of the best meals we had in Antigua. We all had lunch together, and then they dropped us back at our AirBnB. Thank you Erwin and Daniel for your warm hospitality. This was an experience we will never forget.
Response from Host, Mar 2022
Thank you for taking your time to express your satisfaction. It has been a pleasure for us to create such a great experience.
Amazing experience for our whole family!
Pepe_F, Mar 2022
This was one of the best things we did in Guatemala!!! It's truly an incredible experience with mind-blowing views! The hike is tough but the guides are more than happy to go slow and take their time. It felt like it went pretty quick. We got the horses for our kids (ages 10 and 11) and very glad we did because there was no whining! Ha! Erwin was excellent. Full of knowledge, passionate about what he does, and wants to give everyone the best experience possible. If you ask, he will take time for pizzas up top! He's very accomodating.
Response from Host, Mar 2022
We strive for excellence and your comments truly motivate us. Thank you so much for letting us be part of your travel experience in Guatemala
Nice volcano tour
Gerhard_P, Jul 2021
We liked the tour, unluckily it was raining and it was foggy, so we couldn't see anything, no views. The way was easy to go, no hard walking. We come back in October and do the tour again with sunshine!
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