Volcán Pacaya, Antigua

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One of the country's most active volcanoes, Volcán Pacaya erupts regularly but usually in a mildly explosive fashion. As a visitor, you'll have the opportunity to take guided tours around this natural wonder, which features cooled lava chambers and hot spots (over which you can roast marshmallows). Consider taking a horseback tour of the volcano for a quick and less strenuous excursion compared to the 1.5-hour uphill hike. PutVolcán Pacaya into our Antigua day trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This hike, although only moderately steep, requires some sustained effort for a long time to keep up with the guide. (unless you get a horse) I was nearly maxxed out of breath at some points. You.....  more
    This hike, although only moderately steep, requires some sustained effort for a long time to keep up with the guide. (unless you get a horse) I was nearly maxxed out of breath at some points. You.....  more »
  • My wife and I have traveled all over the wall. We have seen the pyramids of Giza and taken a toboggan ride down the Great Wall of China. We have climbed Machu Picchu and ridden dune buggies in Dubai.....  more
    My wife and I have traveled all over the wall. We have seen the pyramids of Giza and taken a toboggan ride down the Great Wall of China. We have climbed Machu Picchu and ridden dune buggies in Dubai.....  more »
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  • Awesome tour, easy hike

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