Pacaya Volcano Overnight Tour from Antigua

Oldtown Outfitters

Old Town Outfitters, 5a Avenida Sur 12, Antigua Guatemala

Experience the thrill of camping on an active volcano slope during this guided overnight tour. Depart from Antigua in the afternoon, ascend through cloud forests and lava fields, set up camp at a scenic viewpoint, and enjoy sunset and stargazing over dinner. Wake up to panoramic volcano views before descending.

What's Included:
  • Private round-trip transportation from Old Town Outfitters office in Antigua
  • All park entrance fees
  • Freshly prepared picnic dinner and breakfast served on the mountain
  • Hot coffee and tea at mealtimes
  • Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and comfortable tents for camping at altitude
  • Complete tour of Volcan Pacaya by a local, bilingual guide with certified 1st-Aid training
What to Expect:

Enjoy a scenic 1-hour drive in private transport from Antigua to the Park Office.

Follow the guide on various trails, potentially leading to active lava flows near the summit.

Traverse unique volcanic-rock landscapes, some only weeks or months old, as you ascend toward the peak.

Encounter geothermal hot spots on cooled lava formations, perfect for roasting marshmallows.

Set up camp near one of Pacaya’s stunning vistas chosen by your guide.

Indulge in a delicious dinner while enjoying sunset views and the fiery orange glows of Pacaya’s lava flows.

Stay warm with hot coffee and tea after sundown, and wake up to breathtaking sunrise views of neighboring highland volcanoes.

Break camp after breakfast and enjoy a relaxed descent back to the trailhead.

Additional Information:
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes (no sandals)
  • Daypack with rain cover
  • One warm layer and windbreaker
  • Rain jacket (May thru October)
  • Personal toiletries and medications
  • Camera, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
  • Two liters of water + flashlight (for sunset hike)
  • TIP for outstanding service from your Old Town guide!
Cost per person:
$125 – $225 per person, depending on group size
Age / Max Group:
Ages 6+, max of 15 per group
22 hours
Start Time(s):
Start time: Check availability
Languages Spoken:
English, French, Spanish
Opening Hours:
Daily 8am – 5pm
Days Closed: