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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
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
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
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
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
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
My husband and I like to hike and hiking a volcano seemed like a fun adventure and it was. The hike up the volcano is not for those not used to hiking. My husband and I both hike a lot, but this was a bit...More
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!